The Brother DCP-L2550DW all-in-one printer is designed to deliver improved productivity and cost effectiveness in an office environment. The wireless and mobile printing, copying and scanning capabilities of this device add a lot of versatility to its performance. This monochrome laser printer supports duplex printing and delivers a top print speed of 34 ppm. However, all these features and many more capabilities are truly utilized when you install this printer by using its genuine Brother drivers.

Therefore, we have prepared this download guide to share Brother DCP-L2550DW driver download links for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. All of our driver links are of genuine and fully compatible Brother drivers. Additionally, we are sharing installation instructions for these drivers and the direct link for Brother DCP-L2550DW support page, which you can use to download other support software and drivers for this printer.

Brother DCP-L2550dw Driver

Steps to Download Brother DCP-L2550DW Driver

In the list of OS given below we have listed all the operating systems supported by this Brother all-in-one printer. Follow the steps given below to download your Brother DCP-L2550DW driver setup file.

1. Choose your preferred operating system from our list.
2. Click on its download button to get your Brother DCP-L2550DW driver setup file.

Driver Download Links

  • Brother DCP-L2550DW driver for Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (32bit/64bit) Download (456.45 MB)
  • Brother DCP-L2550DW driver for Server 2008/R2, 2012/R2, 2016 (32bit/64bit) Download (42.4 MB)
  • Brother DCP-L2550DW driver for Server 2019 Download (42.4 MB)
  • Brother DCP-L2550DW driver for Mac OS 10.15 Download (19.65 MB)
  • Brother DCP-L2550DW driver for Mac OS 10.10 to 10.14 Download (19.4 MB)
  • Brother DCP-L2550DW driver for Linux, UbuntuPrinter Driver (120 KB) / Scanner Driver 32bit (90 KB)/ Scanner Driver 64bit (107 KB)

Steps to Download it from Brother’s official website

If you want to download any other software or driver for this printer, then you can visit the Brother DCP-L2550DW support page. The steps for downloading from that page are given below.

1. Click on the Brother DCP-L2550DW official website.

2. First select your OS, we have chosen ‘Windows’. Next, select your OS Version, we chose ‘Windows 7 SP1 (32bit)’. Finally, click ‘OK’ button.

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3. Since we have already shared the full feature driver. Let us download the printer and scanner driver. Click on the ‘Printer Driver & Scanner Driver for Local Connection’ link.

printer driver

4. Click on ‘Agree to the EULA and Download’ button.

agreement

5. Select ‘Save File’ to start the download.

save file

You can follow the same steps to download any other Brother DCP-L2550DW support software or driver from the Brother support page.

How to Install Brother DCP-L2550DW Driver

The installation guide given below describes in simple steps the right method to install Brother DCP-L2550DW driver. We have described the installation process for Windows 10 computers, but the installation steps for other Windows OS are the same.

1) Install Brother DCP-L2550DW Driver Using Driver Package (through USB)

The steps for using Brother DCP-L2550DW driver package to install this printer through a USB/Ethernet port are mentioned below.

1. Run the downloaded printer driver file, then choose “Next“.

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2. Click on ‘Next’ after accepting the agreement.

agreement

3. Select ‘Local Connection (USB)’ option to connect through USB port. If you want to connect using an Ethernet port, then choose ‘Wired Network Connection (Ethernet)’ option. Then, click ‘Next’.

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4. Make sure your printer is switched on and connected to USB/Ethernet cable. Then, click ‘Next’.

usb cable

5. Choose your printer model and click “Next“.

printer

6. Select ‘Standard’ install and click ‘Next’.

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7. Allow ‘iPrint&Scan’ app download.

print scan

8. Allow ‘iPrint&Scan’ app install.

print scan app

9. You can install ‘PaperPort’ if you want to, or, click ‘Next’.

port

10. Click ‘Next’.

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11. Finalize by clicking ‘Finish’.

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Your Brother DCP-L2550DW printer is now installed via USB/Ethernet cable.

2) Installing Brother DCP-L2550DW Driver Using Driver Package (Wirelessly)

While installing the full feature Brother DCP-L2550DW driver, you can connect your printer to your computer via your Wi-Fi router. The process for doing that is described below.

1. Run the downloaded driver package and click ‘Next’.

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2. After accepting the agreement, click ‘Next’.

agreement

3. Choose ‘Wireless Network Connection (Wi-Fi)’ option and click ‘Next’.

connection

4. Once ‘Detecting Existing Wireless Network Settings’ window is displayed, then check your network’s name and click ‘Next’.

window

5. Let the setup wizard detect your Brother printer.

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Now three things could happen: a) Setup wizard will find the printer, b) Enable wireless connection window will be displayed, or c) Failed to connect window will appear. How to proceed in all these conditions has been described below.

a) Setup Wizard Detects Your Brother’s Printer

1. From the list, choose your printer and click ‘Next’.

printer

2. Select ‘Standard’ installation, then click ‘Next’.

installation

3. Allow the download of ‘iPrint&Scan’ app.

print scan

4. Allow the installation of ‘iPrint&Scan’ app.

print scan app

5. You can install ‘PaperPort’, otherwise, click ‘Next’.

port

6. Choose ‘Next’.

proceed

7. Click ‘Finish’ to complete.

complete

Your Brother DCP-L2550DW printer is now connected to your computer through your Wi-Fi router.

b) Enable Wireless Connection Window Appears

1. When ‘Enable the Wireless Connection’ window appears you don’t have to do anything on your computer.

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2. Press ‘WiFi’ button on the printer control panel.

button

3. To confirm, press the ‘Up’ button.

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3. Let the printer search WLAN.

