Brother MFC J680DW Setup

Brother MFC J680DW Setup

Brother MFC J680DW Unboxing Setup

Here are the guidelines to unbox the Brother MFC J680DW Setup and set it up.

  • Pull the Brother printer box’s flaps after cutting open the packing tape. Take the printer components out of the box and then carefully take the Brother printer out.
  • Peel off the tapes covering the Brother printer’s touchscreen panel and doors.
  • The components included in the Brother MFC J680DW box are the starter ink cartridges, quick Brother MFC J680DW Setup guide, CD-ROM, and telephone line cable.
  • Place the Brother MFC J680DW printer on a flat surface and pull the printer’s paper tray out. Take it out completely and then raise the tray’s cover.
  • Load the paper sheets in the paper tray and adjust the paper width guides to secure the paper sheets. Close the cover.
  • Slide the paper input tray back into the Brother MFC J680 DW printer. Extend the output tray’s paper support and raise the paper support flap.
  • Take the telephone line cable out of its packaging, and connect it to the Brother printer’s LINE port and the phone’s EXT port.
  • Remove the packaging and attach the Brother printer power cable to the power port and wall power outlet. At this stage, you can raise the control panel to an angle at which it is comfortable for you to operate.
  • Lower the Brother printer’s ink cartridge door and take the Brother print cartridges out of their packaging. Twist the orange caps to remove the plastic parts from the cartridges before installing them into the Brother MFC J680DW printer. You can refer to the touchscreen prompts to install the Brother print cartridges correctly. Close the door.
  • Now, the Brother printer begins the cleaning process. After the cleaning is complete, you can set up the machine preferences on the Brother printer’s touchscreen panel.
  • Now, the final step is to install the Brother MFC J680DW printer driver on your computer and connect the Brother printer to it.

Brother MFC J680DW Driver

The Brother MFC J680DW printer is a compact All-in-One inkjet printer with wireless connectivity. The printer features automatic duplex printing and USB printing as well. The Brother MFC J680DW helps the user realize the full potential of the Brother printer. You can download the Brother MFC J680DW printer driver from the manufacturer’s official Support site. Navigate to the correct region and click it. Then, click Downloads and type the Brother printer model in the search field. Press Enter, and the results will be displayed. Choose the appropriate search result and then choose the correct OS & OS version. Select the Complete Driver & Software package. Now, you can click the ‘Agree to the EULA and download’ button to begin downloading the driver.

Brother MFC J680DW Manual

The Brother MFC J680DW user manual contains detailed instructions about the print functions and basic troubleshooting. Using this manual, you can detect common issues and resolve them by yourself. To download the Brother MFC J680DW printer manual, follow these steps. Go to the Brother printer’s official Support site and click the appropriate region. Then, click the Manuals button. Type the Brother printer model number in the search field and press Enter. Click on the appropriate search result. On the Manual page, click the Download button beside the manual you want to download. The Brother MFC J680 DW user manual will be opened in a new browser window. You can right-click the page and choose Save as. Choose the destination folder for the Brother printer user manual. Else, make use of the Manual Download button on this page to get the PDF format of the Brother MFC J680DW Setup guide instantly.

Brother MFC J680DW Wireless Setup

Follow these guidelines to set up the Brother MFC J680DW printer on a wireless network.

  • Before beginning the wireless setup on the Brother MFC J680DW printer, make sure you have the Wi-Fi SSID and passphrase on hand.
  • Typically, the Wi-Fi SSID and passphrase are printed on a label stuck to the router. If you have changed the Wi-Fi SSID and passphrase, have the data nearby so you can access it when required.
  • Take the Brother MFC J680DW printer’s power cable and connect it to the rear power port & power outlet. Power on the Brother MFC printer.
  • After it has initialized, tap the Wrench & Screwdriver (Settings/Menu) icon on the Brother printer’s control panel. Then tap All SettingsNetwork-WLAN- Brother MFC J680DW Setup Wizard.. Select the appropriate enable option on the screen when the Enable WLAN? Screen appears.
  • The list of available Wi-Fi SSIDs will be displayed. Select the correct Wi-Fi SSID from the list. You can use the arrow keys to highlight an option and press OK to select it.
Brother MFC J680DW Wireless Setup
  • Type the correct passphrase for the Wi-Fi SSID you have selected. Tap OK to confirm the entered passphrase and wait until the ‘Connected’ prompt appears on the Brother printer’s LCD.
  • Then, download and install the Brother printer driver on your computer to connect the Brother device to your computer.

How to Scan Brother Printer MFC J680dw

  • Launch the ControlCenter window on your system and then open Brother Utilities.
  • To do so, select the All Programs option from the Start menu. Choose the Brother option followed by the Brother Utilities option.
  • Tap the Scan option. Select ControlCenter4 and open the Device Scan Settings dialog box on your computer.
  • Click the Device Scan Settings option from the Device Settings tab.
  • Mention the File Type, File Name, and Destination Folder present under the File tab.
  • To save as a PDF, you have to choose the File Type as PDF from the drop-down list. Tap OK. Click the Scan button to initiate the scanning Brother MFC J680DW Setup process.

