Brother MFC l8850cdw Installation

Brother MFC l8850cdw Installation

Brother MFC l8850cdw Setup

To the Brother MFC l8850cdw installation and setup, perform the steps given below.

  • First, unbox the Brother MFC L8850CDW printer to begin the installation process.
  • Ensure that you have removed all the packing materials from the Brother MFC L9950CDW printer.
  • After unpacking the printer, load the main tray with a stack of plain A4 or U.S paper.
  • Turn on the Brother MFC L8850CDW printer by connecting the power cord to the wall outlet and pressing the Power button.
  • Set your default language by pressing All Settings - Initial Setup Local Language.
  • Select your language and press the Home button.
  • Similarly, set the basic settings such as Date, Time, and Clock Type.
  • After that, configure your Brother printer with or without using the Brother MFC l8850cdw installation CD.
  • Finally, try a test print to verify whether the setup is done correctly or not.

Brother MFC l8850cdw Driver

A printer driver is a software that converts a document or photo that you wish to print into a printer-readable format. The printer driver software CD comes with the printer package during the first time purchase. After the initial printer setup, you can start the printer driver installation process on your computer. You can also download the Brother printer driver software file from the official website of the printer if you have lost the Brother MFC l8850cdw installation CD provided with the package. To know how to download the printer driver, read and perform the procedures as discussed below.

Brother MFC l8850cdw Driver Windows 10

To download the Brother MFC L8850CDW printer driver from its official site, perform the procedures as given below.

  • First, launch a web browser on your Windows 10 system to open the official site of the Brother printer.
  • Click anywhere in the search area of the browser and type the URL code of the Brother printer.
  • Click the forward arrow beside the search field or tap the Enter button on your system’s keyboard.
  • Now the home page of the Brother printer will open up.
  • Click your region or country name on the home screen.
  • Click the Product Search option on the Support & Downloads screen.
  • You can directly enter your printer name in the given search field and click the Search button.
  • If it doesn’t work, then click the Color Fax/ MFC/ DCP (Laser / LED) option in the Search by Product Category section.
  • Click the MFC- L8 series option in the MFC-L section and select MFC - L8850CDW.
  • Click the Downloads tab. Now, click the Radio button next to the Windows option.
  • Select the Windows 10 ( 64 or 32 bit) option by clicking the Radio button beside it and click the OK button.
  • Now the Brother MFC L8850CDW printer driver download process begins.
  • After downloading the driver, you can start the Brother MFC l8850cdw driver installation process and try a test print.

Brother Mfc l8850cdw Driver Mac

To download the Brother MFC L8850CDW printer driver for your Mac system from the official site, perform the procedures as discussed below.

  • Open Safari on your Mac system and type the URL code of the Brother Printer setup.
  • Select your region on the home screen of the Brother printer and click the Product Search option.
  • Enter the Brother printer name in the given search field.
  • Click the Search button. Now the driver download page opens.
  • Click the Radio button next to Mac and select its version type.
  • Click the OK button. Now, select or create a folder to save the driver file.
  • After the download process completes, open it and begin the Brother MFC l8850cdw installation process.
Brother MFC l8850cdw Driver

Brother MFC l8850cdw Firmware Update

You can update the Firmware using the Firmware Update Tool. To know more about how to update the Brother MFC L8850CDW printer firmware, follow the instructions given below.

  • Before you begin the Brother printer firmware update process, check and make sure that your printer can perform the print operation.
  • If you can’t print, then first, troubleshoot that issue, and then begin the firmware update process.
  • You can get the Firmware Update Tool from the Brother printer’s official site.
  • Open the tool and begin the Brother MFC l8850cdw installation process.
  • Select your Brother MFC L8850CDW printer from the device list when prompted and click the Next button.
  • If your Brother printer is not displayed on the devices list, then check if the Brother printer is turned On. Check and make sure that the Brother printer and your computer are connected to the same network.
  • Click I accept to continue the update process.
  • A list of data that will be deleted or removed from your system during the firmware update will be displayed.
  • Click the Next or Continue button when the list displays on the screen.
  • Enter that your Brother MFC L8850CDW printer password when prompted during the firmware update and click the OK button.
  • Once the firmware update process begins, wait for the process to complete.
  • It takes a maximum of 15 minutes to complete the update process.
  • After the firmware update process completes, the Successfully Completed message will appear on the screen. Click the Done button.

