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Where to find WPS pin on Brother printer?

When you set up your new Brother printer at home, finding the WPS pin can be tricky.

But don’t worry, we’re here to help. In this blog post, we’ll tell you where to find the WPS pin on your Brother printer and how to use it.

So keep reading for all the details.

 Where is the WPS Pin on my Brother Printer?

If you’re having trouble locating your Brother printer’s WPS PIN, don’t worry. It can be easily generated by visiting the WLAN settings of your printer.

This setting can be found in the network section of your printer’s menu.

You will find the option to generate an 8-digit WPS PIN on the WLAN settings screen. Make sure to write this down, as it may disappear from the screen after a few minutes.

After you have the PIN, you can use it to connect to your computer.

How to find the WPS PIN code on Brother Printer?

Finding your WPS PIN on a Brother printer is not difficult.

If you are not familiar with how to do so, the steps below will help you find it.

  1. Place your printer close to your router. You can move the printer to a different location once it has been set up.
  2. Make sure your printer is connected to a power source and is switched on.
  3. Navigate the Control Panel, find and press the Wi-Fi icon.
  4. Select Network and then go to the WLAN settings.
  5. Select the WPS PIN and write down the PIN on a piece of paper.

If you see the Connected message shown on the LCD, it means that the printer was successfully connected. Press OK to continue. You can now install the printer driver.

If a Connection Error, No Access Point, or Connection Failed message appears, it indicates that your printer did not successfully connect to your network.

Check to see if there are any devices that can be interfering with your printer’s connection. You can also move the printer closer to the router for a better connection and try the setup process again.

How do I enter a WPS PIN on my Brother Printer?

After locating the WPS PIN, you will be ready to connect to the printer by entering the WPS PIN.

To do this:

  1. Open Settings on your Windows/Mac computer.
  2. Select Devices and Printers.
  3. Now Add a device then look for the device name of your printer.
  4. Click on your printer and when asked, enter the WPS PIN.
  5. Click on Install.
  6. In a few minutes, your Brother Printer will be connected to your computer.

How to Install the network printer driver – Macintosh

Before installing the printer driver, make sure your printer is powered on and connected to your Wi-Fi network.

  1. Log on to your computer and download the Printer Driver for your printer model.
  2. Open the downloaded file and then double-click the installer package icon.
  3. Click Continue on the welcome window and then and click Continue or Next if Environmental Advice is displayed.
  4. Click Continue if you agree to the terms and click Agree to accept the License Agreement.
  5. Click Install to continue.
  6. If prompted to enter your password click Install Software.
  7. Click Close when the installation is successful.

How to Install Network printer driver – Windows

Your printer must be connected to your Wi-Fi network and powered on before you install the driver.

  1. Log on to your computer and download the printer driver for your printer model.
  2. When the installation starts, select your language/country and click Next.
  3. Place a check in the box next to I accept these license agreements if you agree to the terms and then click Next.
  4. Depending on your connection type, select either:
  • Wireless Network Connection (Wi-Fi) and click Next.
  • Wired Network Connection (Ethernet) and click Next.

5. Select your Brother printer and click Next. If you cannot see your printer, it can be caused by a firewall, security program, or the devices are not properly connected to the network. 

6. Choose an installation type:

  • Standard (Recommended) and click Next.
  • Custom and click Next

7. You will be prompted with OmniJoin and Brother Product Research and Support Program, click Next to continue the installation:

8. When the Software installation complete appears, you may click Brother Registration and follow the on-screen instructions to register the machine or click User’s Guides to access the manuals online. Internet connection is required.

9.  Click Finish.

10. Choose the software update setting you want and click OK.

Final thoughts

Although the process of finding the WPS PIN on the Brother Printer and entering it on the computer is quick and easy, some people may still be puzzled about it.

If you follow the steps we have outlined above, you will be able to connect your Brother Printer with no trouble at all.

Remember that if you encounter any problems during this process, our team is here to help.

Leave a comment below and let us know how it goes!