Brother DCP L2541DW setup

Brother DCP L2541DW Setup

Brother DCP l2541dw installation

To unbox your Brother DCP L2541DW printer, follow the steps given below

  • Remove all the packing materials from the outside of the printer.
  • Now, lift the top cover and clear the packing materials from the inside of the printer.
  • Take out all the orange tapes and discard them.

To install the toner cartridges into your printer, make use of the steps given as follows:

  • Ensure you turn on your printer.
  • Open the top cover of your printer.
  • From your printer, take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. 
  • Lift the toner cartridge from the (toner cartridge and drum unit) assembly.
  • Take the new toner cartridge out and unpack it.
  • Remove the protective cover from the toner cartridge.
  • Insert your new toner cartridge firmly into the drum unit until you hear the locking sound.
  • Keep the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly back inside your printer.

To load paper in the paper tray of your Brother DCP L2541DW printer, make use of the following steps:

  • Pull the paper tray out of your printer.
  • Slide the paper guides in such a way that they fit the paper.
  • To slide the paper guides, press the green release levers. 
  • Fan a stack of paper.
  • Load the paper in the printer’s tray such that the printing surface faces down.
  • Ensure that the loaded paper is below the maximum paper mark.
  • Push the paper tray gently into your printer.
  • At times, the paper might slide off the output tray. To avoid this, lift the support flap.
  • In the Print dialog box, change the print preferences.
  • Now, send your print job to your printer.
  • Connect one end of your power cable to the back of your printer.
  • Connect the other end to the wall socket.
  • Switch on your printer.

Brother DCP l2541dw Driver

The driver in the Brother DCP L2541DW printer converts the data to be printed into a language or format that the printer can easily understand. Based on the operating system you are using, the type of driver varies from one printer to another.The driver in the Brother DCP L2541DW printer sends the data to be printed to the printer.

Brother dcp l2541dw Driver download

To download the driver for your Brother DCP-L2541DW printer, follow the steps given below:

  • Navigate to the official site of your Brother DCP-L2541DW printer.
  • On the Downloads page, under Select Your Operating System (OS), choose your OS family from the options given under STEP 1: Select OS Family.
  • Choose the version of your operating system by clicking any one of the options given under STEP 2: Select OS Version.
  • Press the OK button.
  • On the page that is displayed, you will find the Drivers section.
  • Under the title Drivers, you will find the sub-titles like Title, Description, Release Date (Version), and Size.
  • Select any one of the options given under Title and follow the instructions provided on the screen that is displayed.

Brother dcp l2541dw Driver mac

To download the Brother DCP L2541DW printer driver for your Mac, make use of the steps given as follows:

  • Navigate to the official site of your Brother DCP-L2541DW printer.
  • On the Downloads page, under Select Your Operating System (OS), you will find two steps:
  • Under STEP 1: Select OS Family, select the option button next to Mac.

    Under STEP 2: Select OS Version, you will see a list of Mac OS versions. Select the option button next to the version that you use.

  • Click the OK button.
  • For example, if you select the option button next to macOS (10.15) and click the OK button, the Downloads page will be displayed.
  • On the Downloads page, under the Language field, you will find a drop-down list. Choose the language of your choice.
  • A list of Drivers will be displayed. Choose any one of the options under the title Drivers.. 
  • Now, follow the onscreen instructions to download your Mac driver.

How To Connect Brother Dcp l2541dw Printer To Wifi

To connect your Brother DCP L2541DW printer to Wi-Fi, execute the following instructions in order

