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Brother Mfc J5845dw Won't Print Issue

  • If the printer’s screen is blank during Brother Mfc J5845dw won't print issue, press any button on the printer’s operation panel.
  • If the printer is not powered up, check if the printer’s power cable is connected to the power source.
  • Once you turned on the Brother MFC J5845DW(XL) printer, check if any error messages display on the LCD panel of the printer.
  • Try to clear the error messages if any, and then carry out the troubleshooting instructions mentioned below to resolve the cannot printing problem on the Brother MFC J5845DW(XL) printer.
Brother Mfc J5845dw won't print issue

Step 1 - Default printer

  • Windows 10 - Go to the Start menu, enter ‘Control Panel’ without the single quotes in the search bar, and select the Control Panel option from the displayed search result.
  • Once you click the Devices and Printers option, search for the Brother MFC J5845DW(XL) printer and right-click its icon.
  • Choose the Set as Default Printer option from the Printer menu to set MFC J5845DW(XL) as the default printer.
  • Windows 8 - Navigate to Control Panel Hardware and Sound Devices and Printers, right-click the Brother MFC J5845DW(XL) printer icon, and select Set as Default Printer.

Step 2 - Printer status

  • After right-clicking the Brother MFC J5845DW(XL) printer icon, you will see a list of options.
  • Find the Pause Printing option from the Printer menu and check if you have removed the checkmark next to it.
  • Also while solving Brother Mfc J5845dw won't print issue, ensure that there is no checkmark beside the Use Printer Offline option.
  • Select the Cancel All Documents option from the Printer menu to delete all the print jobs of the Brother MFC J5845DW(XL) printer.

Step 3 - Multiple copies

  • Check if multiple copies of the same Brother MFC J5845DW(XL) printer driver are present in the Printers and Faxes section.
  • If so, keep the original copy and delete the remaining printer driver copies.

Step 4 - Restart

  • Turn off both the Brother MFC J5845DW(XL) printer and your computer.
  • After a few minutes, power up both the printer and the computer.
  • Now, try to print from the computer.
  • If the Brother Mfc J5845dw won't print issue problem persists, follow the guidelines given here.

Step 5 - Reinstalling the Brother printer driver

  • Uninstall the Brother MFC J5845DW(XL) printer driver from the computer.
  • Visit the official Brother website and download the Full Driver & Software Package file.
  • Proceed with the on-screen guidelines to complete the Brother MFC J5845DW(XL) printer driver correctly on the computer.

Step 6 - Connection

  • If you use a USB connection to connect the Brother MFC J5845DW(XL) printer and the computer, check if there is any problem in the USB cable.
  • If so, replace the damaged USB cable with a new one.
  • Reestablish the USB connection between the Brother MFC J5845DW(XL) printer and the computer.
  • If you cannot perform the printing function from the computer, get remote assistance from our technical experts to resolve the Brother Mfc J5845dw won't print issue.