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INSTRUCTIONS FOR BROTHER MFC 7840w SETUP

The Brother Mfc 7840w Setup is a high-performance multifunction device comes with a copier, scanner, fax and is capable of printing good quality professional texts. The well-designed printer control panel helps users perform the copy, scan, and fax functions efficiently.

Brother Mfc 7840w Setup

Unboxing & Basic Setup

  • Open the Brother MFC 7840W printer packaging box.
  • You’ll have to check if all the contents are present in it.
  • Take out the Brother MFC 7840W printer by holding the sides of the machine.
  • Remove all the protective materials from the printer.

Installation of the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly:

  • Open the front cover of your printer.
  • Unwrap the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • Remove the orange protective part from this assembly.
  • Insert the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into your printer.
  • Close the front cover of your printer.
  • Take out the paper tray from your machine.
  • Slide the paper guides towards the end so that the paper you are going to load fits firmly.
  • Load a stack of paper into the paper tray. Make sure that you do not exceed the limit.
  • Insert the paper tray back into your Brother Mfc 7840w Setup.
  • Connect one end of the power cord to the back of your printer and plug the other end into an electrical outlet.
  • Power on the printer.
  • On your printer control panel, you can now set the required settings.

Brother Mfc 7840w Driver Download

A driver is designed to help your printer communicate with your computer or smartphone. Your Brother MFC 7840W printer driver acts as a translator that your technology communicates more effectively. The method for installing the printer driver is actually very simple, and users can download it from the official Brother website.

Brother Mfc 7840w Driver For Windows

  • On your computer, visit the official Brother website.
  • Click Support.
  • Select the Software and Downloads option.
  • Enter your product name and then click Search.
  • Choose the required OS, which is Windows and then click OK.
  • You’ll find the Software and Driver package.
  • Click Download.

Or else, do the following:

  • Turn on your computer.
  • Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM drive.
  • The CD-ROM main menu appears on the screen.
  • Click Install and then follow the on-screen instructions.

Brother Mfc 7840w Driver For Mac

  • On your computer, go to the official Brother website.
  • Click Support.
  • Select Software and Downloads from the available list of options.
  • Enter Brother Mfc 7840w Setup and then click Search.
  • Choose the required OS, which is Mac and then click OK.
  • Click Download.
  • Now, the printer driver is automatically downloaded to your computer.

Or else, do the following:

  • Turn on your computer.
  • Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM drive.
  • The CD-ROM main menu appears on the screen.
  • To begin the installation process, double-click the Start Here OSX.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.

Brother Mfc 7840w Manual Download

  • On your computer, visit the official Brother website.
  • Click Support.
  • Select the Software and Downloads option.
  • Enter your product name and then click Search.
  • Choose the required OS and then click OK.
  • Select Manuals.
  • Click Download next to the User Guide option.

Brother Mfc 7840w Wireless Setup

Brother Mfc 7840w wireless Setup
  • Ensure that you’ve connected the power cord to your Brother MFC 7840W Setup and turned it on.
  • On your printer control panel, select the Up or Down arrow key.
  • Select Network or LAN and then press OK.
  • Choose WLAN and then select OK.
  • Select Setup Wizard and then press OK.
  • Enable the wireless network when WLAN Enable? screen appears.
  • Choose your network and then press OK.
  • Select the Authentication method.
  • Click Yes.
  • Now, the printer’s LCD screen displays Connected if your Brother machine is connected successfully.

Brother Mfc 7840w Toner Reset

When your toner cartridge is low, a message appears on the LCD screen indicating ‘Toner Low.’ It’s recommended that you replace the toner cartridge when you see this message.

  • Open the front cover of your printer.
  • Take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • Take the toner cartridge out of the drum unit.
  • Unwrap the new toner cartridge and remove all the protective materials from it.
  • Insert the new toner cartridge into the drum unit and clear the primary corona wire inside the drum unit.
  • Insert the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into your Brother MFC 7840W Setup.
  • Close the front cover of your printer.

How To Print Wirelessly From Brother Mfc 7840w

Ensure that you’ve connected the power cord to your Brother MFC 7840W printer and turned it on.

  • On your printer control panel, select the Up or Down arrow key.
  • Select Network or LAN and then press OK.
  • Choose WLAN and then select OK.
  • Select Setup Wizard and then press OK.
  • Enable the wireless network when WLAN Enable? screen appears.
  • Choose your network and then press OK.
  • Download and install the Brother iPrint and Scan application from the Google Store (if you are using an Android phone).
  • Ensure that you connect your mobile device to the same network connected to your Brother machine.
  • Try to configure the settings of the application.
  • Click the Print icon.
  • Click Documents.
  • Select the file that you want to print.
  • Click Print.
  • Now, the printing process starts, and the documents are printed wirelessly.

How to Print Double-Sided on Brother Mfc 7840w

Ensure that you’ve loaded the paper into the paper tray or in the manual feed slot of Brother Mfc 7840w Setup.

