QUICK STEPS: BROTHER DCP B7500D SETUP

Brother DCP B7500D Setup

Brother DCP B7500D Unboxing

Brother DCP B7500D is a multifunctional monochrome laser printer that supports Auto-duplex printing. The printer setup involves unboxing, loading paper, configuring basic settings, and installing the printer software. For detailed instructions about the Brother DCP B7500D Setup, go through the steps given on this page.

If you are setting up the Brother DCP B7500D printer for the first time, follow these steps.

Unboxing:

  • First, unpack your printer gently from the package.
  • Check the printer components and supplies.
  • Remove the protective tapes from the printer.
  • Open the front cover and unpack the drum unit.
  • Unpack the toner cartridge and remove the packing materials.
  • Insert the cartridge into the drum unit.
  • Fix the assembly into the printer and lower the front cover.

Loading Paper:

  • After fixing the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly, pull the paper input tray out from the printer.
  • Slide the paper guides apart.
  • Fan a paper stack and load it into the tray.
  • Adjust the paper stack with the paper guides and refix the tray into the printer.

Configuring Basic Settings:

  • Connect your printer to an electrical outlet using the supplied power cord.
  • Turn on your Brother DCP B7500D Setup by pressing the Power button.
  • When the printer is in Ready mode, choose your country/region.
  • Press the Menu button and select the Initial Setup option.
  • Select the Local Language option and press the OK button.
  • Press the Stop/Exit button.

Installing Printer Software:

  • Insert the supplied Brother installation disc into your computer’s CD drive.
  • Run the setup file to begin the driver installation.
  • Agree to the EULA and carry out the on-screen prompts to establish the connection between your printer and computer.
  • Finish the driver installation and verify the printer functionality.

Brother DCP L2531DW User Manual

The manual for your Brother DCP B7500D printer is provided along with the printer package. If it is not available, download it by clicking the Manual Download button on this page. Alternatively, you can get it from the official Brother site by following these steps.

  • On your computer, launch the default browser and visit the official Brother site.
  • Type your printer’s model number in the search field and click the Search button.
  • Click the printer model from the search result and select the option that directs you to the manuals download page.
  • If necessary, choose your language from the Language drop-down menu.
  • Next, select the required manual from the displayed list and click the Download button.
  • Wait for the download to get completed.
  • Open your computer’s Downloads folder and check if the manual has been downloaded successfully.

Brother DCP B7500D Driver

The driver software is responsible for the communication between your printer and computer. The driver for your Brother DCP B7500D Setup is available on the Brother installation disc. If it is not available, download the driver by clicking the Driver Download button on this page. Alternatively, you can get the driver for your Brother DCP B7500D printer from the official Brother site.

Brother DCP B7500D Driver For Mac

  • On your Mac, launch the default browser after ensuring that the Internet connection is stable.
  • Visit the official Brother site and type ‘Brother DCP B7500D’ in the search field.
  • Click the Search button and choose the printer model in the search result.
  • Click on the link that directs you to the Downloads page.
  • Under the Select Your Operating System (OS) section, choose your macOS version and click OK.
  • If you don’t know your OS version, click on the ‘How to identify your Operating System (OS)’ link and get the instructions to identify your macOS version.
  • Click OK after selecting the correct macOS version on the Downloads page.
  • Select the required driver from the displayed list and click the Agree to the EULA and Download button.
  • Wait until the download is completed.
  • Next, go to your browser’s Downloads folder and double-click the downloaded file. This will create a disk image on the desktop.
  • Double-click the created disk image on the desktop to run the driver installation.
  • If prompted, enter your administrator password in the required field and click the Continue button.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts and finish the driver installation.

Brother DCP B7500D Driver For Windows

Before Starting:

  • Remove any previously installed Brother printer drivers on your Windows computer.
  • Do not connect your printer and computer until prompted by the driver installation wizard.
  • If you have already connected your printer to the computer via a USB cable, disconnect it first.
  • Close all the running apps and ensure that you have a stable Internet connection.

Downloading Printer Driver:

  • Start by launching the default browser on your computer and visit the official Brother site.
  • Input your printer’s model number in the search field and click Search.
  • Click the printer model in the search result and select the option that directs you to the driver download page.
  • Under the Select Your Operating System (OS) section, choose your Windows OS version and click OK.
  • Select the required driver from the displayed list and click the Agree to the EULA and Download button.
  • Wait for the driver to get downloaded to your computer.

Installing Driver:

  • Open the driver file and begin the driver installation.
  • If the device prompts for User Account Control, click Yes.
  • Agree to the EULA and select the software to be installed on your computer.
  • Carry out the on-screen prompts and complete the installation

Brother DCP B7500D Wireless Setup

The Brother DCP B7500D Setup does not support wireless connectivity and so you cannot perform the wireless setup. However, you can perform the USB printer setup.

