How To Perform The Brother MFC B7715DW Setup

Brother MFC B7715DW Setup

How To Set Up Brother MFC B7715DW?

Brother MFC B7715DW is a monochrome laser printer that is suited for small environments. It is very much compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems and works flawlessly. The printer includes all the standard features like Fax, Print, Scan, Copy, Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), duplex printing & copying, color scanning, and much more. Here, we will discuss the Brother MFC B7715DW setup in the upcoming segments.

Brother MFC B7715DW Unboxing

  • Unbox the Brother printer and take out the accessories.
  • Remove all the packaging materials from the printer and its accessories.
  • Firmly connect the power cord between the rear end of the printer and an electric outlet.
  • On the top of the printer, you will be able to see the Power button. Press it once to turn on the printer.
  • Now, use the control panel to set your preferred language and time.
  • Take out your toner cartridge from the box. Peel off all the packaging materials from the toner.
  • Open the cartridge access door and install the toner cartridge.
  • Arrange a stack of paper and slide it into the input tray.
  • Perform a test print to check the print quality of your Brother MFC B7715DW printer.
  • Complete the printer setup by installing the printer software on your computer.

Brother MFC B7715DW User manual

  • Go to your default browser and visit the official Brother website for your printer model.
  • Click the Manuals tab on the left.
  • The next page will show you the list of manuals available for the Brother MFC B7715DW printer.
  • Click the blue Download button and save the user manual to your computer.

Brother MFC B7715DW Driver

Basically, the printer driver is the only gateway to access the printer from any device. After completing the initial setup of the printer, it is advised to install the printer driver on your device in order to access the printer remotely. Let us see the steps to do the Brother MFC B7715DW setup for downloading and installing the printer driver for the Windows and Mac computers.

Brother MFC B7715DW Driver for Windows

    If you are planning to download the drivers from the manufacturer’s website, then follow the below steps.
  • Go to the official Brother support page for your printer.
  • Click the Downloads tab from the left.
  • Choose your OS family (Windows) and OS version, then click on OK.
  • In the next window, read all the license agreements and click on Agree to the EULA and Download.
  • As you have successfully downloaded the driver.
  • Go to the Downloads folder, locate the setup file, and double click on it to run the installation.
  • In the setup wizard, choose the connection type for the printer.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to finish off the driver installation on your Windows computer.

Brother MFC B7715DW Driver for Mac

    Before proceeding with the following settings, make sure you close any running applications that may affect the installation process. The procedure for downloading the drivers for your Mac is similar to that of Windows.
  • Open your default browser and land on the official Brother website.
  • From the Downloads section, you need to select the OS family (Mac).
  • Now you will need to choose your OS version and click OK.
  • Click on the relevant drivers to initiate the download process.
  • Read the End-User License Agreement carefully and click on Agree to the EULA and Download.
  • Once the download gets completed, go to the Downloads folder, where you will find your downloaded driver file.
  • Double-click on the setup file to go ahead with the installation.
  • Follow the prompts and act accordingly to your choice.
  • Finally, click on the Install button.
  • If the installer menu prompts you to restart your system, do the same to complete the installation of printer drivers on your Mac computer.

Brother MFC B7715DW Wireless Setup

There are several ways to connect your Brother MFC B7715DW printer to a wireless network. The easiest wireless method is to use the WPS feature. If your wireless router has a WPS button, you can connect your printer to the router using these simple steps.

  • Keep your printer within the range of your router.
  • On the printer display, go to Menu and then choose Network > WLAN > WPS.
  • Now, you’ll see the message Enable WLAN? on the printer display.
  • Following that, you’ll see another message prompting you to press the WPS button on your router.
  • Go to the router and press the WPS button.
  • Once the connection is established, you’ll see the connected message on the printer.
  • Now, the printer is connected to your wireless network.
  • You can install the printer software on your computer and choose the wireless option as the connection type. This will enable you to access the Brother MFC B7715DW printer from your computer without any direct cable connection.
Brother MFC B7715DW Setup

How to scan a document using Brother MFC B7715DW

    Carry out these steps to scan a document from a Windows computer using the ControlCenter4 application.
  • Open the document cover of your printer.
  • Place the document’s original print side facing down on the scanner glass.
  • Close the document cover.
  • On your computer, open the ControlCenter4 application.
  • Click the Scan tab and then the File tile.
  • Now make the necessary changes to the scan settings.
  • Once done, click the Scan button and the document will be scanned.
  • Click the Finish button.

