Brother DCP l2550dw Setup

Brother DCP l2550dw Setup

Brother DCP L2550DW Unboxing Setup

Follow these guidelines to unbox and Brother DCP l2550dw Setup.

  • Open the Brother MFC DCP L2550DW printer box.
  • Take the Brother printer’s user manual, cartridge, driver CD, power cable, and other accessories out of the box.
  • Unpack the Brother DCP L2550DW printer cartridge and set it aside.
  • Peel off the tapes stuck to the Brother DCP L2550DW machine.
  • Raise the DCP machine’s scanner cover and remove the plastic sheet.
  • Lower the DCP L2550DW printer’s front cover and peel off the tape from the support flap.
  • Remove the orange packing material from the toner cartridge.
  • Install the DCP L2550's drum unit and toner cartridge assembly in the Brother DCP L2550DW machine.
  • Close the DCP machine’s front cover. This completes the DCP L2550DW machine’s unboxing setup.
Brother DCP l2550dw Printer Setup

Brother DCP L2550DW Driver

The Brother DCP L2550DW printer driver establishes a connection between the Brother printer and your computer. It also helps you diagnose issues, monitor ink levels, and send print jobs from the computer.

Download Driver Brother DCP L2550DW

To download the Brother DCP L2550DW printer driver, follow these steps.

  • Go to the manufacturer’s support page on your web browser.
  • Enter your Brother printer model and click Search.
  • Scroll down and click the ‘Downloads’ page link.
  • The browser redirects you to the DCP L2550DW printer’s 'downloads' page.
  • Select your computer’s OS from the drop-down list and click OK.
  • Click the recommended driver package link.
  • Click the blue 'download' button at the bottom of the page to download the Brother DCP L2550DW printer driver on your computer.

Brother DCP L2550DW Driver Windows 7

  • Navigate to the printer manufacturer’s official support site.
  • Search for the Brother DCP L2550DW printer model and click the appropriate search result.
  • Click the Downloads link to be redirected to the downloads page.
  • Once the DCP L2550DW machine’s downloads page loads, select the OS Family, i.e., Windows.
  • Select the OS version, i.e., Windows 7, and click OK.
  • Click the recommended full driver & software package link.
  • Click the blue 'download' button to download the L2550DW driver on your computer.

Brother DCP L2550DW Install

Follow these guidelines given below to install the DCP L2550DW printer driver.

  • Download the DCP L2550 full driver & software package on your computer from the manufacturer’s official site.
  • Double-click the L2550DW printer software on your computer.
  • The L2550DW machine’s installer dashboard appears.
  • Select English from the drop-down list and click the Next button.
  • Click the license agreement checkbox and click Next.
  • Select the ‘Wireless Connection’ radio button and click Next.
  • The ‘Detecting Existing Wireless Network Settings’ window appears. Verify the Brother DCP l2550dw Setup Wi-Fi details, select Yes, and click Next.
  • The DCP L2550DW machine driver installer detects the printer and connects it to the network.
  • If the Brother printer does not get connected automatically to the network, perform these steps.
  • Choose the alternative connection option if the ‘Failed to Connect’ window appears.
  • The ‘Enable the Wireless Connection’ window appears.
  • Go to the Brother DCP L2550DW machine’s control panel and tap the Wi-Fi button.
  • Press the up arrow key. The DCP L2550DW machine obtains the Wi-Fi settings from the computer.
  • If the ‘Failed to Connect’ window appears, click Next.
  • Click the ‘No’ radio button to communicate to the printer installer that you do not have a USB cable.
  • Click Next. The ‘Configure manually from the control panel’ window appears.
  • Enter the Wi-Fi SSID and passphrase. Click Next.
  • Go to the Brother machine’s control panel and tap the Menu button.
  • Tap the ‘- ‘ button repeatedly until the Network option is displayed.
  • Press OK. Ensure that WLAN is displayed and then press OK.
  • Press the - button repeatedly until the setup wizard is displayed. Press OK.
  • Use the - button to choose the Wi-Fi SSID and then press OK.
  • Use the - and + buttons to enter a passphrase character and press OK to advance to the next character.
  • Press OK to confirm the Wi-Fi passphrase that you entered. Press the + button to confirm the settings.
  • The DCP L2550DW machine is now connected to the Wi-Fi network. Press OK.
  • Return to the DCP L2550DW printer driver installer screen.
  • Click Next. Ensure that the ‘Checked and confirmed’ checkbox is selected and then click Next.
  • The DCP L2550DW machine now appears on the Brother driver installer’s Select Machine screen.
  • Click the DCP L2550DW radio button and click Next.
  • Select the ‘Standard connection’ radio button and click Next.
  • The iPrint&Scan application is downloaded, and the progress is shown.
  • Click the ‘Install’ button to Brother DCP l2550dw Setup and install PaperPort. Click Next on the next two screens. Finally, click Finish.

