Brother Hl-l6250dw Setup

Brother Hl-l6250dw Setup

With the monochrome laser printer---Brother HL-L6250DW--- you can do wonders in printing. The high performance and flexible connectivity options of this printer will never let you down. If you have recently bought Brother HL-L6250DW, the setup procedure for it is given below. Read and complete the setup of your printer to enjoy seamless printing.

Preparing the printer for the setup

  • Firstly, take out your printer from the package.
  • Check the printer components and keep them aside for later use.
  • Remove the packing materials from the printer.
  • Open the front cover and take out the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly.
  • Pull out the toner cartridge from the drum unit and take out the orange part.
  • Re-fix the cartridge into the drum unit.
  • Re-fix the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly into the printer.

Loading print media

  • Pull out the paper input tray.
  • Slide apart the paper guides and fan a paper stack.
  • Insert the plain sheets into the paper tray.
  • Adjust the paper stack with the paper guides.
  • Make sure not to load the sheets more than the specified limit.
  • Push the paper tray back into the printer.

Configuring basic settings

In the Brother HL-L6250DW setup, getting the printer alive is the first part of discovering the value you paid for the printer. 

  • Using the provided power cord, connect your printer to an electrical outlet.
  • Power on the printer by pressing the Power button.
  • Use the navigation keys on the control panel to select the General Setup option.
  • Press the OK button and choose Local Language.
  • Confirm your preferences by pressing the OK button.

The hardware setup is now complete.

Installing the printer software

The software setup for your printer can be initiated using the provided software installation disc. Read these instructions to learn how to get it done.

  • Insert the CD-ROM into the CD/DVD drive of your computer.
  • Open the File Explorer on your Windows computer and double-click the CD-ROM icon.
  • Double-click the setup file to run the driver installation wizard.
  • Carry out the on-screen instructions and complete the Brother HL-L6250DW setup.


The driver for your Brother HL-L6250DW printer is provided in the software installation disc. If your computer doesn’t support the installation disc, there will be no other option but to download the driver. The below section describes how to download the driver for your printer from the official Brother site. Continue reading without skipping.


  • Before downloading a driver for your Windows computer, remove any previously installed Brother printer driver.
  • Check if the Internet connection is stable.
  • Next, launch the browser app and go to the official Brother site.
  • Click Support --> Support Center.
  • Type ‘Brother HL-L6250DW’ in the search field and click Search.
  • Select the printer model from the search results.
  • Click the link below Downloads & Drivers.
  • Wait until your Windows OS version is detected automatically.
  • Click OK and pick the required driver from the available list.
  • Click the Agree to the EULA and Download button to get the driver.


  • On your Mac, open the default browser and visit the official Brother site.
  • Go to the Support Center page and enter your printer’s model number in the search field.
  • Click the printer model from the search results.
  • Under Downloads & Drivers, click the link to direct you to the Downloads page.
  • Check if your macOS version has been detected and is displayed in the Select Your Operating System (OS) section.
  • Click OK and choose the required driver.
  • Click the button named Agree to the EULA and Download.
  • Wait until the driver file is downloaded.


  • Before installing the driver, ensure that your printer is disconnected from the computer.
  • Open the Downloads section of your browser.
  • Double-click the downloaded driver file to run the setup file.
  • On Windows, click Yes if you see the User Account Control dialog box.
  • On Macintosh, enter the administrator password in the available field and click Continue.
  • Accept the EULA and click Next.
  • 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 to the computer.
  • Finally, print a test page to complete the software installation part of the Brother HL-L6250DW setup.


Brother Hl-l6250dw Setup

Go wireless with your Brother HL-L6250DW printer using the WPS Push Button configuration.

  • To begin with, turn on your printer, router, and computer.
  • Place your printer close to your router.
  • Verify if your wireless router supports WPS.
  • Go to the printer control panel and select the Network option.
  • Press the OK button and choose WLAN --> WPS.
  • When the printer shows the ‘WLAN Enable?’ message, select On and go to your router.
  • Locate and press the WPS button on the backside of your router. Hold the button until the wireless light flashes.
  • Wait for your printer to connect to your wireless network.
  • Once the connection is established, the LCD panel will show the Connected message.

