Brother dcp l2540

Brother hl l2540dw Printer

The Brother DCP L2540dw monochrome laser printer consists of a multifunction copier with an up to page automatic document feeder for home and office use. The tray capacity is up to 250-sheet and connects with ease through wireless networking or Ethernet cable. It can print and copy up to 30ppm. This Brother printer can enable you to print from compatible mobile devices over the wireless network.

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The main features are listed below:

  • It has a fast printing and copying capacity and produces output of 2400x 600 dpi.
  • It has a flexible, high-quality color scanning which offers a resolution of 19200x19200 dpi.
  • It has versatile connectivity, built-in wireless 802.11b/g/n, and the Ethernet network interfaces for sharing with multiple users on the network.
  • Mobile printing compatibility Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint&Scan, Cortado workplace.
  • It can print up to 10,000 pages per month.

Brother dcp l2540dw setup

Execute the following steps to set up the Brother DCP L2450dw printer.

  • First, peel off the tape from the printer box and open the package.
  • Next, check for the components that were attached to the package.
  • The package must contain, quick set up guide, reference manual, CD’s for software installation, power cable, and ink cartridges.
  • Remove the Styrofoam at either side of the printer and take out the Brother printer from the box by gently holding its sides.
  • Now, remove the protective cover from the Brother printer. 
  • Next, you need to remove the packing materials found inside the Brother DCP L2540dw printer.
  • Connect the power cable from the Brother printer to the electrical outlet.
  • Press the power button and turn on the Brother printer.
  • The brother printer LCD will prompt you to install the ink cartridges.
  • Unpack the new cartridges and then access the ink cartridge door.
  • Install the ink cartridge into its correct slot and wait for the cartridges to click into place.
  • Next, load the paper into the paper tray.
  • Fan a stack of paper and load it into the paper tray and then make the necessary adjustments.
  • Finally, you can proceed with the initial setup.
  • Set the date, time, and language.
  • Once this basic set up is done, then proceed to install the software. 
  • Insert the installation CD into the CD/DVD drive and proceed with the on-screen prompts.
  • After the setup process, the Brother DCP L2540dw printer is ready to print.

Brother printer dcp l2540dw driver download

The following steps can help to download the Brother DCP L2540dw printer driver.

  • First, open a new web browser and go to the manufacturer’s site.
  • Now, in the Search field, enter the model number of the Brother printer and click the Search button.
  • Next, go to the Software and Driver Downloads section and select it.
  • From the first box, select the operating system family, and from the second box, select the operating system version.
  • When selected with the above, click the OK button.
  • Examine the License Agreement and then click Agree to EULA Download. 
  • The downloading process will now start.
  • Save the file that you downloaded in the desired location. 
  • Run the file to install the driver and proceed with the printing process.

Brother printer dcp l2540dw driver install

The following steps can help you to install the Brother DCP L2540dw printer driver.

  • First, make sure that the Brother printer DCP L2540dw printer is connected to the computer.
  • Turn on both the Brother printer and the computer.
  • Sign into the computer and then visit the manufacturer’s site. 
  • Proceed with the instructions of the download page to install the Brother printer driver.
  • This installation package will extract the driver file to a folder.
  • Next, click the Start button and then choose Devices and Printers option.
  • Now, click Add a printer tab at the top of the screen.
  • Next, choose Add a local printer.
  • On the Choose a printer port page, click the Use an existing port button. 
  • Click the Next button and then click Save.
  • Navigate to the folder where the driver files were extracted and then click the OK button.
  • Proceed with the on-screen prompts and click the Finish button to close the Wizard.

Brother printer dcp l2540dw driver install windows

Proceed with the following steps to install the Brother DCP L2540 printer driver for Windows.

