HP Inkjet® Printer Keeps Going Offline
Are you puzzled with HP inkjet printer keeps going offline issue and want tips to fix it?
There are so many types of inkjet printers and all are with varying degrees of functionality. Most users may need a high-end photo quality inkjet printer to print photos and artwork, while some others may choose fast inkjet printers to print documents as quickly as possible and still remain inkjet toner and cartridge friendly. And you may get all the features that you need in a perfect inkjet printer. The most popular inkjet printer brands are Epson, Canon, HP and Lexmark. When a printer goes offline, you may face difficulties in printing a document. The print command may cause an error on the printer. This may result in getting the printer offline and then prevent all future printing jobs. If the printer application or the driver has not been installed, if the printer and it spooler services are idle, then all these may cause the offline mode of printer. These offline issues can be solved very easily.
The following are the tips to resolve offline issues in HP inkjet printer:
- By resetting the printer online
- By removing all print jobs
- By solving driver issues
By resetting the printer online
When your HP inkjet printer goes offline, you need to reset it back to online. For doing so, you need to follow a procedure. Go to the 'Printer and Faxes' section in the Control Panel. Then click on the 'Printer' and then you need to select the option which says 'Use Printer Online'. After enabling the printer, you may test the HP inkjet printer, in order to see if it is now printing.
By removing all print jobs
If manually as an initial step, you are not able to set online, then you need to clear all print jobs. Again follow the above procedure and choose the option which states ‘Cancel All Documents'. Your HP inkjet printer may go offline if there are some stuck print jobs. You need to try once again, in order to set the printer back online and then print a test page.
After performing the above step, if still your HP inkjet printer is going offline, then it may be an issue with your printer driver. You need to reinstall the drivers. If the fault is with driver, then the printer may create such issues. So, uninstall that driver and install a genuine and updated one for the HP inkjet printer.
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