Note: You can also use WPS PIN or Wireless Setup Wizard methods to connect your printer to your wireless network.


As the Brother HL-L6250DW printer supports USB and Wi-Fi connectivity, you can use these methods to make the connection between the printer and computer.

  • For a USB setup, you should have a standard USB cable.
  • For a wireless setup, you should identify the wireless credentials, such as SSID and network key.
  • During the driver installation, choose the Local USB Connection option as your connection type.
  • When prompted, connect your printer and computer using the USB cable.
  • If you want to connect your printer and computer wirelessly, choose the Wireless Network Connection (Wi-Fi) option as your connection type. 
  • Carry out the instructions in the setup wizard and connect your printer to your computer.


Replacing the toner cartridge is suggested when the print quality is deteriorating gradually. Learn how to replace the cartridge of your Brother HL-L6250DW printer by reading this section.

  • With the printer powered on, lower the front cover.
  • Next, take out the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly from the printer.
  • Remove the cartridge from the drum unit.
  • Unpack the new cartridge.
  • Remove the protective part of the cartridge.
  • Shake the unit a few times to distribute the toner evenly inside it.
  • If necessary, slide the corona wire in the drum unit.
  • Fix the cartridge into the drum unit and re-fix the assembly into the printer.
  • Close the front cover and restart your printer.


Troubleshooting made easy! If your Brother HL-L6250DW printer is not working as expected or prompting an error message, the first thing you should do is troubleshoot. There are several methods of troubleshooting. Before you implement one, identify the actual cause. This will make troubleshooting easier. To make it easier further, you can contact our technical experts.


Is your Brother HL-L6250DW printer status offline on your Windows computer? If yes, follow these steps to bring it back online.

Brother Hl-l6250dw Setup
  • First, check if the printer is turned on.
  • Next, check if the connection between your printer and computer is stable.
  • Verify and ensure that you have installed a compatible printer driver.
  • Open Control Panel and click the Devices and Printers tab.
  • Select your printer’s icon from the available list and give a right-click on it.
  • Pick the See what’s printing option and click the Printer tab.
  • Disable the Use Printer Offline option.
  • Cancel the pending print jobs, if any.
  • If you have not yet set your printer as default on your computer, right-click the printer icon and select the option named Set as default printer.

Now, the printer status should go online. If the problem persists, restart the Print Spooler service and run the printer troubleshooter.


  • If your Brother HL-L6250DW printer is not printing any documents, there must be a problem with the connection.
  • Fix the USB cable issue and retry printing your document.
  • If the devices are connected over a wireless network, run the Brother network connection repair utility to fix the network issues automatically.
  • On your computer, open the Print dialog box and check if your printer name is selected in the drop-down menu.
  • Click on Preferences or Properties in the Print dialog box.
  • Verify the print settings in the window that appears.
  • Save the print settings and click OK --> Print.

Now, your printer should print your document. If the problem remains unsolved, remove and reinstall the printer driver.


Cleaning the printer is an essential part of maintenance. Routine maintenance of your printer keeps your work problem-free. This section describes how to clean your Brother HL-L6250DW printer.

Cleaning the touchscreen LCD

  • Power off your printer.
  • Use a lint-free cloth (soft & dry) to clean the touchscreen LCD.
  • Wait a few minutes.
  • Turn on the printer.

Cleaning the drum unit

  • Turn off the printer and lower the front cover. 
  • Next, take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • Pull out the toner cartridge from the drum unit.
  • Slide the green tab from left to right in the drum unit. This will clean the corona wire inside the unit.
  • Remember to return the green tab to the home position.
  • Re-fix the cartridge into the drum unit.
  • Install the cartridge and drum unit assembly into the printer.
  • Close the front cover and restart your printer.

We believe that you would have cleared all your printer queries by reading this article. If you need assistance with the Brother HL-L6250DW setup, reach our technical experts.