HP DeskJet Printer Going Offline
HP DeskJet printer is ideal for both plain paper and photo printing. HP DeskJet printer is aimed primarily at general, personal correspondence. HP DeskJet printer looks very neat in its textured and high-gloss black case. The Control Panel of HP DeskJet printer is great because of its arrangement and the specially designed mono LCD panel. At the back you may see a USB socket and a low voltage DC input which takes power from a small black block supply. When a printer goes offline, it can frustrate you. The print command will cause an error on the printer. This will make it offline and then prevent all future printing jobs. If the printer application or the driver has been installed, if the printer and it spooler services are in idle, then they may also result in offline mode of printer. These offline issues can be solved very easily.
- Reset the printer online
- Clear print jobs
- Resolve driver issues
Reset the printer online
If your printer goes offline, try to reset it back to online. For doing that, you need to go to the section which houses the settings of your HP DeskJet printer in your system. Then, you need to select the option which says ‘Use Printer Online’. After enabling HP DeskJet printer, you need to test the printer, in order to see if it is printing or not.
Clear print jobs
If you are not able to make HP DeskJet printer online, then you need to clear the print jobs. For that, you need to double click on the Printer. Then you have to go to the ‘Printer Menu’. In that you need to select the option ‘Cancel All Documents’. Sometimes, stuck printing jobs may force the printer to go offline. You need to try once again, in order to set the printer back online and then try printing a test page.
If the problem persists, then it may be the problem with your driver. You need to reinstall the drivers for HP DeskJet printer. If the drivers are faulty, the printer may create issues like offline issues. So, you must uninstall those faulty drivers. Then, try to install the latest and genuine drivers for HP DeskJet printer.
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