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DCP-J1100DW

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

DCP-J1100DW

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Date: 22/03/2019 ID: faq00100296_510

Scan to Email Attachment

Send a scanned document as an email attachment.
  • Use the Scan button on the machine to make temporary changes to the scan settings. To make permanent changes, use either ControlCenter4 (Windows®) or Brother iPrint&Scan (Mac) software.

  • The Scan to Email feature does not support Webmail services. Use the Scan to Image or Scan to File feature to scan a document or a picture, and then attach the scanned file to an email message.

  1. Load your document.
  2. Press [Scan]>[to PC]>[to E-mail].
  3. If the machine is connected over the network, press or to display the computer where you want to send data, and then press the computer name.

    If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN, use the LCD to enter the four-digit PIN for the computer, and then press [OK].

  4. Do one of the following:
    • To change the settings, press [Options] or [Set at Device].
    • Press [Start] to start scanning without changing additional settings.

      The machine scans the document and saves it as a file attachment. It then launches your email application and opens a new, blank email message with the scanned file attached.

    To use the [Options] or [Set at Device] setting, a computer with either ControlCenter4 (Windows®) or Brother iPrint&Scan (Mac) software installed must be connected to the machine.

  5. Select the scan settings you want to change, and then press [OK].
    Option
    Description
    Scan Type

    Select the scan type for your document.

    Resolution

    Select the scan resolution for your document.

    File Type

    Select the file format for your document.

    Document Size

    Select your document size.

    Brightness

    Select the brightness level.

    Contrast

    Select the contrast level.

    ADF Auto Deskew

    (Available only for certain models)

    Correct any skewed documents when they are scanned using the ADF.

    Skip Blank Page

    When On is selected, blank pages are skipped.

    Remove Background Colour

    Change the amount of background colour that is removed.

    • To save the settings as a shortcut, press [Save as Shortcut]. You will be asked if you want to make this a One Touch Shortcut. Follow the LCD instructions.
  6. Press [Start].
    The machine scans the document and saves it as a file attachment. It then launches your email application and opens a new, blank email message with the scanned file attached.

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Related Models

DCP-J1100DW, MFC-J1300DW

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