Brother DCP L2550DW Driver Update

  • Go to the manufacturer’s official support site.
  • Search for the Brother DCP L2550DW printer model and click OK.
  • Click the Downloads link in the search result to go directly to the DCP L2550DW printer’s downloads page.
  • Scroll down to the Software Update Notification Updater link and click it.
  • Click the ‘Agree to the EULA and Download’ button at the bottom.
  • Run the Software Update Notification Updater as an administrator on your computer.
  • This Brother tool will help you update the driver to the latest version. Follow its on-screen prompts to update the driver and firmware.

Brother DCP L2550DW Manual

The Brother DCP L2550DW printer manual can be downloaded from the manufacturer’s support site.

  • The Brother DCP L2550DW printer manual contains the brother machine’s introduction information, paper loading guidelines, printing procedures, troubleshooting, and so on.
  • You can refer to the Brother DCP L2550DW user manual to perform routine maintenance, such as replacing supplies, cleaning the drum unit, change machine settings, etc.
  • To download the Brother DCP L2550DW user manual, follow these steps.
  • Go to the manufacturer’s support site and enter the DCP L2550DW keyword in the text field.
  • Select the DCP printer prompt and click OK.
  • Click the Downloads link to be redirected to the DCP L2550DW machine’s downloads page
  • Click the Manuals button on the left-hand side menu.
  • Click the Download button in the ‘Online User’s guide’ section.

Brother DCP L2550DW Toner

The Brother DCP L2550DW printer has one High Yield & Standard Black toner cartridge. In addition to that, one drum unit is also available for this printer. The Standard Black toner cartridge can print up to 700 pages, whereas the High Yield Black toner cartridge can perform the print operation up to 2000 pages.

Brother DCP L2550DW Toner Reset

The guided instructions given below will help you reset your Brother DCP L2550DW printer toner.

  • Switch on your Brother printer to begin the toner reset process. Open the front cover of the printer.
  • Now, locate the Clear & Stop/ Exit buttons on the printer control panel, and press them at the same time.
  • After pressing both of the buttons (Clear & Stop/Exit) for a while, release them and press the Clear button for one more time.
  • Now the Reset Menu screen will appear on your Brother printer display.
  • Select the toner from the list using the arrow keys available on the printer control panel.
  • Press the OK button to confirm the toner reset process. Once the toner is reset successfully, close the front cover of the Brother printer.
Brother DCP l2550dw toner

Brother DCP L2550DW Change Toner

To change the toner cartridge of your Brother DCP L2550DW printer, read and proceed with the guided instructions given below.

  • Before you begin the toner replacement process, get a new one from a trusted retail store.
  • Ensure to keep the printer turned On through out the toner replacement process.
  • Now to take the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly from the printer, you have to open the front cover of your Brother printer.
  • After taking the assembly out of the printer, remove the toner from the drum unit by releasing the green lock lever available at the side of the assembly.
  • Now, unpack the new toner cartridge. Place the new toner in the drum unit.
  • Make sure to push down the toner cartridge until it locks into the drum unit correctly.
  • After replacing the new toner into the assembly, insert it into the printer and close the front cover.
  • To check if the toner is placed correctly, try a test print.
  • Click the Call button available at the bottom of this screen to contact our technical support team if you have any Brother DCP l2550dw Setup issue related to the Brother printer toner reset or other processes.

Brother DCP L2550DW Toner Refill

If you have no idea about how to refill the Brother DCP L2550DW printer toner, follow the step-by-step instructions given below.

  • First, take the toner cartridge & drum unit assembly out of the Brother printer.
  • Then, remove the toner cartridge from the assembly.
  • You can find two screws at the side of the toner cartridge.
  • Get a screwdriver and remove both the screws to take the cartridge end cap out.
  • Locate the drive gear and gently take it out of the cartridge.
  • Underneath the drive gear, you can find a small bushing. The bushing particle will help in keeping the cartridge sealed.
  • Check if the bushing is placed correctly. If it is misplaced, re-position it using a small flathead screwdriver.
  • Now, take the toner plug using a blunt blade.
  • Before you begin refilling the toner, make sure to empty the cartridge.
  • Now, open the toner bottle and pour the entire content into the toner cartridge.
  • After refilling the toner cartridge, replace the toner plug, drive gear, cartridge end cap and screws.
  • Now, place the refilled toner into the assembly. Insert the assembly back into the printer and try a test print.

Brother DCP L2550DW Drum Unit

The drum unit is a part of the Brother printer’s assembly, which transfers the toner to the paper. The toner cartridge is inserted into the drum unit and then insert the whole assembly on the printer. If you have not inserted the drum unit into the printer, then you can’t perform the printer-related operation. If the Brother printer drum unit does not respond properly or any issue takes place, then you can reset the drum unit of your Brother printer easily. The steps for resetting the drum unit of the Broth DCP L2550DW printer is given below.

