Offline Status of Wireless Brother® Printer
What are the probable reasons for the offline status of wireless Brother printer and how to solve this?
Wireless printer is a type of printers which uses no physical medium to connect to computers. Wireless printer use different types of wireless network technology. Using a wireless printer you could easily connect your printer to the local network. After installing the printer software in your system, you need to add the printer. You could add and configure Brother wireless printer from the Control Panel. If you have any troubles with your printer like offline status, it might due to the wireless network. So you need to ensure the working of wireless network in your system.
The following are the tips to set the status of wireless Brother Printer to online:
- Check Bluetooth or Wi-Fi adapter
- Install drivers
- Keep printer close to computer
Check Bluetooth or Wi-Fi adapter
Make sure that the Bluetooth or Wi-Fi adapter in the computer is turned ON. The drivers need to be installed according to the make and model of the device. Keep the computer or notebook in a place from where the printer is accessible. Reboot the computer after installing the drivers. Make sure that the printer drivers are installed accordingly.
You need to install appropriate drivers to use the Bluetooth device in the computer and access the printer. The drivers might become outdated with time. If you are using the same device and driver then it might function properly. The drivers need to be updated if you have made any change to the device. Updating the device drivers might also help in solve this problem of offline status in wireless Brother printer.
One of the common problems of the wireless printer is the loss of signals. The signals are transferred by means of the electromagnetic waves. The electromagnetic signals are prone to losses. The metal casing or concrete shielding might block the electromagnetic waves. So try to avoid keeping the printer in such places. Keep the printer close to the computer.
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