Reset Brother® Printer
What are the tips to reset Brother printer?
Brother produces a line of laser printers designed for use at business or in a home environment. These printers come in a variety of sizes and shapes, and each has its own specific set of features, many of which are user-configurable. If certain settings are not providing the desired results, you might find it preferable to reset the setting to its factory default, rather than attempting to make manual adjustments. For example in the event of the printer not working or not recognizing issues, only resetting is the best option. Different models of Brother printer have different reset procedures.
The different ways to reset Brother printer are given below:
- Reset and restart
- Menu reset
- Software reset
Reset and restart
You can set the printer's power switch to the off position. Examine the printer cover and confirm that it is securely closed. Then hold down the printer’s go button, located on the device's control panel. Set the power switch to the on position and wait for the printer to begin powering up. Release the go button when the printer's toner, drum and paper indicator lights activate. Lastly press the go button six times; if the lights activate again, you have successfully reset the printer to its factory defaults.
First set the printer's power switch to the on position and wait for the device to power up completely before proceeding. Then press one of the '+', '-', 'Ok' or 'Back' buttons located on your printer's control panel. Use the + or - buttons to select the option labeled reset menu. You can press the 'SET' button to confirm selection. Finally use the + or - buttons to select the option labeled factory reset. Again press the SET button to confirm your selection.
First click on the 'Menu' option labeled 'Support', then click on the link labeled 'Drivers and downloads'. Click on the information and download link, and then click on the 'Download' button. Then save the installation program to computer, launch the installation program and follow the onscreen instructions. Then launch the BRAdmin program and select the printer you wish to reset. Open the 'Control' menu and select the option labeled network configuration. Add your password when prompted and click on the 'OK' button. Finally click on the button labeled 'Factory reset'.
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