BROTHER MFC L2701DW SETUP 2021-10-16T06:15:44+00:00
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR BROTHER MFC L2701DW SETUP

Brother MFC L2701DW is a monochrome laser printer that can print, scan, copy, and fax. It features auto-duplexing and supports a wide range of connectivity. It can print 30 pages per minute; thus, it has the efficiency to meet the requirements of small-sized businesses. If you wish to know the complete procedure of Brother Mfc L2701dw setup, refer to the sections below:

UNBOXING & BASIC SETUP

Brother Mfc L2701dw setup

Unpack

  •   Unpack the product box and take out all the components you received.
  •   Your package contains the Brother MFC-L2701DW printer, preinstalled drum unit, power cord, telephone line cord, installation disk, inbox toner cartridge, product safety guide, basic user’s guide, and a quick setup guide.
  •   Remove all the protective coverings from your printer and its components.
  •   Check whether you have received your product without any damage.

Reinstall The Toner Cartridge

  •   Open the printer’s front cover and take out the drum unit assembly.
  •   Unpack the inbox toner cartridge and take out its orange part.
  •   Assemble the toner cartridge with the drum unit assembly.
  •   Insert the assembly into the printer and push it until it locks in its place.
  •   Finally, close the printer’s front cover.

Load Paper

  •   Extend the paper tray and slide the guides to the extreme ends.
  •   Take a paper stack and load the sheets into the paper tray; make sure not to load the paper beyond the indicated limit.
  •   Adjust the guides to fit the paper.
  •   Reinsert the paper tray into the printer.

Turn On Your Printer

  •   Take the power cord given along with your printer and connect it to your printer and a power outlet.
  •   Turn on your Brother MFC-L2701DW printer by pressing the Power button.
  •   Choose your preferred settings, such as language, the country you are residing in, date and time using the navigation keys.

Connect Your Printer To The Computer

  •   Insert the supplied installation disk into your computer’s CD drive. Double-click the setup file and complete the installation by adhering to the on-screen prompts.
  •   If your computer doesn’t have a CD drive, you can get the driver from the official support page of Brother (the following sections can guide you through the whole process).
  •   Once you have installed the printer driver on your computer, connect your printer to the same network to which you have connected your computer and start printing using the printer driver.

BROTHER MFC L2701DW DRIVER DOWNLOAD

  •   Visit the official support page of Brother from the browser you prefer. 
  •   In the search field, type Brother MFC L2701DW and press Enter.
  •   Choose your printer model from the search results. 
  •   On the product support page, click Downloads.
  •   When directed to the Downloads page, it will detect your Operating System and show you a list of drivers compatible with your OS. You can also change the OS manually according to your requirement. 
  •   Choose your preferred OS and the version from the drop-down menus.
  •   When it shows you a list of compatible drivers, choose the most appropriate one and click on it. 
  •   On the driver download page, click Agree to the EULA and Download.
  •   Once the download gets completed, you can either locate the driver file within your browser or in the Downloads folder.

BROTHER MFC L2701DW DRIVER FOR WINDOWS

  •   Visit the official support page of Brother from your browser.
  •   Enter your printer model in the search field and click Search.
  •   On the product support page, click Downloads.
  •   On the Downloads page, choose the Operating System as Windows.
  •   From the list of compatible drivers, choose the one you prefer and click on it.
  •   Read the license agreement on the driver download page and click on the Agree to the EULA and Download button.
Brother Mfc 7240 Driver

BROTHER MFC L2701DW DRIVER FOR MAC

  •   Visit the official support page of Brother from the browser you prefer.
  •   On the product support page, click the Downloads tab.
  •   On the Downloads page, choose the Operating System as Mac.
  •   When it shows you a list of compatible drivers for your Mac, choose the required driver and click it. 
  •   Read the terms and conditions on the driver download page and click on the Agree to the EULA and Download button.

BROTHER MFC L2701DW MANUAL DOWNLOAD

  •   Visit Brother’s official website from your default browser.
  •   In the search field, enter Brother MFC-L2701DW and click Search.
  •   On the product support page, click Manuals.
  •   On the Manuals page, choose the manual you want, and click the Download button next to it.

BROTHER MFC L2701DW WIRELESS SETUP

  •   Wireless connectivity enables everyone to access their devices on the go. If you want to know the wireless setup of your Brother MFC-L2701 DW printer, follow the instructions below.
  •   Download the driver from the official support page of Brother. Then, install the same on your computer by following the on-screen instructions.
  •   Connect your printer to the same network to which your computer is connected. 
  •   To connect your Brother MFC-L2701DW printer to your computer via WPS, press Menu on the printer control panel and then choose Network>WLAN>WPS. Choose the options using the navigation keys and press the OK button after each selection. When the WLAN Enable? message appears on the screen, choose Yes.
  •   As soon as possible, press your router’s WPS button. Within two minutes, the network connection will be established.

