MFC-L8900CDW

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Scan to Email Attachment

Send a scanned document as an email attachment.
  • Use the Scan button on the machine to make temporary changes to the scan settings. To make permanent changes, use Brother's ControlCenter software.
  • The Scan to Email feature does not support Webmail services. Use the Scan to Image or Scan to File feature to scan a document or a picture, and then attach the scanned file to an email message.

    The machine scans to your default email client.
  1. Load your document.
  2. Press [Scan]>[to PC]>[to E-mail] .
  3. If the machine is connected over the network, select the computer name you want to send data.

    If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN for the computer, enter the four-digit PIN on the LCD, and then press [OK].

  4. Do one of the following:
    • To change the scan settings, press [Options], and then go to the next step.
    • To use the default scan settings, press [Start].

      The machine starts scanning. If using the machine's scanner glass, follow the Touchscreen instructions to complete the scanning job.

    To change scan settings, a computer with Brother's ControlCenter software installed must be connected to the machine.

  5. To scan both sides of the document (MFC-L8900CDW):
    • Press [2-sided Scan], and then select the document type.
    Option
    Description
    2-sided Scan: Long Edge
    2-sided Scan: Short Edge
  6. Select the scan settings you want to change:
    • [Resolution]
    • [File Type]
    • [Scan Type]
    • [Document Size]
    • [Scan Settings]
    • [Brightness]
    • [Contrast]

      (available only for the [Color] and [Gray] options)

    • [ADF Auto Deskew]
    • [Skip Blank Page]
    • [Remove Background Color]

      (available only for the [Color] and [Gray] options)

    • If your machine displays the [OK] button, press [OK].

    • To save the settings as a shortcut, press [Save as Shortcut].

  7. Press [Start].
    The machine starts scanning. If using the machine's scanner glass, follow the Touchscreen instructions to complete the scanning job.

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Related Models

MFC-L8610CDW, MFC-L8900CDW

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