Troubleshooting; How Can I Find The Wireless Security Information (Ssid And Network Key); Wireless Lan Report - Brother MFC-J615 Quick Start Manual

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For Wireless Network Users


Please do not contact Brother Customer Service for assistance without the wireless security
information. We cannot assist you in locating your network security settings.

How can I find the wireless security information (SSID and Network Key)

1) You should see the documentation provided with your wireless access point/router.
2) The initial network name could be the manufacturer's name or the model name.
3) If you do not know the security information, please consult the router manufacturer, your system
administrator, or internet provider.
* The Network Key may also be described as the Password, Security Key or Encryption Key.

Wireless LAN report

If the wireless LAN report that printed shows that the connection failed, check the error code on the printed report
and refer to the following instructions.
Error code
The wireless setting is not activated, turn the wireless setting to ON.
- If a LAN cable is connected to your machine, disconnect it and turn the wireless setting of
your machine to ON.
On your machine, press Menu.
Press a or b to choose Network and press OK.
Press a or b to choose Network I/F and press OK.
Press a or b to choose WLAN and press OK.
Press Stop/Exit.
The wireless access point/router cannot be detected.
1. Check the following 4 points.
- Make sure that the wireless access point/router is powered on.
- Move your machine to an obstruction-free area, or closer to the wireless access
- Temporarily place your machine within about one metre from the wireless access point
when you are configuring the wireless settings.
- If your wireless access point/router is using MAC address filtering, confirm the MAC
address of the Brother machine is allowed in the filter.
2. If you manually entered the SSID and security information (SSID/authentication
method/encryption method/Network Key), the information may be incorrect.
Reconfirm the SSID and security information and reenter the correct information as
See How can I find the wireless security information (SSID and Network Key) on page 26 to
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