Brother HL 3170cdw Install

Brother HL 3170cdw Install

Brother Hl 3140cw Printer Setup

  • To set up your Brother HL 3140CW printer, first, you need to unbox the package and check if it contains all the components related to the printer.
  • After that, slowly, take the Brother HL 3140CW printer out of the package and place it on a table.
  • Make sure to remove all the packing materials from the Brother printer and recycle it. Now, get a set of A4 paper to load the paper tray.
  • Pull the front tray of the Brother HL 3140CW printer out, place the paper in the tray correctly, and push it into the tray.
  • Now the initial Brother HL 3140CW install and setup is done. Switch on your Brother printer by connecting it to the power source using a power cable provided with the printer package.
  • Hold the printer’s Power button and touch the Go button. Now your Brother printer prints a test page.
  • If the print quality is good, then set up your default language and select the connection type. After completing the Brother printer setup, Brother HL 3140CW install its software on your computer.
  • Before you begin to install the Brother HL 3140CW printer driver on your computer, make sure not to connect the printer to any network connection.
  • Install the Brother HL 3140CW printer driver on your computer by following the instructions displayed on the installer setup screens. Select the connection type when prompted during the installation.
  • Once the driver installation process is done, try a test print or scan to check if the printer setup is done correctly.

Brother HL 3140cw Driver

The printer driver is an essential application that helps you to perform the printer related operations from your computer. The Brother HL 3140CW printer driver is available for download on this site or on the manufacturer’s site. Click the Driver Download button the page to instantly get the driver for your printer. To download the Brother HL 3140CW printer driver for your Windows or Mac system from the manufacturer’s site, ready the step-by-step procedures as discussed below.

Brother HL 3140cw Driver Windows 10

  • Launch a web browser on your Windows 10 system and log into the official site of the Brother printer.
  • Select your country or region on the home screen of the Brother printer.
  • Click the Product Search option and select Color Printer in the Search by Product Category section.
  • Click the HL-3 series in the HL tab and select the HL 3140CW series.
  • Click the Download button. Now the driver download screen will open.
  • Click the Radio button next to Windows.
  • Select your version type by clicking the Radio button beside it.
  • Click the OK button. Once the driver download process is done, Brother HL 3140CW install it on your computer, and try a test print.

Brother HL 3140cw Driver Mac

    To download the Brother HL 3140CW printer driver from the official site, perform the instructions as discussed below.
  • Sign into the official page of the Brother printer and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Click the Product Search option and select the HL-3140CW series by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Select the Mac operating system and language from the drop-down menu.
  • Select the driver file you wish to download and click OK.
  • Brother HL 3140CW install the driver on your Mac device as per the instructions displayed on the installer screen.

Brother HL 3140cw Firmware Update

Follow these guidelines to perform a firmware update on the Brother HL 3140 CW printer.

  • Navigate to the official manufacturer's site and click on the appropriate region.
  • Select the sub-region and then click Downloads.
  • Type Brother HL 3140CW install in the 'Search by Model Name' search field and then click Search.
  • Choose the operating system and version. Click OK.
  • Scroll down and go to the Firmware section.
  • Click the Firmware Update Tool link.
  • Read the EULA terms and then click the 'Agree to the EULA and Download' button.
  • The Brother Firmware Update tool is downloaded to a folder on your computer.
  • Click on the downloaded software update tool. Right-click it and choose Run as Administrator.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts displayed by the Firmware Update tool to update the Brother HL 3140 CW printer's firmware.
Brother Hl 3140cw Driver

Brother HL 3140CW Wireless Setup

Follow these guidelines to set up the Brother HL 3140 CW printer.

