Every time you want to print a document, you choose “Print” and choose your respective printer, but at times nothing happens. It shows printer offline!
Below are simple steps mentioned to get your printer status back to printer online?
With some simple checks and steps you can get your printer back online very easily and quickly.
Why Printer Offline
At times while printing, the device or the computer thinks that the printer is offline, but actually the printer is on and ready to start printing.
-This could be due to an an error between your device or computer and the printer.
-It could be because the cable is not correctly attached.
-The error might be from a paper-jam.
Printer offline reasons
Sometimes a printer appearing as “Offline” error could be due to complex problems with your printer’s driver or software.
This can depend on
-the age of your printer or
-the installation of updates.
Fix Printer offline
Follow the below step one by one without missing any items to fix your printer from offline to online.
Printer and Cable Checks
-Check if the cable are firmly inserted from both the ends
-Check the Ethernet cable if the printer is on a network is .
-Check your internet connection If the printer is wireless or make sure it’s connected to your router.
-Check the printer cable in multiple ports or sockets if you’re connected by cable, try using the end of on your device.
-Try changing the cable to make sure the fault is not with the cable alone.
-If you’re on a network or wireless device a simple check would be to attach a cable to your computer/or device to make sure your printer is working. Therefore the fault could be with your network connection.