How do I configure the wireless printer with a network cable and install the printer driver in Macintosh OS X? NOTE: For successful wireless setup, you will need. Home ยท United States; HLW. Support & Downloads. HLW. Downloads . Download the latest drivers, utilities and firmware. FAQs & Troubleshooting. Connecting a new printer to your computer can create a variety of problems. The Brother HLW is a printer that can be connected to a wireless network.

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Hold down the “Go” button on the top-left side of the printer, then continue to hold the button as brogher use the power switch to turn the wigeless back on. Network Key There are some rules for each security method: Authentication methods The Brother printer supports the following methods: Very helpful Helpful Not helpful. Matthew Burley has been a writer of online content since Please note this form is used for feedback only.

Have you checked the manuals? Change the “Communication Mode” option to “Infrastructure,” then click the gray “Browse” button next to “Wireless Network Name” and select your wireless network from the list.

3 Configuring the wireless network settings (For HL-2170W)

Do not choose this SSID. If this listing says “Inactive,” you need to connect the Ethernet cable to a different port on the back of the router, then repeat this step.

Once the Wireless Setup Wizard screen appears, follow the steps from Step 7 below. Wireless network terms and concepts When you configure the wireless network printer, you must ensure that your wireless network printer is configured to match the settings of the existing wireless network.


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To clear this mode, wait for 5 minutes or turn the printer power switch off and ssetup turn it on again. After wireless configuration, please go to Downloads section of this website and download printer driver. Use a pointy object such as a ballpoint pen to press the button.

Wieeless if you have printed with USB connection, you need to install the printer driver for network connection. If you do not know the settings for your wireless network but have access to the router, you can directly connect your computer to the router with an Ethernet cable.

Configuring the wireless network settings (For HLW)

Each wireless channel is on a different frequency. For further information, see Ethernet wireless network.

On the last page of the printer settings document is a Node Type listing. Tip The wireless settings that you will need for your printer are the same settings that are used to connect any other device to your wireless network. This FAQ explains how to configure your Brother machine for a wireless network using the Wireless setup wizard and a srtup cable temporarily.

The Brother printer supports the following encryption methods:. Important points you need to confirm before configuring your Brother machine for a wireless network. The initial Network Name could be the manufacturer’s name or the model name.


Press the “Go” button on the printer three times to print out the printer settings. Go to the Manuals section.

There are up to brothrr different channels that can be used when using a wireless network. Click “Network Configuration” at the top of the screen. This section provides some of the main terms and concepts of these settings, which may be helpful when you configure the wireless network printer.

The screens may differ depending on operating system being used and your Brother machine. Please continue to the following steps to install the printer driver for network connection. Encryption is used to secure the data that is xetup over the wireless network. The Brother printer uses the WEP keys as the pre-determined key. Channels Wireless networks use channels. Keep holding the “Go” button down until all of the lights on the top of the printer are illuminated, then release the “Go” button.

Check and record the current wireless network settings below. The computer must be on your network.

Wait at least one minute so that the printer can obtain the network settings from the router. The installation instructions are available on the download page.