Brother Hl 2240 Install and Setup

Brother Hl 2240 Install

Brother Hl 2240 Printer Setup

Refer to these guidelines to Brother Hl 2240 Install.

  • Open the Brother HL 2240 printer box and take the Brother printer components out of it.
  • Depending on which region the printer was purchased from, the components in the box might differ from the ones mentioned in this guide.
  • The manufacturer recommends that you use a USB 2.0 cable which isn’t longer than 2 meters(6 feet).
  • Check whether the box contains the Brother printer, the installation CD, quick setup guide, safety booklet, AC power cable, drum unit & toner cartridge assembly.
  • Detach the packaging from the sides of the Brother printer and discard the desiccant packet which is located on the output tray.
  • Remove the elastic material from the Brother HL 2240 printer’s drum and then take the protective material out of the drum & cartridge assembly slot.
  • Take the Brother printer’s drum unit & toner cartridge out of the Brother HL 2240 printer and shake it from side to side along the horizontal axis. This procedure redistributes the toner.
  • Reinstall the Brother HL printer’s toner cartridge in its slot. Close the Brother printer’s front cover.
  • Take the Brother printer ‘s paper tray out completely. Load paper sheets in the paper tray and use the paper width guides to secure them. Make sure the paper sheets are not stacked beyond the ‘3 arrows’ mark on the tray. Push the paper tray back into the Brother HL 2240 printer.
  • Attach the Brother HL 2240 printer’s power cable to the power port and wall power outlet. Toggle the power switch on.
  • It takes a few seconds for the Brother HL 2240 printer to initialize, and then the READY LED glows steadily. Now, press the Go button on the Brother printer to print the test page.
  • For Windows computers, connect the USB cable to the USB port on the computer and the Brother printer before installing the Brother HL 2240 printer software. When installing the Brother HL 2240 printer on Mac computers, you need to connect the USB cable to the Brother printer before Brother Hl 2240 Installing the driver for the printer.
  • Follow the prompts displayed on the Brother HL 2240 driver installer screen to finish setting up the Brother printer.

Brother HL 2240 Driver

  • The Brother HL 2240 printer driver has many settings which can be configured by both amateur and experienced computer users. The Basic tab on the Brother printer driver’s Printing Preferences screen has options such as Page Size, Orientation, Copies, Paper Source, etc. The Advanced options include Scaling, Use Watermark, Toner Save Mode, and more.
  • To download this Brother HL 2240 printer driver, head to the manufacturer’s Support page on your browser and then choose the region.
  • Select the sub-region and then click the Downloads button.
  • Click on the Monochrome Printer option and then select the HL-2 series. Choose HL-2440 printer from the list. Select the OS Family & OS version, and then click OK. Click the Recommended Full Driver option on the page. Click the ‘Agree to the EULA and Download’ button. Now, the Brother HL 2240 printer will be downloaded on your computer.

Brother HL 2240 Toner

  • Brother HL 2240 is a monochrome printer that prints your documents and images in black & white.
  • You are provided with a black toner cartridge and a drum at the time of printer purchase.
  • Brother Hl 2240 Install it carefully in the Brother HL 2240 printer, and you can start printing.
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Brother Hl 2240 Toner Reset

  • Make use of the steps that are specified below to reset the toner cartridge.
  • Check if the Brother HL 2240 printer is switched off.
  • Pull open the front cover of the Brother printer. Turn on the printer HL 2240 printer while pressing the Go button.
  • You have to release the Go button when the Toner, Drum, and Error lights are turned off.
  • Tap the Go button two times, and all the lights are lit.
  • Next, you have to press the Go button seven times, and the error light will now blink.
Brother Hl 2240 Toner

Brother HL 2240 Duplex Printing

  • To perform the duplex printing operation on your Brother HL 2240 printer, follow the step-by-step instructions given below.
  • Check and make sure that you have done the initial Brother Hl 2240 Install and setup process.
  • Now, open a document you wish to print on your computer’s application viewer.
  • Click the File menu followed by Print.
  • Otherwise, directly click the Print option at the application menu bar.
  • Choose your Brother HL 2240 printer from the Name drop-down menu.
  • Click the Properties button followed by Basic.
  • Select the Duplex option in the Duplex/Booklet drop-down menu.
  • Set other required settings in the Properties section and click the OK button.
  • Set the Duplex Settings such as Duplex type- Long Edge (Left), Long Edge (Right), Short Edge (Top), Short Edge (Bottom), and the Binding Offset options.
  • Click the OK button. Now your Brother HL 22540 printer starts to print the selected document.
  • Once the printer prints the first side of the document, replace the paper into the printer.
  • Make sure to place the printed document facing up while replacing the paper.
  • That’s it, the printer is now ready for printing. Perform the duplex print operation as per your need.

