BROTHER MFC L2701D SETUP 2021-10-18T09:32:03+00:00
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR BROTHER MFC L2701D SETUP

As a multi-function monochrome printer, Brother MFC L2701D offers a lot. It helps you to improve productivity with a sheer printing speed of 30 pages per minute, along with a print resolution of 2400 x 600 dpi. The printer can also produce 2-sided documents with the auto-duplexing feature. The paper tray limit is 250 sheets and can handle all kinds of printing. If you wish to know the complete procedure of Brother Mfc L2701d setup, refer to the sections below:

Brother MFC L2701D Setup

What’s in the box??

  •   The Brother MFC L2701D printer
  •   Drum Unit and Toner Cartridge (pre-installed)
  •   AC Power Cord
  •   Installation CD
  •   Telephone LINE Cord
  •   User’s Guide and other documentation

To set up the Brother MFC L2701D printer, you need to know the setup steps for hardware and software installation.

SOFTWARE INSTALLATION:

Since the printer comes with an installation CD, you can easily do the setup for the printer.

  •   If your computer does not have a CD/DVD drive, download the driver from this support page.
  •   Once the driver download is complete, follow the on-screen commands and the prompts.
  •   Run the installation and wait for the connection screen to open.
  •   Finally, select the type of connection you want for the printer and conclude the setup.
  •   Place the driver installation CD into the CD/DVD drive of the computer.
  •   Wait for the computer to detect the CD and wait for the Autoplay window to open.
  •   Follow the commands on the screen.
  •   When the connection page opens, select the type of connection you want for the printer.
  •   Complete the setup process.

HARDWARE INSTALLATION:

  •   Unpack the MFC printer from the carton.
  •   Make sure that the printer is placed on a flat surface.
  •   Peel off the protective tapes from the printer and discard them.
  •   Open the front cover of the printer.
  •   Remove the drum unit and the toner cartridge that is pre-installed with the printer.
  •   Remove the orange protective part from the drum unit and discard it.
  •   Get rid of the packaging material covering the toner cartridge.
  •   Place the toner cartridge into the drum unit and make sure that it clicks in place.
  •   Use the handle and place the drum unit back into the printer.
  •   Close the front door of the printer.
  •   Remove the paper tray from the bottom of the printer.
  •   Get rid of the packaging material that is present inside the printer.
  •   Adjust the paper guides that are present inside the tray.
  •   Place a stack of paper into it and adjust the paper guides according to the edges of the paper present.
  •   Close the paper tray.
  •   Remove the power cord from the packaging.
  •   Connect it to the rear end of the printer and to the main power source.
  •   Turn on the printer.

The hardware installation for the Brother MFC L2701D printer is complete.

BROTHER MFC L2701D DRIVER DOWNLOAD

The printer driver is essential if you want to perform the functions of the printer from your computer. You can easily download the printer driver from the official support page or from this page. Further instructions will follow.

BROTHER MFC L2701D DRIVER FOR WINDOWS

  •   Click the Driver Download button on this page.
  •   The driver for the Brother MFC L2701D printer will be downloaded to your Windows computer.
  •   Another way to download the driver is from the official Brother support page.
  •   Open the default browser on your computer.
  •   Enter the URL for the Brother MFC L2710D support page.
  •   Click the Downloads tab.
  •   Select the Windows radio button from the Select OS Family section.
  •   Choose the version of Windows from the Select OS Version section.
  •   Click the OK button.
  •   Click the link for Full Driver & Software Package.
  •   Scroll down and click the Agree to the EULA and Download button.

BROTHER MFC L2701D DRIVER FOR MAC

  •   On this page, click the Driver Download button for Mac OS.
  •   The very next second, the driver will be downloaded to the Mac computer.
  •   One more way to download the driver for the printer is from the official Brother support page.
  •   Open the Brother MFC L2701D printer support page.
  •   Click the Downloads tab on the page.
  •   Select the Mac option from the Select OS Family section.
  •   Select the version from Select OS Version; click the OK button.
  •   Click Full Driver & Software Package (Recommended).
  •   When the page opens, click the Agree to the EULA and Download button.

BROTHER MFC L2701D MANUAL DOWNLOAD

There are two simple ways to download the manual for your printer.

  •   On this page, all you have to do is to click the Manual Download button and the manual is yours the very next second.
  •   If you wish to download the manual from the official Brother support page, open the support page for the printer.
  •   Click the Manuals tab on the left side of the page.
  •   Under the User’s Guide section, click the Download button for Online User’s Guide.

BROTHER MFC L2701D WIRELESS SETUP

Setting up the Brother MFC L2701D printer to the wireless network is easy. Here are the simple steps.

  •   Ensure that the Brother printer is turned on.
  •   Press the Menu button on the printer control panel.
  •   Select the following options, Network> WLAN> Setup Wizard. Press the OK button after each selection.
  •   You will see a message on the screen saying WLAN Enableor Enable WLAN
  •   Select the option to enable.
  •   The wireless setup will be initiated in the Brother MFC L2701D printer.
  •   The Brother printer will scan for the available networks nearby.
  •   Use the navigation buttons (Up or Down arrow) and select the SSID of your network.
  •   Select your SSID network and enter the password for your network.
  •   Press the OK button.
  •   The Brother MFC L2701D printer will be connected to the network.

BROTHER MFC L2701D TONER INK CARTRIDGE REPLACEMENT

  •   Make sure that the Brother MFC L2701D printer is turned on.
  •   Pull to open the cartridge cover.
  •   Use both your hands and carefully remove the ink cartridge from the slot.
  •   Place the old ink cartridge aside.
  •   Unpack the new ink cartridge from the sealed packaging.
  •   Ensure to place the ink cartridge firmly into the slot and ensure that it clicks in place properly.
  •   Close the cartridge cover of the printer. 

