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INSTRUCTIONS FOR BROTHER HL-L2315DW SETUP

Brother HL-L2315DW is a monochrome laser printer for home and small office workspace. Have you recently purchased this printer and want to set it up for the first time? No worries, it is very simple to finish the setup. You can follow the below instructions to complete the printer setup.

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Brother Hl-l2315dw Hardware Setup:

Contents inside the box:

  •   Brother HL-L2315DW printer
  •   Drum Unit
  •   Starter Toner Cartridge
  •   Installation CD-ROM
  •   Power Cord
  •   Quick Setup Guide
  •   Product Safety Guide

Make sure that all the contents are available inside the box.

Unboxing the Brother printer:

  •   Unpack the box and remove the printer documentation, power cord, toner cartridge, and drum unit from the package.
  •   Gently lift the printer from the pack.
  •   Next, discard the foam packing materials from both sides of the printer.
  •   Uncover the printer from the plastic cover.
  •   Now, remove all the protective tapes around the Brother HL-L2315DWprinter.

Connecting the power cord:

  •   Plug the power cord into the rear of your printer and an electrical outlet.
  •   Turn on the printer.

Installing the Toner:

  •   Open the front cover of the printer.
  •   Next, unpack the toner from the package.
  •   Remove the orange plastic seal from the toner and insert it into the printer.
  •   Close the front cover of the printer.
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Inserting the paper:

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  •   First, pull out the paper tray from the Brother HL-L2315DW printer and slide the paper width guides as far as possible.
  •   Next, insert the plain white sheets into the paper tray.
  •    Now, adjust the paper width guide to the edges of the stack.
  •   Slowly insert the paper tray into the printer.
  •   Now, make a test print to check whether the printer is working properly.

You can complete the printer’s hardware setup by following the above instructions.

BROTHER HL-L2315DW TONER:

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  •   First, open the front cover of your printer.
  •   Unpack the toner cartridge from the package.
  •   Discard the orange protective seal from the toner.
  •   Now, insert it into the respective slot inside the Brother HL-L2315DW printer.
  •   Make sure that the toner is installed correctly in its place.
  •   Close the front cover of the printer.

BROTHER HL-L2315DW DRIVER:

If you wish to print from your computer, you need to download and install the driver. Make sure to install the driver that supports your printer and computer. This driver will establish communication between your printer and computer. Perform the instructions below to download and install the driver on your computer.

Driver Download:

  •   If you have the Brother HL-L2315DW driver installation CD, insert it into the computer’s CD-ROM drive and start the installation process.
  •   Perform the on-screen prompts to complete the driver installation on your computer.
  •   If you don’t have the driver installation CD, open a browser on your computer.
  •   Now, visit the official support page of your Brother.
  •   Select the Product Search button below the Search by Product section.
  •   Type your printer model name in the search box under the Search by Model Name option and click the Search button.
  •   On the Support & Downloads page, click on the Downloads category at the top of the window.
  •   Select the Windows operating system under the Select OS Family section and choose its version below the Select OS Version section.
  •   Next, click on the OK button.
  •   Select the Brother HL-L2315DW printer’s Full Driver & Software Package (Recommended) file from the list below the Full Software Package category.
  •   Next, accept the End-User License Agreement for Brother Software and click Agree to the EULA and Download at the bottom of the page.
  •   Now, the driver will start to download on your computer.

You can complete the printer driver download on your computer by following the above instruction.

Driver Installation:

  •   After completing the download, open the executable file to start the installation process.
  •   Once you run the Brother HL-L2315DW driver file, you need to select your language from the drop-down list and click the OK button.
  •   Now, wait for some time to prepare the setup.
  •   Next, select I agree to this license agreement and click the Next button to proceed.
  •   Select the Connection Type you want to use and then click Next.
  •   Next, perform the on-screen prompts to complete the installation setup.
  •   After finishing the driver installation, you will see the “Software installation complete. Your machine is ready to use” message on the screen.
  •   At last, click on the Finish button.

You can complete the Brother HL-L2315DW printer driver installation by following the above instructions.

BROTHER HL-L2315DW WIFI SETUP:

USING THE ONE PUSH METHOD OF WPS/AOSS:

Before connecting, ensure that your wireless access point/router has the WPS button.

