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Quick Setup Guide
Start Here
Please read the Product Safety Guide first before you set up your machine. Then, please read this Quick Setup
Guide for the correct setup and installation.
Unpack the machine and check the components
The components included in the box may differ depending on your country.
Basic User's Guide
Product Safety
Telephone Line Cord Adapter
(Australia only)
• Plastic bags are used in the packing of your machine. Plastic bags are not toys. To avoid the danger
of suffocation, keep these bags away from babies and children and dispose of them correctly.
• To ensure safe operation the supplied plug must be inserted only into a standard power outlet that is
properly grounded through the standard electrical wiring. Non grounded equipment may cause an
electrical shock hazard, and may cause excessive electrical noise radiation.
• Save all packing materials and the box in case for any reason you must ship your machine.
• Please use the supplied USB cable for a USB connection.
USB cable
It is recommended to use a USB 2.0 cable (Type A/B) that is no more than 2 metres long.
WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death
or serious injuries.
CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in minor
or moderate injuries.
Starter Ink Cartridge
Telephone Line Cord Adapter
Power Cord
Cables vary depending on countries.
Taiwan model is using the power cord
attached on the machine.
(Hong Kong only)
Quick Setup Guide
USB Interface Cable
Telephone Line Cord
ARL/ASA/NZ Version A


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  • Page 1 Quick Setup Guide Start Here MFC-J430W MFC-J432W Please read the Product Safety Guide first before you set up your machine. Then, please read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup and installation. WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death WARNING or serious injuries.
  • Page 2 Remove the protective tape and film covering With both hands, gently press and slide the the machine, and also from the LCD. paper side guides a and then the paper length guide b to fit the paper size. Remove the plastic bag a containing the ink Make sure that the triangular marks c on the cartridges from on top of the paper tray.
  • Page 3 Gently put the paper into the paper tray print Connect the power cord side down and top edge first. Check that the paper is flat in the tray. and telephone line IMPORTANT WARNING Be careful that you do not push the paper in too far;...
  • Page 4: Set Your Country

    Set your country IMPORTANT (Australia and New The telephone line cord MUST be connected Zealand only) to the socket on the machine marked LINE. You must set your country so that the machine works Note correctly on local telecommunication lines in each country.
  • Page 5: Install The Ink Cartridges

    Unpack the ink cartridge. Install the ink cartridges Turn the green release lever on the orange protective packing a clockwise until it clicks to release the vacuum seal. Then remove the orange protective packing a as shown. CAUTION If ink gets in your eyes, wash it out with water at once and call a doctor if you are concerned.
  • Page 6 Brother branded ink cartridges. Brother cannot guarantee this optimum performance if ink or ink cartridges of other specifications are used. Brother does not therefore recommend the use of cartridges other than genuine Brother branded cartridges with this machine or the refilling...
  • Page 7: Check The Print Quality

    Check the print quality Wireless setup (if needed) When the preparation process has finished, the For wireless setup using a Macintosh computer or mobile device, go to a. LCD shows Set Paper and Press Start. For Windows users (all connections) and Macintosh Press Colour Start.
  • Page 8: Choose Your Language

    Choose your language Choose a Receive Mode (if needed) (Not available in Australia and New Zealand) There are four possible receive modes: Fax Only, Fax/Tel, Manual and External TAD. Press Menu. uuBasic User’s Guide: Using Receive Modes Press a or b to choose Initial Setup. Do you want to use the telephone features of your Press OK.
  • Page 9: Enter Personal Information (Station Id)

    Set the LCD contrast Enter personal (if needed) information (Station ID) If you are having difficulty reading the LCD, try You should store your name and fax number to be changing the contrast setting. printed on all fax pages that you send. Information on how to enter text uuBasic User’s Guide: Entering Text Press Menu.
  • Page 10: New Zealand

    Fax Transmission Report Set the telephone line compatibility (VoIP) Your Brother machine is equipped with a If you are connecting the machine to a VoIP service Transmission Verification Report that can be used as (over the Internet) we recommend that you change confirmation that you sent a fax.
  • Page 11: Choose Your Connection Type

    • If your computer does not have a CD-ROM drive you can download the latest drivers, manuals and utilities for your model from the Brother Solutions Center at Some software applications included on the CD-ROM may not be available as a download.
  • Page 12: For Usb Interface Users

    IMPORTANT • DO NOT connect the USB cable yet. Note • If there are any programs running, close If the Brother screen does not appear them. automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click start.exe.
  • Page 13: Connect The Usb Cable

    ® Windows Choose Local Connection (USB), and then Connect the USB cable click Next. The installation continues. Using both hands, use the plastic tabs on both sides of the machine to lift the scanner cover until it locks securely into the open position. When this screen appears, go to the next step.
  • Page 14 ® Windows Carefully guide the USB cable into the cable The installation will continue automatically. channel and out the back of the machine. The installation screens appear one after Connect the cable to your computer. another. IMPORTANT DO NOT cancel any of the screens during the installation.
  • Page 15 The following screens will appear. • When the Check for Firmware Updates screen appears, choose the firmware update setting you want and click OK. • When the Brother Product Research & Support Program starts up, follow the on-screen instructions. Note Internet access is required for the firmware update and the Brother Product Research &...
  • Page 16: Before Install

