Brother HL l5100dn Setup

Brother HL l5100dn Setup

Brother HL L5100DN Printer Setup

Perform the following guidelines to Brother HL l5100dn Setup.

  • First, unpack the Brother HL L5100dn printer and check if all the components are present.
  • Make sure that the box consists of the Brother HL l5100dn Setup Installation CD-ROM, AC power cord, quick setup guide, product safety guide, reference guide, toner cartridge-drum unit assembly (comes installed in the printer).
  • Now, lift the Brother HL L5100dn printer from the box and place it on a flat, stable surface. Remove the styrofoam sheets from either side.
  • Next, remove the protective sheet on the Brother HL L5100dn printer.
  • Check and remove all the small cardboard boxes present inside and outside the Brother HL L5100dn printer.
  • You need to clear the tapes and packaging materials in the toner cartridges.
  • Press the tab on the front side of the drum-toner cartridge assembly and gently remove it from the printer.
  • Pull the orange-colored plastic tab on either side of the assembly and remove the entire orange-colored material from it.
  • Reinsert the assembly into the printer.
  • Now, draw the paper input tray out and take it out of the printer.
  • Slide the paper width guides out. Fan a stack of paper and then load it into the input tray.
  • Gently, push the tray back into the Brother HL L5100dn.
  • Connect the power cable into the Brother HL L5100dn and the other end to the electrical outlet.
Brother HL l5100dn Printer Setup
  • Push the power button on the front panel to power up the printer.
  • Next, you need to set a language to perform the operations on the printer.
  • Use the arrow buttons to select the General Brother HL l5100dn Setup and then press OK
  • Now, tap OK again and navigate to Local Language.
  • Use the arrow keys to choose the language of your choice. Press the OK button followed by the Cancel button.
  • Now, connect the printer to your computer and install the printer software.

Brother HL L5100DN Driver

You can download the Brother HL L5100dn printer driver from the manufacturer’s site. Launch a new web browser and go to the manufacturer’s website. Go to Driver and software section. Enter the model number of the Brother printer. Choose the operating system that you are currently using and then select the OS version. Click the OK button. On the next screen, select the language. Check for the complete details of the driver version and then click the Download button. Now, save the file in the desired location. Double-click the file and select to run to start with the Brother HL l5100dn Setup and installation process

Brother HL L5100DN Driver For Mac

The following steps can guide you to download Brother HL L5100dn driver for Mac.

  • Open a new web browser and proceed to the manufacturer’s site.
  • On the home page, enter the Brother printer model number and then click Search.
  • Go to the Driver and Software location. Click the Full Driver and Software package.
  • In step 1, choose Mac as the operating system family.
  • In step 2, choose the operating system version.
  • Once selected, click the OK button. 
  • On the next screen, select the language that you want.
  • Read the given information carefully and then click the Download button.
  • Now, save the file in the desired destination.
  • To install the driver, double-click the downloaded file and then select Run. The installation process will now begin.

Brother HL L5100DN Driver Windows 10

Carry out the steps below to download the Brother HL L5100dn printer driver on Windows 10.

  • Launch a web browser and open the manufacturer’s site.
  • Go to the Drivers and software section. 
  • Next, click the Full Driver and Software package option.
  • Now, in the first box, select the operating system family, which is Windows 10.
  • In the second box, choose the operating system version.
  • After selecting both, click the OK button.
  • On the next screen, choose the language that you want to use to communicate with the printer.
  • After reading the given details, click the Download button.
  • The file will be saved in the selected location. 
  • Install the driver by double-clicking the downloaded file. Keep following the on-screen instructions until the Brother HL l5100dn Setup installation is complete.

Brother HL L5100DN Manual

You can download the manual for Brother HL L5100dn by clicking the Manual Download button on this page. If prompted, provide the printer model number and OS version of your computer.You can also get the manual from the manufacturer’s site. There are several manuals available for the printer on the official site. Choose the manual you need and download it.

Brother HL L5100DN Replace Toner

The following steps can help you to replace Brother HL L5100dn toner cartridge.

