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Web Connect Guide

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Applicable models

This User’s Guide applies to the following models: ADS-2500WandADS-2600W

Definitions of notes

We use the following icon throughout this user’s guide:

NOTE

Notes tell you how you should respond to a situation that may arise or give tips about how the operation works with other features.

Trademarks

The Brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Brother is a trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd.

FLICKR is a registered trademark of Yahoo! Inc.

GOOGLE DOCS, PICASA and PICASA Web Albums are trademarks of Google, Inc. Use of these trademarks are subject to Google Permissions.

Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. Macintosh is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the United States and other countries.

Each company whose software title is mentioned in this manual has a Software License Agreement specific to its proprietary programs.

Any trade names and product names of companies appearing on Brother products, related documents and any other materials are all trademarks or registered trademarks of those respective companies.

IMPORTANT NOTE

Please go to the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com/ and click Manuals on your model page to download the other manuals.

Not all models are available in all countries.

©2012 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved.

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Table of Contents

 

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Introduction

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Brother Web Connect Feature...................................................................................................................

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Accessible services ...................................................................................................................................

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Conditions for using Brother Web Connect ...............................................................................................

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Service account ...................................................................................................................................

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Internet connection ..............................................................................................................................

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MFL-Pro Suite installation ...................................................................................................................

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Proxy server settings ...........................................................................................................................

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Setting up Brother Web Connect...............................................................................................................

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Step-by-step overview .........................................................................................................................

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How to create an account for each of the desired services.................................................................

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How to apply for Brother Web Connect access...................................................................................

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How to register and delete accounts on the machine..........................................................................

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Upload

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Scanning and uploading documents........................................................................................................

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How to scan and upload documents .................................................................................................

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How to change scan settings.............................................................................................................

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Shortcut Settings

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Adding Web Connect Shortcuts...............................................................................................................

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How to change Shortcuts ..................................................................................................................

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How to edit Shortcut Names..............................................................................................................

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How to delete Shortcuts ....................................................................................................................

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How to recall Shortcuts......................................................................................................................

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Troubleshooting

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Error messages .......................................................................................................................................

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1 Introduction

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Brother Web Connect Feature

Certain websites provide services that allow users to upload and view images and files on the website. Your Brother machine can scan images and upload them to these services.

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Scanning

Web service

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Accessible services

The following services can be accessed from your Brother machine:

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PICASA Web Albums™

PICASA Web Albums™ is an online photo sharing service. Images can be uploaded, organized into albums, and shared with other users.

URL: http://picasaweb.google.com/

GOOGLE DOCS™

GOOGLE DOCS™ is an online document editing and sharing service. URL: http://docs.google.com/

FLICKR®

FLICKR® is an online photo sharing service. Images can be uploaded, organized into albums, and shared with other users.

URL: http://www.flickr.com/

Facebook™

Facebook™ is a social networking service that also allows images to be uploaded and shared with other users.

URL: http://www.facebook.com/

EVERNOTE®

EVERNOTE® is an online file storage and managing service. URL:http://www.evernote.com/

Dropbox

Dropbox is an online file storage, sharing and file synchronization service.

URL: http://www.dropbox.com/

For details about any of these services, refer to the respective service’s website.

The following table describes which types of files can be used with each Brother Web Connect feature:

Accessible

PICASA Web

GOOGLE

FLICKR®

Facebook™

EVERNOTE®

Dropbox

Services

Albums™

DOCS™

 

 

 

 

Upload scanned

JPEG

PDF

JPEG

JPEG

JPEG, PDF

JPEG, PDF

images

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE

(For Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea)

Brother Web Connect supports only file names written in English. Files named in the local language will not be uploaded.

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Conditions for using Brother Web Connect

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Service account

In order to use Brother Web Connect, you must have an account with the desired service. If you do not already have an account, use a computer to access the website of the service and create an account.

