Brother DCP J774DW Setup

Brother DCP J774DW Setup

Brother DCP J774DW Setup

Follow the instructions below to perform the initial Brother DCP J774DW Setup process of the printer.

  • After purchasing the Brother DCP J774DW printer, remove the tapes using knife or scissors.
  • Open the Brother DCP J774DW printer box cover and then take the essential components like Quick Brother DCP J774DW Setup Guide, Safety manual, installation driver from it.
  • Check whether the ink cartridges and power cord are available inside the Brother DCP J774DW printer box.
  • Gently hold the Brother DCP J774DW printer using both your hands and then take it out of the box.
  • After removing the protective cover, open the front as well as the rear door of the Brother DCP J774DW printer.
  • Try to clear all the tapes and covers inside the Brother DCP J774DW printer.
  • Install both the black and the color ink cartridge into the cartridge access area of the Brother DCP J774DW printer.
Brother DCP J774DW Printer Setup
  • Make sure to close the front as well as the rear door properly.
  • Connect your Brother DCP J774DW printer to the power source and then press the Power button to turn it on.

Brother DCP J774DW Driver Download

Proceed with the instructions given below to download the driver of the Brother DCP J774DW printer.

  • Go to Google Chrome or any other browsers and then visit the Support & Downloads page of the Brother product.
  • Select Downloads under the Search by Category section. Type the model name as DCP J774DW in the Search by Model Name bar.
  • After selecting the Operating System of your computer in the appropriate fields, click OK.
  • Select the driver you need to download.
  • After reading the Terms and Conditions of the Brother product, click the Agree to the EULA and Download button.
  • Make sure to download the Full Driver & Software Package file to access all the available features and functions of your Brother DCP J774DW printer driver on your computer.
  • Once you have downloaded the Brother DCP J774DW printer driver, follow the step-by-step guidelines appearing on the screen to install it on your computer.
  • You are strongly recommended to download and install the recent version driver of the Brother DCP J774DW printer driver.
  • Also, you can install the driver from the CD on the Brother DCP J774DW printer.

Brother DCP J774DW Manual

  • The Brother DCP J774DW printer manual is categorized into three main sections, namely User’s Guide, Setup Guide, and Additional Feature Guide.
  • To know more about the primary printer functions and troubleshoot the problems that arise with the Brother DCP J774DW printer, you have to download the User Guide.
  • The Brother DCP J774DW Setup Guide manual is very much helpful to install the Brother DCP J774DW printer and also deals with the safety aspects of it.
  • The Additional Feature Guide provides information related to the Brother iPrint&Scan application of your Brother DCP J774DW printer.
  • To download the manual for your Brother DCP J774DW printer as per your requirement, follow the given steps below.
  • After launching the default web browser on your computer, go to the official download page.
  • Select the Manual option, choose your desired language, and click the Download button to download the selected manual of your Brother DCP J774DW printer.

Brother DCP J774DW Ink

If your Brother DCP J774DW printer displays ink is low, you need to replace it. You are recommended to use the Brother LC3213 ink cartridge for replacement. The LC3213 ink cartridge yields up to 400 pages each. It contains black, cyan, magenta, and yellow cartridges. Proceed with the quick steps below to replace the Brother DCP J774DW ink cartridge.

Brother DCP J774DW Ink Catridge Replace

  • When your Brother DCP J774DW printer display shows B&W Print Only, or B&W 1-sided Print Only, or Replace Ink message on the screen, you need to perform ink cartridge replacement.
  • You have to push the lock release lever to take the ink cartridge from the cartridge access area of the Brother DCP J774DW printer.
  • Remove the protective tapes and plastic cover from the new compatible ink cartridge of the Brother DCP J774DW printer.
  • Insert the new compatible Brother DCP J774DW ink cartridges into the cartridge access area.
  • Make sure to fit the ink cartridge correctly and close the cartridge access door of the Brother DCP J774DW printer.
  • After you replace the ink cartridge of the Brother DCP J774DW printer, it begins to reset the dot counter.

