MFC-9130CW

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Scan a document using Brother iPrint&Scan. (macOS only)

Follow the steps below to scan a document using Brother iPrint&Scan in macOS.
(Illustrations or setting items may vary depending on the version of the application and operating system.)

 

> Download and start Brother iPrint&Scan.
> Scan a document using Brother iPrint&Scan.
> Configure the scan button setting.
> Configure the scan settings.
> Register the scan settings that are commonly used.

 

Download and start Brother iPrint&Scan.

To use the Brother iPrint&Scan, you need to download the Brother iPrint&Scan. Follow the steps below to download and install.

Brother iPrint&Scan is only available for macOS v10.10 or later.

  1. Download and install Brother iPrint&Scan from Apple App Store.
    > Click here to go to the Apple App Store.

    If you want to scan using scan button, install the iPrint&Scan Push Scan Tool.

    > Click here to download the iPrint&Scan Push Scan Tool in the Downloads section.

  2. Click Go > Application and double click the iPrint&Scan icon.
  3. If your Brother machine is not selected, click the Select your Machine and follow the on-screen instructions to select your Brother machine.

 

Scan a document using Brother iPrint&Scan.

You can scan a document using Brother iPrint&Scan and save the data in a specified file format and open from specified applications.

 

  1. Load the document.
  2. Click Scan.

    Click Scan
     
  3. Change document size, color setting and resolution as required.
    If you select high resolution, the scanned data will be high-quality but the file size will be large and will take a long time to scan.
    If you want to change Brightness and Contrast, click All Settings and configure.
    > Click here to see configure the scan settings.
  4. Click Scan.
  5. Scanning will start. If you want to scan next page, load the document and click Add Pages.
  6. After scanning all the pages, click Save to PC or Copy to Application.
  7. Configure the File Name, Save folder, File Type, Application Name etc.
    If you click Setting, you can configure the details.

Configure the scan button setting.

You can configure the scan settings (destination folder, file type, target application etc.) when using the Scan button on your Brother machine.

 

  1. Click Machine Scan Settings. If the message is displayed, verify and go to next step.

    Click Machine Scan Settings
     
  2. Select the feature.
  3. Change document size, color setting and resolution.
    If you select high resolution, the scanned data will be high-quality but the file size will be large and take a long time to scan.
    You can change the file name, destination folder, file type, application etc. for every feature as below.
    File
    You can change the file name, destination folder, file type.
    If you click Settings, you can configure these details.
    OCR
    Select the file type and your default word processing application.
    If you click Settings, you can select the language.
    Image
    Select the file type and your default graphic application.
    E-mail
    Select the file type and your default mailer application.
  4. Click OK and finish the settings.

Configure the scan settings.

If you have concerns of brightness or ghosting, you can correct these as below.

 

  1. Click Scan or Machine Scan Settings.
  2. If you click Machine Scan Settings, select the feature.
  3. Click All Settings.
  4. All Settings dialog appears, you can configure these corrections.
    Document Correction
    You can correct ghosting and remove background color etc.
    Image Quality Correction
    You can correct Brightness and Contrast etc.
  5. Click OK and finish the setting.

Register the scan settings that are commonly used.

You can create scan settings you use most frequently by saving them as your Workflow.
Later you can scan using Workflow instead of manually changing the settings.

 

  1. Click Create Workflow.
    If the message is displayed, verify and click Create.

    Create Workflow
     
  2. Click Scan, select the features that you want to register in Workflow. After that follow the on-screen instructions.

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