Brother MFC-490CW Driver and Software Download

By | September 4, 2018

Brother MFC-490CW Driver Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, XP, Vista 64 Bit/ 32 Bit, Driver Macintosh, Brother MFC-490CW Reviews, Ink Cartridges, Fax Setup – Brother MFC-490CW as a color inkjet printer has a multifunction design. You can use easily with the support of the wireless networking feature. With the stylish and the compact design, this color inkjet printer can fax, copy, and scan. The automatic document feeder holds more than 15 sheets to deal with the unattended tasks. In addition, the machine gives a high level of flexibility that you can share it with other users. To do so, you have to make sure that other users can access the machine from the wireless or the wired network.

Brother MFC-490CW is also easy to operate. You can do the tasks by operating the machine through the LCD display. It is quite wide with the size 3.3-inch. Brother also designed this screen display with the easy navigation. You can use it to enhance photo and navigate menus.

Brother MFC-490CW Best Features

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Brother MFC-490CW supports you to deal with unattended fax, scan, and copy. It can print your documents quite fast. In fact, the machine can produce more than 33 pages in 60 seconds in black. Meanwhile, it works for 27 pages in a single minute for color documents. The machine also has built-in wireless and wired interfaces. These interfaces let you share all-in-one performance to print, fax, and scan. Eventually, it makes you able to access the digital camera media card. Even it supports you to access your documents from the USB flash memory.

When you use it as a fax, Brother MFC-490CW is able to send and accept faxes. The speed is quite superb that supports black and white even color faxing by using your PC or not. Besides, you can print your photos immediately from the digital camera media card. Brother called this feature the Direct Photo Printing. Best of all, the machine is able to create high-quality printing because it can generate more than 6000 x 1200 dpi high resolutions.

Brother MFC-490CW Ink Cartridges

Brother MFC-490CW ink cartridge has four-cartridge ink system. It means that you only have to replace the empty ink. In its box, you can find the cartridges CD ROM, the user’s manual, quick setup guide, and telephone line cord.

Since Brother does not include the Brother MFC-490CW ink cartridges, you have to buy it separately. Brother sells the standard-yield ink in black that can work for 450 pages. Meanwhile, they provide the standard-yield ink color (yellow, magenta, cyan) for handling 325 pages. Even though the company claimed that the machine can work for 2,500 pages per month, we recommend you to use it for 1,000 pages maximum.

Brother MFC-490CW Wireless Setup

a). Factory Reset

  • To start, choose the menu button on your printer.
  • After that, find network menu by using the bottom up button. Continue by pressing OK.
  • Next, select factory reset, and after that, choose OK.
  • And then, press number 1 (If your machine has the fax button. If not, continue by following the instruction on the printer screen).
  • Wait, your machine is going to reset the network.
  • Then, continue by completing the wizard setup to activate the wireless.
  • Head to the menu button and use the bottom-up button. Search for “network” and press OK.
  • Select “WLAN”. After that, choose OK.
  • Choose “setup wizard”, and wait for a minute. Your printer is finding the SSID. Once this step is complete, choose back.
  • After that, you will see the Wi-Fi icon at the top of the printer screen.

b.) Setting On Computer

  • Insert the CD driver of your printer.
  • Choose the desired language.
  • After that, select the “initial installation” menu.
  • Continue by choosing the “install MFL-Pro Suite”.
  • Hit yes and wait for a minute.
  • Next, select the wireless network connection. After that, select next.
  • Make sure that you have checked all options. After that, select next.
  • Once your Wi-Fi detected your printer, select the printer series and choose next. You will get a message appears on the screen. This pop-up message asks you to restart your printer.
  • Nevertheless, if the Wi-Fi does not detect the printer series, select the second option. You will need the IP address for printer identification.
  • Fill the IP address in your device on the empty column.
  • Tips to check the IP address on the computer: select menu > network> Wlan> TCP/IP> IP address.
  • If you have finished the process above, wait and you will see a message “Brother Registration” on your computer’s screen. Then, select next. Restart your computer.

c). Setting on Wireless Network Connection

  • To start, search the Wireless Network Connection on your PC/ network.
  • And then, select “SETUP” in the available option. Select the wireless network and click Connect.
  • After that, select “Connect Anyway” and wait for a minute. You will see that the wireless is connected.

Brother MFC-490CW WiFi Setup

  • You have to check that your printer is on.
  • Go to the Network menu selection > Reset Network > Press no.1 (to restart the printer)
  • After that, the machine will enter the Default Printer mode
  • You have to choose Network > Setup Wizard so you can continue the process.
  • Then, choose SSID > and then choose NEW SSID (The machine will ask you to create a username and password). After that, press OK
  • Next, choose AD-HOC and connect it to the SSID you have created (The printer will print the printer status automatically. After that, wait for 1 to 5 minutes so the printer will connect via scan IP address)
  • Your Wi-Fi setup installation is complete. After that, try to connect your laptop or computer to the SSID printer.

Brother MFC-490CW Installation Software For Windows

  • To start, you must download the driver. After that, select the system operation of your computer.
  • Next, double-click the file you have downloaded.
  • After that, choose Unzip.
  • Open that folder.
  • Then, double-click to the D_SETUP.exe. The installation is ready to start.
  • You are going to see the instructions on the screen. Follow the steps to finish the installation.
  • Once the installation is complete, restart your computer. You can test your printer.

Brother MFC-490CW Installation Software For Mac

  • You must download the driver. After that, choose the operating system for your computer.
  • Next, double-click to the “xxxxxxxx.dmg” you have downloaded.
  • Then, double click to the “xxxxxxxx.pkg. This is the installer package.
  • You have to follow the instructions so you can complete the installation.
  • Once you finished the installation, please restart the computer. After that, you can test your printer.

Macintosh OS X (v10.5), Mac OS X (v10.6.x), Mac OS X (v10.7.x), Mac OS X (v10.8.x), Mac OS X (v10.9.x), Mac OS X (v10.10.x), Mac OS X (v10.11.x), macOS (10.13), macOS (10.12).

Microsoft Windows 10 64 bit, Windows 10 32 bit, Windows 8.1 64 bit, Windows 8.1 32 bit, Windows 8 64 bit, Windows 8 32 bit, Windows 7 64 bit, Windows 7 32 bit, Windows Vista 64 bit, Windows Vista 32 bit, Windows XP 64 bit, Windows XP 32 bit.

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