FAQs & Troubleshooting



FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Date: 20/05/2013 ID: faq00002783_017

Scan a document and e-mail it as an attachment using the SCAN button on my Brother machine

You can scan a document directly into your default E-mail application and send the scanned data as an attachment by pressing the SCAN button on the control panel of your Brother machine.

  1. Load your document.

  2. Press SCAN.

  3. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose Scan to E-mail.

  4. Press OK.

  5. (For network users)

    1. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose the destination computer you want to use to E-mail your document.

      If the computer is not displayed, see the Related FAQ's to solve the issue at the end of the page.

    2. Press OK.

    3. If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN, enter the 4-digit PIN for the destination computer on the LCD, and press OK.

  6. Do one of the following:

    • If you want to use the default settings, press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose Off for Set Options.
      Press OK, and then go to Step 9.

    • If you want to change the default settings, go to Step 7

  7. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose On for Set Options, and then press OK.

    To use Set Options, the ControlCenter software must be installed on a computer that is connected to the machine.

  8. The machine will prompt you to set each of the following scan settings.
    Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to select the desired option, and then press OK to proceed to the next scan setting.

    • Scan Type

    • Resolution

    • File Type

    • Scan Size

    • Remove Bkg. Clr

  9. Press Black (Mono) Start or Color (Colour) Start.
    The machine starts scanning the document, creates a file attachment, and launches your E-mail application, displaying the new E-mail.

You can scan from your computer with the useful application as ControlCenter. Click here to see how to use the ControlCenter with Windows/Macintosh.

Related FAQs

Related Models

DCP-J100, DCP-J105, DCP-T300, DCP-T500W, DCP-T700W, MFC-J200, MFC-T800W

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

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