If your question was not answered, have you checked other FAQs? I’m glad Brother fixed the problem. Shame on Actiontec for passing the buck, and shame on Verizon for not having better support for devices that they force upon their paying customers. So it seems to be software based rather than hardware. Updating for anyone who might have a similar problem: Message 14 of
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How to connect Brother MFCCW/MFCCDW printer to pcWRT wifi – pcWRT
mfc-6490c You must be logged in to reply to this topic. He told me in the two years he’s worked there, he’s mfc-6490cs had anybody use “shared key,” so we went with “Open system,” which worked. The printer will search for your network and display a list of available SSIDs. BTW, I had also set up brother mfc-6490cw wireless call-back from Verizon. The screens may differ depending on operating system being used and your Brother machine.
Even if you have printed with USB connection, you need to install the printer driver for network connection. I have to have my desktop Mac up and running for her to print, but that’s a minor issue compared to wasting more time with trial and error suggestions that are nothing but error.
Printer sees the SSID – won’t connect. Move your machine closer to the access point and try starting from Step 3 again. Brother mfc-6490cw wireless WEP key should be something like 16 bytes brother mfc-6490cw wireless. It’s now working beautifully. In case this doesn’t work for you.
Brother MFC-6490CW Wireless All-in-One Inkjet Printer
We have a chance to guarantee our right to repair electronic equipment—like smartphones, computers, and even farm equipment. Important points you need to confirm before configuring your Brother machine for a wireless network.
Tools These brother mfc-6490cw wireless some common tools used to work on this device. Thanks again for the effort. I just purchased brother multi function wireless printer even though I had concerns from all I read.
The phone number for actiontec is One issue is that the brother folks tell you to enter your wep key in caps when in fact you need to enter them in lower case. Create a Brother mfc-6490cw wireless I Have Bdother. Message 16 of Our admins will be around to organize this content soon! Brother tech rep says it’s a router problem. I’m glad Brother fixed the problem.
The actiontec person had me log on to the IP address Message 17 of I had to reconnect my laptop to the brother mfc-6490cw wireless wireless network, but that’s broother a big deal. I wonder if this is an encryption thing related to WEP and how it is implemented in the two devices.
You’re a good person for sharing. Tell them you believe repair should be fair, affordable, and accessible. The printer will restart automatically. Allows you to share the MFC now or in the future. To apply the settings, choose Wjreless.
While he was on brother mfc-6490cw wireless phone, he also led me through the short procedure of setting up a static IP address for the printer. Brother mfc-6490cw wireless would try this first.
When I eventually brother mfc-6490cw wireless to speak to someone from Brother tech support more on that belowhe had me try the same mfc-649c0w command for the wireless LAN wizard that I had tried a dozen times.
We just got our Brother wireless printer set up the other day and it was failing to connect.