Brother MFC-8950DW Driver and Software

By | July 22, 2017

Brother MFC-8950DW Driver, Software, Wireless Setup – The Brother MFC-8950DW is the monochrome laser all-in-one alternative for medium sized businesses and workgroups. It combines high speed, reliable printing and copying around 42ppm colour scanning, and faxing into a design. The Brother MFC-8950DW features, low price output via a super high-yield 12,000-page replacement toner cartridge, a 5″ color Touchscreen screen with Web Connect and a large 550-sheet paper capacity. This business monochrome laser all-in-one has advanced duplex capabilities to provide automatic two-sided printing and two-sided copying/scanning/faxing. Share this all-in-one with other people on your Gigabit Ethernet or wireless 802.11b/g/n system or publish from your mobile device via: AirPrint™, Google Cloud Print™, Brother iPrint&Scan, Cortado Workplace and Wi-Fi Direct.

Brother MFC-8950DW Driver

Brother MFC-8950DW

The Brother MFC-8950DW offers a 5″ colour Touchscreen display, which allows for simple navigation and menu selection and also to easily scan files to your GOOGLE DOCS, EVERNOTE and Dropbox accounts2. For organizations concerned with safety, the MFC-8950DW provides several advanced safety features such as: Secure Print, Safe Function Lock, Enterprise Security (802.1x).

You can eliminate more cables through built-in wireless 802.11b/g/n networking. Additionally, PC, scan or print fax3 over your Gigabit Ethernet or wireless system. For local connectivity, a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port is also available. Also, wirelessly print out of your mobile device via4: AirPrint™, Google Cloud Printing™, Brother™ iPrint&Scan, Cortado Workplace and Wi-Fi Direct™. This all round is simple to set up in your wireless system. Users using access points which support Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ or AOSS™ can automatically configure their wireless settings simply by pressing a button.

You can remove extra cables via built-in wireless 802.11b/g/n networking. Plus, print, scans or PC fax3 over a wireless network or your Gigabit Ethernet. For local connectivity, a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface is also accessible. In addition, the MFC-8950DW supports wireless scanning4 (both JPEG and PDF2) to your Apple®, Android™ or Windows® Phone 7 (JPEG only) through the Brother™ iPrint&Scan free program download. This all-in-one is easy to setup on your wireless network. Users using wireless access points that support Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ or AOSS™ can automatically configure their wireless settings by simply pressing a button.

The MFC-8950DW provides document scanning and management solutions to easily share edit or archive your documents electronically. With up to 19200 x 19200 dpi (interpolated) scanning resolution, you can create high-quality color scans in a variety of document formats including: PDF, Secure PDF, JPEG, TIFF and more. Scan files utilizing the capacity auto document feeder or use the document glass for bound materials. Offers a wide range of scanning options including: E-mail, file, picture and OCR. You may also scan documents directly to a FTP server or email scanned files directly to your server5. Besides, you can scan and save electronic documents directly to info for access to an inner place in your network6. Includes both TWAIN and WIA (Windows® Imaging Acquisition) scanner drivers and Nuance™ PaperPort™ SE with OCR for Windows® and Presto! ® PageManager® using OCR for Mac® for flexibility.

The Brother MFC-8950DW ships with a standard yield 3,000-page toner cartridge that delivers a low cost per page. For an up to some 50% lower cost per page, a super-yield 12,000-page7 toner cartridge (TN-780) can be also available8. Additionally, the MFC-8950DW is ENERGY STAR® Qualified and supplies a deep Sleep way to help reduce your electricity expenses.

Toner Save Mode for printing the company files that are crucial PC Fax to send and receive faxes directly from your computer without needing to print them. N-in-1 printing and copying to help reduce paper and toner use by mixing multiple pages onto one page.

The Brother MFC-8950DW utilizes our TN720 and TN750 laser toner cartridge. Compatible replacement laser toner cartridges and supplies for your Brother MFC-8950DW are specially engineered to fulfill the greatest standards of quality, reliability and exceptional yields that meet or exceed OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) standards.

Brother MFC-8950DW Wireless Setup

A. Factory Reset

  1. First, hit the menu button on your machine.
  2. Then, use the bottom up button to find 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 fax button. Otherwise, follow the instruction on the screen).
  5. Your printer is going to reset the network automatically.
  6. Then, you should do 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 hands, if your Wi-Fi does not detect it, choose the second option that identifies your machine by address.
  10. Fill 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-8950DW 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.

Brother MFC-8950DW Installation Software For Windows 

  1. To start, you must download the driver. After that, select the system operation of your computer.
  2. Next, double-click the file you have downloaded.
  3. After that, choose Unzip
  4. Open that folder
  5. Then, double-click to the D_SETUP.exe. The installation is ready to start.
  6. You are going to see the instructions on the screen. Follow the steps to finish the installation.
  7. Once the installation is complete, restart your computer. You can test your printer.

Brother MFC-8950DW Installation Software For Mac

  1. You must download the driver. After that, choose the operating system for your computer.
  2. Next, double-click to the “xxxxxxxx.dmg” you have downloaded.
  3. Then, double click to the “xxxxxxxx.pkg. This is the installer package.
  4. You have to follow the instructions so you can complete the installation.
  5. Once you finished the installation, please restart the computer. After that, you can test your printer.

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