Immediately Fix For Brother Printer Scanner On Windows 10

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Brother printer is one of the most trustworthy and famous brands in printer manufacturing companies. Using the latest top models of brother printers you cannot the only printer but also fax scan and copy

However, we human beings face some challenges with the technologies and their products.  One common issue that we have come across is brother printer will not scan on windows 10 operating system


Immediately Fix For Brother Printer Scanner On Windows 10

In such cases, we find it difficult to tackle the issues and get to a resolution with the help of the manual that comes with the printer.

Probably, due to lack of technical knowledge, there might be some easy settings that we are missing on that is causing this problem. Here is how we can try to troubleshoot and get a fix on this issue.

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Important Following are the step to fix printer scanning issues

Check that the machine is powered on and without errors

  1. Make sure, there is light on the printer’s display
  2. Ensure there is no error message on the printer display
  3. Ensure that the printer is ready to use
  4. please be sure that the scan drivers are installed
  5. Ensure your printers IP address
  6. connect printers scan drivers to the right IP address
  7. Choose the right firewall settings
  8. Ensure control center is in the running status

Make sure that the printer is ready to use

  1. Please be sure that you connect your printer to the accord and turn it on. Check if there is light on the printer display (If the light doesn’t turn on then unplug the wire and plug incorrectly)
  2. Make sure that the printer is not on sleep mode if the lights don’t turn on. (If it is then pressing the power key for Few seconds )
  3. Check if there is an error message like- paper jam ink/toner etc . (If then troubleshot to fix it)

Check your connection

To use the scanner tool it is important that to install your printer using peer-to-peer network environment, as it uses the computer server.

Ensure that the printer is ready to use

Follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the start menu.
  2. Select the control panel
  3. Choose hardware and sound
  4. Select devices and printer.
  5. And check for your printer icon If it shows as ready to use. (Suggestion – print a test page)

Ensure if the scan drivers are installed

Follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the start menu
  2. Select the search option (magnifying glass) on the right top corner
  3. Type in scanner
  4. Select the option for view scanner and camera
  5. Look for your brother printer scanner
  6. If you don’t find the scan driver (Then go to brother printer official site and download scan driver and follow the instruction to install it.)

Ensure your printers IP address

To ensure your printers IP address you need to pull the reports of all your current network configuration along with the printer server settings.

Follow the steps below to pull the report:

  1. Go to Menu on your brother printer.
  2. Choose printer reports.
  3. Select network configuration and push OK.
  4. Choose either color start, black (mono) start or start.
  5. Once done select stop and exit.

Connect printers scan drivers to the right IP address

Follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the start menu
  2. Select the search option (magnifying glass) on the right top corner
  3. Type in scanner
  4. Choose the option for view scanner and camera
  5. Choose your scanner and click on the property
  6. Once you click on the property you might get a pop up on the screen for user account control (Press OK or yes ) However, if you are not the admin user you would have to type in the admin password and hit OK.
  7. Hit on the network setting
  8. Choose Specify your machine by address
  9. Enter the IP address and hit OK.

After doing all these steps you should be able to fix your scanner to print your documents on your Windows 10 operating system. If you are still not able to print we suggest you get in touch with our Brother Printer Support Team at +1-877-353-1149.

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