Brother MFC j6945dw Setup


Brother MFC j6945dw Setup

To set up your brand new Brother MFC J6945DW printer, read the quick and simple steps given below and proceed with the same.

  • Remove the seal from the top of the package. Clear all the packing cover and open the box.
  • Take the Brother MFC J6945DW printer out of the package.
  • In the printer package, you can find the components such as User Guide, Set of genuine Starter Ink cartridges, print driver installation CD, Maintenance Sheet, and Telephone Line Cord. Keep these components aside for future use.
  • Now, remove all the protective tapes surrounding the Brother MFC J6945DW printer.
  • Make sure to recycle the packing tapes.
  • Take the paper tray out of the Brother MFC J6945DW printer.
  • Get a stack of U.S or A4 paper and place it in the tray.
  • Make sure to align the paper correctly.
  • Now, insert the paper tray back into the Brother MFC J6945DW printer.
  • Now you can power on your Brother MFC J6945DW printer.
  • Using the power cord, connect the Brother printer to a wall outlet.
  • Once the Brother printer turns ON, install the starter ink cartridges into the printer.
  • You can find the pictorial representation of the cartridge installation process in the printer’s quick setup guide.
  • Next, set the preferences on the Brother printer’s screen.
  • After completing the initial Brother printer hardware setup, connect it to your device.
  • You can use a wired or wireless connection between the Brother MFC J6945DW printer to your device.
  • To complete the setup, install the Brother MFC J6945DW print driver on your device.
  • You can use the software CD provided with the package or download the print driver file from our site.
  • After installing the print driver, your Brother MFC J6945DW printer is ready for performing print, and scan operation.
  • You can also install the apps recommended by the Brother printer manufacturer to perform the print or scan operation from your Desktop and hand-held device.
  • For assistance in setting up your Brother MFC J6945DW printer, contact our support team by clicking the Call button available on this screen.

Brother MFC j6945dw Driver

The print driver plays an important role in executing printer-related operations. After completing the printer hardware set up, you have install the printer’s driver software on your system. A software CD is provided with the printer package while purchasing it from the manufacturer or a trusted retail store. The print driver software file is also available for download on the official website of the printer. You can also download the Brother MFC J6945DW printer driver from this site by clicking the Driver Download button available on this screen.

Brother MFC J6945DW Driver For Mac

To download the Brother MFC J6945DW printer driver from the official site for your Mac system, perform the guided quick steps given below.

  • On your Mac device, open the Safari web browser.
  • Navigate to the search field and click anywhere in it.
  • Type the URL code of the Brother printer.
  • Now the official website of the Brother printer will appear on the screen.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions.
  • Select your Brother printer model from the product’s list.
  • Else, search for your Brother printer model in the Product Search field.
  • Once your Brother printer specification appears, click the Downloads option.
  • Choose the Mac option by clicking the Radio button beside it.
  • Similarly, select your Mac Operating System’s version type.
  • Now, click the OK button.
  • Now the list of drivers available for your Mac OS will appear on the screen.
  • Locate the driver you wish to install on your Mac system.
  • Click the Download button. Now the selected driver download process begins.
  • You can begin the Brother MFC J6945DW printer driver installation process on your Mac system once the download process is complete.

Brother MFC j6945dw Manual

The user manual is a collection of information related to the printer. You can find the instructions starting from the quick printer setup to troubleshooting issues. While purchasing the printer for the first time, the hard copy of the user guide is provided. You can also download the soft copy of it from the official site of the printer, or click the Manual Download button on this site. 

Brother MFC j6945dw Toner

Brother MFC J6945DW is an inkjet printer and does not use toner for printing. It uses ink cartridges, namely, Cyan, magenta, yellow, & black. While purchasing the Brother printer for the first time, a set of genuine ink cartridges are provided with the package. Insert these ink cartridges into your Brother MFC J6945DW printer carefully. You can also get help from our technical team for installing the cartridges.

