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How do I Connect my Brother MFC j497dw to WiFi?

Brother MFC-J497DW is an ideal printer for home and office purposes. It is compact enough that you can easily fit it in your workplace. It comes with a scanner and is equipped with an automatic document feeder with decent connectivity options. It works well with Brother’s mobile companion app so that you can perform most of the tasks directly from your smartphone. Nowadays, as every printer comes with an in-built wireless feature, we can connect the printer to any wireless network. This wireless feature gives us the flexibility to print from any device that supports wireless network connectivity. You can use the default applications of your smartphones to perform all the functions with the Brother printer. The Brother MFC-J497DW printer has support for both wired and wireless connections. For wired connection, there is a USB port underneath the scan bed, and there is a phone line to perform the fax function. The wireless setup is a hassle-free experience for every user, so let us see in detail about the Brother MFC-J497DW wireless setup in the further section.

Brother MFC-J497DW Wi-Fi Setup - Initial Steps

  • Before connecting your printer to the wireless network, confirm that your router works properly.
  • Turn on your computer and connect it to your router’s network.
  • Use the power cord to plug the Brother MFC-J497DW printer into an electric outlet and turn ON the printer.
  • It is necessary to keep the printer within the range of the router to avoid interference between them.
Brother MFC-J497DW Wireless Setup

Brother MFC-J497DW Printer Wireless Setup

  • Insert the CD-ROM into the CD drive of the computer. The CD menu runs automatically. If the CD menu does not start installing, click Start and then click Run.
  • Browse through the CD-ROM drive, click Autorun.exe, and then click Open. In the Run dialog box, click OK.
  • On the CD menu, click Install Brother MFC-J497DW Printer Driver. Now, you have to follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.
  • You can also download the appropriate drivers from the Brother official website by following the below steps.
  • Open up your default browser, type Brother MFC-J497DW driver, and hit Enter.
  • Go to the Brother official website, choose the current location, select your Operating System, OS version, and hit OK.
  • Now, you can download all the required printer drivers and scanner drivers for your Brother printer.
  • Navigate to your installer file and double-click on it to begin the installation.
  • When the device installation window opens up, choose the preferred language and click Next.
  • Read the license agreement carefully and accept the same.
  • Under Connection Type, choose the Wireless Network Connection (Wi-Fi) option and click Next.
  • When the Detecting Existing Wireless Network Settings page appears on your screen, verify your network connection, click on Yes, I want to connect the machine to this wireless network, and click Next.
  • The setup wizard will automatically apply the wireless settings of your router's network.
  • You can also set up a wireless connection through your Brother printer.
  • Go to the control panel of your Brother machine, press the Wi-Fi button, select the setup wizard option, and press OK.
  • When prompted to enable WLAN, press the right arrow.
  • Select the SSID or the network name from the list and enter the password.
  • Now, the Brother printer is connected to your router’s network.
  • The iPrint&Scan software gets installed on your PC.
  • In the next window, you can download the additional software for your Brother printer.
  • Finally, click on Finish to complete the Brother MFC-J497DW software installation process.

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