PART TWO


Unboxing and Initial Configuration of the Printer (you won’t need the Brother instruction book, just follow along with these steps):

  1. Assemble and insert the roll of badges into the printer. These are a sample roll of the Brother DK-2251 labels (save this # for re-ordering later).

  2. Plug the black power cord into the printer and a power socket.

  3. Press the power button to turn on the printer. Make sure the green status light comes on.

  4. Use the [▲], [▼] and [OK] buttons to set your language, the time and date as prompted.

  5. Press the [MENU] button and use the [▲] and [▼] buttons to select Template Settings, set Template Mode to OFF.

  6. Press the [MENU] button and use the [▲] and [▼] buttons to select Settings. Select ‘Auto Power Off’ > Adapter to OFF.

  7. Press the [MENU] button and use the [▲] and [▼] buttons to select Settings. Select ‘Auto Power Off’ > Li-ion Batter to OFF.


Connecting to Bluetooth:

  1. Press the [MENU] button and use the [▲] and [▼] buttons to select Bluetooth > then turn Bluetooth (On/Off) to On and press [OK].

  2. The use the [▲] and [▼] buttons to Automatic Reconnection (On/Off) and turn it to On and press [OK].

  3. Now on your iPad, navigate to settings and go to the Bluetooth to pair the device with your printer.


Connecting the iPad and Printer:

  1. From the app Home Screen long hold at the top center of the screen.

  2. Once the menu appears, select Printer Settings and enter the user password when prompted.

  3. The iPad will search for available printers for you to select, then press TEST PRINT to print a ✔️ and ensure the devices are connected.*

  4. Once you have a successful test print, tap < in the top left corner and exit the menu by tapping the X in the upper left - your changes will save automatically.

*If a ✔️ never appears re-do the pairing process from the beginning: go to Settings on the iPad and have it forget the device, power cycle the printer, and start over.


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