How To Change Brother DCP J774DW Ink Cartridge 

Here are the Brother DCP J774DW ink cartridge replacement guidelines.

  • Power on the Brother DCP J774DW printer and wait until it initializes.
  • The Brother printer LCD shows the ink cartridge replacement message if the ink cartridges have run out of ink.
  • Lower the Brother DCP J774DW printer's ink cartridge access door and press the levers above the cartridges to release them from the printer.
  • Take the old empty Brother printer cartridge out of the printer. Set it aside and take the new cartridge out of the packaging.
  • Shake the new Brother printer cartridge in the horizontal orientation about 15 times. 
  • Insert this new Brother printer cartridge into the printer and push it in until it locks into place. Repeat these steps to replace the empty Brother printer ink cartridges and then close the ink cartridge access door.

Brother DCP J774DW Wireless Setup

Here are the Brother DCP J774DW wireless setup guidelines

  • Make sure you have the Wi-Fi details such as Wi-Fi SSID and passphrase before proceeding to the steps given below.
  • Power on the Brother DCP J774DW printer and wait until it initializes.
  • Touch the Brother DCP 'printer's Menu button to view the main menu.
  • Use the 'up' and 'down' navigation buttons to select Network. Press OK.
  • Highlight WLAN by using the navigation buttons and press OK.
  • Then, select the Brother DCP J774DW Setup Wizard option and press OK.
  • The ''WLAN ENABLE?'' prompt appears. Choose Yes.
  • Now, the Brother DCP machine looks for the Wi-Fi SSID. Select the correct Wi-Fi SSID from the list and then Press OK. Enter the correct Wi-Fi passphrase and then press OK.
  • Now, the Brother DCP J774DW 'printer's wireless setup is completed.

Brother DCP J774DW Print Function setup

  • Navigate to the document/photo to be printed by the Brother DCP J774DW printer and click Print.
  • Choose Brother DCP J774DW from the list and then click the Preferences button.
  • Now, the Brother DCP J774DW printer driver window appears on the screen.
  • Ensure that you have loaded the correct size paper in the Brother 'machine's paper tray.
  • Click Basic Media Type choose the correct paper type.
  • Click the 'Paper Size' drop-down button and then set the correct paper size.
  • Choose either Natural or Vivid from the Color Mode drop-down list.
  • Click Orientation and then choose either Portrait or Landscape from the list.
  • Set the number of print copies, and set the Multiple Page option if required. Click OK and select Print. 

Brother DCP J774DW Scan Setup

Here are the Brother DCP J774DW scan setup guidelines.

  • Set the document to be scanned by the Brother DCP J774DW printer on the 'device's platen. Close the cover.
  • Tap the Scan option on the Brother DCP J774DW Setup to PC to Image.
  • Use the up and down navigation keys to choose the computer which is connected to the Brother device over the network. A PIN appears on the Brother DCP 'J774DW printer’s LCD.
  • Type this PIN on the Brother DCP J774DW device and press OK.
  • Press either Options or Set at Device if you need to change the Settings.
  • If you press the Options button, you can set the scan type, and resolution. File type, document size, brightness, Remove Background Color, and contrast.
  • Now press the Start button to begin scanning. You can follow the on-screen prompts to finish the scanning process.

Brother DCP J774DW Fax Setup

  • Make sure you have performed the initial setup process of the Brother DCP J774DW printer.
  • Check if it is switched on and then proceed with the forthcoming instructions to set up fax.
  • First, you have to connect a telephone cord between the LINE port of the Brother printer and the wall jack.
  • Go to Local Language present under Initial Brother DCP J774DW Setup option and choose a language of your choice.
  • Next, you have to select the Receive Mode from the Settings menu.
  • Set the Station ID in the next step and key in your Fax Number and Fax Name.
  • Send a test fax to check if you have set up the Fax operation successfully.

