DCP-7040R

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Make copies using my Brother machine.

To make copies, follow one of these steps:

Making a Single Copy

To make a single copy, follow these steps:


NOTE: Illustrations shown below are from a representative product and may differ from your Brother machine.


  1. For models with FAX functions:

    Press Copy to illuminate it.

  2. Do one of the following:


    Using the ADF

    1. Unfold the ADF Document Output Support Flap (1) and the ADF Support Flap (2).

      Unfold ADF Support Flap

    2. Place the document(s) you want to copy into the ADF face up, top edge first until you feel it touch the roller.

    3. Adjust the paper guides (2) to fit the width of your document (1).

      Adjust paper guides

    4. Go to STEP 3.

    Using the Flat Scanner Glass

    1. Lift the document cover.

    2. Place the document you want to copy face down on the flat scanner glass.

      Use the document guidelines on the left-hand side of the flat scanner glass to help you position your document.

      Place the document

    3. Close the document cover.

    If you are scanning a book or thick document, do not slam or press on the document cover.

    1. Go to STEP 3.

  3. Press Start to make your copy.


Making Multiple Copies

Your Brother machine can make up to 99 copies at one time. To make multiple copies, follow these steps.

NOTE: Illustrations shown below are from a representative product and may differ from your Brother machine.


  1. For models with FAX functions:

    Press Copy to illuminate it.

  2. Do one of the following:


    Using the ADF

    1. Unfold the ADF Document Output Support Flap (1) and the ADF Support Flap (2).

      Unfold ADF Support Flap

    2. Place the document(s) you want to copy into the ADF face up, top edge first until you feel it touch the roller.

    3. Adjust the paper guides (2) to fit the width of your document (1).

      Adjust paper guides

    4. Go to STEP 3.

    Using the Flat Scanner Glass

    1. Lift the document cover.

    2. Place the document you want to copy face down on the flat scanner glass.

      Use the document guidelines on the left-hand side of the flat scanner glass to help you position your document.

      Place the document

    3. Close the document cover.

    If you are scanning a book or thick document, do not slam or press on the document cover.

    1. Go to STEP 3.

  3. Enter the number of copies you want.

    For models with FAX functions:

    Use the dial pad to enter the number of copies you want (up to 99).

    For models without FAX functions:

    Do one of the following:

    • Press Number of Copies to enter the number of copies you want (up to 99).

    • Press the Up or Down arrow key to enter the number of copies you want (up to 99).

  4. Press Start to make your copy.

If your question was not answered, have you checked other FAQs?

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If you need further assistance, please contact Brother customer service:

Related Models

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