BROTHER MFC L2701D TONER REPLACEMENT

  •   Make sure that the Brother MFC L2701D printer is turned on.
  •   Open the front cover of the printer.
  •   Remove the drum unit from the printer.
  •   Open the lever to release the toner cartridge that is present in the drum unit.
  •   Remove the old toner cartridge from its place and keep it aside.
  •   Unpack the new toner cartridge from the sealed packaging.
  •   Place the toner cartridge into the drum unit slot and make sure it clicks in place.
  •   Keep the drum unit back into the printer and close the front cover.
Brother Mfc L2701d Toner Replacement

BROTHER MFC L2701D SCAN SETUP

There are two places where you can keep your documents to scan on the Brother MFC L2701D printer.

  •   Scanner glass: Ensure that the originals to be scanned is placed with the print side facing downwards.
  •   Auto Document Feeder: Keep the documents you wish to scan in the ADF with the print side facing up.

Here are the simple steps to scan a document to your computer using the control panel of the printer.

  •   Place the document on the scanner glass.
  •   Press the Scan button on the printer.
  •   Use the navigation buttons on the control panel and select the Scan to PC option. Select OK.
  •   Select the File option and press the OK button.
  •   Use the navigation buttons and select the computer to send the scanned document; press the OK button.
  •   Make changes to the scan based on the scan type, resolution, file type, etc.
  •   Press the Start button to begin scanning.

BROTHER MFC L2701D FAX SETUP

  •   Ensure that the Fax cord is connected to the phone wall jack and to the LINE port of the Brother printer.
  •   Press the Fax button on the printer control panel.
  •   Select the Menu option.
  •   Use the navigation buttons on the printer and select Initial Setup. Then press the OK button.
  •   With the same buttons, select the Station ID option and press OK.
  •   Enter the fax number using the keypad of the printer and press the OK button.
  •   Follow the prompts on the printer display and complete the fax setup.
  •   Press Stop or Exit.

BROTHER MFC L2701D TROUBLESHOOTING

Like any other printer, the Brother MFC L2701D printer also goes through some issues now and then. Over a period of use, you might face issues depending on the hardware condition of the printer. Here, we have mentioned some issues that you might face while using the printer. The solutions are also provided for the same.

BROTHER MFC L2701D PRINTER OFFLINE

There are different methods to bring the printer back online. In this article, we have mentioned a couple of methods to solve the offline printer issue.

METHOD 1: DISABLE USE PRINTER OFFLINE

  •   Open the Control Panel window.
  •   Select Devices and Printers.
  •   Do a right-click on the printer icon.
  •   Select the option See what’s printing.
  •   Click the Printer tab.
  •   Unselect the option Use Printer Offline.

METHOD 2: RESTART THE PRINT SPOOLER SERVICE

  •   Open the Run command (Windows key + R).
  •   Type services.msc in the Run command field and press the Enter button.
  •   The Windows Services window will now open.
  •   Locate the Print Spooler service.
  •   Do a right-click on the option and select the Restart option.

BROTHER MFC L2701D WON’T TURN ON

Make sure that the power cord is connected firmly to the printer and to the main power source. If that does not work, the best solution is to reset the printer.

  •   Ensure that the Brother MFC L2701D printer is turned on.
  •   Remove the power cord from the printer.
  •   Press and hold on to the On/Off button on the printer. At the same time, connect the power cord back to the power source and to the MFC printer.
  •   Do not release the On/Off button until the printer completely turns on.
Brother Mfc L2701d Troubleshooting

BROTHER MFC L2701D PAPER JAM

Paper jam errors are quite common. Here are some places where you will encounter paper jams with the Brother MFC L2701D printer.

Jam in the Auto Document Feeder:

  •   Open the ADF cover.
  •   Gently pull out the jammed paper from the printer.
  •   Close the ADF cover.

Jam under the Document Cover:

  •   Open the scanner lid of the printer.
  •   Locate the jammed paper that is present inside.
  •   Discard the jammed paper and close the document cover.

Jam in the paper tray:

  •   Pull the paper tray from the printer.
  •   Remove the jammed paper that is present inside.
  •   Make sure that you remove the jammed paper and the fragments completely.
  •   Adjust the paper guides properly to hold the paper inside the paper tray.
  •   Close the paper tray back into the printer.

Jam in the output tray:

  •   Make use of both hands to open the scanner.
  •   Remove the paper that is present inside the printer.
  •   Push the scanner down gently and resume printing.

Jam in the back of the printer:

  •   Make sure that the printer is turned on for a while.
  •   Ensure that the printer cools down.
  •   Open the back cover of the printer.
  •   Pull the blue tab towards you to release the fuser cover.
  •   Locate for the jammed paper present inside and replace the fuser back into the printer.
  •   Close the back cover.

Jam inside the machine:

  •   Leave the Brother MFC L2701D printer to cool down for a while.
  •   Open the front cover of the printer.
  •   Remove the drum unit that also has the toner cartridge in it.
  •   Locate and pull out the jammed paper from the inside of the printer.
  •   Install the toner cartridge and the drum unit back into the printer.
  •   Close the front cover.

Jam inside the 2-sided tray:

  •   Pull the paper tray from the printer completely.
  •   Turn the printer to the backside.
  •   Remove the 2-sided tray from the back of the machine.
  •   Locate and remove the jammed paper that is present inside the 2-sided tray.
  •   Place the 2-sided tray back into the Brother Mfc L2701d setup.

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