Brother Intellifax 2820 Setup

Brother Intellifax's 2820 Setup Steps

  • Accessories present inside the printer box are listed below while you're doing Brother intellifax 2820 Setup.
    • Quick Setup Guide
    • User’s Guide
    • Telephone Handset
    • Curled Handset Cord
    • Telephone Line Cord
    • Drum Unit Assembly
    • Accessory Order Form
    • Test Sheet
    • ADF Document Output Support
  • Unpack the Brother FAX 2820 printer completely.

Attaching the ADF Document Output Support

  • Draw the ADF Document Support tray out from the machine.
  • After opening the control panel cover, place the ADF Document Output Support that is provided in the printer box.
  • Make sure to close the control panel cover of the Brother FAX 2820 printer properly.

Installing the Handset

  • Plug one end of the curled handset cord into the jack port of the printer. Connect the cord’s other end into the telephone handset.

Installing the drum unit assembly

  • The front cover of the Brother FAX 2820 printer should be kept open while installing the drum unit.
  • Remove the outer protective cover of the new drum unit assembly that is provided in the printer box.
  • Shake the unpacked drum unit assembly several times to spread the toner evenly in it.
  • Keep the drum unit assembly in the Brother FAX 2820 printer.
  • The front cover of the machine should be closed properly.
Brother Intellifax 2820 Setup

Load paper

  • Once you pull the paper tray out from the Brother FAX 2820 printer, slide the guides to the edge of the tray by pressing the paper guide release lever.
  • To prevent paper jamming and paper feeding issues, fan the bunch of paper and load them in the paper tray without exceeding the maximum paper mark in it.
  • Place the paper tray in the Brother FAX 2820 printer.
  • Make sure to unfold the output tray support flap.

Power cord and phone line connection

  • The AC power cord should be attached to the rear side of the Brother FAX 2820 printer and the electrical wall outlet.
  • Once you power up the printer, plug one end of the phone cord to a modular wall jack.
  • The other end of the phone cord needs to be connected to the LINE port of the Brother Intellifax 2820 Setup printer.

Initial setting

  • After setting the date and time for the Brother FAX 2820 printer, specify your station ID, receive mode, and LCD contrast.

Brother Intellifax 2820 Driver

The Full Driver & Software Package is the printer manufacturer-recommended driver. This file contains all the available drivers and software for the Brother FAX 2820 printer.

Brother Intellifax 2820 Driver Download

  • On your computer’s web browser, go to the official Brother website.
  • In the Drivers section, click the Full Driver & Software Package link. This will open a web page.
  • Once you select the Agree to the EULA and Download option, the Brother FAX 2820 printer driver is saved on your computer.
  • By default, the downloaded printer driver is saved in the Downloads folder on the computer.
  • Once done with downloading the Brother Intellifax 2820 Setup printer driver on your computer, you have to install it as per the instructions displayed on the screen.

Brother Fax 2820 Driver For Windows 10

  • Click the Driver Download button mentioned on this webpage to download the Brother FAX 2820 printer driver for Windows 10.
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Brother Fax 2820 Driver For Windows Xp

  • To get the Brother FAX 2820 printer driver for Windows XP, click the Driver Download button on this website.
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Brother Fax 2820 Installation Software

  • The Full Driver & Software Package file for the Brother FAX 2820 printer should be downloaded from the printer manufacturer site.
  • Navigate to the Downloads folder and then double-click the installer file to begin the software installation process.
  • Complete the software installation of the Brother FAX 2820 printer by following the on-screen instructions.
Brother Intellifax 2820 Setup

Brother 2820 User Manual

The User Guide manual of the Brother Intellifax 2820 Setup printer contains the following information.

  • Getting started
  • Setup send
  • Setup Receive
  • Quick-Dial numbers and dialing options
  • Remote Fax options
  • Printing reports
  • Making copies
  • Important information
  • Troubleshooting and routine maintenance

To get a soft copy of the Brother FAX 2820 printer manual, perform the procedure provided below.

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Procedure 1:

  • Click the Manual Download button given on this webpage to download a soft copy of the Brother FAX 2820 printer manual.
  • If needed, print this manual to get a hard copy of it.

