Brother HL-L2340DW Setup Guidelines [ MAC ]

Before you accomplish the wired Brother HL-L2340DW setup for your MAC computer, ensure that the USB cable is securely connected to the printer and the computer. The Brother machine should be powered on and ready for setup activity.

Thereafter, turn the printer on and it will be recognized by the MAC. For most USB printers, the OS X includes printer drivers making the setup process extremely easy.

Brother HL-L2340DW Setup

Brother HL-L2340DW Setup

The operating system should have recognized the printer. Check if the computer has detected the machine by selecting the Apple menu and then choosing Preferences. Finally click on the Printing tab from the Print & Fax option.

Adding printer driver

  • Use the MAC OS X 10.5 or greater to add the printer driver for the Brother machine can be added
  • Add your Brother machine as a printer after locating the Print & Fax, Print & Scan or Printers & Scanners. After that see instructions as below:
  • Unplug the machine from the power outlet and turn your Brother machine’s power off
  • Unplug the interface cable too if that is connected
  • Now, you have to choose the type of connection

USB connectivity

  • Turn on the Brother Printer machine and then connect it to the PC / MAC using the USB cable
  • You should refrain from connecting the product to a non-powered USB hub or a USB port on a keyboard

Wired connectivity

  • Use the network cable to connect the hub to the Brother machine
  • Now, turn printer machine on by plugging it to a power outlet

Wireless connectivity

  • Turn on the Brother Printer and then set up the machine on to the network
  • Refer to the Network User’s Guide or the Quick Setup Guide network-enable the printer
  • Then choose as follows:
  • Apple Menu -> System Preferences -> Print & Fax, Print & Scan or Printers & Scanners -> + button -> Default
  • From the available list choose the Brother machine’s name
  • For Print Using or Use, you must confirm that the correct machine name is listed and then click the Add button

CUPS Driver

  • For Print Using or Use make sure that XXXXXXX (this is the printer model name) + CUPS is listed

PostScript Driver

  • This may not be available for all the models
  • For Print Using or Use you must ensure that XXXXXXX PS or XXXXXXX BR-Script is listed

Models compatible with AirPrint

  • To avail full functionality of the printer it is best to download and install the CUPS driver as mentioned previously even for AirPrint-enabled printers
  • Close System Preferences after you have added the machine to Print & Fax, Print & Scan or Printers & Scanners
  • Adding any printer to the MAC

On the MAC

  • Visit the website for the printer’s manufacturer to download drivers if your Brother HL-L2340DW setup is not listed. This is also true for most recently-released printers
  • Generally the driver software download and installation is a straightforward procedure
  • Once the software is downloaded, extract it and the installer will help you through the process
  • You can also install printers that have been shared on the network in addition to installing USB printers

For more information about the Brother HL-L2340DW setup, call our toll-free number +1-800-717-2530 or visit the website at

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