In general a printer stops printing if we are using it by connecting it through wireless connection verify that you have switch on the printer and connected through Wi-Fi connectivity. In general due to drivers not updated for a long time as well as firmware not updated for a long time is the issue to not able to connect the printer to start printing.
If your brother printer is in a state of error and you are not able to recover printer from error you need to fix How to Fix Brother Printer in Error State. But to fix if computer is not able to connect to the printer or the printer is idle you need to follow below listed steps and execute them to Fix Brother Printer Errors.
Steps to Fix Brother Printer Not Connecting to Computer Via Wi-Fi:
METHOD1: Verify the Printer Is On
Step1: Press power button and verify that the printer is on or exit sleep mode.
Step2: But if after pressing power button machine is not responding then restart the printer.
METHOD2: Check Connection between Printer and Computer
Step1: Press windows + R button and in run box type cmd and press enter.
Step2: In command prompt type ipconfig and press enter.
Step3: Check the ip address of the printer in the list.
Step4: Again press windows with R button and type ping 192.168.1.xxx (ip address for printer).
Step5: Check if printer is responding for ping request if not restart both the devices if need then start troubleshooting.
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METHOD3: Update windows and drivers
Step1: In search box type windows update and open first entry found in result.
Step2: Click one search updates manually and download found updates.
Step3: Press Windows with R button and type devmgmt.msc and hit enter.
Step4: Check one by one all the necessary drivers for update or use third party tools.
Call Brother Support Number 1-888-818-1263 to Fix Printer Connection Error
If while performing steps you face any problem or the issue is not getting resolved after executing all the steps you are required to contact printer support number to get instant help online. The team is available 24*7 to provide instant support for the customers in USA and Canada from the team of certified team of professionals by using right approach.