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One tool to redeem smarter features

Our free to download Brother Software License Management Tool is the best way to activate the features of your purchased solutions.

The tool currently supports three Brother solutions:

Whether you're looking to activate just one solution for one device or have to upgrade an entire office, this is the one piece of software you'll need to quickly do the job. 

How do I find and use the Brother Software License Management Tool?

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1. Download the tool

Using the link below, go to "Downloads" and find your printer/scanner. The next page will list your current operating system. Confirm and continue by clicking "search". You'll find the download link for the Brother Software License Management Tool by expanding the device's "Utilities" section to "show all".

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2. Install and search for devices

Once you have installed the Brother Software License Management Tool, the tool will search for compatible machines over your network or USB. From the options, you can select which machines you want to activate.

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3. Enter your codes and update

Now just enter the codes you received from your Brother dealer. With your PC connected to the internet and a click of a button, your Brother machines will have your purchased solutions updated and ready to go. 

Brother Software License Management Tool FAQs

Make sure the target machine:
•    Is a supported Brother machine
•    Can be connected via USB or on a network
•    Is correctly set up, connected, and available
•    Has the latest firmware
No. Only the PC running the tool must be connected to the Internet to activate the code.
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch.
Windows 7 or newer versions (32bit and 64bit).
(Mac is not supported).
No personal data is stored during the activation process. Only the model name, serial number, and activation date are recorded in the event of a service call.
If a software solution activation code was registered, it cannot be reused. Contact Brother for a replacement code.
You can check it using the dashboard within the Brother Software License Management Tool.
Yes. More than one software solution activation code can be entered using the Brother Software License Management Tool. 
No. Software solution activation codes cannot be used twice. You will then need a replacement code.
No. You must use the Brother Software License Management Tool.
No, they do not.