order to access the scanned images on the SD card in the scanner, from a
wireless device, you must configure the scanner as an access point
can then connect your wireless device (computer, smart phone, tablet, etc) to
a Wi-Fi network password, data on your SD card can be viewed and possibly
accessed by an unknown third party. Please make sure the password is set
up as described below.
you previously set up a password but have forgotten it, press the scanners
RESET button to reset the password.
hold the button down for a minimum of 10-15 seconds.
LCD display will blink and then reset and the wireless if previously lit will go
out to indicate that the unit has been reset.
Please do not use a sharp pointed instrument as this may damage the button
or surrounding printed circuit board.
use a fine tip pen or paperclip or other similarly blunt object that fits into
the reset cavity to press the button.
begin, make sure the scanner's Wi-Fi is turned on.
the Wi-Fi switch, on the side of the scanner, to ON.
for about 40 seconds until the Wi-Fi indicator, LED, on the front panel turns
from red to blue.
you would like to connect to your scanner to your wireless device; computer,
smart phone, tablet, etc, please follow the steps below.
be aware that the wireless radio that connects to your wireless device uses
battery power while active.
is possible to drain the charge on the battery to a point that the scanner will
not function until it is recharged.
you are trying to connect to your wireless device when the battery indicator
shows 1 bar or less, you may exhaust the battery before the connection process
can be completed.
connect the supplied USB cable to your scanner, turn off the wireless radio by
sliding the Wi-Fi switch to the off position.
allow the scanner to charge, a full charge cycle should take 6 hours.
your wireless device, computer, smart phone, tablet, etc, open the Wi-Fi
and PC users, this is normally located on the task bar on the lower right hand
of the screen.
other wireless devices, please see the product documentation or contact your
will see your scanner listed, - for example - DS-920-C10C
last 4 digits listed in the wireless device's Wi-Fi list, are the last 4 digits
of the MAC address of your scanner.
MAC address is listed on the bottom of your scanner (DS920DW only)
is so you can identify the specific scanner you are connecting to.
default SSID password is listed on a sticker on the bottom of your scanner as
well as in the documentation that came with your scanner.
your wireless device's Wi-Fi setup screen SELECT the DS-920DW
scanner. Click, CONNECT.
If you need assistance locating or connecting to your wireless network; please
review the documentation for your wireless device or contact your system
you have previously set up the scanner, it will prompt you for the credentials
you created. Please enter the user id and password.
this is the first time configuring the scanner or you just pressed the reset
button, to reset your scanner, you will not be prompted for a user
scanner will prompt you for a default SSID password. The default SSID
password is printed on a sticker the bottom of your scanner as well as in the
documentation included with your scanner. Enter the password in the
your wireless device, The Wi-Fi utility of your wireless device will acquire an
IP address, and then show as connected in the Wi-Fi list on your wireless
at this point in the setup process, the device will not have internet access
until later in the setup process. Internet access is not needed to view
the SD contents on your wireless device.
the Wi-Fi utility on your wireless device, computer, smart phone, tablet,
a browser on your wireless device, computer, smart phone, tablet,
the following into the address bar 10.10.100.1 then hit ENTER or
wireless device's browser will launch the home screen that is associated with
password screen appears, please enter your user id and password or in the case
of a reset, please set up a user id and password. Then click
scanner home screen will display the contents of the SD card.
If no images are present, you may see - Scan file is empty.
may need to change the view mode to PDF in order to see scanned
do this click on the Mode button to switch between documents and
If you wish to load the images to your Brother Online account you must configure
the scanner to access your wireless network.
the SETTING button on the right corner of the DS home screen.
Brother Online Settings button
Wi-Fi for Internet Access button
wireless device will display all available networks.
the wireless network you wish to connect to.
will be prompted for a separate password for your wireless network.
If you do not know this password, please contact your network
you need assistance finding your wireless security information please, CLICK
your wireless network password.
scanner will reboot.
Wi-Fi LED will glow orange once connected with internet access.
You may have to reconnect your wireless device to the scanner after it resets to
the new mode.
now have Internet access via the scanner in order to access your Brother Online
You may connect up to three devices simultaneously to your scanner with this