Brother HL B2080DW Troubleshooting Guide

Brother HL B2080DW Troubleshooting

Brother HL-B2080DW Troubleshooting

Brother HL B2080DW Printer Not Connected

  • If you have connected your printer and computer through a USB cable, check the connections on both ends; disconnect the cable and reconnect it. Check whether the USB cable and the port are working fine. Try using a different USB cable and check whether you have fixed the Brother HL B2080DW Troubleshooting issue.
  • Check the status of your Brother printer. If it shows any error messages on the LCD screen, sort out the error in the first place and check whether you can connect to the printer now.
  • If you have connected your printer and computer using the Wi-Fi setup wizard, make sure you have entered the correct SSID and password in the appropriate fields.
  • If you are using the WPS method to connect your printer, make sure your router is WPS enabled. Try out with the different connection method like Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi Direct.
  • Power cycle your printer. Turn off your printer and let it be undisturbed for around a minute. Then turn on your printer and check whether you can connect your printer to the computer and the network.
  • Uninstall the printer driver and reinstall an updated one. You can download the printer driver from the official Brother support page. Updating the driver can help you to sort out most of the significant issues.

Brother HL B2080DW Printer Offline

  • If you cannot find your Brother B2080DW printer online, check the fundamentals first. If you have connected your printer and computer through a USB cable, check the connections on both ends and check whether the USB cables and ports are working fine.
  • Ensure that you are sending the job to the correct printer. Set your Brother HL B2080DW printer as the default printer. On your computer, click Start, and navigate to the Devices and Printers. It will display the list of printers and devices connected to your computer. Right-click on your printer and select the Set as a default printer option.
  • When the print jobs pile up, your printer fails to respond to the new jobs. So, cancel the print jobs from the queue.
  • On your computer, go to the Devices and Printers section. Then, Right-click on your printer, select See What’s Printing, and choose the Cancel all Documents option.
  • Try power cycling your printer. Turn off your printer. Let it be idle for around a minute. Then, turn on your printer. Power cycling can help fix most of the significant issues. Now check whether your printer displays online.
  • Outdated drivers can degrade the performance of the printers. Uninstall the printer driver and reinstall it with an updated one. You can download the updated driver from the official support page of your Brother printer.

Brother HL B2080DW Not Connect to Wi-Fi

  • If you cannot connect your Brother HL B2080DW printer to Wi-Fi, check your security software. Your security software may block your printer from accessing the network. Allow access to the printer by referring to the instructions in the security software.
  • If you are trying to connect your printer through the Wi-Fi setup wizard, make sure you have entered the correct SSID and password in the appropriate fields. If you have kept your router and the printer at a longer distance, your printer may not be able to connect to your router’s network. Get them closer and check whether you can connect your printer to Wi-Fi.
  • Update the printer driver. Download the appropriate driver recommended for your OS from the official support page of your Brother printer. Then install it on your computer by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Power cycle your printer. Turn off your Brother printer and unplug the power cord from the printer. Let the printer be undisturbed for around a minute. Then, insert the power cable and turn on the printer. Now check whether you can connect your printer to the Wi-Fi connection.

Brother HL B2080DW Not Printing

  • Make sure the printer is not in power off mode. If it is in power off mode, press the power button to turn on the printer. Now check whether your printer can print now.
  • An outdated driver can cause more significant issues. So, update the printer driver and check whether your printer can print now. You can download the updated printer driver from the official support page of your Brother printer.
  • Check whether your printer is online. On your computer, click Start and go to Devices and Printers. Next, right-click on your Brother printer and select See what’s printing. Make sure the checkboxes next to Use Printer Offline or Pause Printing are not selected. If they are enabled, deselect them and check whether your printer can print now.
  • When the print jobs piled up, your printer fails to respond to the new jobs. So, cancel the print jobs from the queue. On your computer, go to the Devices and Printers section. Right-click on your printer, select See what’s printing, and choose the Cancel all Documents option. Now check whether your printer can print.
  • Power cycle your printer. Turn off your printer and let it be undisturbed for a while. Then, turn on your printer and check whether your printer can print now. A Brother HL B2080DW Troubleshooting can help you resolve most of the significant issues.

Brother HL B2080DW Scanner Not Working

Brother HL B2080DW is a single-function printer, and you can only print with it. It doesn’t include any scanners.

Brother HL B2080DW Paper Jam

  • When there is a paper jam on your Brother HL B2080DW printer, you will be informed through an error message on the printer LCD screen. It will also mention the area where the paper is jammed.
  • If you see the error code Jam 2-sided, it indicates that the paper is jammed inside the 2-sided tray or inside the back cover. In that case, take out the 2-sided tray from the printer and remove the jammed paper gently. Then open the back cover of the printer and take out the jammed paper.
  • If you see the error code Jam Inside, it indicates that the paper is jammed inside the machine. Open the printer’s front cover and take out the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly. Then take out all the jammed paper inside the printer. Once you take out all the jammed paper, close the printer’s front cover.
  • If you see the error code Jam Rear, it signifies that the paper is jammed inside the back of the machine. Open the fuser cover and take out all the jammed paper from inside. Once you take out all the jammed paper, close the fuser cover.
  • To prevent paper jams, always fan and align the paper neatly before loading the paper. Clean the paper pick rollers with the moistened cloth periodically. Whenever you load the paper into the paper tray, make sure not to exceed the indicated limit.

Brother HL B2080DW Printing Blank Pages

  • If your printer prints blank pages, the problem might be with the toner cartridge, drum unit, or printer driver. You can easily sort out the issue by trying out the troubleshooting methods mentioned below.
  • Open the back cover of the printer and check whether the two green levers are in up position. If not, pull up the levers until they fit in their position.
  • Check the toner cartridge. If it is empty, your printer cannot print anything. Replace the toner cartridge and check whether your printer can print now.
  • Clean the corona wire inside the drum unit. If it doesn’t work, replace the drum unit with the new one.
  • Finally check whether your printer can print now. If you cannot resolve the issue using Brother HL B2080DW Troubleshooting steps yet, you can reach out to us.