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Wi-Fi Direct™ Guide
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  • Page 1 Wi-Fi Direct™ Guide Version 0...
  • Page 2: Important Note

    Applicable models This User’s Guide applies to the following models. HL-5470DW(T)/6180DW(T)/MFC-8710DW/8910DW/8950DW(T) Definitions of notes We use the following icons throughout this User’s Guide: Notes tell you how you should respond to a situation that may arise or give tips Note about how the operation works with other features.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Phone Devices ......................2 Configuration methods Step by step chart for Wi-Fi Direct network configuration................3 Configuring your network using Wi-Fi Direct for HL-5470DW(T) and HL-6180DW(T) ......5 One push configuration using Wi-Fi Direct ..................5 One push configuration using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) ..............6 Configuration using the PIN Method of Wi-Fi Direct................7...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction Overview ® Wi-Fi Direct™ is one of the wireless configuration methods developed by the Wi-Fi Alliance . It allows you to configure a secured wireless network between your Brother machine and a mobile device, such as an ® Android™ device, Windows Phone device, iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, without using an access point.
  • Page 5: Hardware Requirements

    Introduction Hardware requirements Supported operating systems ® You must have a device running either Android™ 1.6 or greater, iOS 3.0 or greater or Windows Phone. Downloading and installing Brother iPrint&Scan Brother iPrint&Scan allows you to use features of your Brother machine directly from your mobile device, without using a computer.
  • Page 6: Configuration Methods

     One push configuration using Wi-Fi Direct For HL-5470DW(T) and HL-6180DW(T), see One push configuration using Wi-Fi Direct uu page 5. For MFC-8710DW and MFC-8910DW, see One push configuration using Wi-Fi Direct uu page 10. For MFC-8950DW(T), see One push configuration using Wi-Fi Direct uu page 16.
  • Page 7  Manual wireless configuration For HL-5470DW(T) and HL-6180DW(T), see Manual configuration for a Wi-Fi Direct network uu page 9. For MFC-8710DW and MFC-8910DW, see Manual configuration for a Wi-Fi Direct network uu page 15. For MFC-8950DW(T), see Manual configuration for a Wi-Fi Direct network uu page 20.
  • Page 8: Configuring Your Network Using Wi-fi Direct For Hl-5470dw(t) And Hl-6180dw(t)

    Configuration methods Configuring your network using Wi-Fi Direct for HL-5470DW(T) and HL-6180DW(T) The Wi-Fi Direct network settings are configured from the control panel of the machine. One push configuration using Wi-Fi Direct If your mobile device supports Wi-Fi Direct, you can configure a Wi-Fi Direct network by following these instructions.
  • Page 9: One Push Configuration Using Wps (wi-fi Protected Setup)

    Configuration methods One push configuration using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) If your mobile device supports WPS (PBC; Push Button Configuration), you can configure a Wi-Fi Direct network by following these instructions. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Wi-Fi Direct.
  • Page 10: Configuration Using The Pin Method Of Wi-fi Direct

    Configuration methods Configuration using the PIN Method of Wi-Fi Direct If your mobile device supports the PIN Method of Wi-Fi Direct, you can configure a Wi-Fi Direct network by following these instructions. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Wi-Fi Direct.
  • Page 11: Configuration Using The Pin Method Of Wps (wi-fi Protected Setup)

    Configuration methods Configuration using the PIN Method of WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) If your mobile device supports the PIN Method of WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup), you can configure a Wi-Fi Direct network by following these instructions. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK.
  • Page 12: Manual Configuration For A Wi-fi Direct Network

    Configuration methods Manual configuration for a Wi-Fi Direct network If your mobile device does not support Wi-Fi Direct or WPS, you must configure a Wi-Fi Direct network manually. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Wi-Fi Direct. Press OK.
  • Page 13: Configuring Your Network Using Wi-fi Direct For Mfc-8710dw And Mfc-8910dw

    Configuration methods Configuring your network using Wi-Fi Direct for MFC-8710DW and MFC-8910DW The Wi-Fi Direct network settings are configured from the control panel of the machine. One push configuration using Wi-Fi Direct If your mobile device supports Wi-Fi Direct, you can configure a Wi-Fi Direct network by following these instructions.
  • Page 14: One Push Configuration Using Wps (wi-fi Protected Setup)

    Configuration methods One push configuration using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) If your mobile device supports WPS (PBC; Push Button Configuration), you can configure a Wi-Fi Direct network by following these instructions. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK.
  • Page 15: Configuration Using The Pin Method Of Wi-fi Direct