  • Power on the Brother HL 3140 CW printer and wait until it initializes.
  • Tap the down arrow till you see the 'Network' option on the LCD. Press OK.
  • Press the arrow key repeatedly to highlight the Network Reset option. Touch OK.
  • When the 'Reboot OK?' prompt appears, press the up arrow key.
  • Navigate to the Network option again and press OK.
  • Go to the WLAN option and touch OK.
  • Then, go to the Setup Wizard and press OK.
  • When you see the 'WLAN Enable?' prompt, touch the up arrow.
  • Choose the correct Wi-Fi SSID and then touch OK.
  • Touch the up arrow when the LCD displays the WPS/AOSS prompt.
  • Key in your Wi-Fi SSID and press OK.
  • Press the up arrow key to confirm the Wi-Fi settings when you see the prompt.
  • After you see the ‘Brother printer Wi-Fi connection established’ prompt, install the Brother HL 3140 CW driver on your computer.
  • On the installer's dashboard, choose a language and then the Brother HL 3140CW install Printer Driver option.
  • On the Connection Type screen, select the Wireless Network Connection radio button and click Next.
  • Then, choose 'Brother Printer Peer to Peer Network Printer' and click Next.
  • If you see the Firewall detected warning screen, choose the Change the Firewall port settings radio button and then click Next.
  • Choose 'No, I do not have a USB cable' if you do not have a compatible USB cable to connect the Brother printer and the computer. Click Next.
  • Click the 'Check and confirmed' checkbox and then click Next.
  • If you see the Brother printer on the screen, choose Next.
  • If not, click Refresh, check whether the printer is displayed and click Next.
  • Click Next on the On-Line Registration screen to register the Brother printer.
  • Ensure that the 'Set as Default Printer' checkbox is selected and then click Finish.

Brother HL 3140CW AirPrint Setup

Here are the guidelines to connect the Brother HL 3140 CW printer to your Apple device.

  • Turn on the Brother HL 3140 CW printer and wait until it initializes.
  • Open the web page that you want to print on your Apple device by using the Safari browser or any other browser.
  • Once the required page has loaded, tap the share button. Its icon comprises a box with an arrow pointing to the right.
  • Choose the Print option. Make sure that the Brother HL 3140 CW printer has sufficient paper sheets in its paper tray.
  • Select the Brother printer from the list and then Brother HL 3140CW install and set up the printing preferences.
  • Choose Tap to begin printing on the Brother printer setup.

Brother HL 3140CW Connect To Wi-Fi (WPS)

These are the guidelines to connect the Brother HL 3140 CW printer to a router through the WPS method. Ensure that the router has a WPS button before proceeding with these steps. It is the button with an icon that comprises a pair of arrows pointing up and down.

  • Power on the Brother HL 3140 CW printer and wait until the device initializes.
  • Make sure that the Brother printer is within the Wi-Fi range of your router.
  • Go to the Brother printer's control panel and press the WPS button on it. Hold it for three seconds.
  • Keep holding the WPS button on your router for about five seconds.
  • Once the Brother HL 3140CW install and setup is connected to the router via WPS, the Wi-Fi LED glows steadily on the printer.

Brother HL 3140CW Double Sided Printing

This Brother printer model supports manual as well as automatic duplex printing. Make use of any one of the methods to print your documents or images.

Automatic Printing:

  • Load enough sheets of paper into the printer’s input tray.
  • Launch the Printing Preferences window on your system.
  • Select the Duplex or Duplex/Booklet Setting option from the Basic tab.
  • Tap the Duplex Settings option.
  • Change the Brother HL 3140CW install and settings you want and click the OK button.
  • The Brother HL3140CW printer will start printing your document on both the sides of a paper.

Manual Duplex Printing:

  • The first few steps of the printing procedure are the same as Automatic duplexing.
  • Change the duplex print settings and click the Print option.
  • The even-numbered pages of your document will be printed first by the printer. Remove the printout from the output tray and place it in the input tray with the blank side facing downwards.
  • Next, all the odd-numbered pages of your document will be printed.

Brother HL 3140CW Google Cloud Print

  • Open the Google Chrome browser on your system and select the Settings option.
  • Choose the Show Advanced Settings option. Find the Google Cloud Print section and tap the Manage button.
  • Click the Register option available next to your Brother HL 3140CW printer.
  • In the Confirm Registration pop-up window, tap the Register button.
  • Press OK on the Brother printer touchscreen to confirm the registration of the printer.
  • Open the web page that you wish to print and navigate to the Chrome menu. Select the Print option.
  • Choose your Brother HL 3140CW printer from the list displayed.
  • Tap the Print button to start the printing process.

