Tips To Fix Issue of Brother® MFC Showing Offline When Online
What are the reasons behind the offline state of the Brother printer?
With network connectivity built-in, the Brother MFC printer is a powerful 5-in-1 monochrome workhorse that provides you laser printing, faxing, copying, color scanning, and monochrome PC faxing. This printer is the first one with a multi-functional office companion with a unique Duplex Automatic Document Feeder (DADF) capable of double-sided faxing, copying, and scanning. Brother MFC printers are not only a technology but more than that as well. This advanced printer helps you to make a huge difference in the printing world. Brother printer comes with color inkjet, laser, label, and mobile printing solutions. It comes with a state-of-the-art technology at a very affordable price. Sometimes, you may see that your printer goes offline after every startup. You could get online help and support from the manufacturer to fix this issue.
Following are some information on offline mode in printers, its causes and symptoms, and tips to fix the issue:
- Offline state
- Causes and symptoms
In this mode, your network printer is not available in the network. Offline error message might also appear if the printer is not connected to the network. If you are using a network printer, your printer sometimes creates a 'Print' command and takes it offline. To resolve this issue, you need to change the settings of the printer.
Causes and symptoms
In the printer, there may be a button to activate the offline mode. Your brother printer enters offline mode if you push this button. You may fail to take printouts if your network printer is in offline mode. If your printer is in offline mode, you could get an error message that indicates that your printer is offline.
If you see an offline error message while using your brother printer in the network, you need to make sure that the printer is running and that all cables are secure. You could have two options to turn off the offline mode. One is by changing the printer settings in the computer and the other is by pressing the button in the printer. To change the settings in the printer, you need to select 'Printers and faxes' from the 'Control panel'. Double click on the printer you want to change to online from the displayed window. A popup window will open and you need to 'Ucheck Printer Offline' option in the menu bar.
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