Simple Steps To Install Brother Hl 3180cdw Driver

Brother Hl 3180cdw Driver

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In general, the Brother HL-3180CDW driver is provided on the CD-ROM that is included in the printer package. This driver helps you get the most functionality out of your printer. Moreover, it acts as a communication bridge between your printer and computer.

Continue reading the instructions provided in this article to learn more about the Brother HL-3180CDW driver installation.


Specifications Brother 3180CDW
Dimensions 16.1 in. x 19.0 in x 14.4 in 
Weight 47.8 lb
LCD Display (type/size) 3.7" Color TouchScreen
Print Method Electrographic LED printer
Supported-print media for the paper tray Plain paper, thin paper, recycled paper
Supported-print media for manual feed slot Plain paper, thin paper, thick paper, envelopes, recycled paper, glossy paper
Max. Paper Capacity 250 sheets
Automatic 2-sided printing Yes
First-time print speed 16 sec (B&W and Color)
Print speed 23 sec (B&W and Color)
No. of copies 99 pages
Copy resolution Up to 600 x 600 dpi
First copy time out 19 sec (B&W) 22 sec (Color)
Scanner type Flatbed
Color scan Yes
Scan resolution 1200 x 2400 dpi
Interface Hi-Speed USB, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct
Mobile Printing AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint&Scan, and Mopria Print Service

System Requirements & Compatibility

To use the Brother HL-3180CDW printer driver on your computer, you should meet the system requirements given below.

Supported OS versions: Windows 11, Windows 10 (32-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 7 (64-bit and 32-bit), Windows Vista (64-bit), Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit), macOS v10.6.8/ 10.7.x/ 10.8.x, and Linux


Brother provides several drivers and utilities for Windows and Mac computers. This section describes how to download the Brother HL-3180CDW printer driver for Windows, Mac and Linux computers.

Brother Hl 3180cdw Driver
  • Before starting, make sure that your printer is disconnected from the computer.
  • Open the default browser and go to the official Brother site.
  • Click Support --> Product Support.
  • Input your printer model number in the search field and click the Search button.
  • Select the printer model from the search results.
  • Click the link below Downloads & Drivers.
  • Wait until your OS version is detected automatically and displayed on the Downloads page.
  • If the detected OS version (Windows or Mac) is incorrect, select it manually in the available section and click OK.
  • Pick the full-featured driver package from the available list.
  • Click the Agree to the EULA and Download button.
  • Now, the driver file will get downloaded to your computer.
Brother Hl 3180cdw Driver


The driver installation process is initiated generally using the CD-ROM provided in the printer package. If you have downloaded the Brother HL-3180CDW driver file from the official Brother site, then the below sections will assist you in the setup.


Before installing the driver

  • Remove any previously installed Brother driver from your Windows computer.
  • Disconnect your printer from the computer, if already connected.
  • Close all the running programs and check if the Internet connection is stable.

Running the setup file

  • Start by navigating to the Downloads section of your browser.
  • Double-click the driver file to start the setup wizard.
  • If the device prompts for User Account Control, click the Yes button.
  • Accept the license agreements and click Continue.
  • Install the required software by selecting them in the driver installation wizard.
  • Choose your connection method and carry out the on-screen instructions.
  • Once the connection is established, add and register your printer.
  • Finally, print a test page and verify the printer functionality.


Installing the Brother HL-3180CDW driver on your Mac is quite simple and easy than you think. Continue reading the steps without skipping to complete the process without any errors.

Brother Hl 3180cdw Driver
  • First, go to the Downloads section of your browser and double-click the driver file.
  • Create a disk image of the driver file on your Mac desktop.
  • Double-click the created disk image and click the installer icon to run the setup wizard.
  • If prompted, input your Mac administrator password in the required field.
  • Agree to the EULA and install the required software.
  • Pick your connection method and carry out the on-screen instructions.
  • Once you have connected your printer to your Mac, continue the steps in the setup wizard to add and register your printer.
  • To verify the setup, print a test page from your Mac.


After downloading the Brother HL-3180CDW Printer Driver Install Tool from the official Brother site, follow these installation procedures on your Linux desktop.

Brother Hl 3180cdw Driver
  • Start by launching Terminal on your desktop. To do so, press Ctrl + Alt + T.
  • Input the change directory command to go to the folder where you have saved the driver install tool.
  • Input the following command to extract the installer file.
  • gunzip linux-brprinter-installer-2.2.3-1.gz
  • Use the su or sudo su command to get the Superuser authorization on your Linux desktop.
  • bash linux-brprinter-installer-2.2.3-1 HL-3180CDW
  • Now, the driver installation will begin.
  • Select your connection method and carry out the installation process.
Brother Hl 3180cdw Driver

In this article, you would have learned the Brother HL-3180CDW driver installation on Windows, Mac, and Linux computers. In case you are stuck during the driver installation process, feel free to reach our technical experts by clicking the Click To Call Button provided on our webpage.