How to install a Brother QL-820NWB Printer

The Software

Regardless if you are installing on a PC or Mac, Start Here to download the correct version of the software.  Once there, it will automatically detect your OS and just click OK. 

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  • On the next page download the first option, the "Software/Document Installer" and follow the instructions on the next page and it will download an .exe file to your computer.  
  • Once it is finished downloading, double click on the download file to install.

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  • Turn on printer and connect it to the computer via a USB cable.
  • Choose Auto Select and follow the prompts.


  • Click OK to install the recommended Software and Manual's  and follow the on screen instructions.

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  • On the Connection Type screen select "Wireless Network Connection"

  • Follow the prompts with the recommended setup.
  • Select Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer and click Next.

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  • Select the recommended Firewall setting and follow the prompts

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  • Select the network that you use for your computer and click Next.


  • Disconnect the USB and click next.

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Note: Depending on your network connection, if you don't see your printer, click Refresh and you may need to wait a few minutes for it to come up.

Click Finish to restart your computer.

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  • Make sure the USB plug is connected and the power to the printer is on and click Next.
  • Click Finish on the driver installation.
  • If you want to register the printer click OK, if not click Cancel.