Brother MFC 7860dw Install

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Install Brother Printer MFC 7860DW(Unboxing Steps)

Here are the guidelines to unbox and install the Brother MFC 7860DW printer. 

  • Open the Brother MFC 7860DW printer box and take the following components out of the box.
  • These components include the Brother Installation CD-ROM, AC power cord, basic user’s guide, telephone cord, drum unit & toner cartridge assembly, and safety booklet.
  • Detach the packing tapes from the Brother printer’s surfaces and discard them. In the same way, peel off the plastic film covering the device’s LCD.
  • Lower the front cover and take the desiccant packet out. Raise the elastic band attached to the drum and then pull the paper strip out to detach the protective material.
  • Detach the drum and toner cartridge assembly. Shake the Brother toner cartridge a few times to redistribute the powder and then reinstall it. Close the cover.
  • Take the paper tray out of the Brother device. Load the paper sheets in the paper tray and adjust the paper width guides correctly.
  • Connect the Brother printer’s power cable and telephone cable to the appropriate ports on the device and the wall outlets.
  • Power on the Brother MFC 7860DW printer and wait until it initializes.
  • Set the required language on the Brother printer screen. Then, tap Menu 0,0 use up and down arrow keys to highlight the language OK Stop/Exit
  • Follow the rest of the Brother printer on-screen prompts to finish setting up the Brother MFC 7860DW printer.

Brother MFC 7860dw Driver

The Brother MFC 7860DW printer driver is the software tool which connects the Brother printer and the computer. This Brother software can be downloaded from the manufacturer’s site easily. You need to visit the manufacturer’s site, select the region, and click Downloads. After entering the Brother printer model and clicking Search, you will be on the download page. From there, you can download the Brother MFC 7860 printer driver on your computer.

Brother MFC 7860dw Toner

The Brother MFC 7860 DW printer uses a high-yield toner cartridge which can print 2600 pages. You can get the standard Brother printer high-yield cartridge online and refer to the Brother printer manual to install it by yourself. When the toner cartridge ink level is low, the ‘Toner Low’ error message is displayed on the LCD. Then, proceed with the toner cartridge replacement.

Brother MFC 7860dw wireless setup

  • Before you proceed with the steps below to perform the wireless setup, ensure that the Brother printer is placed within the range of your router/modem.
  • Connect the power cord to the power source and then turn on the Brother MFC 7860DW printer.
  • Ensure that the Brother printer is in the ready state.
  • Press and hold the WPS button on your router.
  • Locate the Wireless Setup button at the backside of the Brother printer.
  • Now, use a sharp pointing object like a ballpoint pen to press and hold the Wireless Setup button on your Brother MFC 7860DW printer.
  • Do not hold the Wireless button for more than 3 seconds.
  • When the Brother printer searches for the router, the Toner lamp will blink.
  • If your Brother printer is connected to the router, the Toner and Drum LEDs will blink. Finally, the Ready LED will blink. This shows that the printer is successfully connected to your router.

Brother MFC 7860dw Fax setup

First, you need to enable the PC-fax receive feature to send the fax. You can enable the feature either from the software or on the Brother MFC 7860DW printer control panel. Make sure to change the PC-fax receiving and the network settings to send the fax. If you receive the fax after turning off the computer, you will be notified by the blinking of the LEDs.

How to set up scanner on brother mfc 7860dw

Follow the instructions below to print on an envelope.

  • Place the original document on the scanner glass of your printer.
  • On Windows, go to Start All apps Windows accessories Windows Fax and Scan New Scan, and then click OK after selecting your scanner.
  • Specify the scanning settings like Profile, Source, Color format, File type, Resolution.
  • Select the Scan button to start scanning the image.
  • Now, you will see the scanned image on the display screen.
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Brother MFC 7860dw Troubleshooting

Proceed with the following instructions to resolve the various scanning problem.

  • If you are not able to perform scanning on the printer, do the steps below to check the scanning settings.
  • Go to Applications, select the Brother option, and then double-click the Control Center icon to open the main window.
  • Click the Scan tab and select the Image, OCR, E-mail, or File icon to check the scanning settings.
  • Uninstall the current scanner driver from your PC and then install the updated version of the Brother MFC 7860DW scanner driver.

To improve the scan quality, perform the steps below.

  • Open the Control Center application on your PC.
  • Go to Configuration Scan File to open the Scan to File window on the screen.
  • Click either the Software button or the Device button as per your requirement.
  • Select the True Gray option or Black & White option in the Scan Type section.
  • Click the OK button to save the Scan Type settings.
  • If the selected file is too large to scan, change the Scan settings like Resolution, Scan Type, and then click the OK button to save the modifications made.

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