How to bring hp printer offline to online

If you hp printer goes offline then there are some technical issues between your hp printer and PC connection.

In Windows operating system, there is a printer setting that allows you to use your printer when it is offline.

This setting allows you to save the documents you want to print when the hp printer isn’t connected to your computer. when you change it back to online, the computer sends the documents to the printer.

Changing printer status from offline to online sends print jobs directly to your HP printer without waiting.

You need to connect your computer with your printer before you can change the setting from Offline” to “Online.

Here are the steps to follow…

1. Click  the Start button in windows.

start icon

2. then click the option Devices and Printers.

hp-device-and-printer

3. Now Right-click on your HP Printer icon. It may be labeled with HP  as part of the device name.

If it does not, you may have to click the printers in the window without HP name to see the details of each.

At the bottom of the window, next to “Manufacturer” it says  HP. Click the “See What’s Printing” option.

4. Next you need to Click the “Printer” menu in the window that opens.

5. Uncheck “Use Printer Offline.” Any items in the print queue for your HP printer will start printing.

HP Printer offline how to put online?

First Method : You have to follow the steps provided below and check if it helps:

a. Open the Start menu, click on control panel and click on the “Printers and Faxes” icon.

This will open a window with a list of the printers currently set up on your computer.

b. Double-click on the icon of the printer you want to change to online. A pop-up window detailing all current print jobs will open.

c. Go to “Printer” in the menu bar of the pop-up window and uncheck “Use Printer Offline.” This action will change the printer from offline to online.

Second Method : Try to run the Fix it from the link below.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2027593

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly.

Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs.

For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

HP regularly releases hp printer driver updates. Updating the hp printer firmware might resolve the issue. 

Install the latest version of your hp printer firmware from the HP Customer Support downloads page or contact HP SUPPORT for help and assistance.

SEE ALSO : WHY HP PRINTER SHOWING OFFLINE?

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