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How do I change my Brother machine's paper type and size?

To adjust your Brother machine's paper type and size settings follow the instructions listed below:


To get the best print quality, set your Brother machine for the type of paper you're using.

You can use eight sizes of paper for printing and copying: Letter, Legal, Ledger, A3, A4, A5, and 4  x 6 in (10 x 15 cm).
You can use five sizes for printing faxes: Ledger, Letter, Legal, A3, and A4.

When you change the size of the paper you load into your Brother machine, you must also change the machine's Paper Size setting.
*If your Brother machine has a touchscreen, please follow the steps of "For Touchscreen models" below.

  1. Press Tray Setting
     
  2. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose Tray #1 or Tray #2
     
  3. Press OK
     
  4. Do one of the following:
    • If you chose Tray #1, please follow these steps:
      1. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose Paper Type
         
      2. Press the LEFT OR RIGHT ARROW key to choose the paper type you want to use.
        - You can select Plain PaperInkjet PaperBrother BP71Brother BP61Other Glossy, or Transparency

         
      3. Press OK
         
      4. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose Paper Size
         
      5. Press the LEFT OR RIGHT ARROW key to choose the paper size you want to use.
        - You can select LetterLegalLedgerA3A4A5Executive or 4" x 6" (10x15cm). 

         
      6. Press OK.
    • If you chose Tray #2, please follow these steps:
      1. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose Paper Size
         
      2. Press the LEFT OR RIGHT ARROW key to choose the paper size you want to use.
        - You can choose LetterLegalLedgerA3A4 or Executive

         
      3. Press OK.
  5. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose Complete.
     
  6. Press OK.
     
  7. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose Complete.
     
  8. Press OK.
     
<For Touchscreen models> 
  1. Press Tray Setting
     
  2. Press the displayed paper size or paper type for Tray#1, or press the displayed paper size for Tray#2.
     
  3. Do one of the following:
    • If you chose the paper size for Tray#1, press LEFT OR RIGHT ARROW key to display the paper size options, and press LetterLegalLedgerA4A5A3EXE or 4"x6" (10x15cm).
       
    • If you chose the paper type for Tray#1, press Plain PaperInkjet PaperBrother BP71Brother BP61Other Glossy or Transparency.
       
    • If you chose Tray#2, press LetterLegalLedgerA4A3 or EXE.
  4. Press Stop/Exit.
     

Note

  • You can only use plain paper in Tray #2.
  • You can only use paper sizes Letter, Legal, Ledger, A3, or A4 in Tray #2.
  • Your Brother machine ejects paper onto the paper tray in front of the machine with the printed surfaces face up. When you are printing on transparencies or glossy paper, please remove each page as it is ejected to prevent smudging or paper jams.