Brother Printer MFC-J2720

AirPrint Guide
This User's Guide applies to the following models:
DCP-J4120DW/MFC-J2720/J4420DW/J4620DW/
J4625DW/J5320DW/J5520DW/J5620DW/J5625DW/J5720DW
Version 0
ENG
Definitions of notes
We use the following note style throughout this user’s guide:
NOTE
Notes specify the operating environment, conditions for installation, or
special conditions of use.
Trademarks
BROTHER is either a trademark or a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd.
Apple, Macintosh, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, OS X and Safari are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the
United States and other countries. AirPrint and the AirPrint logo are trademarks of Apple Inc.
Wi-Fi Direct is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®.
Each company whose software title is mentioned in this manual has a Software License Agreement specific
to its proprietary programs.
Any trade names and product names of companies appearing on Brother products, related
documents and any other materials are all trademarks or registered trademarks of those respective
companies.
IMPORTANT NOTE
Unless otherwise specified, the on-screen messages for OS X in this manual are from OS X v10.8.x.
On-screen messages on your computer may vary depending on your operating system.
©2014 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved.
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Table of Contents
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Introduction
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Overview....................................................................................................................................................1
Hardware requirements .............................................................................................................................2
Supported operating systems..............................................................................................................2
Network settings ..................................................................................................................................2
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Printing
5
Printing from iPad, iPhone and iPod touch ................................................................................................5
Printing using OS X v10.7 or later .............................................................................................................6
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Sending faxes (For MFC models)
7
Sending faxes using OS X v10.8 or later...................................................................................................7
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Troubleshooting
8
If you are having difficulty with your machine ............................................................................................8
Disabling/Enabling AirPrint using Web Based Management (web browser) .............................................9
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Introduction
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1
Overview
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AirPrint lets you wirelessly print photos, email, web pages, and documents from your iPad, iPhone and iPod
touch without the need to install a driver.
Print request
Printing
AirPrint also lets you send faxes directly from your Macintosh computer without printing them (available for
OS X v10.8 or later).
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2
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1 Wired or wireless network
2 Telephone line
3 Your Brother machine
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Introduction
Hardware requirements
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Supported operating systems
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AirPrint is compatible with iPad (all models), iPhone (3GS or later) and iPod touch (3rd generation or later)
devices running the latest version of iOS. For more information, visit Apple’s website:
(http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4356).
Network settings
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In order to use AirPrint, your mobile device must connect to the wireless network to which your Brother machine
is connected. AirPrint supports wireless connections that use Ad-Hoc mode, infrastructure mode, or Wi-Fi Direct®.
To configure your mobile device for a wireless network, refer to your mobile device’s user’s guide. A link to
your mobile device’s user’s guide on Apple’s website can be found by tapping
in Safari.
To configure your Brother machine for a wireless network, see your Brother machine’s Quick Setup Guide or
Online User’s Guide on your model's Manuals page on the Brother Solutions Center
(http://support.brother.com).
If your Brother machine supports Wi-Fi Direct® and you want to configure your Brother machine for a Wi-Fi
Direct® network, see your Brother machine's Online User’s Guide on your model's Manuals page on the
Brother Solutions Center (http://support.brother.com).
Ad-Hoc mode
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Connect your mobile device to your Brother machine without a wireless access point/router.
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2
1 Mobile device
2 Wireless network machine (your Brother machine)
NOTE
If your mobile device is running iOS7, you must enable IPv6 for your Brother machine when using AirPrint
in Ad-Hoc mode.
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Introduction
Infrastructure mode
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1
Connect your mobile device to your Brother machine through a wireless access point/router.
 When the Brother machine is connected to the wireless access point/router using the machine’s wireless
feature:
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2
3
1 Mobile device
2 Wireless access point/router
3 Wireless network machine (your Brother machine)
 When the Brother machine is connected to the wireless access point/router using a network cable
(supported models only):
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1 Mobile device
2 Wireless access point/router
3 Network cable
4 Wired or wireless network machine (your Brother machine)
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Introduction
Wi-Fi Direct® network
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1
Connect your mobile device to your Brother machine using Wi-Fi Direct®. Wi-Fi Direct® allows you to
configure a secured wireless network between your Brother machine and a mobile device without using an
access point.
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2
1 Mobile device
2 Your Brother machine
NOTE
When using Wi-Fi Direct®, your Brother machine supports only one-to-one wireless communication.
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2
Printing
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Printing from iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
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2
The procedure used to print may vary by application. Safari is used in the example below.
a
b
c
d
e
Make sure your Brother machine is turned on.
f
Select the desired options, such as the number of pages to print and 2-sided printing (if supported by
your machine).
g
Tap Print.
Use Safari to open the page that you want to print.
Tap
.
Tap Print.
Make sure your Brother machine is selected.
If a different machine (or no printer) is selected, tap Select Printer.
