Install Printer Brother Hl 2140

Install Printer Brother Hl 2140

Brother Hl 2140 Printer Setup

To Install Printer Brother Hl 2140, perform the procedures given below.

  • First, unbox the printer to begin the Brother Hl 2140 setup.
  • Take the Brother HL 2140 printer out of the package and keep it on a table or any flat surface.
  • Check & make sure that you have removed all the packing materials from the Brother HL 2140 printer.
  • Make sure not to connect the interface cable during the setup. You can connect the interface cable only during the installation.
  • After the unboxing process, start installing the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on your Brother printer.
  • Remove the front cover of the Brother HL 2140 printer and the protective tape if attached.
  • Now, unpack the drum unit & toner cartridge assembly that are install Printer Brother Hl 2140, and shake them several times.
  • Shaking the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly to distribute the toner evenly inside the assembly.
  • Place the drum unit & toner cartridge assembly into the Brother HL 2140 printer and close the opened front cover.
  • Now you can load the paper into the main tray of the Brother HL 2140 printer.
  • Pull the main tray out of the Brother HL 2140 printer.
  • Get a stack of A4 or U.S paper from a trusted retail store.
  • Release the lever of the tray by pressing the green paper guide.
  • Place the paper into the main tray of the Brother HL 2140 printer.
  • Check and make sure that the paper is placed flat in the tray.
  • Push the paper tray into the printer. Now, print a test page on your Brother HL 2140 printer.
  • Check and make sure that your Brother HL 2140 printer is turned On.
  • If the printer is turned off, then press the Power button on the control panel to turn it On.
  • Wait for the Brother HL 2140 printer to complete the warm-up period.
  • Once the Ready LED/Go button stops blinking or lights up blue, you can start the test print process.
  • Now, press the Go button on the Brother printer control panel.
  • Check the test page printed by the Brother HL 2140 printer.
  • Once the Brother printer prints the test page successfully, install the printer driver software on your Windows or Mac system.
  • Make sure not to connect the USB cable unless prompted during the installation.
  • Insert the installation CD that provided with the Brother HL 2140 printer into the computer’s CD drive.
  • Download the Brother HL 2140 printer driver software from its official site.
  • Select the printer model and the default language on the installation screen when prompted.
  • Click the Install Printer Brother Hl 2140 Driver option on the menu screen when prompted.
  • Click the USB cable users option followed by Continue.
  • Perform the instructions displayed on the installation screen.
  • Connect the Brother HL 2140 printer and the computer using the USB cable when prompted.
  • Click the Finish button on the final screen of the installation.

Brother Hl 2140 Driver

To download the Brother HL 2140 printer driver, perform the procedures as given below.

  • First, log into the official site of the Brother printer to download the driver.
  • Sign to the official website of the Brother printer from your systems web browser.
  • On the first page of the Brother printer site, you will be prompted to select your region or country, select it and click the OK button.
  • Click the Product Search tab, type the Brother HL 2140 printer keyword in the search field, and select the Search button.
  • Click the Downloads tab, and select your operating system & the version type by clicking the Radio button beside it. Click the OK button.
  • Create or select a folder on your system to save the downloaded driver file and click the Save button.
  • Once the driver downloads successfully on your system, you can begin the installation.

Brother Hl 2140 Toner 

The quality of the Brother HL 2140 printer toner is the main reason behind the print quality. The toner cartridges have to be replaced if any toner error appears on the printer screen. It is recommended to use only genuine cartridges to avoid print quality degradation. Read More

Brother Hl 2140 Network Setup

Follow these guidelines to perform the network setup for the Brother HL 2140 printer.

  • Make sure to have the Wi-Fi details in hand before proceeding with the steps given below.
  • Connect the Brother printer’s power cable to the HL 2140 device and the power outlet. Power on the Brother device.
  • Insert the Brother HL 2140 printer driver into your computer or double-click the printer driver you have downloaded on the computer.
  • Choose the Install Printer Brother Hl 2140 Driver option. Click the Wireless Network users option.
  • On the next screen, select the Wireless Setup and Driver Install radio button. Click the Step by Step Install radio button and click Next.
  • Click the With Cable radio button and then select Next.
  • Choose the Automatic radio button and click Next.
  • Select the ‘I’m able to temporarily connect my device to my access point with a network cable’ radio button. Click Next.
  • Use a network cable to connect the Brother HL 2140 printer and access point. Choose Next.
  • The available wireless devices are shown on the screen. Choose the Brother HL 2140 printer from the list and then select Next. (It appears as BRNxxxxx.)
  • Disable firewall temporarily to allow the installer wizard to look for wireless networks to which the Brother printer can be connected.
  • Choose the correct access point from the list and select Next. Make sure you don’t choose the SETUP SSID as this is the default Brother printer SSID.
  • You can use the 'Add' button to add the access point manually if the installer wizard fails to find the access point automatically.
  • Click OK if the ‘Wireless Network is not secure’ screen appears. It is recommended that you add a security layer to the Wi-Fi SSID via WEP/WPS to prevent unauthorized Wi-Fi use.
  • Select the correct authentication method and encryption mode from the respective drop-down lists. Enter the correct network key in the Network Key and Confirm Network Key fields. Click Next.
  • Check whether the settings shown on the screen are correct and then click Next.
  • The ‘Disconnecting Your Device and Access Point’ screen appears. Ensure that the Brother HL 2140 printer’s front cover is closed and then press the Go button on the printer three times quickly. Doing this prints the printer settings page.
  • Check whether the status reads Link OK on the printer settings page. Now, the Brother HL 2140 printer driver is installed on the computer. Disconnect the Brother printer’s cable from the printer and access point. Click Next on the Install Printer Brother Hl 2140 wizard window.
  • Follow the Brother printer installer wizard’s on-screen prompts to finish the Brother HL 2140 driver installation.

Brother Hl 2140 Duplex Printing 

Here are the guidelines for printing on both sides of the paper by using the Brother HL 2140 printer.

  • When performing duplex printing on the HL 2140 printer, make sure to use plain, thin, or recycled paper and not bond paper.
  • Navigate to the Printers folder and right-click the Brother HL 2140 printer. Choose Printing Preferences and then navigate to the Advanced tab.
  • Choose the Duplex(A/B) icon and then click the Manual Duplex checkbox.
  • Click on the Basic tab and select Tray1 in the First Page drop-down box. Click OK.
  • Take the even printed pages out of the printer tray and place them with the print side facing down in the paper tray. Follow the prompts on the computer screen and perform the actions shown there. Click OK.
  • This completes the Duplex printing on the install Printer Brother Hl 2140.
brother hl 2140 printer setup

Brother Laser Printer HL 2140 Troubleshooting  

The Brother HL 2140 printer is a compact, wireless, easy-to-use machine which can be set up quickly. When you face Install Printer Brother Hl 2140 issues such as a blinking red error LED on the printer, paper jam, blank pages printing, all LEDs blinking at the same time, you can refer to the topics that follow to solve them. Read More

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