Brother HL 3140CW Toner

  • The Brother HL 3140CW printer uses four toner cartridges to print and copy your documents or images.
  • You have to install the black, cyan, magenta, and yellow cartridges supplied along with the printer.
  • Make sure to Brother HL 3140CW install the cartridges properly, into the correct slots.
Brother HL 3140CW Toner

Brother HL 3140CW Reset Toner

  • Check if the Brother HL-3140CW printer is turned on.
  • Pull open the printer lid to access the toner cartridge area.
  • Next, press the Secure button and the Cancel button together.
  • The list of toner cartridges that areBrother HL 3140CW installed will be displayed on the control panel’s screen.
  • Make use of the navigational keys to select the cartridge and its type in the next step.
  • Tap the OK button. Press the Up arrow to confirm the reset process.
  • Close the printer lid of the Brother HL-3140CW printer. Take a test print once the reset process is over.
Brother HL 3140CW Reset Toner

Brother HL3140cw Toner Refill

Follow the steps below to replace/refill the Brother HL 3140 printer’s toner.

  • Press and hold the Power ON button to turn on your Brother HL3140cw printer.
  • Open the top cover of your Brother HL3140cw printer and take the Brother HL 3140CW install toner cartridge and drum unit assembly out from it.
  • Adjust the green lock lever to remove the toner cartridge from the drum unit.
  • Remove the packing material of the new cartridge and shake the Brother HL3140cw toner to spread the toner evenly.
  • Keep the new toner cartridge into the drum unit and fit the cartridge correctly into it. You will hear a clicking sound when the toner fixes correctly into the drum unit.
  • You can also refill the toner instead of replacing it.
  • To refill the toner, take out the toner cartridge from the drum unit and then use the recommended toner to refill the cartridge.
  • To clean the corona wire, adjust the green tab, and move it from left to right. Repeat the step to clean the remaining corona wires in the drum unit.
  • Insert the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly back into the Brother HL3140cw printer.
  • Close the top cover of the Brother HL3140cw printer after you complete the toner reset.

How to Check Toner Level Brother HL3140cw?

  • You can check the toner level of Brother HL3140cw printer from the control panel. Otherwise, use the Status Monitor tool to check the toner.
  • You need to perform the following instructions to check the toner level of the cartridges in the Brother printer using the Status Monitor software tool on Windows.
  • Make sure to enable the Status Monitor to view the Status Monitor icon on the taskbar.
  • Click the Status Monitor icon on the taskbar to open the Status Monitor Software Utility tool.
  • Now, select the Troubleshooting button to view the toner level in the toner cartridge.
  • If you want to check the toner level from the control panel, do the following Brother HL 3140CW install instructions.
  • Press the Menu button on the main screen of the Brother HL3140cw printer.
  • Go to the Ink or Ink Management tab, press the OK button.
  • Select the Ink Volume button and then press the OK button.
  • Use the Up or Down key or the dial pad to do the above two steps.
  • Now, you will see the toner status.
  • Press the Stop/Exit button on your Brother HL3140cw printer to close the toner status window.
  • Click on the 2-sided Settings option.
  • Choose the appropriate option from the 2-sided Type menu. Choose Binding Offset if you need to change the binding offset values. Set the other printing preferences and click OK.
  • Select the OK button and follow the on-screen duplex printing prompts to finish printing the document.

Brother HL3140cw Troubleshooting

The errors that commonly occur while attempting to perform a printer function are paper feed error, paper jam error, and printer not printing error. To clear the paper jam, check the inside of the printer thoroughly and remove any torn paper stuck inside the Brother printer. Proceed with the instructions below to resolve the issue. You can also get help from our technical support team for further assistance.

