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How do I get my Brother printer to scan to my computer?

Scan a document in Windows 8 or later using your Brother printer.

Document can be scanned by using one of the following method:

1. Windows fax & Scan

2. Paint

Method 1: Windows FAX and Scan

Place your document to be scanned on your Brother printer.

For (Windows 8) Go to start screen and pressStart 81small

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If you cannot find  Start 81small   on the Start screen, right click on

empty spot (1) and then click All Apps from the bar (2)

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  • For (Windows 10) Press Start> All Apps> Windows Accessories
  1. Press Windows Fax and Scan
  2. Click New Scan.

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  1. In case you have been installed and using multiple imaging devices installed on your computer, you need to choose your scanner and press OK.

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6. Fix scanning options and then press Scan.

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7. You will be able to see scanned image.

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Method 2: Paint

1. Place your document to be scanned on your Brother printer.
2. For (Windows 8), Press Start 81small on the start screen.

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  • If you cannot findStart 81small on the Start screen, right click empty spot (1) and then click All Apps from the bar (2)

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(Windows 10) Click Start > (All Apps)> Windows Accessories.

  1. Choose Paint.
  2. Tap File, and then click From scanner and camera.

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  1. In case you have been installed and using multiple imaging devices installed on your computer, you need to choose your scanner and press OK.

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6. Fix scanning options and then press Scan.

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7. You will be able to see scanned image.

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