Need a proper Kyocera scan to folder setup tool for smb download on your Kyocera TASKalfa or UTAX copier? In this article, we are  talking about how to scan to a folder on a computer via a Kyocera printer. Basically, the Scan to Folder Setup Tool for SMB simplifies the setup process for sending scanned images to a folder via the SMB protocol. Moreover, You can download the Kyocera scan to the folder setup tool for SMB without any cost.

This process is also known as Network Scanning or Folder Scanning. First of all, you will need your printer’s IP address to perform this process and also you have to create a shared folder on your PC to receive documents after opening the file you downloaded. Besides this the SMB Scanning software is an essential part to perform this network scanning or Folder Scanning.

Things to do before set up scan to a folder on Kyocera Printer

For the smb tool to work properly you need to do the following;

  1. First, set an IP address on your Kyocera or UTAX copier.
  2. Create a shared folder on your PC to receive scanned files from the copier.
  3. Create a Username and Password on your computer.
  4. Download the SMB tool software on your Computer. You can see it on your Download list.

How to setup an Scan to Folder on Kyocera Printer

Here, we are explaining the detailed procedure to setup Scan to a folder on your Kyocera Printer.

  1. After downloading the SMB tool software, you have to extract the downloaded file and then open it. That is, you can see a file named ‘KmSMB‘  in the Downloads and open that file.
  2. Now you can see the IP address on your software which you have setted on your Kyocera Taskalfa Copier. Just click on it and press the next button.
  3. Press the ‘Add’ button shown in the page.
  4. Press No because you have created a shared folder
  5. Now, you can see a name box on your PC as shown in the figure. So, create and type a name there. The name which you entered here  would be there in the machine’s address book.
  6. Touch the ‘Browser’ button.  There you will see your PC name.  Click on it and now you can find the name of the share folder you created.  Click on it and press OK.
  7. Give the created username and password.
  8. Then, press ok. After pressing ok you will get a success notification as shown in the picture.

You can download this software through the link given below without any cost. That means we are providing this software for free. After downloading, extract the downloaded file and start using Folder scanning.

If it still doesn’t work after doing the above methods, focus on the following;

If you give attention to these points, you will surely get success notification.  Then you can continue scanning.

  • Check that the IP address you assigned to the machine is connected to your PC.
  • Verify whether the created share folder is correct or not.
  • Make sure the username and password given above and the username password of the computer are correct.
  • Turn off the computer’s firewall.
  • Turn on SMB file sharing support.  If it is off then this scan error is likely to occur.

This Software Information was prepared by Software Development Department at KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc. If you have any questions or comments, please contact your local branch.