However, in many countries the number of channels available are restricted. Keep holding the “Go” button down until all of the lights on the top of the printer are illuminated, then release the “Go” button. Have you checked the manuals? Click the gray “Submit” button at the bottom of the screen when you are done. Please refer to the information below to see which authentication and encryption methods your Brother wireless device supports.

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This information can be found in your router’s documentation and should be similar to ” If it says “NCw,” the wireless settings have taken effect.

Brother HL-2170W Printers

About the Author Matthew Burley has been a writer of online content since The Brother HLW wireldss a printer that can be connected to a wireless network, providing a solution for multicomputer printing in a wireless environment.

Connecting a new printer to your computer can create a variety of problems.

Type “admin” into the Username field and “access” into the Password field, then click the “OK” button. Click ho2170 gray “Submit” button at the bottom of the screen when you are done. The Brother printer uses the WEP keys as the pre-determined key.

Keep holding the “Go” button down until all of the lights on the top of the printer are illuminated, then release the “Go” button. Tested and working, just under 2k pages total printed, includes drum and toner, power and usb cord, Install CD, test prints.


Encryption methods Encryption is used to secure the data that is sent over the wireleas network.

Uses 13 text characters. If the list is blank, check that the access point has power and is broadcasting the SSID, h,2170 then see if the printer and the access point are within range for wireless communication. Wait at least one minute for the printer to refresh itself with the wireless settings.

Brother HLW Support

Skip to main content. Turn off the printer using the power switch on the left side of the printer. The screens may differ depending on operating system being used jl2170 your Brother machine. Before configuring the wireless settings: The printer has been tested to print a self test page.

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Wait at least one minute so that the printer can obtain the network settings from the router. Power cord and usb cord included.

After wireless configuration, please go to Downloads section of this website and download printer driver. Each wireless channel is on a different frequency.


3 Configuring the wireless network settings (For HL-2170W)

This is just the paper tray ONLY. Locate the IP address for the printer on the printer settings document. None No encryption method is used. Click “Network Configuration” at the top of the screen. On the last page of the printer settings document is a Node Type listing.

Configuring the wireless network settings (For HLW)

Important points you need to confirm before configuring your Brother machine for a wireless network. Easy to set up and use.

Click “Yes” on the pop-up window to broter the wireless interface, then disconnect the network cable from the back of the printer and the router. If your access point is set to not broadcast the SSID you wjreless manually add it by clicking the Add button. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. Hold down the “Go” button on the top-left side of the printer, then continue to hold the button as you use the power switch to turn the printer back on.