FAQs & Troubleshooting



FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting


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Date: 15/12/2011 ID: faq00002781_004

Scan a document and open the scanned image with a graphics application using the SCAN key on my Brother machine

You can scan a document directly into your graphics application for viewing and editing by pressing the SCAN key on the control panel of your Brother machine.

If you want to change the scan settings, click here to see the details of how to change scan settings.

  1. Load your document.
  2. Press SCAN.
  3. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose Scan to PC. Press OK.
  4. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose Image. Press OK.
  5. (For network users)
    1. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose the destination computer you want to send to.
      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 number, enter the 4-digit PIN number for the destination computer on the control panel and press OK.
  6. Press Black (Mono) Start or Color (Colour) Start or Start. The image data will appear in your pre-selected graphics application.

You can scan from your computer with the useful application as ControlCenter. Please refer to related FAQ's about how to use the ControlCenter with Windows/ Macintosh.

Related FAQs

Related Models

DCP-7055, DCP-7065DN, DCP-9055CDN, MFC-7360N, MFC-7860DW, MFC-9460CDN

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

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