A list of available machines will be displayed. Tap your machine's name in the list.
NOTE
Your machine supports the Secure Function Lock feature. Printing via AirPrint is possible even if Print for
each user is restricted. To restrict printing via AirPrint, set the Secure Function Lock feature to Public Mode
and then restrict Print for public users. For more information, see your Brother machine's
Online User’s Guide on your model's Manuals page on the Brother Solutions Center
(http://support.brother.com).
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Printing
Printing using OS X v10.7 or later
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NOTE
Before printing, add your Brother machine to the printer list on your Macintosh computer.
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1 Select System Preferences from the Apple Menu.
2 Click Print & Scan or Printers & Scanners.
3 Click the + icon below the Printers pane on the left.
4 Click Add Printer or Scanner. The Add screen appears.
5 Select your Brother machine, and then select AirPrint from the Use pop-up menu.
6 Click Add.
The procedure used to print may vary by application. Safari is used in the example below.
a
b
c
d
Make sure your Brother machine is turned on.
e
Select the desired options, such as the number of pages to print and 2-sided printing (if supported by
your machine).
f
Click Print.
On your Macintosh computer, use Safari to open the page that you want to print.
Click the File menu, and then select Print.
Make sure your Brother machine is selected.
If a different machine (or no printer) is selected, click the Printer drop-down list and choose your Brother
machine.
NOTE
Your machine supports the Secure Function Lock feature. Printing via AirPrint is possible even if Print for
each user is restricted. To restrict printing via AirPrint, set the Secure Function Lock feature to Public Mode
and then restrict Print for public users. For more information, see your Brother machine's
Online User’s Guide on your model's Manuals page on the Brother Solutions Center
(http://support.brother.com).
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Sending faxes (For MFC models)
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Sending faxes using OS X v10.8 or later
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NOTE
• Before sending a fax, add your Brother machine to the printer list on your Macintosh computer.
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1 Select System Preferences from the Apple Menu.
2 Click Print & Scan or Printers & Scanners.
3 Click the + icon below the Printers pane on the left.
4 Click Add Printer or Scanner. The Add screen appears.
5 Select your Brother machine, and then select AirPrint from the Use pop-up menu.
6 Click Add.
• Make sure that your Brother machine is connected to the telephone line and works correctly.
• You can send only black and white fax documents using AirPrint.
Apple TextEdit is used in the example below.
a
b
c
d
Make sure your Brother machine is turned on.
e
f
Type the fax recipient information.
On your Macintosh computer, use Apple TextEdit to open the file that you want to send as a fax.
Click the File menu, and then select Print.
Click the Printer drop-down list, and then select Brother MFC-XXXX - Fax (where XXXX is your model
name).
Click Fax.
NOTE
• Cover pages are not currently supported by OS X v10.8.
• Your machine supports the Secure Function Lock feature. Sending faxes via AirPrint is not available if Fax
Tx for each user is restricted. For more information, see your Brother machine's Online User’s Guide on
your model's Manuals page on the Brother Solutions Center (http://support.brother.com).
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Troubleshooting
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This chapter explains how to resolve typical problems you may encounter when using AirPrint with your
Brother machine. If you are unable to resolve your problem after reading this chapter, visit the Brother
Solutions Center at http://support.brother.com.
If you are having difficulty with your machine
Difficulty
Suggestions
My Brother machine is not displayed in the printer list.
Make sure your Brother machine is turned on.
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Confirm the network settings (See Network settings
on page 2).
Move the mobile device closer to the wireless access
point/router, or to your Brother machine.
I cannot print.
Make sure your Brother machine is turned on.
Confirm the network settings (See Network settings
on page 2).
I am trying to print a multiple-page document from an iOS
device, but ONLY the first page is printing.
Make sure you are running the latest version of iOS.
Refer to the following Apple support article for more
information about AirPrint:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4356
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Troubleshooting
Disabling/Enabling AirPrint using Web Based Management
(web browser)
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A standard web browser can be used to enable and disable the machine’s AirPrint feature (AirPrint is enabled
by default).
a
b
c
Confirm that the machine is connected to the same network as the computer.
Open the web browser on your computer.
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Type “vmachine’s IP address/” into your browser’s address bar (where “machine’s IP address” is
your machine’s IP address).
 For example:
http://192.168.1.2
NOTE
You can view your machine’s IP address on the control panel’s Network menu. For more information, see
your Brother machine's Online User’s Guide on your model's Manuals page on the Brother Solutions
Center (http://support.brother.com).
d
If you have set a login password for Web Based Management, type the password in the Login box, and
then click .
e
Click Network.
f
g
Click Protocol in the left Navigation bar.
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Click Submit.
To disable AirPrint, clear the AirPrint check box.
To enable AirPrint, select the AirPrint check box.
Restart your Brother machine.
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