How to connect the Brother HL L2340DW printer to Wi-Fi?


Brother HL L2340DW can be considered as a shared printer suitable for a micro office. Paper handling is one of the strong points of the printer. It offers a 250 sheet tray, a one-sheet manual feed, and a built-in duplexer that is enough for most of the personal works or micro-office use. Brother HL L2340DW offers mobile printing support so that you can easily print from your mobile device (iOS, Android tablet, or smartphone). In case of connectivity issues, you can make use of the printer’s built-in Wi-Fi Direct feature and 2.0 USB cable. So, on the whole, it is a superb printer.Now, we will be answering your question - How to connect the Brother HL L2340DW printer to Wi-Fi?Whenever the printer troubles you with errors, at the very beginning, you need to identify what causes the problem or what the problem is. So, check whether the printer is turned on. Disconnect the power cord and reconnect it. Next, ensure that the power cable is securely connected at both ends. It might help you fix the problem.

Note: Insert the installation disk or download the full printer driver software from the Brother official website.

Driver download steps

  • Open your web browser.
  • Visit the Brother official website.
  • Click on the Download section.
  • Select your Operating System (Windows or Mac).
  • Select the OS version from the drop-down menu.
  • Click the OK button.
  • Under the Drivers section, click the relevant driver.
  • Read the End-User License Agreement (EULA) and click Agree to the EULA and Download.
  • Once the download is over, the drivers will be saved on your PC.
  • Proceed with the driver installation steps.

Driver installation steps

  • Start the installation process.
  • In the Security Warnings window, click the Run button to extract all the files.
  • Click Yes in the setup.exe window to proceed further.
  • In the Connection Type window, select Wireless Network Connection (Wi-Fi) and click Next.
  • When the Detecting Existing Wireless Network Settings window appears, verify your network name and click the Next button.

Note: In most cases, the setup wizard will be able to automatically apply your wireless settings and connect your machine to the network.

  • If the setup wizard is unable to connect your machine automatically, then you will be prompted to try alternate methods of connection.

If the Enable the Wireless Connection window opens up, follow the below steps.

  • Go to your printer’s control panel.
  • Press the Wi-Fi button.
  • When the screen prompts to confirm, press the Down Arrow button.
  • Now, your Brother printer will retrieve the network settings from your computer.

Note: If you receive a failed to connect message, click Next.

  • When prompted for a USB cable, select No, I do not have a USB cable and click Next.
  • Enter the SSID and Network Key (you can find the information at the back of your router).
  • Once the details are entered, click Next.
  • Now, go to the printer's control panel.
  • Begin by pressing the down arrow until the Network option is displayed on your Brother’s LCD screen.
  • Press OK to proceed further.
  • Press the down arrow until WLAN appears on the LCD screen.
  • Use the down arrow to land on the Setup Wizard.
  • Make use of the up and down arrows to select your SSID or network name.
  • Enter the network key using the up and down arrows.
  • Press OK after each character is typed.
  • When prompted to apply the settings, press the down arrow button to select Yes.
  • Now, go to your computer to choose the Brother machine from the list.
  • Select Standard installation and click Next.
  • The iPrint&Scan application will be automatically installed on your PC.
  • Finally, click the Finish button to complete the wireless setup.
  • Now, you can easily perform all the printer functions wirelessly from your PC.


Overall, Brother HL L2340DW Wireless Setup is a compact laser printer with a minimalistic design and easy-to-use interface. You can easily get a Wi-Fi connection for your printer. If you come across any difficulties related to your printer, Call our technicians at the earliest.