BROTHER PRINTER CONNECTED BUT NOT PRINTING

Does your Brother printer stop you from performing printing tasks despite being connected? You can stop your for-ever search. We have the right set of fixes to solve the Brother printer that is connected but not printing.

THERE ARE SOME HARDWARE/SOFTWARE ISSUES THAT COULD LEAD TO THIS ISSUE.


PRINTER NOT RESPONDING

If the Brother printer shows error messages like the printer not responding, this is the perfect method. The error indicates that the printer driver may be configured in the wrong port. 

Restart the computer once done and try printing from your Brother printer.

PRINTER OFFLINE

There are different ways to bring back the Brother printer online.

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There are different ways to bring back the Brother printer online.

RESCHECK THE CONNECTION

  • Make sure the USB cable is attached to the printer and the computer.
  • If you are using a wireless connection, plug off the router and then turn it on.
  • You are lucky if the printer has a WPS connection or direct Wi-Fi. It will make the steps even simpler to connect to the wireless network.

Follow the methods as described. Since the solutions mentioned in this article are not for a particular Brother printer, you can talk to our technical support team for detailed assistance. Click the Call button and our technical representative will help you with the BROTHER PRINTER CONNECTED BUT NOT PRINTING.

CHECK THE PRINTER FOR PAPER JAMS

To avoid paper jams, make sure you take necessary precautions before installing the paper in the paper tray.

DELETE PENDING PRINT JOBS

RESET THE BROTHER PRINTER

Power resetting the printer can be the last resort to fix the Brother printer if it is connected but not printing.

Follow the methods as mentioned on this page and you will be resolved from the issue of Brother printer not printing despite being connected.