Brother dcp l2520d printer install

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Brother DCP L2520D Printer Install

  • Go to the HP store website and purchase the Brother DCP L2520D printer.
  • Place the purchased Brother printer on a flat surface.
  • Remove the tapes sealing the box and then lift the Brother DCP L2520D printer.
  • Remove the essential components from the box.
  • Find and remove the protective covers and tapes inside and outside the Brother DCP L2520 printer.
  • Plug the power cable from the printer to the wall outlet and then power on the Brother DCP L2520D printer.
  • Check the printer functions like printing and scanning by printing a test page and then scan it.

Brother L2520D Driver

To perform the printer functions from the computer, you need to have the Brother L2520D driver. To access all the features and functionalities of the Brother machine, get the full feature file. Proceed with the guidelines given below to know how to download and install the Brother DCP D2520D software on the Windows and Mac computer.

Brother DCP L2520D Driver Windows

  • Go the Google Chrome or any other web browser.
  • Visit the manufacturer site and specify the model name of the Brother printer.
  • Navigate to the Downloads section.
  • Mention the Operating System of the computer as Windows.
  • You will be prompted to select a language.
  • Click the Driver file name and click Agree to the EULA and Download.
  • You are recommended to accept EULA for Brother machine to install the software on your Windows computer.


  • Download the Brother DCP L2520D driver from the manufacturer site.
  • Select Full Driver & Software Package.
  • Accept and agree with the EULA to install the software on your Mac computer.
  • The alternative way to install the Brother DCP L2520D printer software is by inserting the installation CD into the CD player.
  • Follow the guidelines displayed on the screen to install the software on your Mac computer.

Brother DCP L2520D Manual

The User Guide manual comprises instructions for performing the basic operations like copy, scan, and print. The manual also comprises guidelines for resolving some of the printer issues. The Online User Guide manual is available in 6 languages, and the Basic User Guide is available in 4 different languages. To instantly get the manual, click the Manual Download button.

Brother DCP L2520D Toner

The Brother DCP L2520D printer uses a black toner cartridge and a drum unit for printing and copying the documents. The cartridge can print up to 2600 pages. Install the toner cartridge in the Brother printer to start printing your document.

Brother DCP L2520D Replace Toner

  • Check if the Brother L2520D printer is turned on and pull open the front cover.
  • Uninstall the toner cartridge and the drum unit from the printer.
  • Take the cartridge out of the drum unit assembly by pushing the green lever downwards.
  • Unwrap the new toner cartridge from the packet and take off the protective cover.
  • Place the toner cartridge in the drum unit and push it until you hear a clicking sound.
  • Move the green tab from one side to another to clean the corona wire.
  • Place the drum unit and the toner cartridge in the Brother L2520D printer.
  • Close the front cover of the Brother machine.

Brother DCP L2520D Wireless Setup

  • Get to know the wireless name and password of the network before proceeding to the wireless setup process.
  • Connect the Brother L2520D printer to the power supply using the power cord.
  • Turn on the Brother machine and tap the Menu option.
  • You have to access the following options using the Up and Down arrow keys.
  • Tap the Settings option followed by the Network option.
  • Choose the WLAN option and then select the Setup Wizard option.
  • Press the Yes button when the WLAN Enable? message appears on your screen.
  • From the Network tab, select the correct network and enter the security key of the network.
  • The connected message will appear once the connection is established successfully.
  • Assign a test print job to the Brother L2520D printer from the connected device to check the connection.

Brother DCP L2520D Scan Setup

  • For scanning, you have to download the Controlcenter4 software on your system.
  • Make sure you have connected the Brother L2520D printer and the computer via a wired or wireless network.
  • Wipe the scanner glass to remove any dust particles or fingerprints.
  • Ensure that the document or image is not damaged or wrinkled.
  • Once you check the following requirements, you can proceed to the scan process.

Brother DCP L2520D Scan From Computer

  • Scan your document or photo using the Controlcenter app.
  • Position the original text document on the scanner bed of the Brother L2520D printer.
  • Launch the ControlCenter software on your system from the All Apps option available in the Start menu.
  • Go to the Scan tab and select the ControlCenter4 option.
  • Click the Scan tab again and choose the document type and size. Click the Scan option.
  • After the scanning process is over, the Save dialog box will be displayed on your screen.
  • Select the file type as PDF from the drop-down list available on that screen.
  • Specify the file name and choose a location to save the scanned file. You can also use the Folder radio button to select a location.
  • Click the OK button to save the scanned data.

