Set up scan from Wireless Brother MFC-J985DW printer to Windows computer

Trying to get company's Brother MFC-J985DW wireless printer to scan to my Windows computer. It says "no device connected" when I try to scan.

Note: I can print on the network between the computer and printer just fine.
Erin WestContent Marketer & CopywriterAsked:
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Thomas BernalDirector of SalesCommented:
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Any chance the Brother Printer can be connected by Ethernet?  It just works better this way.  Any workstation can be wireless and scan. I do this myself.
Erin WestContent Marketer & CopywriterAuthor Commented:
Thanks Thomas! That helped.

I could connect it, but logistically it makes sense to be able to connect over the network.

Right now I am downloading the full driver & software package and hopefully will be able to connect them through their tutorial after it finishes. Stay tuned!

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
See what happens. Scanners are chatty and work best over Ethernet if you can manage it that way.
Erin WestContent Marketer & CopywriterAuthor Commented:
After downloading the software, I restarted my computer and found the printer listed under "Scanners and Cameras." (It was blank before.)

Then I changed the network settings for the scanner to my IP address (was on my computer "name".) Was then able to locate it on the printer and wirelessly scan to my computer. Yay! Thanks for your help.
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