Brother DCP L2550DW Drum Reset

The following the Brother DCP l2550dw Setup instructions given below will help you to reset the drum unit of your printer.

   
  • Switch on your Brother DCP L2550DW printer.
  • Make sure that the front cover of the printer is closed.
  • If opened, close it, and then begin the drum unit reset process.
  • Locate OK & Up arrow buttons on your Brother printer control panel, and press them at the same time.
  • Choose Drum by pressing the OK button.
  • From the list of options, select the Reset option using the arrow keys.
  • Once the drum unit is reset, restart your Brother printer and start performing printer functions as required.
Brother DCP l2550dw Drum

How To Connect Brother DCP L2550DW Printer To Wifi

The guided instructions given below explain how to connect the Brother DCP L2550DW printer to a wireless (Wi-Fi) network.

  • First, check if you have done the hardware setup by referring the user guide provided with the printer package.
  • After completing the hardware setup, using the installation CD, or downloading the Brother DCP L2550DW printer software, you can begin the software setup process.
  • If you are using the installation CD, then insert the disc into the disk drive of your system, and perform the on-screen instruction.
  • If you wish to download the Brother DCP L2550DW printer driver file from its official site, then first, go to the manufacturer site.
  • Choose your operating system and version type correctly from the drop-down menu when prompted.
  • After selecting the driver file you want, click the Download button.
  • Once the software is downloaded successfully, you can begin the installation process.
  • Before you start the driver installation process, make sure that your Brother printer and the device are connected.
  • Open the Brother DCP L2550DW driver file by double-click it.
  • Select your Language from the drop-down menu.
  • Click the I accept this license agreement option to continue to the Brother DCP l2550dw Setup and installation process.
  • Once you agree with the terms and conditions of the end-user license, the Connection Type window will appear on the screen.
  • Click the Radio button beside the Wireless Network Connection (Wi-Fi) option.
  • Make sure that you're wireless (Wi-Fi) router is turned On.
  • Now the Detecting Existing Wireless Network message will appear on the screen.
  • Check if your wireless network name matches with the SSID displayed on the screen and click the Yes, I want to connect the machine to this wireless network message followed by Next.
  • Now your Brother printer will be displayed on the installation screen.
  • If not, manually connect your Brother printer to the Wi-Fi router.
  • To enable the Wi-Fi option on your Brother printer, press the Wi-Fi button and perform the on-screen instructions.
  • Once your Brother printer and the device are connected to the same wireless network, follow the on-screen instructions displayed on the installation screen to finish the installation.
  • If an error is displayed while connecting the Brother printer to the Wi-Fi network, then contact our technical support team to fix this Brother DCP l2550dw Setup issue.

Brother DCP L2550DW Default Password

The default password of the Brother DCP L2550DW printer is initpass. You can also change the default password of the printer as per your need. If you want to change the default password of your Brother DCP L2550DW printer, follow the instructions given below.

  • Open a web browser on your system and navigate to the Brother printer’s IP address page.
  • Now, the login page will appear on the screen.
  • Enter the default password of your Brother printer in the given field.
  • Click Administrator or Login Password Enter New Password Type new password.
  • Retype the new password in the Confirm New Password text field and click the Submit button.
Brother DCP l2550dw Wireless Setup

Brother DCP L2550DW USB Cable

To install the Brother DCP L2550DW printer on your Mac system over a USB connection, read and proceed with the guided instructions given below.

  • First, connect the Brother DCP L2550DW printer to your device using a USB cable.
  • Make sure to turn on your Brother DCP L2550DW printer.
  • Now, download the Brother DCP L2550DW printer driver from the official site of the manufacturer.
  • Open the downloaded file to begin the installation process.
  • Tap Start Here Mac followed by the Open button.
  • Choose the Local Connection (USB) option on the Connection Type screen.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions and click the Install button.
  • To continue the installation process on your Mac system, you will be prompted to enter its password in the given field.
  • Enter your Mac system password and click the Install Software button.
  • Wait for the Brother DCP L2550DW printer driver installation process to complete.
  • Once the printer driver installation is done successfully, you can try a test print to check if the Brother DCP l2550dw Setup and installation process is done correctly.

Brother DCP L2550DW WPS Pin

To know how to use the WPS PIN option to connect your Brother DCP L2550DW printer to the Wi-Fi router, follow the instructions given below.

