How to Install & Update built-in Brother Printer Drivers Wirelessly or through USB

Some Brother printers have built-in drivers to support basic functions. In this case, you don’t need to download Brother Printer drivers online. If your PC is running Windows 8 or later systems, following the steps here will help.


  1. The steps to install built-in drivers depend on how you connect your Brother printer to your PC – via USB or Network Connection. For network connection, your printer must support this feature.
  2. You must have a working internet connection to install built-in drivers.


Brother Printer Driver Via USB:

You don’t need to follow any steps here. If your Brother printer is connected to the PC via USB, the built-in driver can be installed automatically. The only thing that you need to do is to use a USB cable to connect your printer to your PC.

Brother Printer Driver Install Via Network Connection:

Follow these steps to install the driver when using network connection:

  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, and then Devices and Printers.
  3. Choose “Advanced printer setup”.
  4. Select your printer model name and click Next.

If your printer model name is not listed there, follow these steps:

  • Click The printer that I want isn’t listed -> Next.
  • Choose Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname -> Next.
  • Type the IP address of the Brother machine in ‘Hostname or IP address’ field.
  • Check the Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use option -> Next.


  1. A pop-up window will appear. Choose Brother from the Manufacturer list -> select model name from the list -> Next.

(if you can’t find your Brother printer on the list, click Windows Update to update the list.)

  1. Click Next buttons, and finally finish.


How to update Brother printer? (ref:

You can upgrade the firmware to the latest version using the P-touch Update Software (download from here

Follow these steps to update the firmware:

  1. Turn the printer on and connect the USB cable.
  2. Do this –
  • For Windows 10:

From Start -> All Apps -> Brother P-touch -> P-touch Update Software. OR, Double-Click P-touch Update Software on the desktop.

  • For Windows® 8 / Windows® 8.1:

On Apps screen, click P-touch Update Software OR double-click P-touch Update Software on the desktop

  • For Windows Vista® / Windows® 7:

Double-click the P-touch Update Software icon.

  1. Double-click Machine update
  2. Select your printer. Ensure the machine is connected correctly. Click OK.
  3. Select Language -> select the check box next to firmware to be updated -> Click Transfer.
  4. Check the content to be updated and click Start.
  5. A pop-up will appear showcasing the update.
  6. Click OK to complete the update.

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