Question about Brother MFC 7840W Printer

Open Question

How do I scan to email from brother mfc-7840w?

Posted by on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Brother MFC-7840W Printerwill only give me Scan To FTP option now

i had the same issue - was previously able to scan to a number of different formats, then switched modems, providers and then only the scan to ftp option came up.
took me about an hour to figure out the solution, but now it works
for windows users: * go to your control panel * go to the scanners & cameras section * your printer/scanner should show up here * right click on it and select 'properties' * select the network settings tab and then -- enter in the correct ip address here OR -- specify your machine by name (enter in name here)
hope this helps!

Posted on Jun 21, 2011

Ad
CarlGehrke
  • 169 Answers

SOURCE: Not able to scan to pdf file with Brother MFC-240C

What you seem to want to do is not possible. Let me explain:
A file that has its data in the Adobe company Portable Document Format (or a pdf file) contains various objects that are described to the computer using a superset of the PostScript language, some of them can be images.

A file that comes from the scanner is first a very organized set of pixels and gets put into a more compact form by using a well known process as defined by the Joint Motion Picture Experts group. This is a roundabout way of saying that it has a format that isn't PDF.

What you CAN do:
a) open the jpeg file with a Macintosh, using the Print command from the file menu make a pdf file that has the image in it.

b) buy and install a PDF printer driver on a Windows machine, and then follow the same process as A above.

c) Use your favorite PDF creation program to make a file with the image embedded.

Carl

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

diddydaveh
  • 154 Answers

SOURCE: HOW DO I SCAN?

Hi, normally, if you have installed the complete driver set, the easiest way is to run a program with scanning capability i.e. photoshop, or word. the software normally given with a scanner is a 'twain' which becomes linked to the photoshop program. If you have MS word (I'll use this as an exAmple ), ensure the scanner software is installed, the brother switched on and connected to the computer correctly click Insert select picture then scanner - (or it may say twain). At this point the Brother mini program - the 'twain' should start and then follow the scanner instructions and a scan of whAtever you have selected should be inserted into the word document. Bit of trivia - TWAIN stands for Tool With An Interesting Name - yup it really is!.

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

  • 7 Answers

SOURCE: "brother mfc 7840w printer goes offline and i cannot print need turn printer on and off.

The solution, and it took me a long time to find the simple solution, is to right click on your printer, click properties, click the ports tab and click on your Brother printer and click on configure port (or you can delete the existing one and then add another one). What you want to do is update the IP Address. The problem is that the printer does not have a static IP address, it is dynamic. If you want to confirm that, go to your printer and press the reports button and print out the network configuration report. Your IP address will show on that. It's really the last digit in the IP address that changes. This will absolutely solve your problem. Good Luck!

Posted on May 17, 2009

Jimsta01
  • 405 Answers

SOURCE: how do I reset the drum counter on the a Brother

open the front cover of machine ( where the cartridge is installed), then press the clear button, and then press 1 for yes for change drum question.

Posted on May 16, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My Brother MFC-7840W scans into TIF files as individual pages. At my former job, we scanned directly into multi-page PDFs. What am I doing wrong?


You need to install a PDF writer program first. There arequite a few freeware PDF writer programs on the Internet you can download onesuch as CutePDF.
Scan your document the click on File - Print and select the PDF writer as theprinter device. Then name and save the PDF file. http://www.cutepdf.com/

Feb 21, 2011 | Brother MFC 7840W Printer

1 Answer

The manual that comes with my brother MFC-7840W covers all functions ACCEPT scanning! How do I scan multiple pages into ONE file so I can send a single file to someone. Thank you, Jeff Vanskike


Information on the scanning function can be found here:

http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public/as/au/en/faq/faq_list.html?reg=as&c=au&lang=en&prod=mfc7840w_all&Cat=107


In order to scan a multi-page document into a single file, you must configure the scan to use a file type that supports multi-page documents. For illustrated instructions of how to scan multiple pages into one file instead of each scan being saved as a separate file go to here:

http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/as/au/en/faq/faq/000000/002500/000078/faq002578_001.html?reg=as&c=au&lang=en&prod=mfc7840w_all&Cat=107




Feb 10, 2011 | Brother MFC 7840W Printer

1 Answer

I'm finding that the scanning on the brother MFC-7840W creates a big file (a two page document is over 2MB). Is there a way to condense the pdf files?


Hi, you can reduce the file size by decreasing the DPI (dots per inch) or resolution of the scanned image. This can typically either be done from the scanner's control panel or from the software installed on your computer. The less DPI you set it for, the smaller your file will be.

Some scanners will also allow you to compress files. If the MFC-7840W will let you, the option would be in the software program, and it should say "enable file compression" or "enable image compression" or something similar.

Sep 14, 2010 | Brother MFC 7840W Printer

1 Answer

I can't figure out how to scan on Brother MFC-7840W Can you help?


Do you have XP? If so open control panel and select Scanners and Cameras then select your scanner and follow instructions.
There is also a demo here for your machine.

Jan 20, 2010 | Brother MFC 7840W Printer

1 Answer

How to scan with brother mfc 7840-w


Usually with new Brother mfc 7840-w you get also CD with PaperPort 11 LE. It is very good program for scanning and editing images.

Oct 24, 2009 | Brother MFC 7840W Printer

1 Answer

How to scan with brother mfc 7840w


Just put the scan job in the scanner and press the scan tab in your printer the scan image will appear in your directly connected machine/pc.

Oct 24, 2009 | Brother MFC 7840W Printer

1 Answer

Brother MFC-7840W won't connect to gmail. DNS resolution error.


I'm pretty sure that the problem (though the machine indicating otherwise) is that gmail requires SSL, and the Scan to Email (server) doesn't support SSL. If this is the problem, you can easily check it out by trying to use some other mail, with another SMTP server, which doesn't require SSL.

Jun 13, 2009 | Brother MFC 6490CW InkJet Printer

1 Answer

I want to Scan and send by email in PDF format all pages !!


Looking at my manual , it tells me you have a software user guide on the cd-rom ....this is where you will find the answer.

Jun 02, 2009 | Brother MFC 7840W Printer

1 Answer

Brother MFC-7840W Printerwill only give me Scan To FTP option now


i had the same issue - was previously able to scan to a number of different formats, then switched modems, providers and then only the scan to ftp option came up.
took me about an hour to figure out the solution, but now it works
for windows users: * go to your control panel * go to the scanners & cameras section * your printer/scanner should show up here * right click on it and select 'properties' * select the network settings tab and then -- enter in the correct ip address here OR -- specify your machine by name (enter in name here)
hope this helps!

Jan 18, 2009 | Brother MFC 7840W Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Brother MFC 7840W Printer Logo

Related Topics:

1,322 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Brother Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

CheckitRight
CheckitRight

Level 3 Expert

1362 Answers

James Cagle
James Cagle

Level 2 Expert

454 Answers

Samyfam
Samyfam

Level 3 Expert

379 Answers

Are you a Brother Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...