Brother iPrint&Scan 4+

Brother Industries, LTD.

    • 2.5 • 187 Ratings
    • Free



Brother iPrint&Scan is a free app that enables you to print from and scan to your iOS device (iPhone / iPod touch / iPad). Use your local wireless network to connect your iOS device to your Brother printer or all-in-one. Some new advanced functions have been added (edit, fax send, fax preview, copy preview, machine status). For a list of supported models, please visit your local Brother website.

[Key Features]
- Easy to use menu.
- Simple steps to print your favorite photos, web pages and documents (PDF, Word, Excel®, PowerPoint®, Text).
- Print photos directly from your iPhone camera.
- Print PDF files or Microsoft® Office documents or Text files by starting the app from "Open in..."
- Print your documents and photos directly from the following cloud services: Dropbox™, Google Drive™, OneDrive, Evernote®.
- Print what you copied to the clipboard.
- Use iTunes File Sharing to send compatible files (PDF, Word, Excel®, PowerPoint®, Text, JPEG, PNG, TIFF) to iPrint&Scan for convenient printing at a later time.
- Scan directly to your iPhone/iPod touch/iPad.
- Save scanned images to your photo album, iCloud or Facebook / Twitter / Flickr accounts or send them in an E-mail (PDF, JPEG).
- Print scanned images saved to iCloud from this app.
- Automatically search for supported devices on a local wireless network.
- No computer and no driver required.
*To save scanned images directly to Facebook / Twitter / Flickr, you must first register your accounts on your mobile device.

[Advanced Functions]
(Only available on new models.)
- Edit previewed images using the editing tools (scale, straighten, crop) if necessary.
- Send a fax directly from your mobile device.
(This app feature requires access to the address book of your mobile device.)
- View received faxes stored on your machine on your mobile device.
- The copy preview function enables you to preview an image and edit it if necessary before copying to avoid copy errors.
- View the machine’s status such as ink/toner volume and error messages on your mobile device.
*Compatible functions will depend on the selected device.

[Compatible Print Settings]
- Paper Size -
4" x 6" (10 x 15cm)
Photo L (3.5" x 5" / 9 x 13 cm)
Photo 2L (5" x 7" / 13 x 18 cm)
- Media Type -
Glossy Paper
Plain Paper
- Copies -
Up to 5

[Compatible Scan Settings]
- Document Size -
4" x 6" (10 x 15cm)
Photo L (3.5" x 5" / 9 x 13 cm)
Card (2.4" x 3.5" / 60 x 90 mm)
- Scan Type -
Color (Fast)
Black & White

*Compatible settings will depend on the selected device and function.
*Evernote is a trademark of Evernote Corporation and used under a license.
*Microsoft, Excel, and PowerPoint are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

What’s New

Version 6.10.3

Minor fixes for improved functionality

Ratings and Reviews

2.5 out of 5
187 Ratings

187 Ratings

Caveman99 ,

Ok - scanning is a little painful

Airprint does most of the heavy lifting so I only really use this app for scanning, which is pretty painful.

I’m delighted with my Brother printer and it works seamlessly with Airprint and the quality is great -as does the scanner - but a bit of an update on the scanning side would be ideal so I don’t have to fire up the desktop to scan.

Appreciate the potential cost implications of adding pdf functionality, but scan to pdf for multiple pages would be amazing, but I’m not holding my breath!

Accman68 ,

Random Issue With IOS

When scanning it doesn’t always give an option to save to Dropbox. Would be useful to be able to add Dropbox as an option on settings. Issue seems to happen from the second time you scan. Close app and rescan seems to be the way around. Also when scanning to email if you forget to enter email and you add text in email body you can not go up to the email address field as it keeps jumping back to bottom of message.

It would seem in the recent updates it now means you cannot scan to pdf to email directly without first shunting the scanned image to say Dropbox. A backward step. When my printer breaks I won’t be replacing with a Brother machine. A 20+ year relationship down the drain.

AngusRT ,

A great app - when it works

This is a great app - when it works, which for me is about 25% of the time on my iPhone 5 and iPad Air, and I never know which 25%. I find I have to wake the printer up by accessing the app and checking my Brother MFC-J5620DW is awake and about 10% of the time there is no response. Should it show as awake and you attempt to print, about 50% of the time the data arrives at the printer and it sits and chews on it but does nothing. About 25% of the time it spits out a blank page and considers the job done, but just occasionally - it works, which is joyous. I don’t know where the problem lies, the Brother app, my apps, ios, the router or the printer. I have not yet managed to fathom it out and life is too short.

App Privacy

The developer, Brother Industries, LTD., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Other Data

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More

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