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BROTHER MFC 7440N SETUP

Brother MFC 7440N is a multi-functional printer that allows you to perform the print, scan, and copy operations over a wired or a USB cable connection. This printer has a 35 pages auto document feeder and offers features such as color scanning, fax forwarding, paging, remote access, and more. The below steps explain how to perform the Brother MFC 7440N setup process in detail.

The following components are provided along with the Brother MFC 7440N printer:

Brother MFC 7440N Setup

  •   Setup CD-ROM
  •   AC power cord
  •   Telephone line cord
  •   Quick setup guide
  •   User guide
  •   Test Sheet and Accessory 
  •   Drum Unit Assembly

Quick and Easy Steps to Set Up the Brother MFC 7440N printer:

  •   First, remove all the packing materials present around the printer to continue the Brother MFC 7440N setup.
  •   After removing them, take out the toner cartridge assembly from the printer. 
  •   Unpack the assembly and shake for several times before inserting it back into the printer.
  •   Close the front cover of the printer.
  •   Now, take the paper tray completely out of your printer. 
  •   Adjust the paper guides correctly. Place a stack of plain white paper in the tray.
  •   Place the tray back into the printer.
  •   Now, connect your Brother printer to an AC outlet and turn it ON.
  •   Based on your desire, set the basic printer settings such as language, date & time, LCD contrast, fax station ID, and more. 
  •   Once the printer’s basic setup process has been completed, connect it to a computer over a wired connection or a USB cable connection.
  •   Open the Brother MFC 7440N printer driver on your computer.
  •   Make sure to connect this printer and your computer only when prompted during the driver installation.
  •   Complete the Brother printer driver installation by following the on-screen instructions.finally, try a test print after the Brother MFC 7440N driver setup.

BROTHER MFC 7440N DRIVER DOWNLOAD – STEPS

  •   Click the Driver Download button provided on this page.
  •   Now, the Brother MFC 7440N printer driver available for your current OS type will be downloaded.

BROTHER MFC 7440N MANUAL DOWNLOAD – STEPS

  •   Click the Manual Download button provided on this screen.
  •   Now, a soft copy of the Brother MFC 7440N printer’s user guide will be downloaded on your computer.

BROTHER MFC 7440N DRIVER MAC – STEPS

  •   Visit the official Brother site.
  •   Select your Brother printer model from the list of suggestions.
  •   Go to the Downloads tab.
  •   If required, select your OS and its version from the drop-down menu.
  •   Choose the driver file you want from the list of suggestions.
  •   Click the Download button beside the selected driver. 
  •   Now, the selected driver will be downloaded on your computer and continue the Brother MFC 7440N driver setup.

STEPS TO SETUP THE PRINTER WIRELESS

The Brother MFC 7440N printer doesn’t support Wi-Fi connectivity. You can either use the USB cable or the Wired network connection method to access the printer from your computer. The section below explains how to connect your Brother MFC 7440N printer to your computer over a USB cable.

  •   First, make sure that your printer and the computer are not connected to each other.
  •   Now, get a USB cable that is compatible with your printer and the computer.
  •   Open the Brother MFC 7440N printer driver on your computer.
  •   Perform the on-screen instructions to reach the Connection Type screen.
  •   Choose the USB Connection option.
  •   When prompted, connect your printer to the computer using the USB cable.
  •   Turn on your printer.
  •   Now, return to the driver installation screen and complete the remaining steps of the installation process.
  •   Finally, try a test print after finishing the Brother MFC 7440N wireless setup.

BROTHER MFC 7440N AIRPRINT SETUP – STEPS

The Brother MFC 7440N printer doesn’t support the AirPrint feature. To perform the print operation from your Mac computer, perform the following instructions.

  •   Download the printer driver for Mac and install it on your computer.
  •   Make sure you have added your Brother printer to the Mac.
  •   Now, open the document you want to print.
  •   Click File > Print. On the Print dialog box, select your Brother printer correctly. 
  •   Set the other print preferences as per your needs. 
  •   Finally, click the Print button.
  •   Now, the selected document will be printed by the printer and also, get Brother MFC 7440N setup.

HOW TO SCAN ON BROTHER MFC 7440N – STEPS

  •   On the Brother MFC 7440N printer, you can perform the scan operation using anyone of the following software: TWAIN, WIA, and ControlCenter. This section explains how to scan on Brother MFC 7440N printer using ControlCenter (Windows).
  •   Load the document you want to scan on the printer’s scanner glass or in the ADF.
  •   Launch the ControlCenter software on your computer.
  •   Put your Brother printer in the Scan mode.
  •   Set the scan preferences as per your desire in the ControlCenter application.
  •   Finally, click the OK button.

BROTHER MFC 7440N SCAN TO PDF – STEPS

  •   First, connect your Brother printer and Windows computer to the same network.
  •   Now, place the original document you want to scan on your printer’s scanner glass or in the ADF.
  •   Put your printer in Scan mode by referring to your printer’s user guide.
  •   Open the ControlCenter software on your computer.
  •   Now, click Configuration > SCAN > File.
  •   Set the scan preferences as per your desire. 
  •   Finally, click the OK button.
  •   Now, your Brother printer will start scanning the document that you have placed on the scanner glass, and a copy of it will be saved on your computer as a PDF file. Move on to next steps for more Brother MFC 7440N setup.

BROTHER MFC 7440N TROUBLESHOOTING – STEPS

While performing the print operation or any other printer-related operations, there is a chance for an error to occur. Some of the common issues encountered by most of the printer users are Printer offline, paper jam, printer not turning ON, unable to scan and copy. 

Paper Jam

  •   As soon as the paper jam error message is displayed on the screen, restart your printer because this might also be a fatal problem.
  •   If the restart process doesn’t resolve the paper jam issue, then look for the jammed paper in each part of the printer. Once you find the jammed paper, make sure to remove it carefully without damaging it.

Printer Offline

  •   When you perform the print operation, if you receive the error message Printer Offline, then first check whether the printer is turned ON. If the printer is turned OFF, then turn it ON.
  •   Set the printer as the default printer. Restart your printer and perform the common troubleshooting instructions given in the user guide.
  •   To get remote assistance in resolving your Brother MFC 7440N setup problems, contact us.

BROTHER MFC 7440N SCANNER NOT WORKING – STEPS

Most of the Brother MFC 7440N printer users might have encountered this error while performing the scan operation via a network. To resolve this error, perform the following steps.

  •   First, check if the cable connecting the printer to the router is connected securely. If not, connect it properly and then try to perform the scan operation.
  •   Check whether any error message is displayed on the printer’s screen. If yes, identify the error message and perform the necessary solutions to resolve it.
  •   If the above solutions don’t resolve the Brother MFC 7440N printer’s scanner error, click the Call button to get tech assistant for Brother MFC 7440N setup.

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