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  •   Go to your printer’s control panel and press Menu.
  •   Next, select the Network option on the printer’s LCD and press OK.
  •   Choose the WLAN option from the list and press the OK button.
  •   Now, select the WPS/AOSS option on the printer screen and press OK.
  •   Next, follow the on-screen instructions to start the wireless setup wizard.
  •   When the Brother HL-L2315DW printer screen shows Press key on rtr, hit the WPS/AOSS button on your access point/router.
  •   Now, press OK on the printer control panel.
  •   After successfully connecting your printer, you will see the Connected message on the LCD screen.

USING THE PIN METHOD:

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  •   If your router/access point supports WPS, use the PIN method to connect your printer to the wireless network.
  •   On your printer’s control panel, choose the Network option from the list and press OK.
  •   Next, select the WLAN option and press OK.
  •   Now, choose the WPS w/PIN Code option and press OK on the Brother HL-L2315DW printer screen.
  •   Follow the on-screen prompts to enable the wireless network.
  •   When the printer screen shows an eight-digit PIN, note it down.
  •   Now, on your computer, open the browser and type the IP address of your router.
  •   Next, visit the WPS settings page and enter the PIN.
  •   Follow the on-screen instructions and add your printer to your computer.
  •   Next, perform the on-screen prompts on the computer and close the window.
  •   After connecting your printer successfully, the printer’s LCD will display the “Connected” message.

You can complete the Wi-Fi setup on your Brother HL-L2315DW printer by following the above instructions.

BROTHER HL-L2315DW MANUAL:

  •   From your default browser, visit the official support page of your Brother.
  •   Next, select the Product Search button below the Search by Product section.
  •   Type your printer model name in the search box under the Search by Model Name option and click the Search button.
  •   On the Support & Downloads page, click on the Manual category at the left menu panel.
  •   Now, select the manual that you want to download and click Download.
  •   Now, the Manual file will open in a new tab.
  •   Click the Download icon from the top right corner of the screen.
  •   Now, the Brother HL-L2315DW printer manual file will start to download on your computer.

You can download the printer’s manual file by following the above instructions.

BROTHER HL-L2315DW PRINTER TROUBLESHOOTING:

If you have any difficulty while printing, you need to do some troubleshooting methods to fix the issue. Troubleshooting is the simple and best way to restart the printer. It also helps you clear most of the bugs on the printer. You can troubleshoot and solve your printer’s issue by following the below instructions.

OFFLINE PRINTER ISSUE:

Set the printer as default:

  •   Click on the Start button from your computer’s main screen and type Control Panel in the search bar at the bottom of the window.
  •   Next, select the Control Panel option from the search results.
  •   Now, click the Hardware and Sounds option.
  •   Next, select the Devices and Printers option from the list.
  •   Right-click on the Brother HL-L2315DW printer’s icon and select the Set as default printer option from the drop-down list.

Check the printer status:

  •   Select the Start menu and open the Control Panel window.
  •   Now, choose the Hardware and Sounds option.
  •   Select the Devices and Printers option.
  •   Right-click on your printer’s name and select See what’s printing.
  •   Now, choose the Printer tab and select Use Printer Offline (remove the checkbox). Otherwise, click See what’s printing > Printer > Pause Printing (remove the checkbox).
  •   Now, check whether the Brother HL-L2315DW printer is back to online mode.

PRINTER NOT PRINTING ISSUE:

Check the connectivity:

  •   Check whether you have properly connected the power cord to the printer’s rear port and an electrical outlet.
  •   Make sure to power on your printer.
  •   If you have connected your printer and computer using a USB cable, check whether the cable is connected correctly. If there is damage to the USB cable, then replace it.
  •   If you are connected through a Wi-Fi network, ensure that the printer and your computer are on the same network.
  •   In case you connect the printer over a LAN network, check whether the Brother HL-L2315DW printer is connected correctly to the network using a LAN cable.
  •   Now, make sure that the printer is printing correctly.
  •   If the issue continues, follow the next instructions.

Delete unwanted print jobs:

  •   Make sure to set your printer as the default machine on your computer.
  •   Click on the Start menu on your computer.
  •   Open the Control Panel window.
  •   Select Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers.
  •   Right-click on your printer’s icon and select See what’s printing > Printer > Cancel All Documents.
  •   Now, re-assign the print job and start to print.

You can solve your Brother HL-L2315DW printer’s issue by following the above troubleshooting instructions.


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