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FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Date: 01/06/2021 ID: faqp00001461_022

How do I connect the printer to my computer using a USB cable?

Use the following procedure to print using a USB cable.

 For Windows

 For Mac

 

For Windows:

Do not connect the printer to your computer via the USB cable until you have installed the printer driver.

  1. Download and install the printer driver and P-touch Editor from the [Downloads] section of this website.
  2. Start the printer driver installer or Software/Document Installer.
  3. Select [Local Connection (USB)] for the connection type, and then follow the installer instructions to complete the installation.
    When instructed, connect the USB cable to the USB port on the back of the printer, and then to your computer.
    USB connection
  4. After installing the printer driver, install P-touch Editor. Then, start P-touch Editor to create and print labels.
     

For Mac:

> Printing from P-touch Editor
> Printing from CUPS Driver
> Printing using AirPrint

 

Printing from P-touch Editor

  1. Download and install P-touch Editor from the [Downloads] section of this website.
  2. Connect the USB cable to the USB Port on the back of the printer and to your computer, and turn the printer on.
  3. Start P-touch Editor and select your printer.
    P-touch Editor for Mac
  4. Create and print labels.

 

Printing from CUPS driver

  • Do not connect the printer to your computer via the USB cable until you have installed the printer driver.
  • On macOS 11, only some models support the CUPS driver.

The following procedure uses QL-1100 as an example. Please replace it with your model.
 

  1. Download Full Software Package from the [Downloads] section of this website, double-click the file, and then start the installer from [Start Here Mac].
  2. Select [Local Connection (USB)] for the connection type, and then follow the installer instructions to complete the installation.
    When instructed, connect the USB cable to the USB port on the back of the printer, and then to your computer.
  3. After installing the printer driver, click [Choose Apple Menu] - [System Preferences] - [Print & Scan / Printers & Scanners].
    System Preferences
  4. Click [+].
    Printers & Scanners

  5. Click the [Default] icon, and select [QL-1100] from the [Name] list.
    Add
  6. Make sure that the [QL-1100+CUPS] is selected in the [Use] list, and click the [Add] button.
    Add
  7. Adding the printer is complete. Select [QL-1100] in your application to print.
    Printers & Scanners
     

Printing using AirPrint

 

The following procedure uses QL-1110NWB as an example. Please replace it with your model.
 

  1. Connect the USB cable to the USB Port on the back of the printer, and then to your computer.
  2. Click [Choose Apple Menu] - [System Preferences] - [Print & Scan / Printers & Scanners].
    System Preferences
  3. Click [+] button.
    Printers & Scanners
  4. Select QL-1110NWB, and click [Add] button.
    Add
  5. Select [QL-1110NWB] in your application to print.

Related Models

PJ-773, PT-P750W, QL-1100, QL-1110NWB, QL-710W, QL-720NW, QL-800, QL-810W, QL-820NWB, VC-500W

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

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