  • First, go to the manufacturer’s site and download the printer driver.
  • After the driver has been downloaded, extract the file.
  • Double-click the driver file that was downloaded.
  • A ZIP self decompression dialog box will appear.
  • Click the Browse button or enter the path the location where you want to save the file and click the Decompress button.
  • Once the decompression is successful, click the OK button.
  • Depending on the connection method, proceed with one of the following.
  • For local connection users, turn on the Brother DCP L2540dw printer.
  • Next, click the Start button All applicationsWindows system and then select Control Panel
  • From the Hardware and Sound section, click the View Devices and Printers option.
  • Now, click Add a Printer and then click The printer that I want isn't listed.
  • Choose Add a local printer or network printer using manual settings and then click the Next button.
  • Choose Use an existing port.
  • Select the communication port and then click Next.
  • For Network users, first, check whether the Brother DCP L2540dw printer is connected to the network.
  • Next, click StartAll appsWindows systemControl Panel
  • From the Hardware and Sound section, select View Devices, and Printers.
  • Now, click the Add a printer, and the computer will start searching for the available printer.
  • Choose the Brother DCP L2540dw printer from the list and click Next.
  • Click the Have Disk option and then click Browse.
  • Provide the location of the driver that you extracted and click Open and then select the OK button.
  • Choose the name of the model and then click Next.
  • Choose Replace The current Driver and then click Next.
  • Add the current printer and choose a Printer sharing option, and then click Next.
  • Tick the checkbox next to Set as the default printer and then click the Finish button.
  • Finally, the driver installation process will now start.

Brother printer dcp l2540dw driver install – mac

The steps below can help you to install brother printer DCP L2540dw driver on Mac.

  • Power off the Brother DCP L2540dw printer and then unplug it from the power socket.
  • For USB users, connect the cable of the Brother printer and then power on the Brother printer.
  • Connect the Brother printer to the computer using a USB cable.
  • For Wired network users, connect the network cable to the Brother printer and the server.
  • Power on the Brother printer after connecting it to the power socket.
  • For the Wireless Network users, turn on the Brother printer and then configure it to the server.
  • Now, navigate to the Apple menu section and click the System Preferences option.
  • Choose one of the optionsPrint and Fax or Printers and Scanners or print and scan.
  • Choose Print and Scan.
  • Next, press the + key and then go to the Default option and then choose the Brother printer that is connected to the system from the Printer’s name list.
  • Select Print using or Use option for printer confirmation.
  • Click the Add button.
  • The Brother DCP L2540dw printer is added in the Print and Fax, Print and Scan or Printers and Scanners.
  • When the Brother printer driver is installed, exit the System Preferences section.

How to connect brother printer dcp l2540dw to wifi

The steps below can guide you to connect the Brother printer DCP L2540dw to Wi-Fi.

  • First, make sure that you have the network settings of the wireless router, network name, and the network key.
  • Next, connect the power cord to the Brother DCP L2540dw printer and then connect it to the power socket.
  • On the Control Panel of the Brother printer, press the Menu button.
  • Use the Up or the Down arrow keys to choose Network and then press the OK button.
  • Make use of the Up and Down arrow keys to select WLAN and choose OK.
  • Now, select the Setup Wizard by pressing the Up and Down arrow keys.
  • When the WLAN Enable? Is displayed, choose Yes to enable the wireless network.
  • This will start the Wireless setup wizard.
  • Now, the Brother Printer will start searching for the network and display a list of the available network names.
  • When the list of the network names appear, press the Up and Down arrow key to choose the SSID and then press the OK button.
  • If you are using an authentication method, type the Network key, and then press the OK button to save the settings.
  • The Brother printer will now try to connect to the network.
  • The Brother printer LCD screen will display the network connected message.
  • Finally, proceed to download and install the Brother printer’s software package.

Brother dcp l2540dw scan to email

The below are the steps to scan to email using the Brother DCP L2540dw printer.