  • Switch on your Brother DCP L2550DW printer and router.
  • Press Menu Network WLAN WPS w/PIN Code OK.
  • Now, an 8 digit PIN will appear on your Brother printer screen. The Brother printer will look for the available access point.
  • If found, then it is displayed on the printer screen.
  • On your system, open a web browser and navigate to the access point’s web setup page using it’s IP address.
  • Select the WPS option and follow the on-screen instructions to finish the registration process.
  • nce your printer is connected to the wireless router, you can start performing the printer-related operations.
Brother DCP l2550dw WPN Setup

Brother DCP L2550DW Double-Sided Printing

  • Once you open the document to be printed on your system, you have to select the Print option from the File menu. 
  • In the Printing Preferences window, choose the Brother L2550DW printer from the list. 
  • Check if you have placed enough white paper in the input tray. 
  • Go to the Paper Size drop-down list and select the appropriate size. 
  • Assign the orientation as Portrait or Landscape and then type the number of copies you want. 
  • Choose the media type and then select the 2-Sided option in the 2-Sided/Booklet field.
  • Tap the Print option to start the printing process. 

Brother DCP L2550DW How To Scan

  • Position the original document or picture on the scanner glass and then tap the Scan icon. 
  • Select the Scan to PC option followed by the Image option. 
  • In case you have connected the Brother L2550DW printer via a wireless network, then you have to select the computer from the list. 
  • Change the scan settings using the Scan Options option and then tap the OK button. 
  • The image will be scanned and forwarded to the selected computer.

Brother DCP L2550DW Scan To Pdf

  • Place the original photo or document to be scanned on the scanner bed. 
  • Tap the Scan option followed by the To PC option. 
  • Select the To Image option and then choose Options to modify the resolution, file type, scan type, and more. 
  • If you want to scan with the default settings, then select the Start option. 
  • The file will be scanned and sent to your computer.

Brother DCP L2550DW Scan Double-Sided

  • The first step of the scanning procedure is to place the original document on the scanner glass.
  • Choose the Scan option and then select the To PC option. 
  • Tap the To Image option. Key in the PIN to initiate the scanning process. 
  • To scan both sides, you have to select the 2-sided Scan option. 
  • Select the type of scan as Long Edge or Short Edge in the proceeding step.
  • Edit the scan settings such as resolution, file type, document size, and more. 
  • Press the OK button, and the scanning procedure will be initiated.

Brother DCP L2550DW Scan To Email

  • First, position the original documents on the platen and tap the Scan icon. 
  • Select the Scan to PC option followed by the E-mail option and then choose the destination computer. 
  • Ensure that you have installed the Brother driver on your system before changing the scan settings. 
  • Make use of the Scan Options option to change the scan settings. 
  • To scan with the default settings, press the Start button. 
  • The document will be scanned and sent to your E-mail.

Brother DCP L2550DW Scan To PC

  • Check if you have loaded the document on the scanner glass properly. 
  • Make sure that the document you have placed is not wrinkled or crumpled. 
  • Select the Scan to PC option followed by the File option. 
  • Check if the Brother L2550DW printer is connected through a wireless network.
  • Choose the computer to which you have to send the scanned image. 
  • Modify the scan settings in the proceeding step using Scan Options.
  • Choose the OK option to begin scanning the documents.

Brother DCP L2550DW Troubleshooting

The common issues with the Brother DCP l2550dw printer and easy steps for resolving them are given below. With the help of the assistance provided by our technical experts, you can solve any Brother DCP l2550dw Setup issues that occur with your printer in no time.

Brother DCP L2550DW No Toner Error

  • If the No Toner error occurs, you can remove the toner cartridge and the drum unit assembly from the printer. 
  • Place it back in the printer after a few minutes. To do so, pull open the front cover. 
  • Take out the toner cartridge and the drum unit from the printer. 
  • Use the green lock lever and remove the toner cartridge from the drum unit. 
  • Place the cartridge back in the drum unit and position it in the printer. Close the front cover. 
  • Finally, take a test print to check if the Brother DCP l2550dw Setup issues have been resolved. 
  • Change the toner cartridge if the problem is not rectified.

Brother DCP L2550DW Offline

  • Check if the Brother L2550DW printer is turned on and connected to the power source. 
  • Make use of the Power button to bring the printer to the normal mode from the sleep mode. 
  • Now, select the Devices and Printers option from the Start menu. Find your printer and right-click on it to select the See What’s Printing option. 
  • Go to the Printer drop-down list and untick the Use Printer Offline option. 
  • Choose the Cancel All Documents option from the Printer menu to clear the print queue. 
  • Check if the computer and the Brother machine are connected properly. Reconnect them if required. 
  • Contact the technical team if you are unable to resolve the issue.

Brother DCP L2550DW Cancel Printing

To cancel a print job that you have assigned, follow the simple Brother DCP l2550dw Setup instructions specified here. 

  • You have to press the Stop/Exit button to cancel an ongoing print job. 
  • In case you want to cancel multiple print jobs, then press the Stop/Exit button and hold it for a few seconds. 
  • You have now successfully canceled the print jobs.