Brother HL3140cw Not Printing

  • Proceed with the solutions below to troubleshoot the issue when the Brother HL3140cw printer fails to print.
  • Make sure to turn on your Brother HL3140cw printer.
  • Also, ensure that your printer is not in the sleep mode and check for the printer issues like paper jam error or ink/toner empty. If the printer shows any error, refer to the manual provided with the printer to fix the Brother HL 3140CW install error.
  • On Windows 10, select the Start icon on the main screen of your PC.
  • Go to Control Panel and then select the Devices and Printers option to set your Brother HL3140cw printer as the default printing source.
  • Check the printer status like printer offline/paused of your Brother HL3140cw printer. Make sure to turn off the Printer Online feature.
  • Open the Printer tab and then click the Cancel All Documents from the list to delete the undesired print jobs.
  • Check the network connection of your Brother printer if the problem persists.
  • Ensure that the device and the printer are connected to the same wireless network.
  • Disable the wireless network interface and enable it later to perform printing via a wireless network.
  • Use the Network Connection Repair tool to change the settings of the network automatically. This software tool will help you to update the IP address of your Brother HL 3140 printer.
  • Uninstall the printer driver software and re-install the latest version of the driver from the official website.
  • Print the network configuration page to check the network connection settings like the access point, IP address, etc.
  • If you find an error in the network configuration report, re-configure the network settings.
  • If you are not able to rectify the issue, reset the network settings to the default factory values. It will delete all the information like username, password, and SSID.
  • Now, use the default password and username for authentication to log into the network.

Brother HL 3140CW Offline

  • First, check if the Brother HL-3140CW printer is turned on.
  • It should be connected to a proper power source. Make sure it is connected firmly.
  • Tap the Power button to wake the Brother printer up if it is in the sleep mode.
  • Check if the Brother HL-3140CW printer and the computer are connected properly to each other. Reconnect them if needed.
  • In case of a wireless connection, check if the Brother printer and your device are connected to the same wireless network.
  • Next, make sure Brother HL-3140 is set as the default printer.
  • If it is not set so, select the Hardware and Sound option from the Control Panel. Choose the Device and Printers option, right-click the printer’s name, and set it is set as the default printer.
  • Cancel all the print jobs to rectify the printer offline issue.
  • The proceeding solution is to check the status of the Brother printer. If the status is set to Offline, then right-click and select the See What’s Printing option.
  • Select the Printer option and untick the checkmark near the Use Printer Offline option.
  • If there are multiple icons present for the same Brother printer, check which one is working and delete the other icons.
Brother HL 3140CW Printer Offline

Brother HL 3140CW Poor Print Quality

  • Check if the paper you are using to print is compatible with the Brother HL-3140CW printer.
  • Ensure that the drum units and toner cartridges are installed properly. Re-install them if required.
  • Examine the toner cartridge for any damages that may have occurred. Replace the cartridge if it is damaged or empty.
  • Next, check if the Toner Save mode is disabled. If it is enabled, then print quality will be low.
  • Also, the media type setting in the driver and the media type you are using should be the same. Modify the settings accordingly.
  • Remove the toner cartridges and the drum unit. Shake them back and forth, and Brother HL 3140CW install it again into the printer.
  • Make use of lint-free cloth to wipe the LED heads of the Brother HL-3140CW printer.
  • The next solution is to clean all the corona wires of the Brother HL-3140Cw printer.
  • Finally, examine the weather conditions of the in which the Brother printer is placed. If the humidity is high around it, then print quality will get affected.

Brother HL 3140CW Paper Jam

  • A paper jam can occur anywhere in the printer. Follow the steps given below to clear the paper jam issue.
  • Ensure that the Brother HL-3140CW printer is turned on, and wait patiently till the internal fan is cools down.
  • Raise the top cover of the Brother printer and place it in the lock position.
  • Remove all the toner cartridges and the drum unit. Clear the jammed paper. Place them back in the printer and close the top cover.
  • If the paper is stuck in the tray 1, then pull the tray completely out of the printer and remove the paper that is jammed.
  • Align the papers that are present in the input tray and make sure it is below the maximum level. Place the input tray back in its slot.
  • In case the paper is stuck at the rear side, then open the rear door and pull the green tabs present on either side of the Brother printer.
  • Once the fuser cover releases, pull out the paper that is stuck with both your hands. Make sure you do not tear it.
  • Close the fuser unit and the back cover. Print a test report to ensure that the Brother HL 3140CW printer is working properly. For more guidelines on Brother HL 3140CW install connect with our tech team.