Scan Document With Brother Printer

How Do I Scan Document With Brother Printer

Scan Document With Brother Printer a hard copy of documents allows you to store electronic copies of important files, share them via email or through a network and archive files with no physical storage space. Unless you configure the Brother scanner to compile multiple pages into a single scanned document, you will have dozens, if not hundreds, of unique files to save. You can set up the scanner using either the automatic document feeder or directly from the scanner glass.

Scan Document With Brother Printer

Scan Document With Brother Printer

Scanning From the Feeder

  • Click the “Start” button on your desktop and type “brother” into the search box. Point to the name of your printer and select “ControlCenterx” (where “x” is a single-digit number) to load the ControlCenter application in the system tray to the left of the clock on your taskbar. Double-click the “ControlCenter” icon in the system tray.
  • Click “Configuration” and select “Scan.” Choose “File” as the scan type to open the Scan to Configuration window.
  • Go to the “Device Button” tab and choose “PDF (.PDF),” ” Tiff Multi-Page # Uncompressed (.tif),” or “Tiff Multi-Page # Compressed (*.tif)” under File Types, as these file types allow multi-page scans.
  • Place the entire document into the automatic feeder on the scanner and press the machine’s “Scan” button. Press the “Arrow” key to select “File” and then press “OK.” Press the “Start” button to scan to a single document

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Scanning From the Glass

  • Lift the document cover on the Brother Printer, place the first-page face down onto the glass and close the cover.
  • Click the “Start” button on the computer and type “Scansoft” into the search box. Point to “ScanSoft PaperPort” and select “PaperPort.”
  • Select the Brother Printer as the scanner and select a profile, such as “B&W Document.” Click “Scan.”
  • Remove the first page from the glass after scanning and place the second page on the glass. Close the lid and click the “Scan More Pages” button.
  • Scan all of the pages in document one at a time. Click the “Done” button after finishing.

How to Scan a Document

You can scan a document using one of the following methods:

Method 1: Windows 

Follow these simple steps for scanning a document in Windows 8 or later.

  • Load your document on to your Brother machine.
  • (Windows 8)
  • Click Windows Fax and Scan.
  • Click New Scan.
  • If you have multiple imaging devices installed on your computer, choose your scanner and click OK.
  • Set scanning options, and then click Scan.
  • It will display the scanned image.

Method 2: Paint

Follow these simple steps for scanning a document in Paint.

  • Load your document on to your Brother machine.
  • (Windows 8)
  • Click Paint.
  • Click File and then click from scanner or camera.
  • If you have multiple imaging devices installed on your computer, choose your scanner and click OK.
  • Set scanning options, and then click Scan.
  • It will display the scanned image.

 

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