Brother MFC l8850cdw Toner

The Brother MFC L8850CDW printer uses laser toner cartridges. This toner is designed for the Brother printer to give good printing quality, reliability, and exceptional yields. If you face any issue with the toner, then you can replace or reset the toner as per your need.

Brother MFC l8850cdw Toner Replacement

To replace the toner cartridge of your Brother MFC L8850CDW printer, perform the steps as discussed below.

  • Before you begin the toner cartridge replacement process, make sure to get a new one from the Brother printer official site or a trusted retail store.
  • Check and make sure that your Brother MFC L8850CDW printer is turned On.
  • Now, slowly remove the front opening of the Brother printer using your hands.
  • You will find the toner cartridge and drum unit inside, gently remove and keep them aside.
  • Now, unpack the new toner cartridge, and remove the protective cover from it.
  • Gently, place the new toner cartridge into the printer.
  • Press the top of the toner cartridge down until it places correctly inside the printer.
  • Make sure to clean the corona wire inside the drum unit,
  • After that, place the drum unit and close the front cover of the Brother MFC L8850CDW printer.

Brother MFC l8850cdw Reset Toner

To reset your Brother MFC L8850CDW printer toner cartridge, perform the instructions given below.

  • Begin the reset process by opening the front cover of the Brother MFC L8850CDW printer.
  • Now, press & hold the Star (*) button on the printer control panel for five to ten seconds.
  • Now a list of toners will appear on the printer screen.
  • Select the toner that you wish to reset from the list and touch the Reset button.
  • Press the Yes button to confirm the toner reset process.
  • Once the Brother MFC l8850cdw installation and reset process is complete, close the opened front cover.

Brother MFC L8850CDW Scan

Use the guidelines mentioned below to scan your documents or images to your email address.

Brother MFC L8850CDW Scan to Email

Here are the guidelines to connect the Brother HL 3140 CW printer to your Apple device.

  • From the Brother MFC l8850cdw installation, tap the Easy Scan to E-mail option.
  • Press the Register/Delete option on the next screen. Key in a name for the account and provide the Email Address in the next step.
  • Check if email address and the display name you have entered are correct, and tap OK.
  • Select if you want to create a PIN for the account or not.
  • Type the 4-digit PIN if you want to set up a security method. Press OK once the account gets registered successfully.
  • After finishing the registration process, tap the Easy Scan to E-mail option.
  • Select the Register Account option and choose the mail recipient.
  • Next, specify the file type which you want to scan and send as an Email attachment. Position the original document or image on the scanner glass and tap the OK option.
Brother MFC l8850cdw Scan to Email

Brother MFC L8850CDW Connect to Wifi

The Brother MFC L8850CDW printer can be connected to the wireless network easily. You can assign print jobs from your wireless device to the Brother printer. Make use of the instructions that are stated below to connect the Brother L8850CDW printer to the network.

Brother MFC l8850cdw Wireless Setup

  • Make sure that your Brother L8850CDW printer is turned on.
  • Tap the Settings menu and select the All Settings option.
  • Select the Network option followed by the WLAN option. Choose the Setup Wizard option.
  • Tap Yes when the Enable WLAN? message appears on the screen.
  • The Brother L8850CDW printer will start searching for the list of wireless networks.
  • Select a wireless network of your choice and key in the network password.
  • Tap OK.
  • Once the connection is established, you can assign a test print job to the Brother printer.
  • Download the Brother printer driver and Brother MFC l8850cdw installation it on your system.

Brother Mfc l8850cdw Troubleshooting

When an error occurs with your Brother L8850CDW printer, rectify it immediately. Make use of the troubleshooting methods given on this website to resolve any printer-related Brother MFC l8850cdw installation issues quickly. Read More

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