Brother HL 5470dw Setup

Brother HL 5470dw Setup

Brother HL 5470dw Unboxing Setup

The Brother HL 5470dw setup process is easy to perform manually. To set up your new Brother HL 5470DW printer, first, you need to unbox it. After that, take each component one by one out of the package and keep them aside. Place the Brother HL 5470DW printer on a table, remove all the protective tapes surrounding it, and start the initial hardware setup. Connect the Brother HL 5470DW printer to the power source and turn it On. Set the basic settings, load paper into the tray, and install the ink cartridges into the printer. Connect your Brother HL 5460DW printer and the computer to the same wired or wireless network. Install the Brother HL 5460DW print driver software on your computer and try a test print.

Brother HL 5470dw Driver

The Brother HL 5470DW printer driver is a software tool that plays a major role in executing the printer functions.Brother HL 5470dw setup and install the printer driver on your computer to begin the print operation. Without installing the print driver on your computer, you can not perform any operation on your printer.

Brother HL 5470dw Driver Download Windows 7

To download the Brother HL 5470DW printer driver from its official site, follow the guided instructions given below.

  • Sign into the official site of the Brother printer using its URL code.
  • In the first page, you will be prompted to choose your place of residence, select it and click the OK button.
  • Enter your Brother printer name in the Product Search section and click the OK button.
  • Click the Driver Download tab, choose your Windows 7 operating system and version type in the Select OS Family & Version section.
  • Click the OK button. Wait for the driver download process to complete.
  • After that, install the downloaded driver on your system, and try a test print.

Brother HL 5470dw Driver Mac  

To download the Brother HL 5460DW printer driver for your Mac system, open a web browser on the Mac device, and follow the instructions given below.

  • If you have an idea about the Brother printer’s official URL code, then enter it in the search field. Tap the Enter button.
  • If not, type the ‘Brother HL 5470DW printer driver download for Mac’ keyword in the search field and tap Enter.  
  • Choose the Brother printer’s official site from the list.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions displayed on the Brother printer official screen.
  • Choose the Brother HL 5460DW printer from the list and click the Driver Download button.
  • Choose the Mac operating system by tapping the Radio button beside it.
  • Similarly, choose your Mac device version type and tap the OK button.
  • After the driver downloads, Brother HL 5470dw setup and install it on your Mac device as per the instructions displayed on the installation screen and try a test print.

Brother HL 5470DW Manual

A user manual is a tool that guides you to perform by the common printer related operations. You can set up the Brother printer by referring the user guide. The user manual contains not only the Brother HL 5470dw setup and installation instructions, but also the common troubleshooting methods. The common issue like paper jam, low ink cartridge, toner problem, printer offline, can’t perform print or scan operations, etc., can be fixed by referring to the instructions given in the user guide. The user guide is provided with the printer package while purchasing it for the first time. You can download the PDF file of your Brother HL 5470DW printer manual from its official site.

Brother HL 5470DW Toner

The Brother HL 5470DW toner black cartridge can print up to 3000 pages. This printer does not have a color cartridge. If the toner cartridge faces any issue like low ink or damage, then you can replace it with the new one. To replace the Brother HL 5470DW printer toner cartridge, perform the guided instructions given below.

Brother HL 5470DW Toner Replacement

  • Before you begin the replacement process, ensure that you have brought a new cartridge from the manufacturer site or a trusted retail store.
  • Switch on your Brother HL 5470DW printer if it is turned off.
  • Wait for a maximum of 10 minutes to allow the printer to cool down.
  • After that, open the front opening of the Brother HL 5740DW printer by pulling the tray out.
  • You can find the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly inside.
  • Slowly, take the assembly out of the printer and keep it aside.
  • After that, take the toner cartridge out of the assembly by slowly releasing the green lever of the drum unit.
  • Now, unpack the new cartridge that you brought from the trusted retail store or manufacturer site.
  • Before you place the new cartridge into the assembly, make sure to shake it by holding it with both hands.
Brother HL 5470dw toner
  • Take the protective tape off from the new toner cartridge, place it in the assembly, and push up the lever.
  • Place the assembly into the Brother HL 5470DW printer, close the opened front door, and try a test print.

Brother HL 5470DW Wireless Setup 

To set up your new Brother HL 5470DW printer on a wireless network, read and proceed with the guided instructions given below.

