How To Perform Brother MFC-L8900CDW Printer Setup? 

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Brother Mfc-l8900cdw Setup

The Brother MFC-L8900CDW all-in-one wireless printer comes with advanced duplex printing capabilities and helps you increase productivity with print speeds up to 33 pages per minute for both color and black. The advanced security features help protect against unauthorized device access. Let us now learn the Brother MFC-L8900CDW printer setup in detail.


Open the Brother MFC-L8900CDW printer packaging. You’ll find the following accessories in the package along with the printer:

  • Telephone line cord
  • AC Power Cord
  • Brother Installation Disc
  • User Guides
  • Take out the contents present in the printer package.
  • Open the front cover of your printer.
  • Pull out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • Remove the orange packing tape from it and then place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into the printer.
  • Close the front cover.

Loading The Paper

  • Pull out the paper tray and remove the silica gel pack from it.
  • Slide the paper guides towards the edges of the tray.
  • Load the paper with the printing surface facing down.
  • Ensure that the paper is placed below the maximum paper mark.
  • Gently close the paper tray.

Connect The Power Cord

  • Plug an end of the power cord into the printer and the other end to an electrical outlet.
  • Turn on the printer and proceed to install the printer driver.
Brother MFC-L8900CDW Printer Setup

Installing Printer Driver In Windows

  • Insert the Brother Installation Disc into the CD/DVD drive on your computer.
  • The installation wizard appears automatically and you have to follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Note: If the installation wizard does not appear, go to My Computer (This PC). You’ll find the CD/DVD-ROM drive icon. Open it and then double-click the start.exe file. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
  • Or else you can download the Driver and Software package as given in the following steps.
  • Go to the official Brother website.
  • On the Supports tab, click on Software and Drivers Download.
  • Enter your model in the search box and then click Search.
  • Choose your preferred OS and click Download.
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.

Selecting Your Connection Method

When the Connection Type screen displays on the screen, select the connection method to complete the printer setup.

For Wireless Setup

  • Note: Write down your network’s SSID (Network Name) and Password (Network Key).
  • On your printer’s control panel, press Wi-Fi > Setup Wizard.
  • Confirm the Network Name and Password by pressing the SSID. Then press OK.
  • Enter the Network Key and press OK.
  • On your computer, click Next on the Wireless Network Setup screen.
  • On the next screen, select the Checked and Confirmed checkbox and then click Next. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • If the wireless device is connected successfully, the printer’s touchscreen displays Connected.
  • Now that you’ve completed the Brother MFC-L8900CDW printer setup successfully.