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The Brother Printer MFCJ475DW Setup Guide [Step-by-Step]

Brother MFCJ475DW is a very well built and feature loaded printer. However, while setting up the wireless connection of the printer for the first time, many users get confused or face some kind of issues with it. Even some experienced users encounter problems while performing the setup process. These problems primarily occur due to some small human mistakes like step skipping or improper step executions. But in some situations, this type of setup problems occurs due to a few system and printer setting misconfigurations. Now, if your one of those users who is facing problems while setting up their Brother Printer and want to know the proper Brother printer MFCJ475DW setup process then follow this article. This is because we have provided all the important steps and precautions here, in this article. Now without wasting any time, let’s get into it.


Brother Printer MFCJ475DW Setup Process

If you have a wireless access point/router which supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) or Workstation One-Touch Secure System ( AOSS) then you can follow the given steps to perform the Brother printer MFCJ475DW setup process.


Download and Install the Printer Drivers


Before starting the setup process, download and install the Printer Driver for network connection. You can get those driver files from the official website of Brother Printers or from the provided CD-ROM. While installing the printer drivers, make sure that nothing interrupts the process. This will help you to minimize the chances of connection errors.


The Setup Process


  1. Connect your Brother printer MFCJ475DW to a power outlet and turn it on. Then place your printer within the connection range of your WPS or AOSS wireless access point/router.
  2. Now, go to the Control Panel of your Brother printer and press the Settings button.
  3. On the Setting window, find and select the Network option and then hit the OK button.
  4. In the Network window, select the WPS/AOSS option and then press the OK button.
  5. Instantly a pop message will come up on the LCD screen. It will ask you “Enable WLAN?”. In its reply, press the OK button. This will start the Wireless Setup Window on your Brother Printer. If you want to cancel out this window then press the Stop/Exit button.  
  6. After that, the Brother printer will instruct you to start the WPS or AOSS protocol on your wireless access point/router. On that moment, press the WPS or AOSS button on your wireless device.
  7. Now press the OK button on your Brother printer. Once you do that, the Brother printer MFCJ475DW will try to detect which mode (WPS or AOSS) is used by your wireless access point/router and then connect with it according to that mode.
  8. If your wireless device gets connceted with the Brother printer MFCJ475DW  successfully, the LCD screen will start displaying” Connected” message on it. If not, then the LCD screen will give out some error messages which will indicate the real issue. Try to find out about those error messages in order to solve those issues and perform the Brother printer MFCJ475DW setup process without any hiccups.

After getting the ” Connected” message, try to run some printing tasks on your system in order to verify the workability and performance of your wireless network.


If you are facing some major issue with the Brother printer MFCJ475DW setup process then try to contact a printer technician. It is quite possible that your Brother printer MFCJ475DW is facing some serious hardware issues.

We hope our solutions and suggestions are helpful to you regarding this setup process. For more technical post and queries, keep following our upcoming articles.