wlan

4. When your printer model appears on computer list. Select your printer and click ‘Next’.

printer

5. Select ‘Standard’ install, then click ‘Next’.

installation

6. Allow ‘iPrint&Scan’ app to download.

print scan

7. Allow ‘iPrint&Scan’ app to install.

print scan app

8. You can install ‘PaperPort’ if you want to, or click ‘Next’ to proceed.

port

9. Click ‘Next’.

proceed

10. Click ‘Finish’.

complete

Your Brother DCP-L2550DW printer is now connected to your computer through your Wi-Fi router.

c) Failed to Connect Message Window Appears

1. When ‘Failed to Connect’ window appears, click on ‘Next’.

to connect

2. Wait for the next screen.

next screen

3. You will be asked for the USB cable. Choose ‘No, I do not have a USB cable’ and click ‘Next’.

usb cable

4. When you see ‘Configure manually from the control panel’ window. Enter your ‘SSID’ and ‘Network Key’, which are usually given on the bottom of your Wi-Fi router. Moving to the next step.

ssid

5. Press ‘Menu’ button on your printer control panel.

menu

6. Reach ‘Network’ option by pressing ‘Down’ key.

key

7. Press ‘OK’ button.

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8. When you see ‘WLAN’ option, press ‘OK’ key.

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9. Press ‘Down’ button until you see ‘Setup Wizard’.

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10. Press ‘OK’.

wizard

11. Let the printer search for SSID.

ssid

12. Use Up and Down keys to select the ‘SSID’ name (router name), then press ‘OK’.

ssid

13. Use the UP and Down keys to enter your ‘Network Key’.

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14. Press ‘OK’.

network

15. To Apply Settings press ‘Up’ key for ‘Yes’.

settings

16. Let the printer connect to WLAN.

connecting

17. Press ‘OK’.

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18. On the computer, click ‘Next’.

computer

19. Check ‘Checked and confirmed’ box, then click ‘Next’.

confirmed

20. Once your Brother printer is shown in the list. Select your printer and click ‘Next’.

printer

21. Choose ‘Standard’ installation, click ‘Next’.

installation

22. Let ‘Print&Scan’ download to complete.

print scan

23. Let ‘iPrint&Scan’ install finish.

print scan app

24. You can install ‘PaperPort’, or else, click ‘Next’.

port

25. Click ‘Next’.

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26. Click ‘Finish’ for completion.

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Your Brother DCP-L2550DW printer is now connected to your computer through your Wi-Fi router.

3) Installing Brother DCP-L2550DW Driver Using INF Driver

In the installation guide given below you will find the steps to install this Brother printer by using its Brother DCP-L2550DW INF driver file.

How to install driver manually using basic driver (.INF driver)

How to Setup Brother DCP-L2550DW Wirelessly

The Brother DCP-L2550DW printer supports wireless connectivity, which means you can connect it to your mobile device without installing any driver on your computer. The process for doing this is described below.

1) Brother DCP-L2550DW Wireless Setup Process via Router

In the installation steps given below, we will describe the process to connect your Brother DCP-L2550DW printer with your smartphone/mobile device via a Wi-Fi router. Before you start this process you must note down the SSID name and Network Key which is usually mentioned on the bottom of your Wi-Fi router.

1. On the Control Panel of your printer, press the ‘Menu’ button.

menu

2. Reach ‘Network’ option by pressing ‘Down’ key.

key

3. Press ‘OK’ button.

ok

4. When you see ‘WLAN’, press ‘OK’ button.

ok

5. Press ‘Down’ key until you see ‘Setup Wizard’.

button

6. Press ‘OK’ button.

wizard

7. Wait as your printer searches for SSID.

ssid

8. Select your SSID name by using the arrow keys and press ‘OK’.

ssid

9. Enter your Network Key using the arrow keys.

enter

10. Press “OK“.

network

11. Press the ‘Up’ arrow key to apply settings.

settings

12. Wait until the printer is connected to your router.

connecting

13. Press ‘OK’, when you see ‘Connected’.

ok

14. Go to your mobile device and choose your router name from the list of available Wi-Fi connections.

router name

15. Enter your ‘Network Key’ and choose ‘Connect’.

key connect

You have now connected your Brother DCP-L2550DW printer to your mobile device via your Wi-Fi router. Please, install ‘Brother iPrint&Scan’ app on your mobile device to operate your printer.

2) Brother DCP-L2550DW Wireless Setup Process via Wi-Fi Direct

In the installation steps given below, we will explain the process to wirelessly setup your Brother DCP-L2550DW printer directly with your smartphone/mobile device.

However, you must install the Brother ‘iPrint&Scan’ app on your mobile device before you follow the installation steps given below.

1. On your printer’s control panel, press ‘Menu’ button.

menu

2. Keep pressing ‘Down’ key until you see ‘Network’ option.

key

3. Press ‘OK’ button.

ok

4. Press ‘Down’ button until you see ‘Wi-Fi Direct’.

arrow

5. Press ‘OK’ button.

direct

6. Press ‘Down’ button until you see ‘Manual’ option.

key press

7. Press ‘OK’ button.

ok

8. Wait as your printer tries to connect to your mobile device.

connect

9. You will now see your network name and password on the display screen of your printer. The details will be shown in 2 minutes.

2 minutes

10. Go to your smartphone and, under available Wi-Fi connections, select the “Network Name” shown on your Brother printer.

name

11. Enter the ‘Password’ shown on the printer screen and choose ‘Connect’.

password

Your Brother DCP-L2550DW printer is now directly connected to your smartphone/mobile device.

Toner Cartridge Details

The black toner cartridge for this multi-function laser printer is available in standard and high capacity sizes. The standard (TN-730) toner cartridge can print up to 1200 pages per cartridge, while the high yield (TN-760) toner cartridge can print nearly 3000 pages per cartridge.

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