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Brother Mfc j5845dw Scan To Email

The guided instructions given below explains how to send scanned data to an Email Server directly from your Brother MFC J5845DW printer.

  • First, you have to configure your Brother MFC J5845DW printer to communicate with the network and email server
  • Second, perform the scan operation.

Printing the Brother MFC J5845DW printer’s network configuration page

  • Switch on your Brother MFC J5845DW printer.
  • Tap the All Settings icon available at the top-right corner of the printer’s screen.
  • Locate and press the Print Reports option.
  • Select the Network Configuration option followed by Yes.
  • Now, your Brother MFC J5845DW printer will start to print the network configuration report.
  • Mark the IP address of your printer in the Network Configuration report.

Finding your email (Gmail) server settings

  • Sign in to your Gmail account using valid credentials.
  • Click the Gear icon and select the Settings option.
  • Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP Configuration instructions.
  • Now, a screen containing Configuration details will appear.
  • Navigate to the Set up your client section and note down the Incoming Mail Server, Outgoing Mail Server, Full Name or Display Name, Account Name or Users Name, Email Address, Password details.

Configuring your Brother printer to communicate with a network and email server

  • Now, open a web browser on your system.
  • Read the network configuration report to find the IP address of your Brother printer and type it in web browser’s address bar.
  • If you have created a password for your Brother printer, then you have to enter it in the Login box and click the Forward arrow icon.
  • If not, click the E-mail Send option in the I-Fax section.
  • Locate and click the POP3/IMAP4/SMTP highlighted text.
  • Enter the required information in the given entry fields. 
  • After entering all the required information, click the Submit button available at the bottom of the screen.
  • To check if the configuration is done successfully, select the Send text E-mail option by clicking the checkbox available next to it.
  • If you receive the test mail successfully, then the configuration is done correctly.

Steps to send scanned data to your Email server

  • Switch on your Brother MFC J5845DW printer.
  • Place the original document to be scanned.
  • Select Scan to E-mail Server to My E-mail.
  • When prompted, select or enter the email address.
  • After that, confirm the email address by press the Next button.
  • To change the scan settings, select Options and perform the on-screen instructions.
  • If not, skip it and press the Start button.
  • Now, the Brother MFC J5845DW printer will start to scan the document placed on your printer’s scanner glass, and the scanned copy will be e-mailed to the selected mail address.
  • To get remote assistance in performing the scan to email operation on your Brother MFC J5845DW printer, click the Call button available on this screen.