Brother MFC j680dw Airprint

  • First, connect the Brother MFC J680DW printer and the computer to the same wireless network.
  • Key in the IP address of the Brother printer in the address bar and tap Enter.
  • Select the AirPrint option and click the Enabled option to turn it on.
  • Tap the Submit button to save the changes. Restart the Brother J680DW printer.
  • Next go to the iOS device and make sure you have Brother MFC J680DW Setup and installed the AirPrint application.
  • Launch the page that you want to print and press the Share icon.
  • Select the Print option and check if your Brother J680DW printer is chosen.
  • Modify the Print Settings and mention the number of copies. Tap the Print option.
  • The printer will receive the print data and print it.

Brother MFC j680dw Troubleshoot

Solutions for the issues that occur with your Brother J680Dw printer are available on this site. When you start using the printer, it might encounter issues at times. Rectify the commonly occurring Brother MFC J680DW Setup issues using the guidelines that are given below.

Brother MFC j680dw Paper Jam

  • First, turn off your Brother printer and disconnect it from the power source.
  • Pull the paper tray out of the Brother J680DW printer. Make use of the two green levers available inside the printer to clear the jammed paper.
  • Raise the scanner lid of the Brother printer using the plastic tabs present on either side.
  • Clear the jammed paper from the printer. Slide the printhead to check for any pieces of paper.
  • Close the scanner cover and then remove the paper. Look through the front side of the printer to check if there are any paper jams.
  • Open the jam clear cover using the levers. Pull out any paper that is jammed using both your hands and then close the jam clear cover.
  • Insert the input tray into the Brother J680DW printer and make sure it is placed properly.
  • Connect the Brother J680DW printer to the power supply and turn it on. Check if the paper jam issue has been resolved.

Brother Mfc j680dw Poor Quality

  • If the document printed by your Brother MFC J680DW printer looks so poor or faded, then go with the troubleshooting procedures given below.
  • Try to clean the printhead of your Brother MFC J680DW printer.
  • Press the Ink button on your printer followed by Improve Print Quality. Touch the Check Print Quality option.
  • Press the Start button on the Check Print Quality screen.
  • Now your Brother MFC J680DW printer starts to print the Print Quality Check page. Check the print quality.
  • Press the No button if the print quality is not good. Press the Yes button if the print quality is good and meet the expected range.
  • Perform the instructions displayed on the printer screen. If the Brother MFC J680DW Setup issue persists, then check the Print Alignment.
  • Press Ink Improve Print Quality Alignment Next Start.
  • Now your Brother MFC J680DW printer will start to print the Alignment page.
  • Compare the patterns given in the user guide and the printed document.
  • If the patterns match, press the Home button on the Alignment page, and try a test print.

Brother MFC j680dw Not Printing

  • To fix the Brother MFC J680DW printer not printing issue, follow the troubleshooting steps given below.
  • Check and make sure that your Brother MFC J680DW printer is set up and ready to use.
  • Turn on your Brother printer if it is turned Off.
  • If the Brother printer is not turned on, then check if it is in the Sleep mode.
  • To check if the Brother printer is in the Sleep mode, press any button on the printer control panel, and see if the screen is wakes or not.
  • If not, then check and make sure that the power cable is connected properly to the wall outlet.
  • Press the Power button to turn on your Brother printer. If you find any error message on the printer screen, then try to identify the issue corresponding to the issue, and perform the related troubleshooting steps to fix it.
  • Check and make sure that your Brother MFC J680DW printer is set as default on your computer.
  • Check if the Brother printer status is showing online on your computer. To check it, go to the Devices & Printers section on your computer.
  • Scroll down the Devices screen, select & right-click on your Brother MFC J680DW printer from the list, and click the See what’s printing option.
  • Click Printer Use Printer Offline OK.
  • If your Brother MFC J680DW printer is paused on your computer, then select the Pause Printing option in the Printer section.
  • If the Brother MFC J680DW Setup issue persists, then contact our technical experts to resolve this issue.

Brother MFC j680dw Printing Blank Pages

  • To fix the Brother MFC J680DW printer printing blank pages issues, perform the troubleshooting instructions given below.
  • Check and make sure that their is no error message on your Brother MFC J680DW printer screen.
  • If yes, then try to print the User Settings list on your Brother Printer setup.
  • To print the User Settings list on your Brother MFC J680DW printer, use the Menu keys.
  • Press 6 (numeric key) on your Brother control panel to print the Printer Reports. Now, press 4 to go to the User Settings section.
  • Press the Start button. Check if the User Settings List is full or blank.
  • If the list is blank, then take the drum unit and the toner cartridge assembly out of the Brother MFC J680DW printer.
  • Check if there is a piece of orange plastic material attached to the toner cartridge and drum unit.
  • If so, remove it from the drum unit and toner cartridge. Replace the assembly into the Brother printer, go the User Settings List, and check if the list contains anything.
  • If there is no orange material between the drum unit and toner cartridge, then check & make sure that the printer printing blank pages issue not take place after the installation of new ink cartridge.
  • If yes, then the problem is with the new ink cartridge. Replace the new defective ink cartridge with the new one. If no, then check & make that the assembly is not replaced recently.
  • If the Brother MFC J680DW Setup issue continues, then contact our technical experts to fix the issue.