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Why Is My HP Printer Offline?

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James Smith
2019/07/20 19:54
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If you are also one of the printer users who have reported the issue of ‘Why is My HP Printer Offline’, then you have landed to the right page where you will get easy instructions to resolve HP Printer offline issue. So, let’s get started:
Your answer to ‘why is my HP Printer Offline’ is here!
Here we are going to list the top 4 reasons why your HP Printer is offline.
• The connection of the HP Printer with a wireless router is poor
• Your HP Printer is in offline mode
• Your printer driver is obsolete
• Your printer is not able to communicate with your PC
If you want HP printer support to assist you with troubleshooting the offline issue, then feel free to call us on HP Printer support number +1-800-656-0360.
The connection of the HP Printer with a wireless router is poor
It is very important for a wireless printer to have a strong connection with the wireless router to get the print outs of certain documents or files. But when the connection is poor, the printer might show you offline status and that can trouble you.
So, you need to get a strong network connection to change the status of HP Printer offline to online.
Your HP Printer is in offline mode
If you are looking for the answers for ‘Why is my HP Printer offline’ then another possible reason could be your printer is on offline mode. So, to change the status of HP Printer offline to online, you have to:
1. Go to the control panel and then select printers and drivers
2. Now select your HP printer and double click on it
3. Select ‘See what’s printing’
4. Now deselect Use in offline mode
Your HP printer will turn to online mode and you will be able to print your document.
Your Printer driver has become obsolete
If you have updated your operating system to windows 10 then there can be a possibility that your printer drive becomes obsolete. Thus, the printer software won’t allow the printer to print the documents and your printer will show offline status.
To fix this issue you need to update your printer driver to its latest version. You can download the latest version of your HP Printer driver from the official website and then install the software within. If you need assistance for the installation of the HP Printer driver, feel free to reach HP Printer support number +1-800-656-0360.
Your printer is not able to communicate with your PC
If your HP printer is not able to communicate with your PC then the printer won’t print the documents and it will show an offline status. So, to turn your HP printer to the online mode you have to check whether the printer USB cables are tightly connected with the PC or not.
If you still have the same issue- ‘Why is My HP Printer Offline’ then without any hesitation call us on HP printer support number +1-800-656-0360 and get the expert help from our professional technicians.
Operating System:
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Answered by
Lokesh Yadav
2019/07/21 16:18
Hi James,

Windows has a printer setting that allows you to use your printer when it is offline. The setting allows you to save the documents you want to print when the printer isn't connected to your computer; when you change it back to online, the computer sends the documents to the printer. Changing from offline to online sends print jobs directly to your Hewlett-Packard printer without waiting. Your printer must be connected to your computer before you can change the setting from "Offline" to "Online."

Step 1
Click "Start," then click the "Devices and Printers" folder.

Step 2
Right-click the icon for your Hewlett-Packard printer. It may be labeled with HP or Hewlett-Packard as part of the device name. If it does not, you may have to click the printers in the window without manufacturer names to see the details of each. At the bottom of the window, next to "Manufacturer" it says "HP" or "Hewlett-Packard." Click the "See What's Printing" option.

Step 3
Click the "Printer" menu in the window that opens and uncheck "Use Printer Offline." Any items in the print queue for your HP printer will print.

I hope this helps.


Commented by hpprinter h
2019-07-24 11:54:33
Right-click the printer and select “See What's Printing” to display the print spooler window. ... Click “Printer” and select “Use Printer Offline” to remove the check mark. The printer should come online at this time. If this option is grayed out or if theprinter does not come online, continue following the steps below.
Hp Deskjet 2130 Printer Installation


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