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TitleDescriptionLanguageRelease Date
(Firmware Version)
Firmware Update Tool
This tool updates your Brother machine main firmware via the internet, by sending the firmware to your machine from the Brother internet server.
Update History
02/07/2019 Main: M
  • Fix software bugs.

  • 11/08/2012 Main: L
  • Improvement of print quality.

  • 10/11/2012 Main: K
  • Improvement in speed of file transfer when using Scan to Network feature.
  • Correction of the Language settings in the Web Based Management.(Italian and Spanish)

  • 06/07/2012 Main: J
  • Improvement of print quality.

  • 04/02/2012 Main: H
  • Improved general print quality level.
  • Adds support for AirPrint™.
  • Improves the ink cartridge detection performance.

  • 11/10/2011 Main: G
  • Improved general print quality level.

  • 09/29/2011 Main: D
  • Corrects the issue where some symbols such as "_" could not be entered when storing an E-mail address in the address book.
  • Corrects the issue of not printing correctly once the paper tray has ran out of paper and print quality was set to 'Fast'.
  • Corrects the issue where JPEG image received by Internet FAX would automatically be reduced in size when it was printed.
  • Supported OS

    macOS (10.15), macOS (10.14), macOS (10.13), macOS (10.12), 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