Brother HL 2240 Troubleshooting

To fix the common Brother HL 2240 laser printer issue, you can refer the troubleshooting instructions given in the printer user guide. These instructions are developed by experts so that the customers can rectify the common issues by themselves. First, try to identify the error message displayed on the printer screen and start performing the related troubleshooting instructions to fix it. If the issue continues, then contact our technical experts to fix the Brother Hl 2240 install issue.

Brother HL 2240 Error Light Blinking

The main reason for the error light blinking may be a paper jam, memory full, or opened fuser cover of the Brother HL 2240 printer. Carry out the following steps to resolve the Brother HL 2240 light blinking error.

  • First, try to clear the paper jam error from the Brother HL 2240 printer.
  • Unplug the power cord from the Brother HL 2240 printer and power outlet.
  • Take out the drum unit-toner cartridge assembly from the Brother HL 2240 printer after opening the front cover.
  • Gently remove the jammed paper from the drum unit assembly.
  • Make sure to remove the torn paper bits left in the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly unit to prevent the paper jam error in future
  • Clear any jammed paper from the drum unit as well.
  • Now, close the front cover of the Brother HL 2240 printer.
  • Also, try to remove all the paper in the paper tray.
  • Pull the back output tray out and remove the jammed and torn paper from the fuser unit.
  • Close the Brother HL 2240 printer’s rear cover after you clear the found and torn paper from the fuser unit.
  • Adjust the green lock lever to remove the toner cartridge out from the drum unit.
  • After removing the jammed paper from the drum unit, place the toner cartridge back to its original position correctly until you hear a click sound.
  • Again, open the Brother HL 2240 printer’s front cover to place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the Brother printer.
  • Reconnect the cable to the Brother HL 2240 printer and power source.
  • Check whether the error LED is blinking. If the error persists, do the next step to resolve it.
  • Press the Go button 4 times to cancel all the undesired print jobs and increase the Brother HL 2240 printer memory.
  • To indicate the remaining print data cancellation, the Ready and Error LEDs start to blink.
  • Omit the graphics in the printer settings to decrease the document’s complexity. It will also help you to increase the printer’s memory.
  • If you cannot resolve the problem manually, try to get help from our technical support team to rectify it.

Brother HL 2240 Error Light Stays On

When the Brother HL 2240 printer error LED stays on along with either the Manual Feed error or No Paper T1 error lamps, do the following steps to resolve the Brother Hl 2240 install error.

  • Load the paper in the manual feed slot and then adjust the manual feed paper guide according to the paper width to fit the paper inside the slot.
  • Now, press the Go button to check for any error message. If there are no error messages, you need not perform the steps below and also cancel the print data. If you see any error message, take the paper out from the manual feed slot and proceed with the remaining steps below to resolve the error.
  • You are recommended to use only the specified paper types like thin paper, plain paper, thick paper, bond paper, recycled paper, and envelopes/labels.
  • Also, make sure to change the print settings like media type and paper source in the Brother HL 2240 printer driver. Ensure that you choose the Manual option in the Paper Source section.
  • Try to check any found or torn paper inside the paper tray. If so, clear all the paper inside the paper tray.
  • Make sure to load the paper only up to the maximum paper mark to prevent the paper jam error. The paper’s print side should face down on the paper tray.
  • Use a lint-free cloth dipped in lukewarm water to clean the paper pick-up roller.
  • Try to print a test page. If the error LED of the Brother HL 2240 printer stays on, contact our technical support team for further assistance.
Brother Hl 2240 Error

