Quick Guide - Brother HL L5000D Setup

Brother HL L5000D Setup

Brother HL L5000D Printer Setup

Brother HL L5000D is a monochrome laser printer that supports auto duplex printing. This printer is most suitable for small offices and workgroups to get high duty cycle. The Brother HL L5000D Setup involves unpacking, loading print media, and installing the printer software. For detailed instructions, go through the quick steps given on this page.

Brother HL L5000D Unboxing Setup

If you are Setting Up Brother HL L5000D Printer for the first time, follow these steps.


  • First, unpack your printer from the package.
  • Take out the following box contents.
    • Installation CD-ROM
    • AC power cord
    • Reference guide
    • Quick Setup Guide
    • Product Safety Guide
  • Remove all the packing materials from the inside and outside of the printer.
  • Open the front door and take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • Remove the orange part from the cartridge.
  • Reinstall the drum unit into Brother HL L5000D Printer and close the front door.

Loading Print Media

  • Pull the paper tray completely out from the printer.
  • Slide the paper guides outwards.
  • Fan a paper stack and ensure that there is no curled or wrinkled paper in the paper stack.
  • Load the paper stack into the paper tray and adjust it with the paper guides.
  • Make sure not to adjust the paper stack too tightly with the paper guides.
  • Insert the paper tray into the printer.

Setting Up Basic Preferences

  • After loading the print media, connect your printer to an electrical outlet using the supplied power cord.
  • Turn on your Brother HL L5000DW Setup by pressing the Power button.
  • Once the printer is in a ready state, press the down arrow on the printer’s control panel to select the General Setup option.
  • Press the OK button and select Local Language using the navigation keys.
  • Choose your desired language and press the OK button.
  • Press the Cancel button to close the initial setup screen.

Installing Brother HL L5000D Software

  • Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your computer’s CD/DVD drive.
  • Open the CD drive and double-click the setup file.
  • Run the driver installation wizard and complete the process.
  • In case your computer doesn’t support the CD-ROM, download the driver from the official Brother site.
  • Run the downloaded driver file and finish the Brother HL L5000D Driver Installation by following the on-screen prompts.
  • Visit Brother Cleanup Utility, to know more about Driver Installtion.
  • If you still have queries on Brother HL L5000D Setup, feel free to contact us.