Brother MFC j485dw Setup

Brother MFC j485dw Setup

Install Brother MFC J485dw

Carry out the following steps below to Brother MFC j485dw setup and install driver on Windows.

  • First, download the Brother MFC J485DW printer driver from the manufacturer’s site.
  • You can also install the Brother MFC J485 driver using the installation CD/DVD.
  • Locate the path where you have saved the downloaded file and then double-click the file to view the installation window on the screen.
  • Click the Next button at the bottom of the screen after you select the language on the main panel.
  • Spend some time to read the license agreement and checkmark the box next to the ‘I accept these license agreement’ option.
  • Select the Next button at the bottom of the screen to proceed with the next steps.
  • Now, the Connection Type window is displayed on the screen.
  • Choose Wireless Network Connection, Wired Network Connection, or Local Connection (USB) as per your requirement and then select the Next button.
  • If you select the Local Connection (USB) option from the list in the Connection Type window, use the USB cable to establish the connection between the Brother MFC J485DW printer and the computer.
  • Ensure that the length of the USB cable is 6 feet.
  • After you connect the Brother printer and the computer, turn on your Brother MFC J485DW printer.
  • Choose the Brother MFC j485dw setup and installation type as either the Standard or Custom option and then click Next at the bottom of the screen.
  • You are recommended to select the Standard option in the Select Machine window.
  • Now, you will see the Installation progress window. Wait for some time.
  • If prompted, click the Install button to Brother MFC j485dw setup and install the additional software.
  • After you finish the software installation, select the Brother Registration option, and follow the instructions displayed on the screen to register your Brother MFC J485DW printer.
  • Once you finish the registration, click the Finish button at the bottom of the screen.
Install Brother MFC J485dw

Brother MFC J485dw Driver

It is recommended to download the Full Driver & Software Package file to get all the available features for your Brother MFC J485DW printer. If you download the basic driver, you will not get access to all the printer features. The Brother MFC J485DW printer driver varies according to the Operating system of your computer. Ensure that you download the correct printer driver for your Brother MFC J485DW printer to print without any error.

Brother MFC J470DW Ink

Use the recommended ink cartridge for your Brother MFC J485DW printer to yield good print quality of the printed document. The ink cartridge lasts up to 260 pages. The shelf life of the Brother LC203 compatible ink cartridge is 24 to 36 months. It can yield up to 2750 pages during its service life.

Brother MFC J485dw Ink Replacement

To replace your Brother MFC J485DW printer ink cartridge, perform the guided instructions given below.

  • Before you begin the ink cartridge replacement, make sure to get a replacement cartridge from a trusted retail store or the manufacturer's site.
  • Try to identify the low or empty ink cartridge by performing a test print.
  • If the color print quality is blurred, then get a color ink cartridge. Similarly, if the black print quality is poor, get a Black ink cartridge.
  • After that, open the ink cartridge access door, and wait for the cartridges to move to the center.
  • Once it is done, you can find the B&W Print Only or B & W 1- sided Print Only or Cannot Print a message on the printer display.
  • Locate the defective cartridge, press the lock lever to release the latch, and slowly take the cartridge out of its slot.
  • Place the defective ink cartridge aside.
  • Now, unpack the new Brother MFC j485dw setup and install ink cartridge that you brought from the manufacturer's site or a trusted retail store.
Brother MFC j485dw ink
  • Take the orange protective tape off from the ink cartridge, place it into its slot, and push the top of the cartridge down until it clicks correctly into place.
  • After that, close the opened ink cartridge cover. Try a test print to verify the ink quality.

Brother Mfc J485dw Wireless Setup

To Brother MFC j485dw Setup, follow the instructions given below.

  • To set up your Brother MFC J485DW printer on a wireless network, perform the instructions given below.
  • Before you start the wireless setup, make sure to collect the information given below.
  • 1. Wireless network SSID.
  • 2. Wireless network security key or password.
  • You can gather the wireless network username and password at the base or side of your wireless router.
  • You can also refer the document provided with the wireless router package.
  • Now, start connecting your Brother MFC J485DW printer to a wireless network.
  • Turn on your Brother MFC J485DW printer by pressing the Power button on its control panel.
  • Press the Settings/Menu button on the printer’s control panel.
  • Now, using the arrow keys, scroll down the screen and select the Network option.
  • Press the OK button to continue the selection process.
  • Choose WLAN OK Setup Wizard OK.
  • Touch the toggle button next to the WLAN option to enable it.
  • Now your Brother MFC J485DW printer will look for the available network.
  • Choose your wireless network from the list.
  • Enter your wireless network SSID and password in the given field when prompted.
  • Press the OK button. Once your Brother MFC J485DW printer is connected to the wireless network, install the print driver software on your operating system.
  • Use the installation CD provided with the printer package to install the driver on your computer.
  • If you have lost or miss the installation CD, then you can download the Brother MFC J485DW printer driver from its official site.
  • After the driver file download, open it and begin the Brother MFC j485dw setup and installation.
  • Make sure to install the Brother MFC J485DW printer driver as per the instructions displayed on the screen.
  • Make sure to select the Brother MFC J485DW printer and the connection type as Wireless during the driver installation.
  • After the driver installation, try to print a test page on your Brother MFC J485DW printer.