How To Scan Document Using Brother DCP B7500D

Using the printer control panel:

  • Before starting, verify if you have completed the basic printer setup.
  • Also, check if you have installed the Brother printer software on your computer.
  • Turn on the printer and place the original document on the scanner glass.
  • Connect your printer and computer via a USB cable.
  • Go to the printer control panel and press the Scan button.
  • Select the Scan to PC option using the navigation keys and press the OK button.
  • Select the File option and press the OK button.
  • To scan your document with the default scan settings, press the Start button.
  • Otherwise, click on Options and change the required scan settings from the following.
  • Scan Type
  • Resolution
  • File Type
  • Document Size
  • After specifying the scan settings, press the OK button.
  • Finally, press the Start button to scan your document.

Brother DCP B7500D USB Setup

  • To begin with, turn on your Brother DCP B7500D printer.
  • Make sure you have a standard USB cable handy.
  • On your computer, run the driver installation using the Brother installation disc or downloaded driver package.
  • Agree to the EULA in the driver installation wizard to proceed with the setup.
  • Install the required software by selecting them in the driver installation wizard.
  • Select the USB connection option as your connection type and click Next.
  • Connect your printer and computer using the USB cable.
  • Wait for the driver setup wizard to detect the connection and display the confirmation message.
  • Click Next and carry out the rest of the on-screen instructions to complete the USB setup.
Brother DCP B7500D Printer Setup

Brother DCP B7500D Troubleshooting

The Brother DCP B7500D Setup does not support wireless connectivity and so you cannot perform the wireless setup. However, you can perform the USB printer setup.

Paper Jam

  • If a paper is jammed inside your Brother DCP B7500D printer, the first thing you should do is turn off the printer by pressing the Power button.
  • Check for the jammed paper in the following areas.
  • Paper tray
  • Paper output tray
  • The rear part of the printer
  • Inside the printer
  • 2-sided tray
  • If you detect the jammed paper, remove it gently from the printer without damaging the internal parts.
  • Use supported print media to get rid of the Paper Jam error in the future.
  • Always fan the paper stack before loading it into the paper input tray.
  • Avoid loading paper more than the marked lines.
  • Do not adjust the paper guides too tightly.
  • If necessary, clean the paper pick-up rollers.

Print Head

  • When the printer is in Ready mode, select the Print Reports option using the navigation keys and press the OK button.
  • Select the Drum Dot Print option and press the Start button.
  • Wait for the printer to print the Drum Dot Check sheet.
  • Check if the printout has dots. If yes, clean the drum unit to remove any foreign material inside it.
  • Next, press and hold the Power button to turn off the printer.
  • Open the front cover and remove the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly.
  • Turn the drum unit. Ensure that the drum unit gear is on the left-side side.
  • Identify the shaded part in the numbers marked next to the drum roller.
  • Rotate the wheel at the drum unit end while pushing the shaded part. This will remove the foreign material inside the drum unit.
  • Avoid touching the surface of the drum unit.
  • Wipe the surface of the drum with a dry lint-free cloth.
  • Refix the toner cartridge into the drum unit and then fix the assembly into the printer.

Toner Reset

  • With the printer turned on, open the front cover.
  • Take out the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly from the printer.
  • Press the green lock lever and take out the toner cartridge from the drum unit.
  • Unpack the new toner cartridge from the package and remove the protective parts from it.
  • Insert the new toner cartridge into the drum unit.
  • Gently move the green tab inside the drum unit to clean the corona wire.
  • Refix the toner and drum unit assembly into the printer and close the front cover.
  • Wait for the printer to recognize the new toner cartridge and return to the Ready state.
  • Try printing a test page and check the print quality.

Printing Blank Pages

  • Is your Brother DCP B7500D printer printing blank pages repeatedly? Then check the toner level.
  • If the toner level is low, replace the toner cartridge to get better print quality.
  • If the blank pages are printed again, open the Printing Preferences window of your Brother printer on the connected computer.
  • Go to the Advanced tab and click the Other Print Options button.
  • Select the Skip Blank Page option to make the printer driver detect the blank pages and exclude them from printing.
  • Click OK to save the configured settings.
  • Try printing your document to check if the problem has been resolved.

Printer Offline

If your Brother printer status is offline, then it indicates that the computer cannot communicate with the printer. Carry out these troubleshooting steps to bring your printer online.

Solution 1: Visually Check Printer Status

  • First, check if your printer has been turned on. If not, check the power cord and restart your printer.
  • Next, check the USB cable connecting your printer and computer. Make sure it is firmly connected at both end ports.
  • If necessary, connect the USB cable to a different USB port on your computer.
  • Verify if any error message is displayed on the printer LCD panel. If yes, identify what it says and execute the correct troubleshooting steps.

Solution 2: Disable Use Printer Offline

  • On your Windows computer, click the Start menu and type ‘control’ in the search field. Hit the Enter key and click to open Control Panel from the search result.
  • Click the Devices and Printers tab in the Control Panel window.
  • Locate and right-click your printer’s icon and select the See what’s printing option.
  • Cancel all the pending print jobs and click the Printer menu.
  • Deselect the Use Printer Offline option from the drop-down list.
  • This will bring your Brother DCP B7500D Setup status online.