Brother mfc l8900cdw setup


Brother mfc l8900cdw setup

  • Unpack the Brother MFC L8900CDW printer from its package. To do so, open the seal of the box in the first step using a knife.
  • Remove all the additional accessories such as drum unit, belt unit, toner cartridges, telephone cord, power cord, and installation CD from the box. 
  • Discard the packing materials present around the printer. 
  • Position the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly in the Brother L8900CDW printer. 
  • Place a few plain papers in the input tray after aligning them on a flat surface. 
  • Use the power cord to connect the Brother machine to the power supply. 
  • Turn on the Brother MFC L8900CDW printer using the Power button.

Brother mfc l8900cdw Driver

Download the full driver package for your Brother L8900CDW printer from the official site. Make sure to enter the correct OS Family and version in the respective textboxes.

Brother MFC L8900CDW Manual

The Brother MFC L8900CDW printer manual will help you set up and use the printer effectively. Download the manual and refer to it for any setup and troubleshooting instructions.

Brother MFC L8900CDW Toner

With the help of the black, cyan, magenta, and yellow toner cartridges, your Brother L8900CDW printer can print and copy your text files or images. Install it in your printer and take a test print to ensure proper installation.

Brother MFC L8900CDW Wirless Setup

To connect the Brother L8900CDW printer and the computer wirelessly, you have to know the following information such as Network name (SSID and Password.

  • Enable the Wireless option on your computer. Choose a network from the list displayed after clicking the Wireless icon in the system tray. 
  • Specify the credentials correctly and click the Connect button. 
  • Go to your Brother machine, tap the Settings option, and then select the All Settings option. 
  • Choose the Network option followed by the WLAN option. 
  • In the next step, select the Setup Wizard option and then tap the Yes button once the Enable WLAN? message appears. 
  • The wireless setup wizard will now be initiated, and the Brother L8900CDW printer will start searching for the list of available networks. 
  • Now, select your wireless network SSID from the list displayed and enter the network password correctly. Tap the OK button.

Brother MFC L8900CDW Default Password

  • The Brother MFC L8900CDW has a default password using which you can log in to the web interface page of the Brother machine. 
  • Key in the password as initpass and then tap the Login button to access the web management page.

Brother MFC L8900CDW Airprint

  • First, enable the AirPrint feature by navigating to the Web management page.
  • Key in the IP address of the Brother MFC L8900CDW printer in the search bar of the browser.
  • Go to the Network tab and click the Protocol menu available in the navigation bar.
  • Tick the checkbox available near the AirPrint option to enable. Click the Submit button.
  • Restart your Brother L8900CDW printer to activate the AirPrint feature. 
  • Check if your Brother MFC L8900CDW printer is turned on.
  • Make sure that the iOS device and the Brother machine are connected to the same wireless network.
  • Open the web page that you wish to print and tap the Share icon.
  • Select the Print option in the proceeding step and check if the Brother machine is selected.
  • If it is not selected, then choose the Printer option to select your Brother machine.
  • Click the Print option.

Brother MFC L8900CDW Drum

The Brother MFC L8900CDw drum helps transfer the toner powder to the toner cartridge. Place the cartridge in the drum unit and position the assembly in the Brother printer.

Brother MFC L8900CDW Drum Replacement

  • Check if the Brother L8900CDW printer is turned on, Now, pull open the front cover of the machine. 
  • Make use of the green handle to remove the drum unit from the printer until it stops. 
  • Adjust the green lock lever to bring the drum unit to the release position. With the help of the green handle, take it out of the machine.
  • Unwrap the new drum unit from its package and remove the protective cover. 
  • Pull the toner cartridge from the drum unit using the cartridge handle. 
  • Place the toner cartridge in the new drum unit you have unpacked. Position the drum unit in the printer and then turn the green lever to the lock position. 
  • Use the green handle to place the drum unit firmly in the printer. 
  • Close the front cover of the machine and print a test report.

Brother MFC L8900CDW Scan To Email

To scan to your Email as an attachment, follow the below-mentioned procedure.

  • Position the document to be scanned on the scanner glass and tap the Scan option. 
  • Select the To PC option followed by the To E-mail option. 
  • In case you have connected the Brother machine via a wireless network, then select the computer to which you want to send the scanned documents. 
  • If you wish to modify the scan settings, tap Options and make the necessary changes. 
  • To scan with the default settings, tap the Start option. 
  • In case you want to scan both the sides of a document, then choose the 2-Sided Scan:Long Edge option or the 2-Sided Scan:Short Edge option. 
  • Press the Start button. The printer will scan the document and send the data to the destination specified.

Brother MFC L8900CDW Scan To Computer

  • Make sure that your original document or photo is not wrinkled or damaged. Place it on the scanner bed. 
  • Press the Scan option and then select the To PC option. 
  • Choose the To File option and choose the system to which you wish to forward the data. 
  • Tap Options to edit the scan settings in the proceeding step. 
  • After you modify the settings according to your choice, tap the Start button.

