The official site will ask you to select the OS family and OS version for downloading the Brother HL-L2300D driver.
If you find hard in identifying the OS, you can click on the How to identify your Operating System(OS) option.
It instructs how to identify the OS and its version for your Windows.
Press Windows + R key to run the program or by accessing the Start menu.
Enter 'winver' in the search box from the Run window.
A new pop-up window will appear with the information about your Windows version.
Click Start Settings System About to view the System type.
Now, you can identify your Windows OS version and its system type.
After selecting the suitable OS and system type, download the driver that suits your computer.
The page will display the Full Driver & Software Package, Drivers, Utilities, Management tool, and Firmware.
It is recommended to download the Full Driver & Software Package(Microsoft WHQL certified) to access the functions of your Brother HL L2300D setup printer.
Make sure that you must delete all the installed printer drivers on your device.
Even if you update your Windows from 7 or 8 to Windows 10, you must delete the drivers that get installed before because of Windows compatibility.
Finally, install the driver on Windows 10 and access the driver features.
Brother HL L2300D Install
You can install the driver for the Brother HL-L2300D printer with Windows.
Follow these steps to install the driver for the Brother HL-L2300D printer:
Open your Windows and navigate to the Control Panel.
Select Hardware and Sound Devices and Printers Add a printer.
Choose your printer model name and click Next.
If the Windows fails to recognize your printer model, select the 'The printer that I want isn't listed' option.
Click on the 'Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname' option.
Mention the IP address or hostname of your Brother HL L2300D setup printer in the respective columns and select the 'Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use' checkbox.
Select the manufacturer and printer version from the screen.
Type your printer name on the next page and click Next.
Now, click on the Finish button to complete the installation process.
Brother HL L2300D User Manual
The user guide for the Brother HL-L2300D printer is provided along with the printer machine during the purchase.
You can also download the user guide by clicking the Manual Download button on this screen.
The user manual is available in the PDF format for Windows and DMG format for Mac.
You can refer to the manual for troubleshooting tips and using your printer machine properly.
Brother hl L2300D Toner
The Brother HL-L2300D printer is available only with starter toner cartridges during the time of purchase.
The control panel will display the Toner Low indication when the toner cartridge is running low.
The toner life gets over after printing about seven hundred pages.
Use a standard toner cartridge to be replaced on your Brother HL L2300D setup printer.
Switch on your Brother HL-L2300D printer machine and open the front cover panel of the printer.
Remove the toner cartridge and the drum unit separately.
Unpack the new toner cartridge from the protective cover and remove the orange case.
Shake the toner cartridge well before inserting it into the machine.
Clean the corona wire from the drum unit by sliding the green tab in a horizontal direction.
Fix the toner cartridge gently into the drum unit.
Make sure that you should not touch the red-shaded or copper-colored part on the toner cartridge because it may affect your print quality.
Insert the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly back into the printer and close the front cover.
Brother HL L2300D Toner Reset
You can reset your Brother HL-L2300D toner by the procedure below.
Turn off your printer and open the front cover.
Remove the Toner cartridge from the printer safely.
Shake the cartridge and fix it back to the printer machine.
Press the Go button from the Control Panel of the machine seven times repeatedly.
The toner reset process is completed successfully.
Brother HL L2300D Wireless Setup
First, connect your brother machine to the wireless network to begin the wireless setup for your Brother machine.
Identify your wireless network settings of the WLAN router. Take a reference of your Router SSID and ESSID.
Keep the brother machine close to the Wi-Fi router.
Turn On your brother printer and computer device.
Install the driver installation disc to the computer or open the downloaded driver file from your Windows.
The Driver Installation screen will prompt you to choose the language and your model.
Click on the Install Printer Driver tab.
Click on the Yes option, if the License Agreement screen appears.
Choose the connection type as Wireless Network Connection and click Next.
Select the Brother Peer-to-Peer Network printer option and click Next.
Select the ’Change the Firewall port settings to enable network connection and continue with the installation’ option when the Firewall or Antivirus detected screen appears.
Click Next until the Wireless Device Setup page gets opened.
Select the No, I do not have a USB cable option and click the Next button.
Check the Checked and Confirmed checkbox and click Next.
Your network SSID will get displayed on the screen when the driver detects your network connection.
Select Yes and click on the Next option.
Follow the wireless setup instructions displayed on the right-side of your computer screen.
Press the Wi-Fi button and hold it until the light flashes.
Now the wireless connection gets enabled, and the printer is connected to the wireless network.
Return to the Wireless Device Setup Wizard on your computer.
Click the Connection OK option and click Next.
Select the Brother machine you wish to install and click Next.
The setup process will complete once you click the Finish button.
Brother HL L2300D Wireless Setup Mac
Follow these steps to connect your Brother HL-L2300D printer wirelessly:
Connect your Brother machine to the Wireless network and prepare for the wireless setup for your Brother machine.
Note down your wireless network settings of the WLAN router.
Place the brother machine near the Wi-Fi router for a better connection.
Turn On your brother printer and Mac.
Install the driver installation disc to the computer or open the downloaded driver file from your Mac for Brother HL L2300D setup.
If you have downloaded the driver file, double-click on the Driver Download icon to start the driver installation process.
The driver setup is entirely the same for both Windows and Mac computers.
Select the language and the printer model.
Select No, when it asks you to connect the printer using a USB cable and verify for the installation confirmation.
Enter the SSID and click Yes.
Follow the on-screen commands instructed on the right-side panel of your Mac to complete the wireless setup.
Brother HL L2300D Airprint
Airprint is a feature used to printer pictures, emails, documents, and webpages directly from your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.Unlike other expensive Brother printers, the Brother HL L2300D setup printer does not offer any Wireless option to access without the driver installation like Airprint.
Brother HL L2300D Reset
Resetting the printer is one of the troubleshooting methods to fix the problems with the Brother HL L2300D printer.First, switch on your Brother HL L2300D printer.Wait for the printer to become idle.Now, remove the power cable from the printer and the electrical outlet safely.Connect the printer to the electrical outlet using the power cord after a few minutes.Now, the printer will automatically reset and turn On.
Follow these steps to perform a Factory reset on your printer:
Make sure that the connections are adequately engaged in your Brother printer.
Press the power button to start the Brother HL-L2300D printer.
Press and hold the Go button and switch on the printer with the power button.
Do not release the Go button until the LED lamp of the Toner, Drum unit, and Paper tray glows and turns Off.
Once again, press the Go button ten times repeatedly.
The printer will reset to its default configuration.
Now, Restart your machine and perform printing after you done all of the Brother HL L2300D setups.