Internet connection

In order to use Brother Web Connect, your Brother machine must be connected to a network that has access to the Internet through either a wired or wireless connection. See the Quick Setup Guide to connect and configure the machine appropriately.

For network setups that use a proxy server, the machine must also be configured to use a proxy server (see

Proxy server settings on page 3).

NOTE

A proxy server is a computer that serves as an intermediary between computers without a direct Internet connection, and the Internet.

MFL-ProSuite installation

The initial installation of Brother Web Connect requires a computer that has access to the Internet and has Brother MFL-ProSuite installed. Follow the steps outlined in the Quick Setup Guide to install theMFL-ProSuite (from the supplied installerDVD-ROM)and configure the machine to be able to scan over your wired or wireless network.

Proxy server settings

If the network uses a proxy server, the following proxy server information must be configured on the machine:

Proxy server address

Port number

User name

Password

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b c d e

Press .

Press Network.

Press Web Connect Settings.

Press Proxy Settings.

Press Proxy Connection.

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f PressOn.

g Press the option that you want to set, and then enter the proxy server information. PressOK.

h Press.

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Setting up Brother Web Connect

Step-by-stepoverview

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Configure the settings using the following procedure:

Step 1: Create an account with the desired service (see page 6).

Access the service’s website using a computer and create an account. (If you already have an account, there is no need to create an additional account.)

User registration

Obtain account

Web service

Step 2: Apply for Brother Web Connect access (see page 6).

Start Brother Web Connect

access using a computer and Enter account information obtain a temporary ID.

Obtain temporary ID

Brother Web Connect

 

application page

Step 3: Register (on the machine), the account information that is needed to access the desired services (see page 8).

Enter the temporary ID to enable the service on the machine. Specify the account name as you would like it to be displayed on the machine, and enter a PIN if you would like to use one.

Enter temporary ID

Web service

The machine can now use the service.

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How to create an account for each of the desired services

 

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In order to use Brother Web Connect to access an online service, you must have an account with that online

 

service. If you do not already have an account, use a computer to access the website of the service and

 

create an account. After creating an account, log on and use the account once with a computer before using

 

the Brother Web Connect feature. Otherwise, you may not be able to access the service using Brother Web

 

Connect.

 

If you already have an account, there is no need to create an additional account.

Continue with the next procedure, How to apply for Brother Web Connect access on page 6.

NOTE

You do not need to create an account if you will use the service as a guest. You can only use certain services as a guest. If the service you want to use does not have this option, you must create an account.

How to apply for Brother Web Connect access

In order to use Brother Web Connect to access online services, you must first apply for Brother Web Connect access using a computer that has Brother MFL-ProSuite installed.

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Turn on your computer.

Access the Brother Web Connect application web page. Windows®

If you have already installed MFL-ProSuite, choose

/ All Programs/ Brother/ ADS-XXXXX

(where XXXXX is your model name) / Brother Web Connect. The web browser will start and access the application page.

NOTE

You can also access the page directly by typing “https://moi.bwc.brother.com/portal/” into your web browser’s address bar.

Macintosh

If you have already installed MFL-ProSuite,double-clickMacintosh HD /Applications /Brother /

Utilities / Brother Web Connect.

The web browser will start and access the application page.

NOTE

You can also access the page directly in the following ways:

From the supplied installer DVD-ROM

1Put the supplied installer DVD-ROMinto yourDVD-ROMdrive.Double-clicktheBrother Support icon.

2Click the Brother Web Connecticon.

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• From your web browser

Type “https://moi.bwc.brother.com/portal/” into your web browser’s address bar.

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c Choose the desired service.

d Follow theon-screeninstructions and apply for access.

When finished, your temporary ID will be displayed. This temporary ID is needed when registering accounts to the machine, so make a note of the ID. The temporary ID is valid for 24 hours.

e Close the web browser.

Continue with the next procedure, How to register and delete accounts on the machine on page 8.

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