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MFC-8710DW

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MFC-8710DW

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Date: 05/10/2012 ID: faq00000114_007

Prevent public users from changing the settings of my Brother machine.

Setting Lock is a feature that lets you set a password to stop other people from accidentally changing your machine settings.
While Setting Lock is On, you cannot change the settings without a password.

For models with Fax function:
You can only change the following Fax transmission setting that are in the Fax menu (Menu => Fax => Setup Send).

  • Contrast
  • Fax Resolution
  • Delayed Fax
  • Real Time TX
  • Polled TX
  • Overseas Mode

For models that support Remote Setup:
Machine settings cannot be changed through the Remote Setup utility while Stting Lock is On.
Use the following steps to set up and use the Setting Lock feature:

SETTING UP THE PASSWORD

  1. Press Menu and choose General Setup => Security => Setting Lock.

  2. Enter a four-digit number for the password.

  3. Press OK.

  4. Re-enter the password when the LCD reads Verify:

  5. Press OK.

  6. Press Stop/Exit.


TURNING SETTING LOCK ON

  1. Press Menu and choose General Setup => Security => Setting Lock.

  2. Press the Up or Down arrow key to choose On.

  3. Press OK.

  4. Enter your four-digit password.

  5. Press OK.

If you enter the wrong password, the LCD will show "Wrong Password." The Brother machine will stay in Setting Lock mode until you enter the registered password.
  1. Press Stop/Exit.

TURNING SETTING LOCK OFF

  1. Press Menu and choose General Setup => Security => Setting Lock.

  2. Enter your four-digit password.

  3. Press OK.

  4. Press OK, again.

If you enter the wrong password, the LCD will show "Wrong Password." The machine will stay in Setting Lock mode until you enter the registered password.


  1. Press Stop/Exit.

CHANGING THE PASSWORD

  1. Press Menu and choose General Setup => Security => Setting Lock.

  2. Press the Up or Down arrow key to choose Set Password.

  3. Press OK.

  4. Enter your four-digit password.

  5. Press OK.

If you enter the wrong password, the LCD will show "Wrong Password." The machine will stay in Setting Lock mode until you enter the registered password.


  1. Enter a four-digit number for the new password.

  2. Press OK.

  3. Re-enter the new password when the LCD reads Verify:

  4. Press OK.

  5. Press Stop/Exit.

Related Models

DCP-8110DN, DCP-8150DN, DCP-8155DN, FAX-2840, FAX-2940, MFC-7240, MFC-8510DN, MFC-8710DW, MFC-8810DW, MFC-8910DW

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

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