BROTHER MFC L2701DW SCAN SETUP

  •   Load the originals on the scanner glass.
  •   On your printer control panel, press the Scan button.
  •   Using the navigation keys, choose Scan to PC and press OK.
  •   Choose the File/image option and press the OK button.
  •   If you have connected your printer and computer using a USB cable, your documents will be scanned to the connected computer by default. If you have connected your printer and computer over the network, choose the destination computer.
  •   If you prefer to change the scan settings, press Options; then, choose your preferred settings. 
  •   Once you have modified the scan settings, press OK>Start.
  •   Now, your printer will start to scan the documents. Then, you can access the scanned items on your computer.

BROTHER MFC L2701DW TONER REPLACEMENT

  •   Open the front cover of the printer.
  •   Take out the drum unit and the toner cartridge assembly.
  •   Take out the expended toner from the drum unit.
  •   Unpack the new toner and take out its orange part.
  •   Assemble the new toner with the drum unit.
  •   Insert the assembly into the printer.

BROTHER MFC L2701DW FAX SETUP

  •   Connect the supplied telephone cord between the printer’s LINE port and a wall jack.
  •   Press Fax on your printer control panel followed by Menu.
  •   Using the navigate keys, choose the Initial Setup option.
  •   Enter your station ID, fax number, and telephone number.
  •   Once you have configured your printer for the fax function, press OK.
  •   Finally, press the Stop/Exit button.
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BROTHER MFC L2701DW TROUBLESHOOT

Troubleshooting techniques can help us fix the issue without any external assistance. In this section, we have listed the best techniques that can help you fix the ongoing problem.

BROTHER MFC L2701DW PRINTER OFFLINE

  •   If your printer doesn’t appear online, you need to check whether you have enabled the Use Printer Offline option. On your computer, click Start and go to Devices and Printers. Right-click on your printer and choose the See what’s printing option. Go to the Printer menu and check whether Use Printer Offline is selected. If so, deselect it and check whether you can find your printer online.
  •   It is essential to keep your printer as the default one. When you don’t do that, you may end up in trouble. Thus, go to the Devices and Printers section, right-click on your Brother printer, and select Set as default printer.
  •   If you cannot fix the issue yet, uninstall the printer driver and reinstall it. Then, check whether you can find your printer online.
  •   An outdated driver can also cause a more significant problem. Update the printer driver to the recent version and check whether you can find your printer online.
  •   A simple power cycle can help you fix most of the significant issues. Turn off your printer and let it be undisturbed for a minute. Then, turn on your printer and then check whether the problem is resolved. 

BROTHER MFC L2701DW WON’T TURN ON 

  •   At times, a printer may fail to turn on. The issue might have occurred due to several reasons. When you try out few troubleshooting techniques, you can fix the problem to some extent.
  •   When there is an issue with the functionality of the electrical outlet or the power cord, your printer will not turn on. Thus, connect your printer to a different electrical socket and check whether the issue is fixed.
  •   Connect your printer and an electrical outlet with a different power cord and check whether your printer turns on.
  •   In most instances, the issue is related to the power supply. When there is a power shortage, your printer will not get enough power to turn on. In those circumstances, you need to wait until the power supply comes back to normal and then check whether the issue is resolved.
  •   Whatever the issue is, a simple power cycle can help you fix it. Turn off your printer and wait for a minute. Then, turn it on and check whether your printer turns on.

BROTHER MFC L2701DW RESET DRUM ERROR

  •   When you encounter the reset drum error on your Brother MFC L2701DW printer, you have to replace the drum unit.
  •   To replace the drum unit, keep your printer turned on and then open its front cover.
  •   Take out the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly from the printer.
  •   Take out the toner cartridge from the drum unit by pushing down the green lock lever.
  •   Unpack the new drum unit and insert the toner cartridge into the new drum unit.
  •   Clean the corona wire by sliding the tab from left to right and right to left.
  •   Insert the assembly into the printer and close the printer’s front cover.

BROTHER MFC L2701DW PAPER JAM

  •   When there is a paper jam in the paper tray, your printer will show you the message Jam Tray on its LCD screen. In those instances, extend the paper tray and remove it completely from the printer. If you find any jammed paper, take out the jammed paper gently. Now, fan a paper stack and align the sheets neatly. Load the sheets into the paper tray and also make sure not to load beyond the indicated limit. Reinsert the paper tray into the printer and check whether the error code has disappeared.
  •   When there is a paper jam in the output paper tray, open the scanner and remove the jammed paper. Close the scanner by pushing it.
  •   If you find a paper jam at the printer’s back, open the printer’s front cover and remove the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly. Open the printer’s back cover and then open the fuser cover by pulling the tabs. Then, remove the jammed paper from the fuser cover and close the printer’s back cover. Finally, reinsert the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the printer and close the front cover.
  •   If you would like to prevent paper jams, always load fanned and aligned sheets into the paper tray. Do not load any curled or damp paper, and always make sure not to load the paper more than the indicated limit.

We believe that this article has assisted you with the Brother MFC L2701DW Setup. In case you have doubts, you can message or call our well-trained technicians to clear all your doubts.


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