Brother MFC L8900CDW Fax Setup

To set up your Brother MFC L8900CDW printer for Fax operation, follow the instructions given below.

  • Switch on your Brother MFC L8900CDW printer.
  • Touch the Gear or Settings icon and select the All Settings option.
  • Tap Initial Setup Station ID Fax.
  • Now the Fax setup window will appear on the screen, which prompts you to enter your Fax number. Enter it, and press the OK button available at the bottom of the screen.
  • Next, you have to enter your Telephone number, tap Tel and enter it.
  • To finish the fax setup process, enter your name by tapping the Name option available at the bottom of the screen.
  • After entering all the information, tap the OK button followed by Home.
  • Now your Brother MFC L8900CDW printer is ready for the fax operation.
  • To know how to send a Fax message from your Brother MFC L8900CDW printer, read and proceed with the quick steps given below.
  • First, get the document to be faxed.
  • You can use the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) or Scanner Glass to load the document.
  • Turn on your Brother printer, load the document in the ADF or on the scanner glass, and press the Fax button.
  • Enter the fax number and other required information.
  • After entering the required fax information in the given field, tap the Apply button followed by Fax Start.
  • Now your Brother MFC L8900CDW printer will start the fax operation.

Brother MFC L8900CDW Troubleshooting

Brother printers are well-known for their printing speed and quality. Even if you face any issue while performing a print, scan, or fax operation, it can be fixed easily by performing the common troubleshooting instructions instructed by the experts. The hard copy of the user manual is provided with the Brother printer package. It includes basic troubleshooting instructions. If the troubleshooting methods given in the user guide does not work, then you can contact our technical experts to fix the issue. To know how to fix the common Brother printer issues, follow the troubleshooting methods given below.

Brother MFC L8900CDW Error Printing

  • If your Brother MFC L8900CDW printer is not printing the selected document, then read the troubleshooting methods given below and proceed with the same.
  • If you are unable to perform the print operation over a wireless network, check if your Wi-Fi router is turned ON.
  • If your Wi-Fi router is turned OFF, then press the Power button and turn it ON.
  • Check if your wireless router has a stable network. If your Wi-Fi router does not have a stable connection, then contact your Internet Service Provider and fix the issue.
  • If your Wi-Fi router is turned On and has a stable internet, then the printing issue has occurred due to some fault in the printer.
  • First, check if your Brother MFC L8900CDW printer is turned on and ready for the print operation.
  • Make sure that the main tray of the printer contains enough paper to perform the print operation.
  • Check if any alert message is displayed on your Brother printer screen.
  • If so, identify the error and perform the required troubleshooting instructions to fix it.
  • If a Paper Jam occurred, remove the jammed paper manually from the printer.
  • Open the front opening of the Brother printer.
  • Look for the jammed paper inside the printer, and if found, remove it using your hands.
  • After removing all the jammed paper from the printer, try to perform the print operation.
  • To fix the Ink/ Toner Empty issue, refill it. Get the refill kit from a trusted retail store.
  • In most of the cases, the Toner replacement is recommended by the printer manufacturer to fix this issue.
  • After refilling or replacing the toner cartridge, try to perform the print operation.
  • If you still can’t perform the print operation, check if you have selected the correct Brother printer while setting the print preferences.
  • Make sure that your Brother MFC L800CDW printer is set as the default device in your Devices and Printers section.
  • If the Brother printer not printing issue persists, then contact our technical support team to fix this issue.

Brother MFC L8900CDW Not Connecting Wirelessly

The correct procedure for connecting your Brother MFC L8900CDW printer to a wireless network is given below.

  • Turn on your Brother printer and your Wi-Fi router.
  • On your Brother printer’s home screen, you can find the Wi-Fi option, tap on it.
  • Choose the method, perform the on-screen instructions.
  • Make sure to enter the name and PASSWORD of your Wi-Fi router correctly when prompted during the wireless setup.
  • To finish the Wi-Fi setup process, you have to install the Brother MFC L8900CDW printer on your system.
  • f the Brother printer does not connect to your Wi-Fi network, try the troubleshooting steps given below:
  • Check if your wireless router is turned ON.
  • Make sure that the Brother MFC L8900CDW printer is placed within the range of the Wi-Fi router.
  • If you have already connected the Brother printer to your Wi-Fi router and the printer not connecting wirelessly issue occurred recently, then reset the Wi-Fi connection by following the instructions given below.
  • Press the Menu button on your Brother printer’s home screen.
  • Choose the Network Reset option.
  • Press 1 Yes 1.
  • Now your Brother printer will reboot.
  • After rebooting your Brother printer, set the Wi-Fi connection setup from the beginning.
  • If the above method also does not fix the Brother MFC L8900CDW printer not printing the issue, click the Call button to contact our technical expert team to fix this problem.