The Brother MFC 8220 Setup procedure hardly takes 15-20 minutes. Check this post for more detailed information about the setup procedure. The procedure includes unpacking, loading the paper, and software installation. As your Brother printer supports fax functionality, you can also perform the fax setup procedure.
Unboxing & Attaching ADF:
Let’s begin with the unboxing process. Open the product box and check all the components present in it. Take out the packaging materials from the box along with the Brother MFC 8220 printer. Keep the printer aside.
Now, remove all the protective materials from the inside and outside of your printer. Let us attach the ADF support that came with the product package.
Attach the ADF document support at the top and open the control panel cover.
Join the ADF document output support and close the control panel.
Installing Toner Cartridges:
Since your Brother printer has a standard paper input capacity, you can load enough paper into the paper tray. Refer to the steps given below.
Turning ON Printer:
Now, it's time to turn on the printer.
The Brother manufacturer provides an online user manual written in plain simple language. Downloading the user manual is very simple. Refer to the steps given below.
Using a printer driver, you can establish the communication between your computer and the printer. It allows your Brother MFC 8220 Setup to perform important actions, such as printing, scanning, and many more. So, download the printer driver from the manufacturer’s website, or you can install the software using the supplied CD-ROM that came with your product package.
Refer to the steps given below to download the printer driver for your Mac computer.
Since your Brother MFC 8220 Setup does not support wireless connectivity, you cannot perform the wireless setup. You can connect your printer through the Hi-Speed USB interface or by using the Print server if you are a Mac user.
Do you have a plan to connect your Brother MFC 8220 Printer to a computer using a USB connection? Do check this section. It is done with simple steps.
Now, the driver installation and USB setup process are complete.
The Ethernet connection is made using a Print server (NC-9100h). Here, in this section, you’ll be finding an Ethernet connection for your Mac computer.
Ethernet connection using a Print server (NC-9100h) for your Brother MFC 8220 printer:
Now, you’ve successfully completed the Ethernet connection using the Print server. You can now start printing from your Mac computer.
Sometimes, your Brother printer troubles you with any software or hardware problems by not producing the desired output, not printing, or going offline. Do you struggle with the troubleshooting process? Don’t worry. Identify what causes the problem and clear it out. Do check our support page to find an easy solution for your Brother MFC 8220 Printer Problems.
The Paper Jam issue is caused due to excessive paper loading. It can be resolved by referring to the steps given below.
Whenever the cartridges run out of toners, you need to replace the toner cartridge. It is good to replace the toner cartridge after the printer yields 3000 pages approximately.
Replacing the toner cartridge:
Though technology is advanced, printers throw error messages over a period of use. One of them is the message stating that your printer is offline. It makes you feel worried, as it happens whenever you try to do any important work. Don’t worry. Refer to this section to troubleshoot the offline printer issue.
If the Brother printer is not printing after connecting it to a network interface, make sure that you have an active internet connection.
What causes the error?
Implement the steps mentioned below to troubleshoot the printing problem when it is connected to a network interface.
Troubleshooting Network Interface Problem:
Ensure that your Brother MFC 8220 Printer is recognized by your system’s Device Manager. Here’s how to check.
Verifying That Printer Is Recognized By Device Manager: