FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Save Scanned Documents on Your Computer


Use Brother iPrint&Scan to change scan settings, such as resolution, file size or scan type. Go to your model's Downloads page on the Brother Solutions Center at to download the latest application.
(ADS-1250W) If the machine and computer are connected wirelessly, configure the Scan to PC settings using Remote Setup.
  1. Load your document.
  2. Press image (Scan to PC) on the control panel.
    The machine starts scanning.


To change scan settings, such as resolution, file size, or scan type, follow the steps below.
  1. Load your document.
  2. Press image or image to display [to PC], and press it.
  3. If multiple computers are connected to the machine, press image or image to display the destination computer you want to save to, and press it.
  4. To change the scan settings, press [Options]. Configure the following settings, and then press [OK]:
    • [Scan Settings]
    • [2-sided Scan]
    • [Scan Type]
    • [Resolution]
    • [File Type]
    • [Document Size]
    • [Skip Blank Page]
    • [Advanced Settings]
    • To configure other settings, press [Advanced Settings].
    • To save the settings as a shortcut, press [Save as Shortcut].
  5. Press [Start].
    The machine starts scanning.

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Related Models

ADS-1200, ADS-1250W, ADS-1700W

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