Causes of Lexmark™ Printer Offline Messages
What are the causes for Offline message in Lexmark printers and tips for changing their status?
Lexmark produces varieties of printers like Lexmark Color Laser Printers; Lexmark Inkjet Printers, Lexmark Multifunction Printers, Lexmark Refurbished Printers and much more. These printers are fantastic for mid-volume workgroups and for users of all kinds. These printers are also capable of networking and offer extensive paper handling options. All the outputs are produced at fast speeds. Some of the printers by Lexmark features on Photo Enhancement Technology which include easy-to-use front loading toner cartridges.
Following are the causes of Offline message in Lexmark printer, along with tips to resolve them:
- Tips for changing the status to Online
- Enabled Offline mode
- Driver Issues
Tips for changing the status to Online
If the Lexmark printer creates any error message that shows offline mode, you might have to convert the printer to online mode. In order to turn on online mode select the start menu and click on the "Printers and Faxes" icon. This shows you all the printers and other devices that are connected to your system at that time. You might have to double click on the printer icon in order to change it to online. A pop up might come up while performing that and you have to go to printer option in the menu bar of pop up window and have to uncheck "Use Printer Offline."
Enabled Offline mode
You might have to check whether the Lexmark printer is Online. For this you have to click on the start button and then select "Printers and Faxes" button. User using this facility might have to right click on the printer's icon one time, make sure that the “Use Printer Offline” is disabled. If it has a check mark on it then the user might have to disable it. Now the printer might be in online mode or you might have enabled the online facility.
The offline message in Lexmark printers might be caused due to some driver issues. The printer drivers are responsible for the working of the respective printers. If the driver installed for any particular printer is not compatible with the system it might cause serious issues and also some error messages like Offline messages. This might also occur if the driver installed in the system is corrupted or if the driver is improperly installed to the system. In order to solve this users are recommended to use apt and corruption free drivers and also install them correctly.
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