    Macintosh For USB interface users (Mac OS X 10.4.11, 10.5.x, 10.6.x) Connect the USB cable to the USB port Before you install marked with a symbol. You will find the USB port inside the machine as shown below. Make sure your machine is connected to the power and your Macintosh is ON.
  • Page 17 Please wait for the software to install. After the both sides of the machine and gently close the installation, the Brother software will search for scanner cover. the Brother device. This will take a few moments to complete. Choose the machine from the list, and then click OK.
  • Page 18 Macintosh Download and install Presto! PageManager When Presto! PageManager is installed OCR capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and documents using Presto! PageManager. On the Brother Support screen, click the Presto! PageManager icon to go to the Presto! PageManager download site, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 19: Before You Begin

    The following steps will guide you through the configuration and installation process. To achieve optimum results with normal everyday document printing, place the Brother machine as close to the network access point/router as possible with minimal obstructions. Large objects and walls between the two devices as well as interference from other electronic devices can affect the data transfer speed of your documents.
  • Page 20 Choose your wireless setup method The following instructions will offer three methods for setting up your Brother machine on a wireless network. If you began the wireless setup from step 7 on page 7 (for Macintosh and mobile devices) go to method b (Setup Wizard).
  • Page 21 If your wireless access point/router does not support WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) or AOSS™, write down the wireless network settings of your wireless access point/router in the area below. Please do not contact Brother Customer Service for assistance without the wireless security information. We cannot assist you in locating your network security settings.
  • Page 22 Firewall port settings to enable network connection and continue with the Note installation. (Recommended) and click Next. If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click start.exe. The CD-ROM Top Menu will appear. Click Install MFL-Pro Suite and click Yes if you accept the license agreements.
  • Page 23 For Wireless Network Users Choose Temporarily use a USB cable When the following screen appears, the wizard (Recommended) and then click Next. will search for wireless networks available to your machine. Choose the SSID that you wrote down for your network in step 18-a on page 20, and then click Next.
  • Page 24 For Wireless Network Users Enter the Network Key you wrote down in Disconnect the USB cable between the step 18-a on page 20 and then enter the key computer and the machine. again in Confirm Network Key, then click Next. Click Next to continue to install MFL-Pro Suite.
  • Page 25: For Macintosh Users

    Note Mobile Device users: When using applications If the wireless access point/router of the such as AirPrint or Brother iPrint&Scan with your selected SSID supports WPS and the machine machine, please refer to the application’s User’s asks to use WPS, go to e.
  • Page 26 LCD will show the wireless signal strength of your access point/router. Place the Brother machine within range of your To install MFL-Pro Suite, continue to WPS or AOSS™ access point/router. The step 20.
  • Page 27: Troubleshooting

    For Wireless Network Users Troubleshooting 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.
  • Page 28 The security information (SSID/Network Key) is incorrect. Reconfirm the SSID and security information (Network Key). If your router uses WEP encryption, enter the key used as the first WEP key. Your Brother TS-05 machine supports the use of the first WEP key only.
  • Page 29: Wireless Network

    CD-ROM drive. If the model name screen appears, choose your machine. If the language screen appears, choose your language. Note If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click start.exe.
  • Page 30 Wireless Network ® Windows When this screen appears, choose Change The installation of the Brother drivers will the Firewall port settings to enable network automatically start. The installation screens connection and continue with the appear one after another. installation. (Recommended) and click Next.
  • Page 31 PaperPort™12SE on up to 2 PCs on the network. If you want to use more than 2 PCs with ScanSoft™ PaperPort™12SE installed, please purchase the Brother NL-5 pack which is a Note multiple PC license agreement pack for up to 5 •...
  • Page 32 Wireless Network Macintosh Install the drivers & software (Mac OS X 10.4.11, 10.5.x, 10.6.x) The Brother software will search for the Brother Before you install device in your wireless network. If the machine is configured for your network, choose the device you want to install, and then click Next.
  • Page 33 • To use Image Capture for scanning on Mac OS complete. X 10.6.x, please install the CUPS Printer When the Brother Support screen Driver, which can be downloaded from your appears, go to step 22. model page on the Brother Solutions Center at
  • Page 34: Install Optional Applications

    Install Optional Applications ® Windows Click the button for the application you want to Install optional install. applications FaceFilter Studio/BookScan & Whiteboard Suite supported by Reallusion, Inc FaceFilter Studio is an easy-to-use borderless photo printing application. The BookScan Enhancer software can correct your scanned book images automatically.
  • Page 35: For Network Users

    For Network Users Reset the network settings to factory default To restore all network settings of the internal Print/Scan server to factory default, please follow the steps below. Make sure the machine is not operating. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK.
  • Page 36: Replacement Consumables

    The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice. Brother reserves the right to make changes without notice in the specifications and materials contained herein and shall not be responsible for any damages (including consequential) caused by reliance on the materials presented, including but not limited to typographical and other errors relating to the publication.

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