  • On the Web home page, click the Address tab.
  • Select a set of One Touch or Speed Dial locations that you wish to use.
  • Type the information below for each storage location.
  • E-mail address : recipient’s email address.
  • Name: Name of the recipient.
  • Type: choose Mail XXX.
  • Quality: choose the resolution that you want.
  • PDF Type: when you select the PDF, choose the file type that you want.
  • Click the Submit button.
  • Next, proceed to Setup Group locations, for that click the Setup Groups G1.G20 and type the following settings for each group.
  • Group#: select an empty One-touch or Speed Dial location to save the group.
  • Name: the group’s name.
  • Type: Choose Mail XXX.
  • Quality: choose the resolution that you want.
  • PDF Type: when you choose the PDF, choose the file type that you want.
  • Members: click Select and select the members to include in the group by keeping a check next to the desired option.
  • Click the Submit button.
  • Now, proceed with the scanning process.
  • Place the document on the scanner glass. 
  • Press the Scan icon on the Brother printer’s control panel.
  • Press the Up or Down arrow keys to select Scan to E-mail and then press the OK button.
  • Again use the same arrow keys and choose the 1-sided, 2-sided, L edge or 2-sided (S) edge and then press OK.
  • When done with all the necessary settings, choose the type, resolution, and the file type and then click the OK button.
  • Finally, enter the E-mail address and then click the Start button.
  • The Brother DCP L2540dw printer will now start to scan.

Brother dcp l2540dw printer not connected

Proceed with the following steps to solve this issue.

  • First, check whether all the connections are made properly.
  • Check whether the Brother DCP L2540dw printer is turned on and make sure that there are no errors on the LCD screen.
  • If the LCD screen is blank, then the Brother printer is not turned on, or it can be in sleep mode. 
  • For this, press the button on the Brother printer to see if it is in sleep mode.
  • If it is not in sleep mode, verify whether the Brother printer is connected to the power outlet. 
  • Now, check the LCD screen if it has any error messages. If so, make sure to clear the error messages.
  • Next, check whether the Brother printer Driver is installed.
  • Verify whether the Brother printer is set as the default printer.
  • Check that the Brother printer status is ready, and then the print queue is empty.
  • If you want to check if the issue still persists, print a test print.

Brother dcp l2540dw printer offline

Perform the following steps to troubleshoot this offline issue.

  • First, set the Brother DCP L2540dw printer as the default printer.
  • Long press the Windows + R keys together to open the Run command.
  • Enter Control in the Run command and then press the Enter key.
  • Click the Devices and Printers option in the Control Panel.
  • Next, from the printer’s section, right-click the Brother printer and then choose Set as default printer.
  • The Brother DCP L2540dw printer is now set as the default printer.
  • Next, unpause the printer and then set its use online.
  • First, go to the Control Panel and click the Devices and Printers option.
  • Now, right-click the Brother DCP 2540dw printer and choose See What’ printing.
  • Click the Printer on the prompt and then choose Open As Administrator.
  • Again, click the Printer tab and uncheck Pause Printing and Use Printer Offline options.
  • Exit all the Windows and check whether the issue persists.
  • Next, make sure to cancel all the print jobs.
  • Launch the Devices and Printers option in the Control Panel.
  • Right-click the Brother printer and choose See What’s printing.
  • On the pop-up window, click the Printer tab and then choose Open As Administrator.
  • Click the Cancel All Documents option and select the Yes button for confirmation.
  • Next, update the Brother DCP L2540dw printer’s firmware.
  • Go to the manufacturer’s site and search for the product that you are currently using.
  • Select the Operating system version and then click Search.
  • In the Firmware section, choose the Firmware Update Tool.
  • Click Agree to the EULA and Download button.
  • Once done with the download process, open the file and proceed with the on-screen prompts to update the firmware of the Brother printer.
  • Next, update the printer driver.
  • In the Control Panel, go to the Devices and Printers section.
  • Right-click the Brother printer and choose the Remove device option.
  • Click Yes on the confirmation prompt.
  • Now, proceed to the manufacturer’s site and then search for the model.
  • Choose and download the Full Driver & Software Package.
  • Launch the file that you have downloaded and proceed with the on-screen instructions to download and then install the latest driver for the printer.

Brother dcp l2540dw manual download

Follow the steps below to download the manual for the Brother DCP L2540dw printer.

  • First, open a new web browser and visit the manufacturer’s site.
  • Enter the model name in the provided field and then click the Search button.
  • Now, select the Language which you want.
  • Check for the given details and then click the Download button.
  • The manual will be downloaded in the selected location.
  • Finally, save the file in a proper location for future use.