Brother HL 3230CDW Wireless Setup

Brother HL 3230CDW Wireless Setup

Brother HL 3230CDW Wireless Connect

Brother HL B2080DW Printer Not Connected

  • Take out the installation disc that came along with your printer for Brother HL 3230CDW Wireless Setup and insert it into your computer's CD drive. If your computer doesn't have a CD drive, you can download the printer driver from the official support page of Brother.
  • Open the destination folder and run the setup file. In case the User Account Control screen appears, click Yes, choose the connection type as Wireless Network Connection, and click Next. Then, follow the on-screen prompts to complete the Brother HL 3230CDW Wireless Setup.
  • Connect your printer to the same network to which you have connected your computer. Then, open the printer driver and start printing.

Brother HL 3230CDW Wireless Setup For Mac

  • On your computer, launch the default web browser and then visit the official support page of Brother.
  • In the search field, type Brother HL 3230CDW and press the Search button.
  • Then, it will take you to the Support & Downloads page. From the list of options listed under your printer's image, click Downloads.
  • Now, you will be directed to the Downloads page. There, your OS will be detected, and the drivers compatible with it will be displayed. You can also change the OS just as you prefer.
  • In the Select OS Family section, choose Mac and in the Select OS Version section, select the version you are using currently. Then, press the OK button.
  • A list of drivers compatible with your Mac OS will be displayed.
  • Select your preferred language from the drop-down and the driver you need.
  • Read the end-user license agreement on the driver download page and click Agree to the EULA and Download.
  • Then, the driver starts to download in the background, and once it is completed, you can access it in the saved location.
  • Open the destination folder and run the setup file. In case the User Account Control screen appears, click Yes, choose the connection type as Wireless Network Connection, and click Next. Then, follow the on-screen prompts to complete the wireless network setup.
  • Connect your printer to the same network to which you have connected your computer.
  • On your Brother HL 3230 CDW printer, press the up and down arrow keys and navigate to the Network option. Then, press the OK button.
  • Select the WLAN option by pressing the up and down arrow buttons and press the OK button.
  • Select the Setup Wizard option by pressing the up and down arrow buttons and press the OK button.
  • When “WLAN Enable?” displays on the screen, choose Yes. Then, the Brother HL 3230CDW Wireless Setup wizard will be started.
  • Now, your Brother printer will search for the available networks and show you the list of SSIDs. Choose your router's network from the list and press the OK button. Then, enter the password of your router and press the OK button.
  • Then, the printer starts to connect to your router's network. In case the connection is successful, you will be informed with the message “Connected” on your printer's LCD screen.
  • Now, you have completed the wireless setup for your Mac.

Brother HL 3230CDW Wireless Setup For Windows

  • On your computer, open the default browser and visit Brother's official support page.
  • In the search field, type Brother HL 3230CDW and press Enter.
  • You will be taken to the Support & Downloads page. From the list of options, click on the Downloads option, and you will be taken to the Downloads page.
  • On the Downloads page, it will detect your Operating System and show you the list of drivers compatible with your OS. You can also modify the OS manually.
  • In the Select OS Family section, choose Windows and in the Select OS Version section, select the OS version (Windows 10) you are using currently. Then, press OK.
  • A list of drivers compatible with Windows 10 will be displayed. You can read the description of each driver in the description field and download the driver you need. Choose a driver and click on it.
  • On the driver download page, click Agree to the EULA and Download.
  • Then, the driver starts to download in the background.
  • Open the folder where you saved the downloaded driver and run the setup file. If the User Account Control screen appears, click Yes. Then, choose the connection type as Wireless Network Connection and complete the network setup by following the on-screen prompts.
  • Then, connect your printer to the same network to which you have connected your computer. You can connect to the Wi-Fi on your printer using the Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, or WPS method.
  • For connecting your printer to the wireless network using the Wi-Fi Setup Wizard, on your Brother HL 3230CDW printer, press the up and down arrow keys and navigate to the Network option. Then, press the OK button.
  • Select the WLAN option by pressing the up and down arrow buttons and press the OK button.
  • Select the Setup Wizard option by pressing the up and down arrow buttons and press the OK button.
  • When “WLAN Enable?” displays on the screen, enable it, and then, the wireless setup wizard will be started.
  • Now, your Brother printer will search for the available networks and show you the list of SSIDs. Choose your router's network from the list and press the OK button. Then, enter the password of your router and press the OK button.
  • Then, the printer starts to connect to your router's network. In case the connection is successful, you will be intimated with the message that says “Connected” on your printer's LCD screen.
  • Now, you have completed the Brother HL 3230CDW Wireless Setup for your Windows computer.

Connect Brother HL 3230CDW To Wi-Fi Direct

  • Wi-Fi Direct is a wireless configuration method that enables you to print wirelessly from your mobile phone without using any access point.
  • On your Brother HL 3230CDW printer, press the up and down arrow buttons and navigate to the Network option. Then, press the OK button.
  • Choose the Wi-Fi Direct option by pressing the up and down arrow buttons and then press the OK button.
  • Then, choose the Push Button option and press the OK button.
  • When the message "Wi-Fi Direct On?" displays on the LCD screen of your printer, choose Yes.
  • When the message "Activate Wi-Fi Direct on other device and press OK?" appears on the LCD screen of the printer, enable the Wi-Fi Direct feature on your mobile and press the OK button on your Brother printer.
  • If the connection is successful, your printer will show you a message that says "Connected."
  • Now, open the Brother printer application on your smartphone and start printing wirelessly.

Brother HL 3230CDW WPS Connect

Before you start connecting your printer to the wireless network using the WPS method, make sure to turn on your router, computer, and printer; also, verify that you have a WPS-enabled router.

One Push method of WPS

  • On your Brother HL 3230 CDW printer, press the up and down arrow keys and navigate to the Network option. Then, press the OK button.
  • Select the WLAN option by pressing the up and down arrow buttons and press the OK button.
  • Select the WPS option by pressing the up and down arrow buttons and press the OK button.
  • When WLAN Enable? displays on the screen, choose On. Then, the Brother HL 3230CDW Wireless Setup wizard will be started.
  • When the message 'Press Key on rtr' displays on the LCD screen of the printer, press the WPS button on your router and press the up arrow button on your printer control panel. Within two minutes, the network connection will be established, and if the wireless connection is successful, your printer will show you a message that says 'Connected.'
  • Now, open the printer driver and start printing.

PIN method of Wi-Fi Protected Setup

  • If you cannot locate the WPS button on your router, you can go ahead with the WPS PIN method.
  • On your Brother HL 3230 CDW printer, press the up and down arrow keys and navigate to the Network option. Then, press the OK button.
  • Select the WLAN option by pressing the up and down arrow buttons. Press the OK button.
  • Select the WPS w/PIN Code option by pressing the up and down arrow buttons and press the OK button.
  • When your printer displays WLAN Enable? on its LCD screen, tap Yes. Then, the wireless setup wizard will be started, and it will show you the eight-digit PIN.
  • Launch your default browser on your computer, enter your router's IP address in the address bar, and press Enter. Then, navigate to the WPS settings page, enter the eight-digit WPS PIN which your printer has displayed, and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the WPS PIN method.
  • Then, on your computer, click Start>Devices and Printers>Add a device. Then, choose your Brother printer and click on the Next button. Now, enter the eight-digit WPS PIN displayed on your Brother printer and click Next. If the network connection is successful, your printer will display the message "Connected."
  • Now, open the printer driver and start Brother HL 3230CDW Wireless Setup.