Brother Printer Not Printing

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Why is Brother Printer Not Printing Black?

Brother Printer not printing is a common issue that may appear for quite a number of known and unknown reasons. The majority of vulnerabilities responsible for this issue relate to the wrong stuffing of papers in the paper tray and documents that are stuck in memory lock, or disabled Printer drivers and software inside your computer. It can make your Brother Printing not printing color or Brother Printer not printing anything at all.

Brother Printer not printing black is an issue that may appear due to the empty black ink cartridge. Printers are generally used to print documents and black ink is the primary color to print documents. Due to which you need to have a large stock of black ink to prevent such issues. You need to refill the black ink cartridge
when it’s dried of all the ink.

Why is Brother Wireless Printer not printing?

Frequently, a lost connection between your computer and Brother Printer is the primary reason for the emergence of the issue. This might happen due to wrong settings or configurations of the printer software and drivers.

  1. You need to first restart your printer and wireless router, if possible your computer too.
  2. Make sure you have the correct password for your printer
  3. Try using WPS key to reestablish connection if your printer and router have a WPS key                   

You can try uninstalling printer drivers that you already have in active mode and reinstall the latest versions of printer drivers available in the “Downloads” section of the Brother Solutions Center.

Make sure to connect with Wi-Fi and check printer IP address on router page. If your IP address is presentable, come back to your computer and navigate to control panel > Printers and devices > Add Devices. Just enter your printer model and name to connect your device with the computer and network. This might help you resolve the issue if the wireless brother printer not printing.

Brother Printer connected to Wi-Fi but not printing

It might happen due to common wireless connectivity hindrances between Windows 10 and Brother Printer. If your Brother Printer not printing with Windows 10, then follow the steps to check the connectivity status.

  1. To resolve the issue, make sure to see if your screen is showing any error messages such as “Brother Printer connected but not printing”
  2. Also, make sure to check the printer is online or not by following the steps:
    • Note: the steps may differ from the type of Operating system.
      • Go to the start menu
      • Go to Printers and devices
      • Right-click on the printer icon and choose “Use Printer Online” from the menu
      • If the problem still persists, try reinstalling the printer drivers
  3. Make sure to choose the latest version of printer drivers with “Set as default”

Follow the steps to “set as default” on Windows PC

  1. Go to Start Menu
  2. Go to Printers and Devices
  3. Right click on Printer icon and choose “set as default printer” from the menu. Now, you can print using it for the next time.

Brother printer not printing on Mac- Fix it now

  1. Click the Apple icon and enter the “system preferences”
  2. Go to the Print & Fax or Print & scan icon. The Print & Fax or Print & scan Windows will pop-up
  3. Choose the desired printer you want to set as default printer from the drop-down list in the default printer.

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