feature is only available if your Apple device is running iOS 4.2 or
later. This can typically be determined by accessing the device's settings
menu. Refer to the Apple website for more information about compatible
operating systems http://www.apple.com/support/.
PART 1: VERIFY THAT
THE MOBILE DEVICE AND MACHINE ARE ON THE SAME NETWORK
In order to use
AirPrint, your mobile device must connect using Wi-Fi to the SAME network
that your Brother machine is connected to or connected directly to the Brother
machine using an Ad-hoc connection. You cannot use AirPrint if your mobile
device is connected via 3G, 4G, etc. For help connecting your mobile
device to a network or for assistance verifying the settings, contact your
mobile device manufacturer. AirPrint supports wireless connections that
use Infrastructure Mode or Ad-hoc mode.
Brother machine may be connected using Wired Ethernet, Wireless to a
router/access point, or Wireless directly to the mobile device (Ad-hoc).
determine your machine's current network settings, you may print the Network
Configuration Report and verify the IP Address and connection Status.
instructions on how to print this report, refer to the solution - How
do I print the Network Configuration Report?
verify that the mobile device is on the same network as the Brother machine,
open a web browser on your mobile device.
the address bar, type in the Brother machine's IP address as the URL and tap
Go. The IP address is listed on the Network Configuration Report
that you printed earlier.
the Brother machine's Network Home page is displayed, then the two devices are
connected to the same network.
the Brother machine's Network Home page is NOT displayed, then the two
devices are NOT connected to the same network. You will need to connect
your mobile device to the same network. For help connecting
your mobile device to a network or for assistance verifying the settings,
contact your mobile device manufacturer.
the Brother machine's Network Home Page, click the Network
you have configured a password for your network card, you must log in from the
top of the screen to see all of the tabs. If you only see the General tab,
then you are not logged into the network card.
that there is a check next to AirPrint. If this protocol is not
checked, then the AirPrint feature will not be available.
Submit at the bottom of the window.
PART 2: TO USE THE
The procedure used
to print may vary by application. Safari is used in the example
below. For detailed assistance with any other application contact your
1. Make sure your
machine is turned on. If the machine is in sleep mode, press a control panel
button to wake the machine. Otherwise, the machine may not be listed when you
try to print.
2. Use Safari to open
the page that you want to print.
3. Tap .
4. Tap Print .
5. Make sure your
machine is selected.
different machine is selected or if no printer is selected, tap the displayed
printer name or Select Printer. A list of available machines will
be displayed. Tap your machine.
your machine is not listed, verify the machine is ready and not in sleep
6. Select any
available options, such as number of pages to print or duplex printing (if
supported by your machine).
7. Tap Print
size and paper type options are specified depending on the iOS
machine supports the Secure Function Lock feature, printing via AirPrint is
possible even if the PC print for each user is restricted. If you want to
restrict printing via AirPrint, disable AirPrint using Web Based Management or
set the Secure Function Lock feature to Public Mode and then restrict PC print
If you are still
unable to print, verify your Apple device is running the newest version of
iOS. Contact Apple or your Apple device support for assistance checking
the iOS version and installing the newest version if