Brother HL 2240 Won't Feed Paper

  • Check if you have inserted the paper tray properly. If it is not in the straight position, then the paper will not feed.
  • Verify if the paper you have loaded is damaged or wrinkled. Replace the paper if needed.
  • Remove a few papers from the paper tray and then try printing using the Brother HL 2240 printer.
  • Also, check if you have chosen the Manual Feed mode in the printer driver.
  • Next, you have to clean the paper roller to resolve this issue.
  • Power off the Brother HL 2240 printer and remove all the cables connected to it.
  • Disconnect the printer from the wall power supply. Remove the paper tray from the Brother printer.
  • Clear the paper that is stuck in the paper tray. Make use of a lint-free cloth soaked in warm water to clean the paper tray and the separator pad.
  • Wipe the pick-up rollers available inside the machine and place the paper tray in its position.
  • Power on the Brother HL 2240 printer and try printing a document.

Brother HL 2240 Not Printing

  • Check if your Brother HL 2240 printer and computer are connected properly to each other.
  • Verify if there is a proper Internet connection to assign print jobs.
  • Delete all the existing print jobs available in the queue. Presence of too many print jobs may also cause this issue.
  • Examine if the USB cable is attached properly to the Brother printer and computer in case of a USB connection.
  • If you have connected via a wireless network, then check if they are connected to the same wireless network. Reconnect them if needed.
  • Check if the printer status is offline. Set the Brother printer online to rectify this Brother Hl 2240 problem.
  • Examine if your Brother HL 2240 printer is set as the default printer.
  • Replace the toner cartridge if they have run out of ink.
  • Reset the toner if the above solutions do not solve the problem.
  • Get in touch with the technical team if you have any further queries on this Brother Hl 2240 install issue.

Brother HL 2240 Paper Jam

  • First, let the Brother hl 2240 printer cool for some time and make sure that you open the front cover.
  • Gently, remove the toner cartridge and the drum unit, and then take the jammed paper out.
  • Now, shut the front cover and take the paper tray completely out. If you see any jammed paper, take it out using both your hands.
  • Now, pull out the output tray. By holding the tabs on either side of the printer, open the fuser cover.
  • Take the jammed paper out from the fuser unit and then close the fuser cover and the back cover.
  • Pull the duplex tray out from the printer and check for the jammed paper.
  • Also, check that there is no paper jammed in the static electricity and push the tray back into the printer.
  • Then, make sure that there is no paper jammed under the toner cartridge and the drum unit by releasing the green lock lever.
  • After cleaning the toner cartridge and the drum unit, place them back into the printer and check if it is correctly inserted. The lock lever will lift automatically.
  • Now, close the front cover of the printer and then check if the Error LED is off.
  • Press the Go button, the printer will start to print.
brother hl 2240 paper jam

Brother hl 2240 Printer Offline

  • Power up your Brother printer and make sure there are no error messages displayed.
  • Verify that the printer is connected to the computer.
  • USB cable must be connected to both the printer and the computer.
  • Ethernet cable must be connected to both the printer and the router.
  • Now, ensure the Brother printer is set as the default printer.
  • First, click to open the control panel and select Hardware and Sound Devices and Printers.
  • Make sure that all the printer jobs are deleted from Devices and Printers.
  • Check the printer status. Now, right-click the Brother machine and select See what’s printing -> Printer -> Use printer offline.
  • If Use printer offline is gray, then tap the Open as Administrator option. Type the password and proceed to click OK.
  • Make sure that the printer driver is properly Brother Hl 2240 Installed. First, switch on the Brother printer machine and then open the printer folder.
  • Go to the control panel and select for the Hardware and Sound option and then Devices and printers.
  • Place the cursor on the printer icon until the pop-up appears.
  • Now, if the status is displayed as Ready, then the printer driver is working properly.
  • On Mac OS, go to the Apple menu> System preferences> Print and Scan.
  • Choose the Brother printer from the printers list. Check for the driver that can be used.
  • You have to add CUPS printer driver to the Mac if AirPrint is selected.
  • For that, under the Apple menu, choose System preferences>Print scan.
  • Now, make sure that you click the + button and then tap the Default icon found on the top of the window.
  • Then, choose the printer machine from the list.
  • Check if the Brother hl 2240 + CUPS is chosen and then click the Add option.
  • Now, you can find the printer in the Printers section.
  • The last step is to select Quit System preferences option under the Apple menu.

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