Procedure 2:

  • Visit the printer manufacturer website on your computer’s default web browser.
  • Navigate to the Manuals section and click the Download button beside the User’s Guide manual.
  • Now, you can see the Brother FAX 2820 printer manual on the computer screen.
Brother Intellifax 2820 Setup Manual

Brother 2820 Change Drum Soon

When you see the ‘Change Drum Soon’ error message on the LCD panel of the Brother FAX 2820 printer, reset the drum counter as per the instructions mentioned below.

  • Ensure that the Brother FAX 2820 printer is turned on.
  • The front cover of the machine should be kept open.
  • Press the Options button on the control panel of the Brother FAX 2820 printer.
  • Press either up arrow button or 1 on the machine’s operation panel.
  • This will reset the drum unit of the Brother Intellifax 2820 Setup printer.
  • As soon as you see the Accepted message on the printer’s LCD panel, close the printer’s front cover.

Brother 2820 Drum Replacement

  • First, you have to open the Brother FAX 2820 printer’s front cover.
  • Detach the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly from the machine.
  • Push the lock lever and take the toner cartridge out from the Brother FAX 2820 printer.
  • You have to use only the manufacturer recommended drum unit for replacement.
  • The new drum unit should be unpacked from the packing and protective material.
  • Put the toner cartridge in the newly unpacked drum unit.
  • Re-insert the drum unit-toner cartridge assembly in the Brother FAX 2820 printer.
  • After pressing the Options button on the machine’s control panel, press 1 on the numeric keypad.
  • Close the Brother FAX 2820 printer’s front cover once you see the Accepted message on the display panel.

Brother 2820 Drum Error

To resolve the ‘Drum Error’ error message on the LCD panel of the Brother FAX 2820 printer, clean the corona wire inside the drum unit by following the steps given below.

  • Open the Brother FAX 2820 printer’s front cover. Take the assembly out from the machine.
  • Move the blue tab from one end to other end inside the drum unit and then clean the primary corona wire.
  • Place the blue tab in its original position, place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the Brother FAX 2820 printer.
  • Make sure to close the printer’s front cover properly.

Brother 2820 Fax Machine Troubleshooting

The problems that occur on the Brother FAX 2820 printer are listed below for your reference.

  • Error messages
  • Document jams
  • Paper jams
  • Faxing issues

Refer to the below solutions to resolve the ‘not receiving faxes’ and ‘paper jamming’ problems on the Brother Intellifax 2820 Setup printer.

Brother Intellifax 2820 Not Receiving Faxes

If the Brother FAX 2820 printer display panel shows any error message, resolve it first and proceed with the solutions given below.

  • If you cannot hear any dial tone after pressing the Hook, Hook/Hold, Speaker Phone, or Tell/R key on the operation panel of the Brother FAX 2820 printer, check for the telephone line cord connection.
  • The telephone line cord should be connected properly between the wall jack (socket) and the LINE port of the Brother Intellifax 2820 Setup printer.
  • Check for the fax settings such as answer mode and ring delay settings.
  • Click the Call button to get help from our technical support experts to resolve the ‘not receiving faxes’ problem
Brother Intellifax 2820 setup for receiving fax

Brother Intellifax 2820 Paper Jam

Paper Jam Inside error

  • The Paper Jam inside error message might occur if you have not installed the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly in the Brother FAX 2820 printer.
  • Check if the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly in the printer correctly.
  • The assembly should be removed from the Brother FAX 2820 printer after opening its front cover.
  • Separate the toner cartridge from the damaged drum unit.
  • Remove the jammed paper inside the drum unit.
  • Re-insert the toner cartridge into the drum unit.
  • You will hear a lock sound once the drum unit and toner cartridge fits in its slot.
  • You can see the lock lever lifting automatically.
  • The front cover of the Brother FAX 2820 printer’s front cover should be closed properly.

Paper Jam Rear error

  • Lift the rear cover of the Brother FAX 2820 printer and then open the rear chute cover by pulling the tab towards you.
  • Use both your hands to pull the jammed paper inside the fuser unit.
  • Make sure to close the Brother FAX 2820 printer’s rear cover properly.

Paper Jam Tray error

  • Draw the Brother FAX 2820 printer’s paper tray out from the printer.
  • The jammed paper from the paper tray opening has to be removed completely.
  • Insert the paper tray back into the Brother Intellifax 2820 Setup printer.