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Reset Brother Printer to Fix Errors

Brother is a famous printer manufacturer that has earned recognition worldwide for making feature-rich printers. A brother printer may annoy a user when it shows an error code. Error codes are tricky to resolve. Not everyone can do the job of fixing the error codes. One can get rid of the number of error codes by performing the reset process on their Brother printer. Let’s learn about different ways of resetting your Brother printer and fix several annoying errors.

Basic Cause of Error Codes on Brother Printers

Before we come to the solutions, we let you know that we can resolve almost hundreds of Brother printer errors only by performing the reset process. We have explained three ways to reset a Brother printer. Let’s go ahead and learn the process.

Quick Procedure to Reset the Brother Printer Ink Cartridges

If your Brother printer is not recognizing the ink cartridges or showing any error related to the ink cartridge, you may reset the ink cartridges on your Brother printer by following the steps:

  1. Turn off the Brother printer and then wait for almost ten minutes.
  2. When the ten minutes are over, turn it back on.
  3. Open the printer cover by holding the lever on both sides.
  4. Consult a skilled person to help you do it.
  5. After that, press the Cancel button and Print button simultaneously.
  6. Then, press + button on your Brother printer.
  7. Scroll down and choose the cartridge you want to reset.
  8. Finally, press the Enter key to finalize the process.
  9. Following the above-mentioned procedure will fix the issues related to the ink cartridges.

Quick Procedure to Reset Brother Printer

In the above-mentioned procedure, we have learned how to reset ink cartridges on your Brother printer. We will now explain the ways to reset a Brother printer. Follow the instructions in the same way as described below:

  1. To begin the reset process, you first need to turn on your Brother printer.
  2. Press the UP or DOWN arrow key to select the Network option and then press the OK.
  3. After that, you need to press the UP and DOWN and choose the Network Reset option and press the OK.
  4. Now, you need to press the UP arrow key for Yes.
  5. The printer will restart.
  6. This is how you can easily reset and fix several issues on your Brother printer.

Procedure to Reset the Printer Software

We have introduced you to two different procedures in the article. Now, we will introduce you to the ways to reset the printer software. Follow the steps in the same way as mentioned below:

  1. First, you need to make sure that your computer or laptop is connected to high-speed internet.
  2. Open a web browser and go to the official website of Brother printer.
  3. Click on the Support menu and select the option that says “Drivers and Download” and then click on the Printers.
  4. In your printer model option, you have to choose or type the printer you use and the operating system that is installed on your computer.
  5. Click on the Search button.
  6. When the search is complete, you will see the Download link on the screen.
  7. Click on the same link.
  8. As you click on the link, the download will begin.
  9. Wait until the download finishes.
  10. Run the recently-downloaded program and follow the instructions that you see on the screen to complete the process.
  11. Now, open the Control menu, select the Network Configuration and then click OK.
  12. Finally, move on to the Control Menu and select the Factory Reset.

Note: In case you face any issue carrying out the procedures. For technical assistance, you can read the user’s manual or contact a Brother printer expert.


In the article, we have explained the procedures to reset the Brother printer, ink cartridges, and printer software. One can eliminate several errors by performing a reset process on their Brother printer. We hope you like the article.




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