Each wireless channel is on a different frequency. For further information, see Ethernet wireless network. If you want to configure your printer without using the Brother installer application, please read this chapter for more details on how to configure the wireless network settings. Paper tray worked great the printer had other issues. Before configuring the wireless settings: Locate the IP address for the printer on the printer settings document.

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Wait at least one minute so that the printer can obtain the network settings from the router. Have you checked the manuals? The blue light stated brothher throughout testing, which is a good sign. Some printers can be connected wirelessly, however, eliminating the need for a cable while also simplifying the method to connect other computers to the printer.

For further information, see Ethernet wireless network.

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This FAQ explains how to configure your Brother machine for a wireless network using the Wireless setup wizard and wlreless network cable temporarily. If your access point is set to not broadcast the SSID you can manually add it by clicking the Add button. Network Key There are some rules for each security method: The access point and wireless network devices regularly send wireless packets referred to as a beacon which has the SSID information.


On the last page of the printer settings document is a Node Type listing. Channels Wireless networks use channels.

How to Set up an Hl-2170W for Wireless

Please refer to the information below to see which authentication and hl2710w methods your Brother wireless device supports. If you want to configure your printer without using the Brother installer application, please read this chapter for more details on how to configure the wireless network settings.

If the installation screen does not appear automatically, click here to see how to open the installan. Page count only 6 for testing. Open system Wireless devices are allowed access the network without any authentication. Do not choose this SSID. Go to the Contact Us section. Uses 5 text characters.

The initial Network Name could be the manufacturer’s name or the model name. The installation instructions are available in the download.

Uses 13 text characters. Also shop in Also shop in. The control panel settings will be automatically changed to WLAN Enable when the wireless settings are sent to your printer.

Launch an Internet brohter, then brofher the IP address for your router. These security settings define the authentication how the device identifies itself to the network and encryption how the data is encrypted as it is sent on the network.


Open a Web browser on your computer, type the IP address of the printer into the address bar at the top of the screen and press “Enter” on your keyboard. Brought to you by Techwalla.

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Tip The wireless settings that you will need for your printer are the same settings that are used to connect any other device to your wireless network. The WEP key is case sensitive. Authentication and encryption Most wireless networks use some kind of security settings. Brothef it says “NCw,” the wireless settings have taken effect. Matthew Burley has been a writer of online content since The Wigeless provides flexible paper handling via an enclosed sheet capacity tray and a manual by-pass slot for printing envelopes and letterhead.

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