How to install the Brother QL1050 printer for SendPro

Products affected: SendPro™
If you order the SendPro™ Desktop SendKit (item # 1E29), you will receive both the Brother QL-1050 printer and a 10 lb. USB Scale (item # 397-B). To install the Brother QL-1050 printer, refer to the SendKit Installation Guide.

There is no need to install the printer driver when using the Connect+™ / SendPro P Series. The printer driver only needs to be installed when using a Windows computer.

Download the Driver Package
  1. Go to the Brother support website
  2. Select Downloads
  3. In search by model name, type QL1050 and select Search
  4. Select QL-1050
  5. Select your Windows operating system from the list and select Search
  6. Select Printer Driver
  7. Select the Agree to the EULA and Download button. This will download the printer driver package to your Downloads folder.

Extract the Driver Package
  1. In your Downloads folder should be a file such as qd1050w550bus.exe. Double-click this file to start the process of extracting the driver package.
  2. If the Open File - Security Warning pop-up box appears, select Run
  3. In the WinZip Self Extractor pop-up box, select Unzip
  4. A pop-up box appears stating "files unzipped successfully." Select OK. Close the WinZip Self Extractor pop-up box.
  5. In your Downloads folder should now be a new folder with a title such as qd1050w550bus. Open this folder.

Install the Driver
  1. In the qd1050w550bus folder, double-click D_SETUP.EXE
  2. In the Driver Setup dialog box, select USB cable and select OK
  3. There will be a prompt stating the Brother QL1050 driver will be installed. Select Start.
  4. Connect the USB cable from the Brother QL1050 to your computer, turn the printer on, and select Next
  5. Follow the prompts to install the driver
UPDATED:  September 30, 2019