Brother Mfc J485dw USB Connection (Windows & Mac)

To install your Brother MFC J485DW printer with a USB cable on your Mac device, perform the step-by-step instruction given below.

  • Before you begin the setup, check if the Brother MFC J485DW printer is unboxed successfully.
  • After that, remove the top cover of the Brother Printer by referring to the procedure given at the side of the printer.
  • Connect one part of the USB cable to the printer port and another end to the Mac device.
  • Now, turn on your Brother MFC J485DW printer. Download the Brother MFC J485DW printer driver from its official site.
  • After that, start the Brother MFC j485dw setup and installation by double-taping the Brother icon available at the desktop.
  • Double-click the Driver download icon on the Brother screen.
  • Click the Radio button beside the Local Connection (USB) on the Connection Type screen.
  • Click the Next button. Perform the on-screen prompted instructions to complete the instructions.
  • Choose your Brother MFC J485DW printer & enter your Mac device password when prompted during the driver installation on your system.
  • After the completion of the driver installation, try to perform a print operation on your Brother MFC J485DW printer.
  • Similarly, to install the Brother MFC J485DW printer using the USB cable on your Windows system, perform the quick steps given below.
  • Connect the Brother MFC J485DW printer and your Windows system using a USB cable.
  • After that, download the Brother MFC J485DW printer driver from the official site.
  • Make sure to download the driver file that is compatible with your Windows system.
  • After download, locate the downloaded Brother MFC J485DW printer driver file on your system and expand to begin the installation.
  • As soon as you open the downloaded Brother printer driver file, you will be prompted to choose your default language from the drop-down menu and click the Next button.
  • Accept the end-user agreement by clicking the Agree or Accept button.
  • In the next step of the installation, you will be prompted to choose a connection type. Select the Local Connection (USB) connection type and click the Next button.
  • Finish the Brother MFC j485dw printer driver installation process as per the instructions displayed on the screen. Finally, try a test print to check the printer functions.

Brother Mfc j485dw Scan Setup

To perform a scan operation on your Brother MFC J485DW printer, proceed with the instructions given below.

  • Switch on your Brother MFC J485DW printer if it is turned Off.
  • Check if your Brother MFC J485DW printer and the computer are connected to the same wireless or wired network.
  • Keep the original document you wish to scan ready and make sure that it is not bent or folded.
  • Load the document on the scanner glass. Check and make sure that you have placed the scanning side of the document facing down on the scanner glass.
  • Now, touch the Scan option on the Brother printer touchscreen.
  • Choose your Brother MFC J485DW printer from the list of devices.
  • Set the scan settings and press the Black or Color button.
  • Now the scanned document copy will be sent to your Brother MFC j485dw setup connected computer.

How To Fax on Brother Mfc j485dw

To perform the Fax operation on your Brother MFC J485DW printer, go with the step-by-step procedures given below.

  • Do the initial fax setup by referring to the Brother MFC J485DW printer user guide.
  • After that, power on your Brother MFC j485DW printer.
  • Load a document to be faxed on the Brother printer.
  • Press the FAX button on the printer control panel.
  • Touch Hook, and type the receiver fax number when prompted.
  • Carefully, listen to the dial tone. Once you hear the fax tone, press the Black or Color Start button to initiate the fax operation.
  • Press the 1 numeric key if you have loaded the document to be faxed on the scanner glass.

Brother Printer Mfc j485dw Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting is performed only when the printer faces some issues while performing the print/scan/copy, or any other printer functions. The troubleshooting methods are developed by the technical experts after solving various problems related to the printer. You can also refer to the troubleshooting instructions given in the user guide to resolve Brother MFC j485dw setup issues. If you are unable to fix any printer issue, then contact the Brother printer technical support.Read More

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