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INSTRUCTIONS FOR BROTHER DCP T820DW SETUP

Brother DCP T820DW Setup is an All-in-One printer with an ink refilling system. This printer supports Wi-Fi and auto-duplex printing. The printer setup involves unboxing, loading paper, turning on the printer, filling the ink tanks, and installing the printer software. To know more about the Brother DCP T820DW printer setup, keep reading the instructions given on this page.

Brother DCP T820DW Setup

UNBOXING & BASIC SETUP

If you are new to the printer setup, then this guide will help you configure the Brother printer settings.

Unboxing:

  • First, unpack your printer from the package.
  • Take out the following printer supplies and keep them aside for later use.
  • Power cord
  • Ink bottles
  • User manual
  • Remove the protective tapes and covers from the printer.

Loading Paper:

  • Pull the paper tray out of the printer.
  • Open the paper output tray cover.
  • Slide apart the paper width guides.
  • Fan a paper stack and load it into the paper input tray.
  • Adjust the paper stack with the paper width guides.
  • Close the paper output tray cover and refix the paper tray into the Brother DCP T820DW Setup.

Turning On The Printer:

Connect your printer to an electrical outlet using the supplied power cord. Raise the printer control panel and wait for the printer to get turned on automatically. Set your basic preferences, such as language, country/region, date, and time.

Filling The Ink Tanks:

  • Start by opening the ink tank cover.
  • Remove the ink tank cap and place it on the back of the cover.
  • Open the ink bottles and remove the nozzle cap.
  • Insert the ink bottle into the ink filling port and wait until the tank is filled.
  • Once you have filled all the ink tanks, close the ink tank cap and then the ink tank cover in Brother DCP T820DW Setup.

Installing The Printer Software:

  • On your computer, download the printer driver from the official Brother site.
  • Open the downloaded driver file to run the installation.
  • Agree to the EULA and choose your connection type.
  • Carry out the on-screen instructions and complete the driver installation.

BROTHER DCP T820DW DRIVER DOWNLOAD

You can quickly download the driver for your Brother DCP T820DW printer by clicking the Driver Download button on this page. Alternatively, you can get the driver from the official Brother site. Make sure to identify your OS version before downloading the driver from the official Brother site because it will be helpful in downloading the compatible Brother DCP T820DW Setup driver for your computer.

BROTHER DCP T820DW DRIVER FOR WINDOWS

  • Before starting, remove any previously installed Brother printer driver on your Windows computer.
  • Next, open the default browser and go to the official Brother site.
  • Type your printer’s model number in the search field and click the Search button.
  • Select the printer model from the search results and click the link that directs you to the Downloads page.
  • Under the Select Your Operating System (OS) section, check if your OS version has been detected correctly. If not, select the correct Windows OS version and click OK.
  • Choose the required driver from the displayed list.
  • Click the Agree to the EULA and Download button and save the Brother DCP T820DW Setup driver file to your computer.

BROTHER DCP T820DW DRIVER FOR MAC

  • On your Mac, open the default browser after ensuring that the Internet connection is stable.
  • Go to the official Brother site and enter your printer’s model number in the search field.
  • Click Search and select the printer model from the search result.
  • Click the link that directs you to the Downloads page.
  • Verify if your macOS version has been detected automatically and displayed in the Select Your Operating System (OS) section.
  • Click OK and choose the required driver from the displayed list.
  • Finally, click the Agree to the EULA and Download button and then save the Brother DCP T820DW Setup driver file to your Mac.

BROTHER DCP T820DW MANUAL DOWNLOAD

The manual for your Brother DCP T820DW printer is provided along with the printer package during the first-time purchase. If the manual is not available, you can download it by clicking the Manual Download button on this page. Alternatively, you can get the Brother DCP T820DW printer manual from the official Brother site by following these steps.

  • To begin with, go to the official Brother site using your computer browser.
  • Input your printer’s model number in the search field and click the Search button.
  • Select the printer model from the search results.
  • Click the link that directs you to the Manuals page.
  • If necessary, choose your language from the Language drop-down menu.
  • Select the required manual from the displayed list and click the Download button to get the manual for Brother DCP T820DW Setup.
  • If the manual opens as a PDF, click the Download icon and save it to your computer.

BROTHER DCP T820DW WIRELESS SETUP

Brother dcp t820dw wireless Setup

Before starting the wireless setup:

  • Verify if you have completed the basic printer setup.
  • Ensure that your router supports WPS.
  • Disconnect the USB cable connected to your printer, if any.
  • Place your printer close to your router.

Wireless setup using the WPS Push Button method:

  • Turn on your printer and router.
  • Go to your printer control panel and press the Wi-Fi button.
  • Select the WPS/PushButton option using the navigation keys and press the OK button.
  • When the Brother DCP T820DW Setup shows the ‘WLAN Enable?’ message, select the On option and start the wireless setup.
  • When the printer prompts you to press the WPS button on your router, go to your router and press the WPS button until the LEDs on your router flash.
  • Once the connection is made, the printer will show the ‘Connected’ message.

Connecting the printer and computer wirelessly:

  • Run the driver installation wizard on your computer using the downloaded driver file.
  • Agree to the EULA and install the required software by selecting them in the driver installation wizard.
  • Choose the Wireless connection (Wi-Fi) option as your connection type and click Next.
  • Carry out the on-screen instructions to establish the wireless connection between your Brother DCP T820DW Setup and computer.
  • After completing the driver installation, verify the wireless connection by printing a test page.

You have now completed the wireless setup for your Brother DCP T820DW printer.

BROTHER DCP T820DW INK REFILL

You should refill the ink tank when your printer is running low on ink. You can visually check the amount of ink remaining in the ink tank. To refill the ink tank, follow these steps.