  • First, do the initial Brother HL 5470DW printer hardware setup as instructed in the user guide.
  • After that, gather the information about your wireless networks such as SSID or network name and password or security key.
  • Now, switch on your Brother HL 5470DW printer and the wireless network.
  • Go the Network menu on your Brother HL 5470DW printer and select the WLAN option using the arrow buttons available on the device control panel.
  • Choose the Brother HL 5470dw setup Wizard option followed by WLAN Enable.
  • Now your Brother HL 5470DW printer will look for the available wireless network.
  • Choose your wireless network SSID from the list and press the OK button.
  • If the Brother printer prompts you to select the WPS or AOSS option, choose the No option and move to the next step of setup.
  • Enter your wireless password in the given field and press OK.
  • Wait for your Brother HL 5470DW printer to connect with your wireless network.
  • Once the Brother HL 5470DW printer is connected to your wireless network successfully, you can start installing the Brother HL 5470DW print driver on your system.
  • If the connection setup has failed, then check if you have entered the correct password, and contact your wireless router manufacturer to verify it.
  • Now, check if your computer is turned On and connected to the same wireless network that the Brother printer is connected to.
  • Insert the Brother HL 5470DW printer driver installation CD into your computer’s disk port.
  • Now, open the installation driver file on your computer by selecting & double-clicking it.
  • Choose your Brother printer model, and place of residence followed by language in the initial stage of installation.
  • After that, choose the Brother HL 5470dw setup and install Printer Driver option on the Top Menu screen.
  • Wait for the installation to begin. Select the Wireless Network Connection option as the connection type when prompted and click the Next button.
  • Perform the installation screen instructions and click the Next button.
  • After the installation, you can try to print a test page on your Brother HL 5470DW printer to check its functions.
  • If you face any issue during the wireless setup process, then you can contact our technical experts by clicking the Call button given below.

Brother HL 5470dw Troubleshooting

The Brother HL 5470dw setup troubleshooting method is used to fix the common printer problems, and these instructions are developed by the technical experts after solving various printer-related issues. To know how to resolve the common printer issues, read and proceed the instructions given below.  

Brother HL 5470dw Offline

To fix the Brother HL 5470DW printer offline issue, follow the troubleshooting instructions given below.

  • Check if your Brother HL 5470DW printer is turned On.
  • Check if the cables are connected properly to your Brother HL 5470DW printer.
  • Make sure that your Brother HL 5470DW printer is selected during the print or copy operations.
  • Check if the Brother HL 5470DW printer driver is installed on your Windows or Mac system before you begin any printer operations.
  • Ensure that the Brother HL 5470DW printer is set as the default printing source on your Windows system.
  • If not, set your Brother HL 5470DW printer as default and check if the issue is resolved.
  • If the issue remains unresolved, then contact our printer technical experts. They will guide you to fix this Brother HL 5470dw setup issue.

Brother Hl 5470dw Paper Jam 

To resolve the paper jam issue on your Brother HL 5470DW printer, follow the guided instructions given below.  

  • If the paper jam has occurred inside the Brother HL 5470DW printer, then turn it On and wait for the device to cool down.
  • After that, pull the front paper tray of the Brother HL 5470DW printer, and check if any paper is stuck.
  • If so, remove the jammed paper out of the Brother HL 5470DW printer using your hands.
  • Make sure not to tear the jammed paper while removing it out of the Brother HL 5470DW printer.
  • After that, open the front cover of the printer, and check if any paper is stuck inside it.
  • If found, remove it slowly out of the printer, and dispose it.
  • Similarly, make sure to remove the jammed paper from the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly, if found.
  • After removing all the jammed paper from the Brother HL 5470DW printer,try a test print.
  • If the issue remains unresolved, then contact our technical experts by clicking the Call button available on this screen.

Brother HL 5470DW Not Responding

  • Check if there are any connection errors between the computer and the Brother printer.
  • Check if the USB cable has been connected firmly to the computer. Replace the USB cable if required.
  • Disconnect the Brother HL 5470DW printer from the wireless network and connect it again.
  • Check if there is any issue with the driver settings.
  • Also, check if the Brother printer is set as the default printer or not.
  • Change the printer status to online if it is in the offline state.

Brother HL 5470DW Won't Print

  • Check if the Brother printer is turned on and in the ready state.
  • Check if you have loaded enough sheets in the input tray.
  • Re-connect the computer and the Brother HL 5470DW printer if there are any issues with the connection.
  • If the printer is in the Offline mode, then set it to Online mode to print your documents.
  • Next, check the ink levels of the cartridges. If they are low on ink or empty, then you will not be able to print properly.
  • Make sure the cartridges are in the correct slots.
  • Get further assistance from our technical experts if the above-stated solutions do not resolve the Brother HL 5470dw setup issue.

Brother HL 5470DW Poor Print Quality

  • First, clean the corona wire available inside the drum unit by moving the green tab from one side to another.
  • Place the green tab in the home position after cleaning it.
  • Check if the drum unit is damaged. If so, remove and install a new one.
  • Also, check the toner cartridge. If it is damaged, purchase a new cartridge and install it into the printer.
  • Next, launch the Print Preferences dialog box on your system. Go to the Advanced tab and select Other Print Options.
  • Choose the Improve Print Output option from the left pane of the window. Highlight the box available near the Improve Toner Fixing option.
  • Print a test report and check if the error has been resolved.

Brother HL 5470DW Printing Slow

  • If the Brother HL 5470DW printer is printing slow, then make use of the solutions given here to resolve the Brother HL 5470dw setup error.
  • Check if the back cover and duplex tray are closed firmly. If not, then this problem will occur.
  • The proceeding step is to change the print resolution. In the Printing Preferences dialog box, select the Basic tab, and choose a lower resolution value than the current resolution value.
  • Tap OK, and the changes will be saved.
  • Next, check if the Brother 5470DW printer is in the Quiet Mode. If yes, then change the mode to solve the print quality issue.

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