Brother Mfc J995dw Setup

Brother MFC l2685dw Setup

Brother Mfc J995dw Unboxing

An excellent all-in-one printer, Brother MFC-J995DW, is truly designed for small home/office use. It is an inkjet printer and comes with a high-yield INKvestment Tank that is almost enough to satisfy all your printing needs. If you’re going to set up the Brother MFC-J995DW printer for the first time, then perform the step-by-step instructions given below.

Unpack the printer box

  • Take the Brother MFC-J995DW printer and its components out of the box.
  • Place all the components aside and move on to the next step of the setup.
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Unpack the printer

  • Place the printer on a clean surface.
  • Now, start removing the packing materials surrounding it.
  • After unpacking the printer, place it close to an electrical outlet.

Load paper

  • Take the paper tray completely out of the printer.
  • Open the output tray cover.
  • Align the width guides of the paper tray.
  • Load the paper type that is recommended by the printer manufacturer.
  • Adjust the width guides, close the output tray cover, and place the tray back into the printer.

Install cartridges

  • Get the starter ink cartridges.
  • Unpack the cartridges.
  • Open your printer’s cartridge cover.
  • Insert the cartridges one-by-one into their slots.
  • Close the cover.

Configure the fax settings

  • Get the telephone line cord.
  • Using the cord, connect your printer to a phone wall outlet.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Configure the fax settings by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Finally, save the configured settings.

Install the printer software or app

  • Open the Brother MFC-J995DW printer driver file on your desktop or laptop.
  • Install the printer driver by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • Finally, print a test page to check whether the printer setup is done correctly.
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Brother Mfc J995dw User Manual

Download a soft copy of the Brother MFC-J995DW printer’s user guide by clicking on the Driver Download button provided on this page.

Brother Mfc J995dw Driver

The full driver & software package contains all the necessary driver that allows you to perform the printer-related operations smoothly from your computer. To download the Brother MFC-J995DW printer driver for your Windows or Mac computer, follow the below instructions.


To download the Brother MFC L2685DW printer driver for your Mac system, read and perform the instructions as discussed below.

  • Click the Driver Download or Driver Download for Mac button provided on this page.
  • Now, your current OS type will be auto-detected and the Brother MFC-J995DW printer driver will be downloaded.
  • Once the driver has been downloaded, open it and begin the software installation on your computer.
  • After installing the printer driver, print a test page to check whether the printer setup is done correctly.


Perform the instructions given below to download the Brother MFC L2685DW printer driver.

  • Go to your Brother printer’s official support page.
  • Select your OS type if necessary and click OK. In the Downloads window, choose the driver that you wish to install on your Windows computer.
  • Click on the button labeled Agree to EULA and Download.
  • Now, the selected printer driver will start to download.


Wireless setup via WPS (the one-push method)

  • Initially, make sure that your wireless router or the access point has the WPS button built-in.
  • Now, place your Brother printer close to the router.
  • Turn on the router, computer, and printer.
  • Now, go to your printer’s Settings section.
  • Select the All Settings option followed by Network.
  • Choose WLAN > WPS > Yes.
  • When prompted, locate and press the WPS button on your router’s control panel.
  • Once the Brother printer is connected to your wireless network successfully, the “Connected” message will be displayed on the screen.
  • Now, connect your computer to the same wireless network.
  • . Install the printer driver on your computer to complete the wireless setup.


  • Initially, make sure that you have installed the necessary scan driver on your computer.
  • Now, turn on your printer if it is turned off.
  • On the printer’s scanner glass, load the original document that you want to scan.
  • Select the Scan option.
  • Choose the destination location. For example, if you wish to save the copy of the scanned document on your computer, then select to PC and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Make sure to configure the scan settings correctly.
  • Finally, press the Start button.
  • Now, your Brother printer will start to scan the placed document.
  • Once the scanning is completed, the copy of the scan will be saved to the selected location.
  • . Contact us if you need remote assistance in performing the same.


  • Initially, connect your Brother printer to the telephone wall jack using the phone cord.
  • Now, turn on your printer.
  • Set the language of your desire.
  • Now, configure the fax settings such as receive mode, station ID, etc., as per your desire.
  • To set the receive mode, go to the Settings menu of your printer.
  • Select All Settings > Fax > Setup Receive > Receive Mode. Choose the desired receive mode from the list of suggestions.
  • Similarly, set the station ID and other fax settings as per your desire.
  • Finally, try to send a test fax to check whether the fax setup is done correctly.


  • Connect your Brother printer and your iOS device or macOS computer to the same wireless network.
  • To perform the print operation from your iOS device, open the document that you want to print.
  • Tap Share > Print.
  • Choose your printer and configure the print settings as per your desire.
  • Finally, tap Print.
  • Now, the printer will start to print the selected document.



Usually, in the Brother MFC-J995DW printer,a paper jam may occur in the front and back of the printer. To resolve this issue, carry out the troubleshooting instructions given below.

  • As soon as the paper jam message is displayed on your printer screen, restart the printer.
  • Check whether the same error message is displayed on the screen.
  • If yes, locate the jammed location and try to remove it.
  • After removing the jammed paper, reload the paper in the tray and print a test page to check whether the paper jam issue is resolved.
  • If the printer prints the test page successfully, then it means the paper jam has been removed.
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The Brother MFC-J995DW printer doesn’t use a toner.


  • Initially, be sure that your Brother printer is turned on.
  • Check the connection between the printer and your computer and make sure that both devices are connected together.
  • Restart the printer.
  • Check if you have selected your Brother printer correctly while configuring the print operation.
  • If not, re-select it and then perform the print operation.
  • Similarly, reinstall the printer driver if it is outdated.
  • Make sure that the option "Use Printer Offline" is disabled on your computer.


  • Initially, check whether the ink cartridges have enough ink to perform the print operation.
  • If not, replace the ink cartridges with the new ones.
  • Make sure that you are using genuine ink cartridges.
  • If the document that you’re printing has blank pages, select the Skip blank pages option in the Print Settings dialog box and then perform the print operation.
  • Make sure that the ink cartridges are installed properly.


The Brother MFC-J995DW printer uses two print heads. When there is a print quality issue with the printer, you have to check the print head first. To know more about the Brother MFC-J995DW printer’s print head, contact us.