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

    Applicable models This User’s Guide applies to the following models: DCP-J4110DW, MFC-J2510/J4410DW/J4510DW/J4610DW Definitions of notes We use the following icon throughout this User’s Guide: Notes tell you how you should respond to a situation that may arise or give NOTE tips about how the operation works with other features.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Configuration using the PIN Method of Wi-Fi Direct................6 Configuration using the PIN Method of WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)..........7 Manual configuration for a Wi-Fi Direct network..................8 Configuring your network using Wi-Fi Direct (For DCP-J4110DW, MFC-J4410DW/J4610DW) .....10 One-push configuration using Wi-Fi Direct..................10 One-push configuration using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)............10 Configuration using the PIN Method of Wi-Fi Direct................11...
  • 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 Windows Phone or a device running either Android™ 1.6 or greater or iOS 3.0 or greater. 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 WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) For MFC-J2510/J4510DW, see One-push configuration using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) on page 6. For DCP-J4110DW, MFC-J4410DW/J4610DW, see One-push configuration using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) on page 10.  PIN Method configuration using Wi-Fi Direct...
  • Page 7 Configuration methods For DCP-J4110DW, MFC-J4410DW/J4610DW, see Configuration using the PIN Method of Wi-Fi Direct on page 11.  PIN Method configuration using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) For MFC-J2510/J4510DW, see Configuration using the PIN Method of WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) on page 7.
  • Page 8: Configuring Your Network Using Wi-fi Direct (for Mfc-j2510/j4510dw)

    Configuration methods Configuring your network using Wi-Fi Direct (For MFC-J2510/J4510DW) The Wi-Fi Direct network settings are configured from the control panel of your Brother machine. One-push configuration using Wi-Fi Direct If your mobile device supports Wi-Fi Direct, follow these steps to configure a Wi-Fi Direct network. NOTE When the machine receives the Wi-Fi Direct request from your mobile device, the message Wi-Fi Direct connection request received.
  • 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), follow these steps to configure a Wi-Fi Direct network. NOTE When the machine receives the Wi-Fi Direct request from your mobile device, the message Wi-Fi Direct connection request received.
  • Page 10: Configuration Using The Pin Method Of Wps (wi-fi Protected Setup)

    Configuration methods Press Wi-Fi Direct. Press PIN Code. When Wi-Fi Direct On? is displayed, press On to accept. To cancel, press Off. Activate Wi-Fi Direct on your mobile device (see your mobile device’s user’s guide for instructions) when Activate Wi-Fi Direct on other device. Then Press [OK]. is displayed. Press OK on your Brother machine.
  • Page 11: Manual Configuration For A Wi-fi Direct Network

    Configuration methods Press Network. Press Wi-Fi Direct. Press Group Owner and then press On. Press PIN Code. When Wi-Fi Direct On? is displayed, press On to accept. To cancel, press Off. When Activate Wi-Fi Direct on other device. Then Press [OK]. is displayed, activate your mobile device’s WPS PIN configuration method (see your mobile device’s user’s guide for instructions) and then press OK on your Brother machine.
  • Page 12 Configuration methods If your mobile device connects successfully, the machine displays the message Connected. You have completed the Wi-Fi Direct network setup. For details on printing from or scanning to your mobile device, download the Mobile Print/Scan Guide for Brother iPrint&Scan or the AirPrint Guide from the Brother Solutions Center (http://solutions.brother.com/).
  • Page 13: Configuring Your Network Using Wi-fi Direct (for Dcp-j4110dw, Mfc-j4410dw/j4610dw)

    Configuration methods Configuring your network using Wi-Fi Direct (For DCP-J4110DW, MFC-J4410DW/J4610DW) The Wi-Fi Direct network settings are configured from the control panel of your Brother machine. One-push configuration using Wi-Fi Direct If your mobile device supports Wi-Fi Direct, follow these steps to configure a Wi-Fi Direct network.
  • Page 14: Configuration Using The Pin Method Of Wi-fi Direct

    Configuration methods NOTE When the machine receives the Wi-Fi Direct request from your mobile device, the message Received Wi-Fi Direct connection request. will be displayed. Press Connect to connect. Press Settings. Press s or t to choose Network. Press s or t to choose Wi-Fi Direct. Press s or t to choose Group Owner and then press On.
  • Page 15: Configuration Using The Pin Method Of Wps (wi-fi Protected Setup)

    Configuration methods Activate Wi-Fi Direct on your mobile device (see your mobile device’s user’s guide for instructions) when Activate Wi-Fi Direct on other device. Then Press [OK]. is displayed. Press OK on your Brother machine. This will start the Wi-Fi Direct setup. To cancel, press Do one of the following: ...
  • Page 16: Manual Configuration For A Wi-fi Direct Network

    Configuration methods When Wi-Fi Direct On? is displayed, press On to accept. To cancel, press Off. When Activate Wi-Fi Direct on other device. Then Press [OK]. is displayed, activate your mobile device’s WPS PIN configuration method (see your mobile device’s user’s guide for instructions) and then press OK on your Brother machine.
  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    Brother machine. Connection Fail configuration.  Move your Brother machine and the (For DCP-J4110DW, mobile device to an obstruction-free MFC-J4410DW/J4610DW) area. Connection Fail  If you are using the PIN Method of WPS, make sure you have entered the correct PIN.
  • Page 18 Wi-Fi Direct mode. No Device  Move the mobile device closer to your (For DCP-J4110DW, Brother machine. MFC-J4410DW/J4610DW)  Move your Brother machine and the No Device mobile device to an obstruction-free area. ...
  • Page 19 Troubleshooting I cannot complete the Wi-Fi Direct network setup configuration. Question Solution Are your security settings  Reconfirm the SSID and password. (SSID/password) correct? When you are configuring the network manually, the SSID and password are displayed on your Brother machine. If your mobile device supports the manual configuration, the SSID and password will be displayed on your mobile device’s screen.
  • Page 20: Glossary

    Glossary Wi-Fi Direct network terms Group Owner (G/O) If you set Group Owner to On, your Brother machine serves as an access point when you configure a Wi-Fi Direct network. The G/O assigns an SSID name, password and IP address for the Wi-Fi Direct network. The default setting is Off.
  • Page 21: Network Terms And Concepts

    Glossary 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).  Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) provides stronger data protection by using a symmetric-key encryption.
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