The following steps assume your computer and printer are Bluetooth
enabled. If you are unsure, click the up arrow as seen below, to the left
of your clock, or look in your tray icons area, and check for a Bluetooth
icon. If there is no icon, you may have Bluetooth turned off, or may not
have Bluetooth on your computer. Contact your computer vendor for support
regarding your computer’s hardware:
Port Setup Instructions **IMPORTANT – MUST BE DONE FIRST**
Click the Start button in the lower left-hand corner, then click on "Devices and
Click "Add a device":
Select your printer from the list. It will show up the list as
"RJ-4030xxxx", where "xxxx" will be the last 4-digits of your printer’s serial
The last 4-digits of your serial number will also be your unique Bluetooth PIN,
which will be used in the next step.
Select "Enter the device’s pairing code", and put in the 4-digit code from the
previous step. You will notice the code will show up again on this screen to the
right, in this example, "3024". Click Next.
Click Close. You have now paired your printer to your computer by
Bluetooth. The next step is to create a print queue for you to be able to
Go back to your Devices and Printers screen (refer to step 1). Right click on
your printer in this list, and left click on "Properties".
Click on the "Hardware" tab at the top. Make note of the "COM port" that
has been assigned to your printer. Click "Cancel".
The assigned com port number will be required in the following
Proceed to the next section.
Insert the installation disc that came with your printer. (If you do
not have a disc, you may download drivers at the Brother Solutions Center
website. Skip to Driver Download Instructions below)
Select a Language
Select Custom Installation
Select Printer Driver
Select Bluetooth communication.
Click OK on this screen. We have already completed this step at the
beginning of this tutorial.
Select Install, and click Next.
Select the COM port that you made note of from step 7 of the COM Port
Setup section. Click Next, and then Next again. The printer will now
Select Yes to reboot your computer, then click the Finish button.
Your printer is now installed. In your Devices and Printers window, you
will see both a printer queue of "Brother RJ-4030", and "RJ-4030xxxx" (where
'xxxx' is specific to your serial number). You must leave both of these on
your printer, as one is your printer, and one is your Bluetooth
connection. You may see messages such as "Driver Unavailable" or "Needs
troubleshooting" on your Bluetooth connection; this is normal.
It is important that you do not delete either "Brother RJ-4030" or
Adjust your paper settings. Right click on the "Brother RJ-4030" printer,
and select Printing Preferences.
Select your paper or label size accordingly, and click OK. (Your settings may
If you have installed the driver using the CD and the steps above you are not
required to complete the Driver Download Instructions
first need to know what version of Windows 7 you have, 32-bit or 64-bit.
If you are unsure, click the Start button, then right click on Computer, and
Proceed to the Brother Solutions Center, and select "RJ-4 Series".
Select the RJ-4030.
Select Windows, then select specifically which version of operating system you
have (refer to step 1). Click Search.
Download the driver to your desktop or somewhere you can easily find the
file. The download may start automatically. Open the file after it
Click the Browse button, and select your Desktop. Click OK, then click
Unzip, then OK again.
Go to your Desktop, and open the folder you just created. This folder name
may vary slightly:
Double-click on the "D_SETUP" file.
Refer to Step 5 from the CD Installation section for remaining
If issues persist or you have trouble installing, call
Brother Mobile Solutions Technical Support at 1-800-543-6144 Monday through
Friday, 8 am-5 pm MST, excluding holidays.