Brother MFC B7715DW USB Setup

  • Turn on your Brother MFC B7715DW printer and Windows computer.
  • Make sure that you have a reliable USB cable, as a damaged cable will cause abrupt actions.
  • Before establishing the USB connection, make sure you have downloaded and installed the relevant drivers and firmware on your computer.
  • If you haven't installed it yet, then quickly install it via the CD-ROM. You can also download the driver and install it on your computer.
  • Connect the USB cable’s one end to your computer and the other end to the printer.
  • On the Connection Type screen, select USB connection.
  • After the setup, you can print an alignment page to test the quality of your printed document.

Brother MFC B7715DW Troubleshooting

The following sections will help you fix some of the commons issues while performing the Brother MFC B7715DW setup. For remote assistance in fixing your Brother printer issues, you can contact us. Now, read these simple instructions to fix your printer issues.

Brother MFC B7715DW Paper Jam

    Some of the most frequently occurring reasons for the paper jams are given below.

  • Putting too much paper into the input tray will lead to overloading, which eventually ends up in a paper jam.
  • If you are using the wrong kind of paper, then the printer keeps jamming.
  • If a paper jam has occurred, then try to slowly remove the jammed paper from the printer.
  • A lot of pending jobs may also lead to a paper jam.
  • If the printer doesn’t respond to your print commands, then try not to repeat the same command again and again. This could potentially be one of the reasons for the occurrence of paper jams.
  • If necessary, try to restart your printer.
  • Sometimes, there may be some hardware issues, so try to solve the same.
  • If the paper jam is due to a software issue, then try to uninstall the drivers and reinstall the latest drivers on your PC.

Brother MFC B7715DW Printer Offline

  • Make sure that your printer has a reliable power supply.
  • Try connecting the printer to your computer either wirelessly or via a wired connection (USB connection).
  • Check if the printer’s toner cartridge is appropriately installed.
  • Ensure that the printer is turned on with loaded paper in the input tray.
  • Along with the physical connection between your PC and the printer, the hardware relies on drivers to process the data and print the document on paper.
  • So, download the appropriate drivers from your printer manufacturer's website.
  • If your computer has automatically installed your printer's drivers, then try to uninstall the current printer drivers and install the full feature drivers for your Brother printer.
  • If you are using a Windows computer, make sure the Use Printer Offline option is deselected.
  • Check for any error messages on display and resolve them by using the on-screen instructions.
  • Verify that your Brother MFC B7715DW printer is not in the paused or offline state.
  • As a final step, you can remove and reinstall the printer driver to get rid of the printer offline issue.

Brother MFC B7715DW Toner Reset

    Before proceeding with the toner reset steps, make sure that the toner cartridge that has been installed on your printer is a new one.

  • Ensure that the toner cartridge is held firmly on your Brother printer.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Open the front cover.
  • Press OK and the UP arrow keys at the same time for about a few seconds.
  • Select Toner by pressing the OK button.
  • Now press the UP arrow button to reset the toner cartridge.
  • Once the reset process is done, close the front cover of your Brother printer.

Brother MFC B7715DW Clean Print Head

  • The Brother MFC B7715DW printer uses a toner cartridge, so there is no printhead slot available inside the printer.
  • If you feel the quality of the printout is not good, then you can clean the toner cartridge.
  • We have provided the steps for toner reset in the above section.

Brother MFC B7715DW printing blank pages

  • If you are getting blank pages on your copy, then this may be due to the machine's hardware and not the computer software.
  • If the toner cartridge is too old, then you may need to replace it.
  • Make sure that you are using the paper that meets the product’s specifications.
  • Check whether the printer is running on the latest printer drivers.
  • Print a nozzle check pattern to verify if any of the nozzles are clogged.
  • If you are printing from Windows and Mac, you can select Skip Blank Page in your printer software.
  • If the blank pages issue still persists, then try to uninstall the drivers and reinstall the new one. If you need remote assistance to perform the Brother MFC B7715DW setup, call us.