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TitleDescriptionLanguageRelease Date
(Firmware Version)
Firmware Update Tool
This tool updates your Brother machine firmware via the internet, by sending the firmware to your machine from the Brother internet server.
Update History
01/24/2019 Main: M
  • Fix software bugs.

  • 12/18/2014 Main: L
  • Improvement to help with the performance of the machine.

  • 06/26/2014 Main: K
  • Improvement to help with the performance of the machine.

  • 03/20/2014 Main: J
  • Improvement to help with the performance of the machine.
  • Fix software bugs.

  • 11/28/2013 Main: H
  • Quiet Mode reduces printing noise by reducing the paper feed speed.
  • Correction of the issue that copying remains on the screen.

  • 10/10/2013 Main: G
  • Change to the displayed message when a paper jam occurs.
  • Print quality improvement in Best mode.
  • Reduce noise while loading paper when printing from PC.
  • Improvement of the issue that straight line is distorted slightly.

  • 06/27/2013 Main: F
  • Moves the print head making it easier to remove a paper jam.
  • Adds support for a change in authentication method to Google Cloud Print™.

  • 03/07/2013 Main: E
  • Corrects the issue of the machine being unable to automatically receive a fax under certain conditions.
  • Corrects the issue where certain applications cannot complete the print job with the machine.

  • 01/24/2013 Main: D
  • Improvement of print quality.
  • Corrects an issue occurring when using a computer running Windows® 8.
  • Corrects the issue that the ink volume was displayed incorrectly.
  • Changes the timing of when to display the message "Drying".
  • Supported OS

    macOS 10.15.x, macOS 10.14.x, macOS 10.13.x, macOS 10.12.x, OS X (10.11), OS X (10.10)

    How to identify the firmware version

    Click here to see how to identify the firmware version.

    Step 2Read before downloading.

    Notes before downloading
    • Please make sure that the machine you are going to update the firmware is not busy. Also, make sure that there is no data left in the machine memory when running the firmware update tool.
    • Please check the following on your computer.
      • Open Printer Properties and confirm that your printer is functioning correctly by printing a test page.
      • Please close all applications and TSR's.
      • If you are using a Windows XP SP2 Firewall or other Firewall software, disable it.
    • It is not possible to update the firmware unless the following conditions are met on your machine.
      • FAX receive data does not exists in the memory of the machine. For instructions on how to check your memory is clear, please refer to the 'User's Guide'.
      • FAX send data does not exists in the memory of the machine (timer sending job or retry job).
      • There is no ICM (Incoming Message) voice data. For instructions on how to clear ICM, please refer to the 'User's Guide'.
      • The machine is not calling or dialing FAX.
      • The machine is not scanning a document.
      • The machine is not copying / or in copy settings (copy mode, number of copies, etc..).
      • There are no Media cards inserted into the machine.
      • The machine is not in the Settings Menu.
      • The telephone line is not busy. Disconnect your telephone line (to prevent any incoming calls).
      • There's no error message on LCD panel.
      • If you are using a Macintosh computer, Printer Driver or CUPS Printer Driver must be installed.

    The following data will be deleted when you update the firmware.

    • Journal report data

    Step 3Read the End-User License Agreement (EULA).

    Agree to the EULA and Download