  • Take the power cable and connect one end of the cable to your printer. 
  • Connect the other end of the cable to the wall socket.
  • Turn on your printer.
  • On your printer’s control panel, press the Menu button.
  • To select Network, press the Up or Down arrow key. Now, press the OK button.
  • To choose WLAN, press the Up or Down arrow key. Press the OK button.
  • Press the Up or Down arrow key again to select the Setup Wizard. Press the OK button.
  • When you see the message WLAN Enable? on the screen, click the Yes button. Clicking the Yes button will enable the wireless network.
  • The completion of the above steps will start the Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • Your printer will now search for your network. Now, a list of available Network Names (SSIDs) will be displayed.
  • Press the Up or Down arrow keys for selecting the SSID (which you must have noted down earlier). Press the OK button.
  • Now, you will face two scenarios:
  • In case you are using the Authentication and Encryption method that needs the Network Key (Password), type in your Network Key and press the OK button. To apply the settings, click the Yes button.
  • In case your Authentication method is Open System, and your Encryption mode is None, continue with the next step.
  • Your printer will now try to connect to the wireless network that you have chosen.
  • If your Brother DCP L2541DW printer has successfully connected to the wireless network, the LCD will show the Connected message.
  • In case the connection has failed, your printer will print a wireless connection report. Check your printed report, find out what the error code is, and sort it out.

Brother DCP l2541dw Troubleshooting

The first step in troubleshooting issues is to identify the problem, its place and its cause.The next step is to check the following

  • Ensure that the power cable of your printer is correctly connected.
  • Now, make sure the your printer’s power is switched on.
  • Make sure to remove all the orange protective parts.
  • You need to insert the paper correctly into the paper tray of your printer.
  • All interface cables should be securely connected to your printer and your computer.
  • Take a look at your printer’s status by studying the Status Monitor on your computer.

Listed below are some of the error messages, their causes and solutions

Error Message:

  • Cartridge Error
  • Put the Toner Cartridge back in.

Cause of the Error:

You would not have installed the toner cartridge correctly.

Solution:

  • From your printer, remove the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly 
  • Take out the toner cartridge.
  • Place it back in the drum unit.
  • Reinstall the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly in your printer.

Error Message:

Drum End Soon

Cause of the Error:

The service life of your drum unit has come to an end.

Solution:

Ensure you order a new drum unit before you see the Replace Drum message.

Brother Printer DCP L2541DW Setup

Error Message:

Manual Feed

Cause of the Error:

You must have chosen Manual as your paper source in your printer driver when no paper was fed into the manual feed slot.

Solution:

You need to insert the paper into your manual feed slot, or change the settings.

Error Message:

No Toner

Cause of the Error:

Your toner cartridge is either not installed properly or there is no toner left.

Solution:

  • Remove your toner cartridge and drum unit assembly from your printer.
  • Now, install your toner cartridge properly in the drum unit. Reinstall your toner cartridge and drum unit assembly back into your printer. 
  • Even after completing the instructions given above, the problem persists, try replacing your toner cartridge. 
  • Error Message:

    Size mismatch

    Cause of the Error:

    You must have inserted paper of the wrong size into your printer’s tray.

    Solution:

    In your printer’s tray, load paper of the correct size. Change the paper size to match with the paper loaded into the tray.

Brother DCP l2541dw Paper jam

As in any printer, you will may face the paper-jamming issue in your Brother DCP L2541DW printer. To resolve this issue, execute the instructions given as follows:

If the paper is jammed in your printer's paper tray:

Then your LCD shows, Jam Tray, try the steps given below:

  • Pull the paper tray out of your printer.
  • Now, gently pull all the jammed paper out.
  • Fan out the (removed) stack of paper. This will avoid further paper jams.
  • Arrange the paper guides in such a way that they fit the paper size.
  • Ensure that your paper is below the maximum paper mark.
  • Place your paper tray back into your printer.

If the paper is jammed in your printer's output paper tray:

  • Open the scanner in your printer by using both your hands.
  • Take out all the jammed paper.
  • Close the scanner by pushing it down gently.

If the paper is jammed inside your printer:

In case your printer’s control panel shows that there is a paper-jam inside your printer, try the steps given below:

  • To let the internal fan cool down the hot parts inside your printer, turn on your printer for 10 minutes.
  • Open the front cover of your printer.
  • Remove your drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • NOTE: Your printer’s internal parts will be very hot. You need to wait for your printer to cool down before you touch these parts.
  • Gently, pull out all the jammed paper.
  • Install your drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into your printer.
  • Close your printer’s front cover.