    Configuration methods Configuration using the PIN Method of Wi-Fi Direct If your mobile device supports the PIN Method of Wi-Fi Direct, you can configure a Wi-Fi Direct network by following these instructions. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK.
  • Page 16 Configuration methods Do one of the following: Press 1 to choose 1.Display PIN Code to display the PIN on your machine and input the PIN to  your mobile device. Follow the instructions and then go to step j. Press 2 to choose 2.Input PIN Code to input a PIN shown by your mobile device to the machine ...
  • Page 17: Configuration Using The Pin Method Of Wps (wi-fi Protected Setup)

    Configuration methods Configuration using the PIN Method of WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) If your mobile device supports the PIN Method of WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup), you can configure a Wi-Fi Direct network by following these instructions. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK.
  • Page 18: Manual Configuration For A Wi-fi Direct Network

    Configuration methods Manual configuration for a Wi-Fi Direct network If your mobile device does not support Wi-Fi Direct or WPS, you must configure a Wi-Fi Direct network manually. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Wi-Fi Direct. Press OK.
  • Page 19: Configuring Your Network Using Wi-fi Direct For Mfc-8950dw(t)

    Configuration methods Configuring your network using Wi-Fi Direct for MFC-8950DW(T) The Wi-Fi Direct network settings are configured from the control panel of the machine. One push configuration using Wi-Fi Direct If your mobile device supports Wi-Fi Direct, you can configure a Wi-Fi Direct network by following these instructions.
  • Page 20: One Push Configuration Using Wps (wi-fi Protected Setup)

    Configuration methods One push configuration using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) If your mobile device supports WPS (PBC; Push Button Configuration), you can configure a Wi-Fi Direct network by following these instructions. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press a or b to choose Wi-Fi Direct.
  • Page 21: Configuration Using The Pin Method Of Wi-fi Direct

    Configuration methods Configuration using the PIN Method of Wi-Fi Direct If your mobile device supports the PIN Method of Wi-Fi Direct, you can configure a Wi-Fi Direct network by following these instructions. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press a or b to choose Wi-Fi Direct.
  • Page 22: Configuration Using The Pin Method Of Wps (wi-fi Protected Setup)

    Configuration methods Configuration using the PIN Method of WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) If your mobile device supports the PIN Method of WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup), you can configure a Wi-Fi Direct network by following these instructions. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press a or b to choose Wi-Fi Direct.
  • Page 23: Manual Configuration For A Wi-fi Direct Network

    Configuration methods Manual configuration for a Wi-Fi Direct network If your mobile device does not support Wi-Fi Direct or WPS, you must configure a Wi-Fi Direct network manually. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press a or b to choose Wi-Fi Direct. Press a or b to choose Manual.
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Overview This chapter explains how to resolve typical network problems you may encounter when using the Brother machine. If, after reading this chapter, you are unable to resolve your problem, please visit the Brother Solutions Center at (http://solutions.brother.com/). For additional information, please go to the Brother Solutions Center at (http://solutions.brother.com/) and click Manuals on your model page to download other manuals.
  • Page 25 Troubleshooting Error messages when configuring Wi-Fi Direct from the control panel menu Error Message Cause Action (For HL-5470DW(T) The Brother machine and your mobile  Move the mobile device closer to your and HL-6180DW(T)) device cannot communicate during the Brother machine.
  • Page 26 Troubleshooting Error messages when configuring Wi-Fi Direct from the control panel menu (continued) Error Message Cause Action (For HL-5470DW(T) Another mobile device is already connected After the current connection between your and HL-6180DW(T)) to the Wi-Fi Direct network when the Brother machine and another mobile device Brother machine is the G/O (Group Owner).
  • Page 27 Troubleshooting I cannot complete the Wi-Fi Direct network setup configuration. (continued) Question Solution I have checked and tried all of  Turn your Brother machine Off and back On. Then try and configure the Wi-Fi the above, but still cannot Direct settings again.
  • Page 28: Glossary

    Client Active. If you see Off, your machine's Wi-Fi Direct interface is disabled. Signal This field displays the current Wi-Fi Direct network signal strength. Channel (For HL-5470DW(T) and HL-6180DW(T)) This field displays the current Wi-Fi Direct network channel. Speed (For HL-5470DW(T) and HL-6180DW(T))
  • Page 29: I/f Enable

    Glossary I/F Enable If you want to use the Wi-Fi Direct network connection, set I/F Enable to On. Network terms and concepts Network terms  WPA2-PSK Enables a Wi-Fi Protected Access Pre-shared key (WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK), which enables the Brother wireless machine to associate with access points using TKIP for WPA-PSK or AES for WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK (WPA-Personal).
  • Page 30 Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com/ These machines are approved for use in the country of purchase only. Local Brother companies or their dealers will only support machines purchased in their own countries.

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  • Vivien MacDonald Dec 21, 2015 05:40:
    Help! My HL-5470 DW no longer recognized my router address, which I was obliged to change when I had trouble with our internet connection​.

    What do I do?