Uses 13 text characters. The control panel settings will be automatically changed to WLAN Enable when the wireless settings are sent to your printer. Open system Wireless devices are allowed access the network without any authentication. Please note this form is used for feedback only. Click the “OK” button. You will be guided by the on-screen instructions until you are able to use your Brother wireless network printer.

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If your access brothre is set to not broadcast the SSID you can manually add it by clicking the Add button. Hold down the “Go” button on the top-left side of the printer, then continue to hold the button as you use the power brothsr to turn the printer back on. A printer requires space, a power source and, typically, a cable that has to be connected to your computer but that is rarely included.

Brother HLW Support

These security settings define the authentication how the device identifies itself to the network and encryption how the data is encrypted as it is sent on the network.

Network Key There are some rules for each security method: The Brother HLW is a printer that can be connected to a wireless network, providing a solution for borther printing in a wireless environment.

The initial Network Name could be the manufacturer’s name or the model name. A secret pre-determined key is shared by all devices that will access the wireless network.


Uses 5 text characters. If you are printing large files, such as multi-page documents with mixed text and large graphics, you may want to consider choosing wired Ethernet for a faster data transfer, or USB for the fastest throughput speed.

Matthew Burley has been a writer of online content since Page count only 6 for testing. What is NOT included Ethernet cable. You will be guided by the on-screen instructions until you are able to use your Brother wireless network printer.

After wireless configuration, please go to Downloads section of this website and download printer driver. Configure the Brother machine for a wireless network with a network cable using the Installation CD-ROM This Jl2170 explains how to configure your Brother machine for a wireless network using the Wireless setup wizard and a network cable temporarily.

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Please refer to the information below to see hll2170 authentication and encryption methods your Brother wireless device supports. The Brother printer supports the following encryption methods: Once the Wireless Setup Wizard screen appears, follow the steps from Step wireldss below. If the list is blank, check that the access point has power and is broadcasting the SSID, and then see if the printer and the access point are within range for wireless communication.

Turn off the printer using the power switch on the left side of the printer.

Click the gray “Submit” button at the bottom of the screen when you are done. Brought to you by Techwalla. Encryption methods Encryption is used to secure the data that is sent over the wireless network.


Video of the Day. If the installation screen does not appear automatically, click here wirelesss see how to open the installan. Uses 10 digits of hexadecimal data.

3 Configuring the wireless network settings (For HL-2170W)

Change the “Communication Mode” option to “Infrastructure,” then click the gray “Browse” button next to “Wireless Network Name” and select your wireless network from the list. This is just the paper tray ONLY.

None No encryption method is used. When your wireless network device receives a beacon, you can identify the wireless network that is close enough for the radio waves to reach your device. Large objects and walls between the two devices as well as interference from other electronic devices can affect the data transfer speed of your documents.

If you do not know the settings for your wireless network but have access to the router, you can directly connect your computer to the router with an Ethernet cable. There are up to 14 different channels that can be used when using a wireless network. Uses 13 text characters. Test page printed perfectly. We may be able to include power lh2170, USB cables, parallel cables, or similar.