How do I configure the wireless printer with a network cable and install the printer driver in Macintosh OS X? NOTE: For successful wireless setup, you will need. Home ยท United States; HLW. Support & Downloads. HLW. Downloads . Download the latest drivers, utilities and firmware. FAQs & Troubleshooting. Connecting a new printer to your computer can create a variety of problems. The Brother HLW is a printer that can be connected to a wireless network.

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The Brother HLW is a printer that can be connected to a wireless network, providing a solution for multicomputer printing in a wireless environment. The computer 21170w be on your network.

For further information, see Ethernet wireless network.

How to Set up an Hl-2170W for Wireless

Tip The wireless settings that you will wetup for your printer are the same settings that are used to connect any other device to your wireless network. About the Author Brither Burley has been a writer of online content since Click “Yes” on the pop-up window to enable the wireless interface, then disconnect the network cable from the back of the printer and the router.

There are up to 14 different channels that can be used when using a wireless network. If you are printing large files, such as multi-page documents with mixed text and large graphics, you may want to consider choosing wired Ethernet for a faster data transfer, or USB for bbrother fastest xetup speed.

Contact Us Product Registration Visit www. Wait at least one minute so that the printer can obtain the network settings from the router. Change the “Communication Mode” option to “Infrastructure,” then click the gray “Browse” button next to “Wireless Network Name” and select your wireless network from the list.

Configure the wireless settings: Have you checked the manuals? To help us improve our support, please provide your feedback below. Uses 5 text characters. Click the gray “Submit” button at the bottom of the screen when you are done.


How to Set up an HlW for Wireless | It Still Works

If the list is blank, check that the access point has power and is broadcasting the SSID, and then see if the printer and the access point are within range for wireless communication. Launch an Internet browser, then type the IP address for your router.

Please note this form is used for feedback only. Open system Wireless devices are allowed access the network without any authentication.

Wireless networks use channels. If your access point is set to not broadcast the SSID you can manually add it by clicking the Add button. Encryption is used to secure the data that is sent over the wireless network.

The control panel settings will wirelesss automatically changed to WLAN Enable when the wireless settings are sent to your printer.

Click “Network Configuration” at the top of the screen. Click the “Configure Wireless” option at the bottom of the screen. Before configuring the wireless settings: None No encryption method is used. Matthew Burley has been a writer of online content since Please wirwless this form is used for feedback only. When your wireless network device receives a beacon, you can identify the wireless network that is close enough for the radio waves to reach your device.

Wait at least one minute for the printer to refresh itself with the wireless settings. This information can be found in your router’s documentation and should be similar to ” Please continue to the following steps to install the printer driver for network connection. Large objects and walls between the two devices as well as interference from other electronic devices can affect the data transfer brohher of your documents.

Once the Wireless Setup Wizard screen appears, follow the steps from Step 7 below. Authentication methods The Brother printer supports the following methods: The SSID is a byte or less value and is assigned to the access point. A secret pre-determined key is shared by all devices that will access the wireless network.


Network Key There are some rules for each security method: How does the information on this page help you? Turn off the printer using the power switch on the left side of the printer.

After clearing this mode, press the wireless setup button and try from the step 1 again. Go to the Contact Us section. The screens may differ depending on operating system being used and your Brother machine.

FAQs & Troubleshooting

After the installation, restart brothee personal firewall software. The Brother printer supports the following encryption methods:. You can view many of his articles on associatedcontent. If you encounter this failure, please go back to Step 4 and setup the wireless connection again. Authentication and encryption Most wireless networks use some kind of security settings.

The wireless network devices you want to associate to the wireless network should match the access point. If your question was not answered, have you checked other FAQs? If you need further assistance, please contact Brother customer service: How does the information on this page help you?

Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the bottom network port on the back of the printer, then connect the other end to an available port on the back of your router. Some printers can be connected wirelessly, however, eliminating the need for a cable while also simplifying the method to connect other computers to the printer.