Brother HL 2275DW Setup - Complete Guide

Brother HL 2275DW Setup

BROTHER HL 2275DW UNBOXING

The Brother HL 2275DW printer offers the automatic duplex capability for printing 2-sided documents with ease. The printer is quick and efficient and can print a manageable 27 pages per minute. The built-in wireless feature allows you to share the printer with multiple people at your home or office. In addition, the printer offers convenient paper handling with an adjustable 250-sheet paper tray. Follow the steps below to do Brother HL 2275DW Setup.

  • Technology: laser
  • Print Speed: 27 pages per minute, up to 10 ppm - B/W duplex
  • Connectivity Technology: wired, wireless
  • Interface: USB 2.0, LAN, Wi-Fi
  • Automatic duplexing: Yes

Contents present :

  • The Brother HL 2275DW printer
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • Safety Guide
  • Installation CD (Windows)
  • AC Power Cord
  • Drum Unit and Toner Cartridge

BROTHER HL 2275DW SETUP

When it comes to setting up the Brother HL 2275DW printer, there is a two-setup protocol.

HARDWARE SETUP

  • Remove the Brother printer from the carton and place it closer to the router and the computer.
  • Peel the protective tapes surrounding the printer body and discard them.
  • Open the front cover of the Brother HL 2275DW Setup.
  • Remove the elastic off the drum and peel off the protective strip.
  • Remove the drum unit and the toner cartridge assembly from the printer.
  • Gently shake the toner a couple of times to redistribute the toner.
  • Place the drum unit and the toner cartridge assembly back into the printer.
  • Close the front cover.
  • Pull out the paper tray.
  • Press the green lever present inside and slide the paper guides horizontally and vertically.
  • Take a stack of paper and fan the sheets evenly to avoid printing problems and paper jams.
  • Place the paper stack into the paper tray.
  • Ensure that the stack does not exceed the paper tray limit (indicator present in the tray).
  • Remove the AC power cord from the sealed packaging.
  • Connect it to the printer and to the main power source.
  • Power the printer by switching it on (switch present on the printer).

SOFTWARE SETUP

Download the driver:

  • Open the Brother Support page for the Brother HL 2275DW Setup on your browser.
  • Click the  Downloads  tab on the left.
  • Select the  OS Family  and the  OS V ersion ; click the  OK  button.
  • Click the driver you want to have on your computer.
  • Click  Agree to the End-User License Agreement (EULA).
  • The download will be complete.

Install the driver :

  • Once the Brother printer driver is downloaded to your computer, you can start the installation.
  • Perform a double-click on the downloaded driver.
  • Follow the commands on the screen and wait for the connection screen to appear.
  • Select the connection type for the Brother printer and complete the installation.

BROTHER HL 2275DW DRIVER

The Brother HL 2275DW driver is for your computer. With the driver downloaded and installed on your computer, you can connect to the printer and perform tasks with just a click away. We have described the steps to download the printer driver for both Windows and Mac operating systems.

BROTHER HL 2275DW DRIVER FOR MAC

  • On this page, click the  Driver Download  button for Mac OS.
  • The very next second, the driver will be downloaded to the Mac computer.
  • One more way to download the driver for the Brother HL 2275DW Setup is from the official Brother support page.
  • Open the Brother HL 2275DW printer support page.
  • Click the  Downloads  tab on the page.
  • Select the  Mac  option from the  Select OS Family  section.
  • Select the version from  Select OS Version; click the  OK  button.
  • Click  Full Driver Software Package (Recommended)
  • When the page opens, click the  Agree to the EULA and Download  button.

BROTHER HL 2275DW DRIVER FOR WINDOWS

  • On this very support page, click the  Driver Download  button for Windows OS.
  • Once the click is made, the printer driver for the computer will be downloaded immediately.
  • You can also download the MFC printer driver from the official Brother support page.
  • Open the support page for the Brother HL 2275DW printer.
  • Click the  Downloads  tab.
  • Select the  Windows  option from the  Select OS Family  section.
  • Click the  OK  button.
  • Under the  Read the End-User License Agreement (EULA)  section, click the  Agree to the EULA and Download  button.

BROTHER HL 2275DW DRIVER INSTALL

Once you have the driver downloaded from our support page or the Brother support page, you can start with the installation.

  • Do a double-click on the setup file to initialize.
  • Follow the on-screen commands and complete the setup.
  • When the connection screen appears, you will be asked to choose from a selection of options.
  • Choose the connection you wish to have for the Brother HL 2275DW printer and complete the installation.

BROTHER HL 2275DW MANUAL DOWNLOAD

There are two ways to download the manual for your Brother HL 2275DW Setup.

  • On this page, all you have to do is to click the  Manual Download  button, and the manual is yours the very next second.
  • If you wish to download the manual from the official Brother support page, open the support page for the printer.
  • Click the  Manuals  tab on the left side of the page.
  • Under the  User's Guide  section, click the  Download  button for  Online User's Guide .

BROTHER HL 2275DW WIRELESS SETUP

  • Make sure that the Brother printer is connected to the power source and turned on.
  • Also, ensure that the printer is placed closer or within the proximity range of the router.
  • Press/hold the  WPS  button on your router for a few seconds.
  • At the back of the printer, press and hold the Wireless Setup button for about 2 seconds (with a paper clip or a safety pin).
  • The printer will now search for the WPS connection coming from the router.
  • You will notice the  Toner  and the  Drum  LED blink at 0.01 seconds.
  • Once the printer is connected to the router, you will see the  Ready  LED light up in green (This indicates that the Brother HL 2275DW printer is connected to the wireless network).