  • First, make sure the Brother HL L5100dn printer is powered on.
  • Access the front cover of the Brother HL L5100dn printer.
  • Now, take the toner cartridge and the drum unit assembly out from the Brother HL L5100dn printer.
  • Next, push down or press the green lock lever down. Take the cartridge out from the drum unit.
  • Take the new toner cartridge from its packing and remove the protective cover over it.
  • Fix the new cartridge with the drum unit and check if it is locked into place.
  • Gently slide the green tab from right to left and left to right several times to clean the corona wire that is inside the drum.
  • Place the toner cartridge and the drum unit assembly into the Brother HL L5100dn printer.
  • Finally, close the front cover of the Brother HL L5100dn printer.

Brother HL L5100DN Reset Toner

Carry out the steps below to reset the Brother HL L 5100dn toner.

  • Turn on the Brother HL L5100dn printer, turn off the Brother HL L5100dn printer, and then power it on.
  • Now, open the Brother HL L5100dn cover and then press the Secure Print and Cancel buttons together. 
  • Next, press the + button to view the list of the color toners that have been installed in the Brother HL L5100dn printer.
  • Go through the list to select which color toner you want to reset.
  • After selecting the color of the toner to be reset, press the OK button.
  • Repeat the same steps for resetting other toner colors in the Brother HL L5100dn printer.

Brother HL L5100DN Drum

The Brother HL L5100dn drum unit efficiently transfers toner to the paper. This drum unit is charged electrically and moves the toner powder to the paper to create the text and images as assigned by you. The message ‘Replace Drum’ appears on the LCD screen frequently, intimating that the drum unit is damaged and needs to be replaced.

Brother HL L5100DN Drum Reset

The following procedure can guide you to reset the Brother HL L5100dn drum.

  • First, make sure that the Brother HL L5100dn printer is turned on.
  • Retract the front cover of the Brother HL L5100dn printer.
  • Next, long-press the OK button for 5 seconds.
  • The Drum Unit option will now appear on the LCD screen.
  • Press the OK button to proceed. Use the up and down navigation keys to navigate to the Drum counter and select it.
  • The drum unit will now start to reset. Finally, close the front access door of the Brother HL L5100dn printer.
Brother HL l5100dn Drum

Brother HL L5100DN Network Setup

The Network setup for Brother HL L5100DN printer can be done wired and wirelessly. For a wired connection, you need an Ethernet cable and a router. You can set up a network connection from the control panel of the Brother HL L5100dn printer. Also, you need to configure the printer driver for the network connection. If you are Brother HL l5100dn Setup, installing the printer driver for the first time, then you can configure and connect the printer to the network in the initial stage itself.

Brother HL l5100dn Wireless Setup

The steps below can guide you to setup Brother HL L5100dn wirelessly.

  • Before starting with the wireless setup process, find out the wireless network SSID and password of your router.
  • First, connect the Brother HL L5100dn printer to the electrical socket using the power cable and turn it on.
  • Now, press the Menu button on the Brother HL L5100dn printer’s control panel.
  • With the use of the arrow keys, choose Network and press the OK button.
  • Choose WLAN and then press the OK button.
  • Press the up or down arrow key to choose Setup Wizard and then press the OK button.
  • Once the WLAN Enable? Prompt Is displayed, choose Yes to allow the wireless network connection.
  • The Wireless Setup Wizard will now begin. The list of network SSIDs detected will be displayed on the printer panel.
  • Select the SSID of your network and press OK.
  • If its authentication and encryption method, provide the Network key and then press the OK button to save the Brother HL l5100dn Setup.
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  • Now, choose Yes to save the settings.
  • Finally, the Brother HL L5100dn printer will connect to the wireless network that you have chosen.
  • The Brother HL L5100dn LCD screen will display the Connection Successful message.

Brother HL L5100DN Default Password

The manufacturer provides a default admin password for your Brother HL L5100dn printer. The Old default password of the Brother HL L5100dn is access, and the new default password is initpass. You can customize the password. You need to enter this admin password while updating the printer firmware.

Brother HL L5100DN Replace Toner Error

Perform the following guidelines to troubleshoot this message.

  • Open front cover of the Brother HL L5100dn printer and leave it as such for some time.
  • Now, proceed with the following steps.
  • Power off the Brother HL L5100dn printer.
  • Press the Go button while turning on the Brother HL L5100dn printer.
  • All the lights of the panel will on.
  • Next, release the Go button and then press it twice.
  • The panel lights will be on. Again, press the Go button for 5 times.
  • The toner light will be off, and the paper light will be flashing.
  • Close the front cover of the Brother HL L5100dn printer.
  • If the Brother HL l5100dn Setup issue persists, try to change the toner.