Brother dcp l2520d Troubleshooting

The Brother dcp l2520d printer issues include paper jam, poor print quality, cannot scan through USB, paper feed error, poor print quality, printer is offline, problematic toner cartridges, cannot install driver, etc. For resolving these issues, you need to carry out the appropriate troubleshooting steps. You can contact our technical experts to get remote assistance while fixing issues.

Brother dcp l2520d paper Jam

Do the following steps to clear the paper jam error in Brother dcp l2520d printer.

  • First, remove the paper tray completely from the Brother dcp l2520 printer.
  • Now, check for the jammed paper and use both hands to pull out gently.
  • Make sure to fan the paper stack to avoid the paper jams and adjust the paper guides according to the paper size.
  • Make sure to keep the paper stack below the maximum paper mark.
  • Now, put the paper tray back into the Brother dcp l2520d printer.
  • Next, open the scanner lid of the Brother dcp l2520 printer and take the paper out.
  • Next, open the rear cover of the Brother dcp l2520d printer and release the fuser cover by pulling the blue tabs.
  • Gently remove any jammed paper out of the fuser unit. Next, close the fuser cover and ensure that it locks into its place.
  • Remove the drum unit assembly and check if there are any torn paper bits stuck inside the printer.
  • Next, insert the drum unit assembly in the Brother dcp l2520 printer. This should resolve the issue.

Brother dcp l2520d not printing

To troubleshoot this issue, follow the guidelines below.

  • First, check the Brother printer dcp l2520 printer’s power source.
  • Next, makes sure the connection between the Brother dcp l2520 printer and the computer is protected.
  • Disconnect the Brother dcp l2520d printer and the computer and make sure to reconnect them.
  • Now, launch the Printers and Drivers window on your computer and click the Brother dcp l2520 printer model.
  • Check whether Brother dcp l2520 is set as the default printer.
  • If not, add the Brother printer to the printer queue and set it as the default printing source.
  • Ensure that the computer and the Brother dcp l2520d printer are sharing the same access point or router network.
  • Now, check whether the Brother dcp l2520d printer is paused or offline.
  • Next, make sure that the Brother dcp l2520d printer is up-to-date.
  • Ensure that the USB cable is plugged in correctly and the media roll compartment cover is closed.
  • If the issue persists, try updating the Brother dcp l2520d printer firmware. You can download the latest version of the firmware from the manufacturer’s site.

Brother dcp l2520d printing blank pages

proceed the following steps to troubleshoot this issue.

  • First, check whether that the toner cartridges are working correctly and have enough toner. 
  • If they are damaged or low/empty, replace them. It is recommended that you use only genuine toner cartridges.
  • First, open the toner cartridge access door. Remove the drum unit assembly from the Brother dcp l2520d printer.
  • Take the toner cartridge out of the drum unit and shake it well.
  • Unpack the new toner cartridge and fix it into the drum unit.
  • Now, install the drum unit back into the Brother dcp l2520d printer and close the toner cartridge door.
  • Next, power cycle the Brother dcp l2520d printer.
  • Unplug the printer from the power unit. Replug it after a few seconds.
  • Launch the Windows Service Manager and then restart the Printer Pool Services.
  • If the remains unresolved, reset the Brother dcp l2520d printer.

Brother dcp l2520d printer offline

To troubleshoot the Brother dcp l2520d printer offline issue, perform the following steps.

  • First, check whether the Brother dcp l2520d printer is turned on and has no error on the LCD screen.
  • Ensure that the Brother dcp l2520d printer is connected to the computer.
  • Next, check whether Brother dcp l2520d is set as the default printer.
  • Click the Start button on the start screen and then select Devices and Printers option.
  • Right-click the Brother printer icon and then select See What’s Printing.
  • Now, on the top of the window, click Printer.
  • Remove the checkmark next to the Use Printer Offline option.
  • Now, press the power button of the Brother dcp l2520 printer to turn it off.
  • Unplug the USB cable from the USB port of the computer.
  • Now, power on the Brother dcp l2520 printer.
  • Next, plug in the USB cable to the USB port on the computer.
  • If the issue persists, restart the computer and reset the Brother dcp l2520 printer.