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INSTRUCTIONS FOR BROTHER MFC J6947DW SETUP

Brother MFC J6947DW is a multifunction printer ideal for a small office environment. The printer supports USB 2.0, Wi-Fi Direct, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi. Apart from this, you can seamlessly connect the printer with your mobile device using the Mopria print services and Apple AirPrint. Brother MFC J6947DW can print up to 22 pages per minute, which is quite impressive. The 9.3 cm touch screen is quite handy in usage. In the below sections, we will see more about the Brother MFC J6947DW setup. So, stay connected till the end.

 Brother Mfc J6947dw Setup

UNBOXING & BASIC SETUP

Before going to the unboxing setup, you need to be sure of the box contents. The box contents include A Power cord, four ink cartridges (Black, Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow), CD-ROM, Quick Start Guide, User Manual, and the printer itself (Brother MFC J6947DW).

  • Unbox the Brother printer and its accessories.
  • Remove the packaging materials from the printer.
  • Take out the ink cartridges you received along with your printer and remove the protective covers.
  • Open the ink cartridge access door.
  • Insert the ink cartridges into their respective slots.
  • Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine.
  • Gently slide the paper width guides to fit the paper size.
  • Load some paper with the printing side facing down.
  • Now, insert the paper tray into the machine.
  • Connect the power cord between the rear port of the printer and an electric outlet.
  • Turn on your Brother MFC J6947DW printer by pressing the Power button.
  • Use the printer’s control panel to make the required changes.

BROTHER MFC J6947DW DRIVER DOWNLOAD

A printer driver is an essential tool that allows the printer to communicate with your computer. Without printer drivers, it is hard to perform all the printer functions efficiently. We have mentioned the steps to download and install a printer driver on Windows and Mac in the upcoming sections.

BROTHER MFC J6947DW DRIVER FOR WINDOWS

  • Turn on your Windows computer.
  • Connect your PC to the Internet.
  • Open the default web browser and land on the Brother printer’s support page.
  • Click on the Download tab.
  • Select your PC’s Operating System and the OS version.
  • Click the OK button.
  • Click the relevant driver.
  • Read the End-User License Agreement (EULA) and click Agree to the EULA and Download.
  • Once the download is over, carry on with the driver installation steps.
  • Double-click the downloaded setup file to initialize the installation process.
  • In the Security Warnings window, click the Run button to extract all the files.
  • Click Yes in the setup.exe window to proceed further.
  • Go through the End-User License Agreement and click on the Yes button.
  • Now connect the printer with your PC using a USB cable.
  • Follow the installation wizard to complete the driver installation process.
  • Click Finish to close the installation window.
  • Once done, restart your computer and the printer.

BROTHER MFC J6947DW DRIVER FOR MAC

  • Turn on your Mac computer.
  • Connect your PC to a stable Internet.
  • Open the web browser to land on the printer’s support page.
  • Click the Download tab.
  • Select your PC’s Operating System (Mac) and the OS version.
  • Click the OK button.
  • Under the Drivers section, click the relevant driver
  • Read the End-User License Agreement (EULA) and click Agree to the EULA and Download.
  • Once agreed, the printer drivers will be saved on your PC.
  • Locate the downloaded setup file.
  • Double-click on it to kick off the installation process.
  • In the Security Warnings window, click the Run button to extract all the files.
  • Click Yes in the setup.exe window to proceed further.
  • Go through the End-User License Agreement and click on the Yes button.
  • Now connect your Brother printer to your PC using a USB cable.
  • Follow the installation wizard to complete the driver installation.
  • Click Finish to close the installation window.
  • Once done, restart your computer and printer.

BROTHER MFC J6947DW MANUAL DOWNLOAD

  • Go to your default web browser and land on the Brother printer’s support page.
  • Click on the Manual tab.
  • Choose your language and then click the Download button to view the printer’s manual.
  • Scroll down the page to know more about your Brother printer.
  • Click the Download button to save the manual for offline purposes.

BROTHER MFC J6947DW WIRELESS SETUP

 Brother Mfc J6947dw Wireless Setup
  • First, download the complete driver package from the Brother support page.
  • Navigate to your installer file and double-click on it to begin the installation.
  • Click Open.
  • Read the Usage Information and click Next.
  • Choose Wireless Network Connection and click Next.
  • Verify your network name and click Next.
  • Now go to your printer’s touch screen.
  • Touch the Wi-Fi icon.
  • Select WLAN Assistant.
  • When it asks you whether to enable WLAN, choose Yes.
  • Press OK so that the Brother printer can start retrieving the network settings from your PC.
  • When prompted for a USB cable, select No, I do not have a USB cable.
  • Enter the SSID and Network Key and click Next.
  • Again go to your Brother printer and land on the Setup Wizard.
  • Select your network name.
  • Type the password using the on-screen keyboard.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions on your computer screen to finish the wireless setup.
  • If you need any kind of help, call our technicians.

