Connect Brother Printer To Laptop - Quick Steps

You can conveniently connect your Brother printer to any laptop. For this purpose, the Brother brand offers a range of user-friendly printers that are equipped with plug-and-play connection options. There are various ways of connecting your Brother printer to a laptop. Now, follow these steps to know how to connect Brother printer to laptop.

Method 1: Connecting using a USB cable

  • On your laptop, open the default web browser.
  • Navigate to the official site of your printer (based on your printer model).
  • Click the Downloads tab.
  • Under Downloads, choose the desired OS Family and the appropriate OS Version.
  • Click on the blue OK button.
  • On the page that displays next, select the appropriate driver for your printer. The Full Driver & Software Package is always recommended.
  • Continue with the rest of the on-screen instructions to download the driver for the Brother printer.
  • Now, run the downloaded printer driver on your laptop.
  • The Brother setup wizard instructions will take you through the installation.
  • You will see a prompt to choose your connection type on the screen.
  • Select USB as the connection type and connect your USB cable to the Brother printer. Connect the opposite end of this USB cable to your laptop.
  • Now, wait patiently for the laptop to detect and then establish the USB connection.
  • Continue with the remaining how to connect Brother printer to laptop steps and finally you would have connected your Brother printer to your laptop.

Method 2: Wireless Connection using a router

You can connect your Brother printer to your laptop using a wireless router or access point.

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