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FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

How to install the Mac driver via USB / Wi-Fi® / wired network

  • For Wi-Fi connection, make sure both your wireless access point/router and your printer's network settings are correctly set up. For more information, see the documentation provided with your wireless access point/router, or contact the router manufacturer, your system administrator, or Internet service provider.
  • Bluetooth connection is not available for Mac.
  1. Download the printer driver for Mac from the [Downloads] section of this website.

  2. Double-click the downloaded PKG file.

  3. Click Continue.

  4. The Installation Type information appears. Click Install.

  5. Enter the User Name and Password, and then click the Install Software button.
    Install Software

  6. Click Close.

  7. Go to System Preferences > Printers & Scanners.
    System Preference
  8. Click the Add (+) button to set up a printer.
    Add Printer
  9. Select Add Printer or Scanner… from the pop-up menu.
    Add Printer

For USB connection (Go to step 10)
For Wi-Fi / wired network connection (Go to step 14)

For USB connection


  1. Connect your printer to the Mac using a USB cable.
    Select your printer model name and then, select Other… from the Use pop-up menu.
    Add printer

  2. In Finder, go to Devices > Macintosh HD > Library > Printers > Brother > PPDs, and then select your printer model's PPD file.
    Add printer
  3. Make sure your printer name is listed in the Use field, and then click Add to install the driver.
    Add printer
  4. When the installation is finished, your printer will appear in the Printers & Scanners dialogue box.
    Add printer

    The driver installation for USB connection is completed.


For Wi-Fi / wired network connection


  1. Configure the network settings using a Windows computer or via the LCD.
    For details, see the FAQ in step 1: "How to install the Windows driver via Wi-Fi® / wired network".

  2. Add the IP address.
    1. Click the IP icon.
      Network setting

    2. Enter the IP address in Address.

    3. Select Line Printer Daemon - LPD from the Protocol pop-up menu.

      (For TD-4650TNWB / TD-4650TNWBR / TD-4750TNWB / TD-4750TNWBR / RJ-2055WB / RJ-3055WB)

      When using Wi-Fi, select HP Jetdirect - Socket.

    4. Enter a printer name in Name.

    5. Select Other… from the Use pop-up menu.
      Add printer

    6. Click Add.
  3. In Finder, go to Devices > Macintosh HD > Library > Printers > Brother > PPDs.
    Add printer

  4. Click Add
    Add printer

  5. The printer driver has been added.
    Add printer


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