  • Open the printing application. Give the Print command.
  • Choose your printer and click on the Properties or Preferences button.
  • Choose the Advanced tab.
  • Check the Manual Duplex mode.
  • In this mode, all the even-numbered pages are printed on one side of the paper.
  • Select the required Duplex Type.
  • Click OK.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions for loading the paper.
  • Click OK.
  • Now, your Brother printer will print on both sides of the page.

How To Print Envelopes On Brother Mfc 7840w

  • Open the back cover of your printer.
  • On your Brother MFC 7840W printer, pull down the two green levers.
  • Open the manual feed slot cover of your printer.
  • Slide the paper guides towards the end.
  • Insert the envelope into the paper tray/cassette.
  • Choose the required Paper Size and Media Type.
  • Now, send the print data to your Brother machine.
  • Reset the two green levers.
  • Close the back cover of your Brother Mfc 7840W Setup.

How To Scan On Brother Mfc 7840w

Here’s how to scan on Brother MFC 7840W using the Scan to File feature.

Brother Mfc 7840w scan Setup
  • On your computer, click Start -> All apps.
  • Select Brother.
  • Select Brother Utilities.
  • Select your product name from the available list.
  • Click ControlCenter.
  • The ControlCenter application icon will be shown in the Task Tray.
  • Double-click the blue square labeled Ccx icon seen in the Task Tray.
  • Now, the program window launches.
  • Choose the Software or Device tab that you want to configure.
  • You can now configure the available settings according to your choice.
  • Click OK.
  • Now, place the originals on the scanner glass or Automatic Document Feeder.
  • On your Brother printer, press the Scan key and select Scan to File.
  • Press OK.
  • Press Start to begin the scanning process.

How to Scan Multiple pages on Brother Mfc 7840w

Here’s how to scan multiple pages on Brother MFC 7840W Setup using the ADF:

Scan multiple pages using the ADF:

  • On your computer, click Start -> All apps.
  • Select Brother.
  • Click Brother Utilities.
  • Choose your model name from the available list.
  • Click ControlCenter.
  • The ControlCenter application icon will be shown in the Task Tray.
  • Double click the blue square labeled Ccx icon seen in the Task Tray.
  • Now, the program window launches.
  • Choose the Software or Device tab that you want to configure.
  • Choose any one of the options that allows scanning of multiple pages.
  • Click OK.
  • Place the originals into the Automatic Document Feeder of your printer.
  • Press the Scan key on your Brother machine.
  • Press the Up or Down arrow key and choose the type of scan.
  • Press OK and then press Start to begin the scanning process.
  • Now, the multiple-page document will be scanned into a single file.

Scan multiple pages using the Flatbed scanner glass:

  • Lift the document cover of your printer.
  • Place the originals on the scanner glass of your printer.
  • On your computer, click Start -> All apps.
  • Select Nuance PaperPort -> PaperPort.
  • Select your Scanner and Scanning profile.
  • Finally, click Scan.
  • The scanning starts now.
  • Select the Scan more pages button to scan multiple pages on Brother Mfc 7840w Setup.
  • Click Done.

Brother Mfc 7840w Troubleshoot

Troubleshooting involves the process of eliminating the technical issues of your computer as well as your printer when you encounter problems. It fixes the hardware and software problems of your printer and computer.

Brother Mfc 7840w Troubleshooting

Brother Mfc 7840w Printer Offline

To resolve this issue, follow the guides mentioned below:

Check whether your Brother printer is powered on or not. Check the printer’s LCD screen for any Paper Jam or Ink or Toner Empty error. If you find these errors, try to clear them out. Ensure that your printer is connected to the computer.

Set your printer as the default printer:

  • On your computer, click Start and go to Control Panel.
  • Click Devices and Printers.
  • Right-click your Brother printer.
  • Select Set as default printer from the available list of options.

Remove all print jobs:

  • On your computer, click Start and go to Control Panel.
  • Click Devices and Printers.
  • Right-click your Brother printer.
  • Select See what’s printing.
  • Select the Printer menu at the top left corner.
  • Select Cancel All Documents.

Check the printer status:

  • If your Brother Mfc 7840w Setup status is offline, follow the steps below:
  • On your computer, click Start -> Control Panel .
  • Click Devices and Printers.
  • Right-click your Brother printer.
  • Select See what’s printing.
  • Select the Printer menu at the top left corner.
  • Uncheck the Use Printer Offline option by clicking on it. It removes the checkmark.

How to Reset Drum On Brother Mfc 7840w

  • If your printer’s LCD screen shows Replace Drum, Drum End Soon, Drum Near End, or Drum Stop, the drum unit is near the end of its life. To resolve this issue, reset the drum unit by following the below-mentioned steps.
  • Ensure that your printer is turned on.
  • Open the front cover of your printer.
  • On your printer control panel, press the Clear or Clear/Back key.
  • Press the Up arrow key to reset the drum counter.
  • On your printer’s LCD screen, the Accepted message appears. This should resolve the problem.
  • Close the front cover of your printer.

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