How to Print a Document Using Brother DCP J774DW

  • Search for the text or photo you wish to print and open it on your Windows system.
  • Choose the Brother printer from the list and wait until the Printer Driver window appears on your screen.
  • Ensure that you have placed compatible paper in the input tray.
  • Go to the Basic tab and select the correct Media Type from the drop-down list.
  • Choose the paper size, color mode, and orientation in the next step.
  • Key in the number of copies in the Copies field.
  • Modify any other print settings if required and click the OK button.

Brother DCP J774DW Duplex Printing

  • Find the file or photo that you want to print. Open it on your Mac system.
  • Tap the Print option from the File menu. From the Printer drop-down menu, choose your Brother DCP J774DW printer.
  • Assign the orientation as Portrait or Landscape and then select the Layout.
  • Go to the two-sided section and choose the binding option as Short-Edge Binding or Long-Edge Binding.
  • Edit the Brother printer settings and then click the Print option.

BROTHER DCP J774DW TROUBLESHOOTING

If the Brother DCP J774DW printer faces any issues, then you can solve the problem by using the troubleshooting solutions given here. Solutions are provided for all the common problems that occur with the Brother DCP J774DW Setup.

Brother DCP J774DW Paper Jam

  • First, connect the brother dcp J774DW printer to the electrical socket.
  • Now, remove the paper tray from the machine.
  • Then, draw the two green levers on the machine and take out the jammed paper.
  • Make use of both hands and hold the plastic tabs on either side of the brother dcp J774DW printer and lift the scanner lid.
  • Remove the jammed paper out from the brother dcp J774DW printer.
  • If the LCDs the Repeat Jam A inside/Front error, slightly move the printhead and remove any paper inside the brother dcp j774 printer.
  • Ensure that the there are no paper bits left in any corners of the Brother DCP J774DW Setup.
  • Next, carefully close the scanner lid.

If the LCD screen shows Repeat Jam A inside /Front or Repeat Jam B Front error, perform the steps below.

  • Search for any paper scraps in the brother printer.
  • Now, press both the levers and then lift the jam clear cover at the rear of the machine.
  • Check for the jammed paper and remove the paper from the brother printer.
  • Then, close the jam clear cover.
  • Place the paper tray back into the machine carefully.
  • Connect the power cable into the electrical socket.
  • Check whether the error messages are cleared.

Brother DCP J774DW Paper Feed

  • First, make sure that you insert the same type of paper in the input tray.
  • Take out the paper from the input tray, fan then and then insert them again.
  • Ensure that the paper does not stick to each other.
  • Remove the paper from the tray and then add some papers.
  • Make sure not to add the paper before the input tray is vacant.
  • Check whether the jam clear cover is closed correctly.
  • Now, check whether the glossy paper is placed with shining side facing downwards.
  • Insert one paper extra when you begin to print on Brother photo paper.Check whether the paper is smooth and even on the tray.
Brother dcp J774DW troubleshooting

Brother DCP J774DW Printing Blank Pages

  • First, make sure that the ink cartridge is inserted correctly.
  • Check whether it has enough ink to print.
  • Next, take out the ink cartridge from the brother dcp J774DW printer and shake it well and then install it again.
  • Now, restart the brother dcp J774DW printer and the computer.
  • Launch Windows service manager and then restart the printer pool services.
  • Next, try to change the ink cartridges.
  • Open the front door and the ink cartridge door.
  • Gently remove the empty ink cartridge from the drum unit.
  • Unpack the new ink cartridge and check for the color in the brother printer.
  • Next, load the new ink cartridges into the empty cartridge area.
  • Now, the ink dot counter will be reset.
  • If the issue persists, reset the Brother dcp J774DW printer.
  • Power off the Brother dcp J774DW printer.
  • Close the front cover and connect the power cord.
  • Press the Go button and simultaneously power on the brother dcp J774DW printer.
  • Keep pressing the Go button until the LED light turns on.
  • Now, release the button, and the Brother DCP J774DW Setup will automatically begin to reset.

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