If you often use a printer at your work, you may have noticed that printers on Windows 10 can have both an online and offline status. Naturally, if you want to use your printer, you will want its status to be online. This post will show how you can change a Printer status to online or Restore the Printer to online status from offline status.
Note that when your printer goes offline, this doesn’t mean it’s no longer connected to your computer. The reason why your printer goes offline may be because of an error that has occurred during printing, or there might be is a problem with the printer driver, or it is simply offline. Sometimes it may be as simple as your cable not correctly attached or a simple error coming from a paper jam. In short, your Operating System can change your printer status to offline if it detects an issue.
Your printer might appear offline if it can’t communicate with your computer. Here are some things to try to get your printer back online. In this guide, we present five options to get a printer online if it is offline.