BROTHER MFC J6947DW TONER REPLACEMENT

Brother MFC J6947DW runs on an ink cartridge. So, there is no need to replace the toner.

BROTHER MFC J6947DW SCAN SETUP

  • Load the original document.
  • From the printer’s control panel, tap on the Scan option.
  • Use the navigation keys to select Scan to PC.
  • If your Brother printer and computer are connected over a network, choose your computer using the navigation keys.
  • If your display screen prompts you to enter the PIN, use the LCD screen to enter the PIN.
  • The scanned document will be passed on to the selected computer.
  • If you want to change the scan settings, press Options, and choose your preferred scan settings.
  • To continue with the default scan settings, press the Start button.
  • Now, the printer will start scanning.
  • If you have planned to scan both sides of the document, press [2-sided scan] and select the document type.
  • However, you can change the scan settings according to your needs (Resolution, File Type, Scan Type, Scan Settings, Brightness, Contrast, etc.).
  • Press Start to begin scanning from your Brother printer.

BROTHER MFC J6947DW SCAN TO EMAIL

  • Load the original document.
  • Connect the Brother printer to your PC wirelessly.
  • Press Scan from the control panel.
  • Use the navigation buttons to display to PC icon(The PC icon should be highlighted in blue).
  • Press the to PC icon, followed by the to E-mail icon.
  • If you have properly connected your printer to your PC, then your PC name will be displayed on the printer’s LCD screen.
  • Press Start to begin the scanning process.
  • The Brother printer scans the document and saves it in the form of a file attachment.
  • Furthermore, it launches your email application and opens a blank email message with the scanned document attached.
  • Choose 2 – sided scan if needed.
  • Press the Scan Settings option and then press Set at Device.
  • Change the scan settings according to your needs and press the OK button.
  • Press Start.
  • By now, the printer launches your email application and opens a new, blank email message with the scanned file attached.

BROTHER MFC J6947DW TROUBLESHOOT

Troubleshooting the printer issue by yourself is a great initiative that is pretty much appreciated. In the below segments, we have mentioned four of the most commonly occurring printer issues. Do check it out.

BROTHER MFC J6947DW PRINTER OFFLINE

 Brother Mfc J6947dw Offline
  • If you use a USB cable, make sure that the cable is connected to both the printer and computer.
  • If you are using an Ethernet cable, ensure that the cable is connected to both the printer and the router.
  • Make sure that your Brother printer is set as the default printer.
  • Open the Control Panel window.
  • Click Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers.
  • Right-click on your Brother printer and choose Set as default printer from the drop-down menu.
  • Cancel the pending documents. To do so, go to the Devices and Printers section, and right-click on your Brother printer. Choose See what’s printing > Cancel All Documents.
  • Also, check whether there is a paper jam on your Brother printer. If so, take out the jammed paper and check whether the issue is resolved.

BROTHER MFC J6947DW WON’T TURN ON

  • Cross-check whether the printer is in sleep mode.
  • When the Brother printer is idle for a certain period, it will enter into sleep mode, which is common.
  • Press any button to see whether it wakes from sleep mode.
  • Make sure that the power cord is connected directly to the electrical supply.
  • Also, make sure that the socket is working correctly. You can check the functionality of the socket by connecting a different device to it.

BROTHER MFC J6947DW RESET DRUM ERROR

  • Wake up your printer’s display.
  • Tap on the Settings icon.
  • Press the All Settings icon.
  • Scroll down and press the Machine Info option.
  • Touch the Reset Menu option.
  • Tap on Drum.
  • Press Yes on the Reset Drum? screen.
  • These steps can help you solve the reset drum error on your Brother printer.

BROTHER MFC J6947DW PAPER JAM

  • Check the machine’s display screen.
  • It will display where the actual paper jam has occurred.
  • Now unplug your Brother machine from the AC power outlet (electrical socket).
  • Gently pull the paper tray completely.
  • Lift the clear jam flag, and remove the jammed paper.
  • Make sure that you don’t leave any bits of paper inside the machine.
  • Insert the paper tray back into the Brother MFC J6947DW printer.
  • Ensure that the paper support is fully inserted into the printer.
  • Once you have successfully removed the jammed paper, reconnect the power cord and turn on the printer.

Furthermore, if you face any issues with your Brother MFC J6947DW Setup, call our well-trained technicians to solve all your queries.


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