Brother MFC J6945DW Wireless Setup

To set up your Brother MFC J6945DW printer over a wireless network, read and proceed with the guided instructions given below.

  • First, complete the initial printer setup as per the instructions.
  • Switch on your Brother MFC J6945WD printer and the Wi-Fi router.
  • On your Windows or Mac system, insert the driver software CD.
  • Otherwise, download the upgraded version of the Brother MFC J6945DW print driver.
  • Navigate to the dowloaded Brother MFC J6945DW printer driver file on your Mac system and double-tap on it to begin the installation process.
  • Click the Open button in the dialog box that appears on the screen.
  • Choose the Wireless Network Connection option by clicking the Radio button on the Connection Type screen.
  • In the Detecting Existing Wireless Network Settings dialog box, verify your wireless SSID and click the Next button.
  • Now the printer setup wizard will automatically detect your Brother printer and connect it to your wireless network.
  • After completing the wireless setup, try a test print.
  • If the setup wizard fails to detect your Brother printer, a dialog box will appear on the screen, prompting you to try an alternate method to connect your device to the network.
  • On your Brother MFC J6945DW printer, click the Wi-Fi option, followed by WLAN Assistant.
  • Follow the Brother printer’s on-screen instructions to finish the setup process.
  • Wait for your Brother MFC J6945DW printer to connect to your wireless network.
  • If your Brother printer fails to connect to the Wi-Fi network, click the Next button on the Failed to Connect screen and select another method.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions displayed on the setup wizard.
  • Go to your Brother printer, tap the Wi-Fi option, and select the Setup Wizard option.
  • Enter your Wi-Fi network password in the given field when prompted and tap the OK button.
  • Once your Brother printer is connected to the Wi-Fi network, go with the on-screen prompts to complete the setup.

Brother MFC J6945DW Default Password

The default password of the Brother MFC J6945DW printer is initpass. This password is used for logging in and modifying the printer settings.If you want to change this default password, follow the instructions given below.

  • Open your system’s web browser.
  • Type the Brother printer’s IP address in the address bar of your browser.
  • On the login screen, type the default Brother printer password and tap the Sign-in button.
  • Once the Brother printer page appears on the screen, click the Administrator tab and select the Login Password option.
  • Navigate to the Enter New Password field and type a new password
  • Now, click in the Confirm New Password text field and re-enter the new password.
  • Click the Submit button.
  • Now the new password is created and updated successfully.

Brother MFC J6945DW App


  • Some specific apps are designed by the Brother printer manufacturer to make the print and scan operations easy. Some of these apps include Mopria Print Service, Brother iPrint & Scan, and AirPrint (default in iPhone).
  • The Mopria Print Service app is for Android devices. You can download this app from the Google Play Store application.
  • Install the Mopria Print Service app on your Android device and perform the print or scan operation from it.
  • The AirPrint feature is available by default on iPhone. You can perform the print or scan operation over a wireless network easily using the AirPrint option.
  • The Brother iPrint & Scan application can be used on iPhone, Android devices, and in some Windows systems. You can download this application from the App Store, Google Play Store, and Microsoft Store.

Brother MFC J6945DW Paper Jam

To clear the jammed paper from your Brother MFC J6945DW printer, follow the troubleshooting instructions given below.

  • To remove the jammed paper from the Brother printer's front tray of the Brother MFC J6945DW printer, first, turn Off of the device.
  • Unplug the power cable from the Brother printer.
  • Now, pull the front tray out of the Brother printer.
  • Look for any jammed paper and slowly remove it. Make sure not to tear the jammed paper.
  • After removing the jammed paper from the printer, replace the front tray, and try a test print to check if the paper jam issue has been resolved.
  • Check the cartridge area and remove any torn paper bits.
  • Make sure the paper guides and paper support are aligned properly.
  • If the paper rollers are dusty, wipe them using a clean, lint-free cloth.
  • If the issue persists, click the Call button to contact our technical expert team to fix this issue.