BROTHER HL 2275DW USB CONNECT

  • When you are performing the software setup, you can initially connect the Brother HL 2275DW printer to the computer using the USB cable.
  • When the setup screen opens on your computer, follow the on-screen commands.
  • On the connection screen, select the USB option.
  • When the installer shows a pictorial presentation to connect the computer and the printer, connect the USB cable firmly.

BROTHER HL 2275DW SCAN TO PC

The Brother HL 2275DW printer does not support the scan feature despite having some of the best features at its disposal.

BROTHER HL 2275DW SCAN TO EMAIL

The Brother HL 2275DW printer does not support scanning, thus you cannot scan to email.

BROTHER HL 2275DW TROUBLESHOOTING

There is no such thing as error-free printers. Like any other device, the printer might face its own set of issues. In this Brother printer article, we have mentioned some of the commonly occurring issues you might face while working with the Brother HL 2275DW Setup. The steps to troubleshoot them are also mentioned below.

PAPER JAM

Paper jam errors are quite common with printers. With the Brother HL 2275DW printer, there are simple ways to clear them. When a paper jam happens in the Brother printer, you will notice the  Error  LED blink.

Jam inside the printer :

  • Open the front cover and let the machine cool for a while.
  • Use the handle and slowly remove the drum unit and the toner cartridge assembly.
  • If there is any jammed paper present inside, gently hold the paper and pull it out from the printer.
  • Ensure that you do not damage the paper any further.
  • Place the drum unit and the toner cartridge assembly back into the printer.

Jam in the paper tray :

  • Pull the paper tray from the printer completely.
  • Look inside for the jammed paper.
  • Use both hands and pull the jammed paper present inside.

Jam at the back of the printer :

  • Open the back cover of the printer.
  • Press the release tabs present on the left and right sides to remove the fuser cover.
  • Gently remove the jammed paper that is present inside.
  • Finally, close the fuser cover and the back cover.

Jam in the duplexer :

  • Remove the duplexer from the back of your Brother HL 2275DW Setup.
  • Locate and remove the jammed paper.
  • Ensure that the paper is not damaged anymore; see to it that the fragments of the jammed paper are also removed.
  • Place the duplexer back into the printer.

TONER RESET

  • Ensure that the Brother HL 2275DW printer is turned off.
  • Open the front cover of the printer.
  • Turn on the printer and press-hold the  GO  button on the printer.
  • Release the button when the  TonerDrumError , and  Ready  LEDs are turned off.
  • Press the  GO  button twice for the LED to turn on.
  • To reset the toner cartridge, press the  GO  button 6 times.
  • Close the front cover of the printer.
Brother HL 2275DW Setup

PRINTER OFFLINE

There are different methods to ensure that the Brother printer does not go offline. Here, we have mentioned the three best solutions to solve the offline issue.

FIX 1: SET BROTHER HL 2275DW AS THE DEFAULT PRINTER

Windows:

  • Open the Control Panel window.
  • Click the  Devices and Printers  option.
  • Select the Brother printer.
  • Do a right-click and select the  Set as default printer  option.

Mac:

  • Click the  Apple  icon on your Mac computer.
  • Click the  System Preferences  option.
  • Select either the  Print Scan  option or  Printers Scanners  option.
  • Select the Brother printer that is offline from the list of printers in the left section.
  • Click the  Print  tab.
  • At the bottom, click the  Default Printer  drop-down list and select the Brother printer from the list.

FIX 2: DELETE PENDING PRINT JOBS

Windows :

  • Open Control Panel on your computer.
  • Select the  Printers Scanners  option.
  • Select the printer from the printer list.
  • Click on the  Open queue  button.
  • Delete the pending print jobs from the list.

MAC :

  • Click the  Apple  icon.
  • Select the  System Preferences  option.
  • Click on the  Printers Scanners  option and click  Open Print Queue…
  • Select the print jobs that are useless and click on the  Cancel  button.

Fix 3: DISABLE USE PRINTER OFFLINE 

  • Open the Control Panel window.
  • Select the option Devices and Printers.
  • You will see a list of printers.
  • Do a right-click on the Brother HL 2275DW Setup.
  • Select the option  See what's printing .
  • Click the  Printer  tab.
  • If you see a check next to the option  Use Printer Offline , click to deselect.
  • The Brother HL 2275DW printer will not be offline anymore.

CONNECTED TO WIFI BUT NOT PRINTING

  • Make sure that the Brother printer is turned on or connected to the power source.
  • Check the paper tray and see if there are enough sheets to perform your ongoing print job.
  • Make sure that the print setting matches the paper in the paper tray of the Brother HL 2275DW Setup.
  • Other possible issues could be printer errors like paper jam or printer is offline.
  • In the paper tray, check the arrangement of the paper.
  • Fan out the stack evenly to avoid future printing problems.
  • Confirm that the paper is not too glossy.
  • Ensure that the paper guides are holding the papers firmly along the edges. Replace the paper if it appears to be damaged in any way.