HP Printer Is Offline How To Turn It Back Online

A disconnected printer indicates a status message ‘’printer offline” on the PC and as a result, the printer is unable to print. A disconnected status demonstrates that the PC is not ready to speak with the printer. In some system conditions, the printer may go offline abruptly.

HP Printer Offline How To Turn It Back Online

For a connectivity check: Utilizing the HP Print and Scan Doctor

  • Use HP Printer and Scan Doctor to automatically fix several types of problems in Windows 8 or 10, which could cause the printer offline error.
  • Make sure that:
  • The printer is turned on
  • Has paper installed
  • Is connected to your computer
  • Cable connectivity to the printer and the computer if you are using a USB cable
  • Connection of the cable to the printer and your network router or hub if you are using a network cable
  • The wireless light or wireless symbol on the printer is on and not blinking in the case of a wireless connection
  • To turn on the wireless connection, press the wireless button on the printer’s control panel
  • Now, download and run HP Print and Scan Doctor on your computer (this is also the computer you want to print from)
  • The HP Print and Scan Doctor is downloaded when this link is clicked, using your Internet browser’s download capabilities
  • To open the software, double-click the HP Print and Scan Doctor icon on the Windows desktop if Print and Scan Doctor does not open automatically
  • On the Welcome screen click Start
  • Select your printer
  • Click on Next
  • Click on your connection type
  • Respond to the information provided if a screen displays with Selected product is not connected
  • After finishing all of the actions displayed on the screen if the printer still remains offline then:
  • Close the HP Print and Scan Doctor window
  • In the next step Click on Fix Printing 
  • Wait until the screen updates with some new information
  • Respond to any action that is required after reviewing the information on the screen
  • Click Test Print
  • If a test page prints:
    • Close the HP Print and Scan Doctor software
  • If a test page does not print do the following steps to install any additional updates:
    • Click No Print
    • Click Continue
    • Click Restart Computer

Set the default printer and unpause printing if the printer continues to go offline. Call us at +1-800-237-0201 for help regarding HP Printer offline problem. Visit our website https://www.123hp-com.com for more updates.