Brother MFC-6490CW Driver

By | November 21, 2017

Brother MFC-6490CW Driver for Mac, Windows, and Wireless Setup – Brother MFC-6490CW is an all-in-one color inkjet printer with advanced features to increase productivity and reduced running costs. Although it’s fairly efficient, this bulky printer is lagging behind rivals in terms of print speed and is not as flexible in adapting to various varieties and sizes of media.

Brother MFC-6490CW Driver

Brother MFC-6490CW

The Professional Series Brother MFC-6490CW color inkjet All-in-One is perfect for producing impressive everyday business documents such as reports, spreadsheets, presentations, proposals, and more! Additionally, it features the ultimate versatility with up to ledger (11″x17″) size printing/copy/scan/fax.

This wide format multifunction device is integrated with color fax, scan, and copy functions together with a color inkjet printer which runs on a 4 ink cartridge program. The standard paper tray can accommodate up to 400 sheets, along with the printer’s duty cycle is quite high in 5,000 months. The control panel buttons are grouped in accordance with their functions and the centerpiece is the widescreen color LCD, which is great for previewing pictures and documents before printing.

Users can secure their records and restrict public access to them using the Brother MFC-6490CW’s state-of-the-art security features. The printer is versatile and will accommodate ledger-sized prints (11×17 inches). The widescreen 3.3-inch color LCD display is just another and, along with the generous two-year limited guarantee and high-yield ink cartridges. The Brother MFC-6490CW includes built-in wired and wireless ports. It also supports direct-print alternatives via USB Flash drives and PictBridge.

The Brother MFC-6490CW is promoted to be a fast device (at 35 ppm in monochrome and 28 ppm in color), but a few users that have actually tried it complain that it is slower in real life. Another drawback is the bulky size. The Brother MFC-6490CW cannot automatically recognize paper dimensions, therefore settings have to be manually adjusted.

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Brother MFC-6490CW Wireless Setup

A. Factory Reset

  1. First, hit the menu button on your machine.
  2. Then, use the bottom-up button to find the network menu. And then, hit ok.
  3. After that, choose factory reset, and then hit ok.
  4. Next, select number 1 (If your printer has a fax button. Otherwise, follow the instruction on the screen).
  5. Your printer is going to reset the network automatically.
  6. Then, you should do a wizard setup to activate the wireless.
  7. Continue by pressing the menu button by using the bottom-up button to find “network” and ok.
  8. Choose “WLAN”. Then, press ok.
  9. Select “setup wizard”, and then wait for a moment. Your machine is searching for the SSID. Once this process is done, hit back.
  10. After completing the steps, the Wi-Fi icon will appear at the top of the screen.

B. Setting on Computer

  1. Insert the CD driver.
  2. Select the language.
  3. Next, choose the “initial installation” menu
  4. Then, select “install MFL-Pro Suite”
  5. Select yes and wait for a moment.
  6. After that, continue by choosing a wireless network connection. Then, choose next.
  7. Check all the options and choose next.
  8. If your Wi-Fi has detected the printer, choose the printer and select next until a pop-up message shows and instructs you to restart your device.
  9. On the other hand, if your Wi-Fi does not detect it, choose the second option that identifies your machine by address.
  10. Fill in your IP address in your computer on the blank column.
  11. Here, you can check the IP address in your computer: choose menu > network> Wlan> TCP/IP> IP address.
  12. If you have completed the process, your computer will process it immediately until you get a message “Brother Registration”. After that, choose next and restart your computer.

C. Setting on Wireless Network Connection

  1. On your PC/ network, search for Wireless Network Connection
  2. After that, choose “SETUP” in the option. Choose the wireless network and select Connect
  3. Next, choose “Connect Anyway” and wait for a moment until you see that your wireless is connected.

Brother MFC-6490CW Wifi Setup Guideline

  1. You have to check that your printer is on.
  2. Go to the Network menu selection > Reset Network > Press no.1 (to restart the printer)
  3. After that, the machine will enter the Default Printer mode
  4. You have to choose Network > Setup Wizard so you can continue the process.
  5. Then, choose SSID > and then choose NEW SSID (The machine will ask you to create a username and password). After that, press OK
  6. Next, choose AD-HOC and connect it to the SSID you have created (The printer will print the printer status automatically. After that, wait for 1 to 5 minutes so the printer will connect via scan IP address)
  7. Your Wi-Fi setup installation is complete. After that, try to connect your laptop or computer to the SSID printer.

How to Driver Installation:

  • Use a USB cable to connect the computer and printer.
  • Double-click on the file that you downloaded.
  • After that, open the installed file & click run
  • Follow the on-screen installation instructions.”

Note :
This file applies to numerous Brother products and may be compatible with operating systems that your model is not.

How to uninstall:

  • Open the Control Panel,
  • Click uninstall the program,
  • Double-click on the drivers that will Uninstall, then click yes/ok,
  • Follow until the uninstall wizard is complete and click Finish.

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