FAQs & Troubleshooting



FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting


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Date: 29/06/2018 ID: faq00002216_012

Manual Feed

The Manual Feed message appears when Manual is selected as the paper source in the printer driver and there is no paper in the manual feed slot.

Check the solution applicable for your case.


CASE A: Print from the Manual Feed Slot.

Load paper in the manual feed slot. Click the link applicable to your case and follow the steps.


The document will be printed out.

If you want to change the paper source, go to STEP 2 in CASE B.



CASE B: Print from the Paper Tray.

NOTE: The screens may differ depending on operating system being used and your Brother machine.


  1. On the machine's control panel, press Stop/Exit, Cancel or Cancel(Cancel) to cancel the current print job.
  2. Make sure the paper is not set to the manual feed slot.
  3. Check the Paper Source setting in the printer driver.

    1. Open Printing Preference. (Click here to see how to open Printing Preferences.)
    2. Select Auto Select for the Paper Source.
      Paper Source
    1. Open Print dialog. (Click here to see how to open Print dialog.)
    2. Select Print Settings from the print options pop-up menu.
    3. Select Auto Select for the Paper Source.
      Paper Source
  4. Try to print again.


Related Models

DCP-L3551CDW, HL-L3210CW, HL-L3230CDW, MFC-L3710CW

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

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