Brother MFC-7240 is a compact All-in-One laser printer that supports printing, copying, scanning, and faxing. The basic printer setup involves unboxing the printer, attaching the supplies, loading print media, connecting the cables, and installing the printer software. To know more about the Brother MFC-7240 printer setup, keep reading the instructions below.
Unboxing the printer:
First, take out the printer from the package.
Check the printer components.
Remove the protective tapes and covers from the printer.
Open the front cover and take out the toner cartridge & drum unit assembly.
Gently shake the toner cartridge to evenly distribute the toner inside it.
Refix the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly into the printer.
Attaching the supplies:
First, open the ADF document support.
Open the control panel cover.
Attach the ADF document output support.
Close the control panel cover.
Loading print media:
Pull the paper tray out of the printer.
Press the green paper-guide release lever and slide apart the paper guides.
Fan a stack of legal plain paper and load it into the tray.
Adjust the paper stack by sliding the paper guides.
Make sure not to load the paper more than the specified limit.
Refix the paper tray into the printer.
Remember to unfold the support flap to avoid paper from sliding off the output tray.
You have now loaded the print media. Proceed to connect the cables and install the printer software to complete the Brother MFC-7240 printer setup.
Connecting the cables:
Connect the printer to a wall outlet using the provided power cord.
If you wish to use fax, connect one end of the provided telephone line cord to your printer's LINE port and the other end to a telephone wall jack.
Turn on your Brother printer and wait for the LCD to display the printer status as Ready.
Installing the printer software:
Insert the provided CD-ROM into your computer's CD/DVD drive.
Run the setup file from the CD drive.
If your computer doesn't support the CD-ROM, get the driver from the official Brother site.
After starting the driver installation process, agree to the EULA to continue with the driver installation wizard.
Install the required software by choosing them in the driver installation wizard and connect your printer to your computer by following the on-screen prompts.
After installing the printer driver, verify the printer functionality to complete the Brother MFC-7240 printer setup.