The scanned data is attached to an E-mail application which I do not use regularly, or the error message indicating no default E-mail application is registered on my computer (CC4-121-xxxxxxxx) when trying to scan a document directly into my E-mail application using ControlCenter4 or the SCAN key on my Brother machine.
The Scan to E-mail feature allows you to scan a document directly into your E-mail application, but your E-mail application needs to be configured as the default E-mail application. Please follow the steps below.
NOTE: Illustrations shown below are from a representative operating system, and may differ from your operating system.
Logged on as an administrator.
For Windows XP users:
Click Start => ControlPanel => Add or Remove Programs => Set Program Access and Defaults => Custom.
For Windows Vista/ Windows 7 users:
Click (Start button) => Control Panel => Programs => Default Programs => Set program access and computer defaults => Custom.
For Windows 8 or later users:
- Open the Control Panel. (Click here to see how to open the Control Panel.)
- Click Programs => Default Programs => Set program access and computer defaults => Custom.
Choose the E-mail application you are using in the Choose a default e-mail program section, and click OK.
Webmail services are not supported by Scan to E-mail feature.
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