  • Start by opening the ink tank cover.
  • Remove the ink tank cap of the color you wish to refill.
  • Place the cap on the back of the cover.
  • Open the new ink bottle and remove the nozzle cap.
  • Next, insert the ink bottle into the filling port of the ink tank in Brother DCP T820DW Setup.
  • Wait until the ink tank is filled.
  • Take out the ink bottle and close it with the nozzle cap.
  • Refix the ink tank cap and close the ink tank cover.
  • Select Yes on the LCD panel when the printer prompts you to reset the ink dot counter.

BROTHER DCP T820DW SCAN SETUP

The Brother DCP T820DW printer has a flatbed scanner to scan all your documents. The scan setup is quite simple if you follow the steps given below.

Brother dcp t820dw scan Setup
  • Before starting, turn on your printer and connect it to your computer.
  • Ensure that you have installed the Brother printer driver on your computer.
  • Next, place the original document on the scanner glass.
  • Go to your Brother DCP T820DW Setup control panel and press the Scan button.
  • Select the Scan to PC option using the navigation keys and press the OK button.
  • Choose the File option and press the OK button.
  • If you have connected your printer and computer over a wireless network, select your computer’s name from the displayed list and press the OK button.
  • Otherwise, select the required scan settings by pressing the Copy/Scan Options button.
  • You can choose the following scan settings from the control panel.
  • Color Setting
  • Resolution
  • File Type
  • Document Size
  • Remove Bkg Clr
  • After specifying the scan settings, press the Mono Start or Color Start button to scan your document and save it to your computer.

BROTHER DCP T820DW SCAN TO EMAIL

Using the printer control panel:

  • First, turn on your Brother DCP T820DW Setup and place the original document on the scanner glass.
  • Next, connect your printer and computer over a wireless network.
  • Go to your printer control panel and press the Scan button.
  • Select the Scan to PC option using the navigation keys and press the OK button.
  • Choose the Email option as your scan destination and press the OK button.
  • Choose your computer’s name from the displayed list.
  • Press the OK button, start scanning your document with the default scan settings, and save it to the email program on your computer.
  • If you wish to modify the scan settings, press the Copy/Scan Options button and change the following scan settings using the navigation keys on Brother DCP T820DW Setup.
  • Color Setting
  • Resolution
  • File Type
  • Document Size
  • Remove Bkg Clr
  • After choosing the required scan settings, press the Mono Start or Color Start button to scan your document.

BROTHER DCP T820DW TROUBLESHOOT

Is your Brother DCP T820DW printer not working as expected? Troubleshooting the issues will help you in bringing your printer back to normal. Before you start troubleshooting your printer issues, identify the actual cause to make troubleshooting easier. If you are stuck while troubleshooting your printer issues, click the Call button on this page and contact us to assist you in resolving it.

Brother dcp t820dw Troubleshooting

BROTHER DCP T820DW PRINTER OFFLINE

If your printer status is offline on your Windows computer, try these solutions to get your Brother DCP T820DW Setup back online.

Solution 1: Check the connection

  • First, check if your printer has been turned on. If it is turned off, check the power cord and restart your printer.
  • Next, check the USB cable connected at both end ports.
  • If you have connected the devices to your wireless network, check the wireless connection status by printing a WLAN report.
  • If you have network connection issues, run the Brother Network Connection Repair tool to detect and repair them automatically.

Solution 2: Disable Use Printer Offline

  • On your Windows computer, open Control Panel and click the Devices and Printers tab.
  • Locate your printer’s icon and give a right-click on it.
  • Select the See what’s printing option.
  • Cancel the pending print jobs in Brother DCP T820DW Setup.
  • Click the Printer tab and deselect the Use Printer Offline option from the drop-down list.
  • This should bring your printer status back online.
  • If the problem persists, restart the Print Spooler service or set your printer as default on your computer.

BROTHER DCP T820DW WON’T PRINT

  • If your Brother DCP T820DW printer is not printing any documents, check the print settings. For that, open the printer properties on your computer and verify the selected settings.
  • Your printer will not print your documents even if you have not loaded the paper tray with the supported print media.
  • After checking the paper type and print settings, try printing your document and check if the problem has been resolved.
  • If the problem persists, check the connection between your Brother DCP T820DW Setup and computer.
  • Run the printer troubleshooter on your computer to detect and repair the printer issues automatically.
  • If the problem remains unsolved, reinstall the printer driver.

BROTHER DCP T820DW INK DOT COUNTER RESET

You can reset the ink dot counter on your Brother DCP T820DW printer after refilling the ink tank. Once you are done refilling the ink tank, a message will appear on the LCD panel. The message prompts you to reset the ink dot counter for the refilled color. At that time, you have to press the Yes button to reset the ink dot counter.

BROTHER DCP T820DW PAPER JAM

The Brother DCP T820DW printer shows the Paper Jam error when the paper is jammed inside the paper tray. To fix the Paper Jam error, follow the steps given below.

  • When you get the Paper Jam error on the printer LCD panel, press the Power button to turn off your Brother DCP T820DW Setup.
  • Next, pull the paper tray out of the printer.
  • Pull the green levers inside the printer to release the jammed paper.
  • Remove the jammed paper from the printer without damaging the internal parts.
  • Check for any other jammed paper inside the printer.
  • Also, check for any foreign objects in the multi-purpose tray, standard tray, the rear side of the printer, and the front side of the printer.
  • After removing the jammed paper, restart your printer and check if the problem has been resolved.
  • To avoid getting the Paper Jam error in the future, use only supported-print media.
  • Always fan the paper stack before loading it into the tray.
  • Remember not to adjust the paper stack too tightly with the paper width guides on Brother DCP T820DW Setup.

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