Printer Offline Fix Windows 10

Users often get printer offline error on their Windows 10 device. However, both the Printer and Computer are in an online state, the communication errors cause the printer to appear in the offline state. Are you also facing the same trouble and looking for printer offline fix on Windows 10 device? Then, you are in the right place. If you want to change your printer from offline to the online stage you need to adjust some settings in the control panel. So, have printer offline fix windows 10 with some easy and simple solutions.

Is your Printer says it is offline? Following methods can help you to fix the problem:

Uninstall the Device Drivers and Restart the system

Method 1

  • First of all, open the control panel.
  • Now, click the ‘Devices and Printers’ option.
  • The list of all the printers installed available on your system will appear on the screen.
  • Click the ‘Printer Icon’ and check out the option set as ‘ Default Printer’.
  • To see What’s Printing, right click on your printer.
  • Click the ‘Printer Tab’ present at the Windows top-left corner.
  • Here, you can check ‘Use Printer offline option which is enabled. You have to uncheck this option to fix Printer Offline error.

Method 2

  • Tap Windows Key+ R from the keyboard to open ‘Run Command Box’.
  • In the text field, write ‘service.msc’ and hit the enter button.
  • From the list, you have to find the printer spooler service.
  • Click it and choose it, have a look at the left near the top right, tap to start the service. In case, the service is running, you have to restart it. This will fix Printer Offline issue on your Windows 10 device.

You can also fix Printer Offline error by the installation of Windows 10 update- KB3147458. Microsoft has released this update exclusively for the users of Windows 10 device. This update is very helpful to improve the printer notification when the device wakes up from its rest mode. This update helps to fix the Printer Offline error, especially when you are using the WIFI connection.

Also, you have to make sure that your printer is connected properly to your device. A bad connection also results in Printer Offline issue when using the printer. So, if your Printer Says Offline then try these simple troubleshooting solutions and fix the problem. If nothing helps you, contact the experts for the printer support and get a reliable solution for printer Offline error instantly.

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