If you have recently bought a Brother HL-L2370DW printer and don’t know how to configure it over a wireless network, we can help. While performing the setup for Brother HL-L2370DW, you will have mainly two options to connect the printer to your computer.
According to many users, the wireless mode is more convenient than the wired mode for printer setup. Moreover, the entire procedure for Brother HL-2370DW wireless setup is quite easy to perform. So, let’s discuss the steps in detail.
Requirements Before Doing Brother HL-L2370DW Setup
If you are configuring your printer for a wireless network, you must be aware of some basic things. First, set up the physical component of the printer in perfect order. For this purpose, you can refer to the user’s guide that comes along with the printer’s package.
When it is ready, connect the Brother HL-L2370DW printer to the power source and turn it on.
Apart from that, the most important thing is to collect the details regarding the router or access point. It includes information like its network name and password.
Note: If you don’t know the Network Name (SSID) and Network Key (Password), you can check the same on the base of the router. Otherwise, you may go through the documents provided with the router or access point.
How to Configure Brother HL-2370DW on Wireless Network?
We hope you have taken all the prerequisite measures before configuring the printer to the wireless network. Now, make sure that all the buttons are known to you and they are working fine. Next, follow the steps mentioned below to proceed with the wireless printer setup.
- First, using the up and down arrow key of the printer, select “Network” on the control panel (LCD screen). Thereafter, press the OK button whenever you select an option to confirm the selection.
- Now, using the up and down arrow key, select “WLAN” and “Setup Wizard”. In the next screen, enable the wireless network to start the setup wizard.
- The printer will then start searching for wireless networks. Select the preferred network to which you want to connect the printer and press OK.
- Enter the network password if prompted and hit OK. After a while, the printer screen will display a “Connected” status message.
Note: If somehow, the wireless connection fails, the printer will print a wireless connection report. So, based on this information you can configure your printer over the wireless network.
What to do if the Wireless Network Fails?
If the printer is unable to connect wirelessly, you should take a printout of the WLAN report. For that, select the “Print Reports” on the printer’s control panel and press OK. Then, select “WLAN Report” and hit OK. Tap on the “Go” button to print the WLAN report.
If you still can’t print anything even after the connection status is showing OK, turn off both the printer and the wireless router. After waiting for a few minutes, turn both of them on.
In some cases, the problem could be with the network. Hence, you can run a network troubleshooter to fix such problems. After that, start from the first step mentioned in the above section. We hope, this time you will be able to do the Brother HL-2370DW wireless setup successfully.
Installing the Brother HL-2370DW Printer Driver
However, the wireless configuration is not enough to use the full functionalities of the printer. Hence, you have to install the Brother machine’s driver on your computer. Usually, a CD-ROM comes with the printer package that contains the driver.
So, put the CD-ROM into the drive and the screen will prompt you to install the driver. If it does not prompt anything, launch the file explorer and click on the CD-ROM icon. Double-tap on the “start.exe” to begin installing the driver.
Note: If you don’t have the CD-ROM, you can download the driver from the Brother printer’s official website.
If you have followed all these steps correctly, you can complete the Brother HL-2370DW wireless setup easily. Use the printer’s software and print anything wirelessly at your convenience.