if you are windows 10 user then you face printer is offline issue. There are many reasons for it. You can make your printer online in Windows 10 by following simple steps.
Printer Offline in Windows 10
Sometimes printers go offline because of paper jams, minor network issue or sometimes going out of paper. Sometimes this issue occurs because of printer drivers out of date, any hardware related issue. Sometimes fixing the issues cannot resolve the actual issue. You have to make the printer online manually.
Make Printer Online in Windows 10
Go to the start button on Windows 10 PC and then click on the device manager option.
The device manager screen will appear on your system screen. Firstly, go to the Action tab and then click on the Devices and Printers option.
Now Devices and Printers screen show on your system screen. Then right-click on the ‘See what’s printing’ option.
Now click on the ‘Use Printer Offline option. Uncheck this option and wait until the printer shows online on your system’s screen.
Now you can print anything you want to.
If printer online option is Grayed out or printer online for a short time and then turn offline again. Then you have to troubleshoot the printer issue.
Go to Windows 10 Start button and then click on settings.
Then click on Devices options from the settings menu.
Then click on the troubleshoot option and then click on the Printer option.
Expand the printer menu and click on the Run the Troubleshooter option.
Then the troubleshooter will start running and show some suggestions to fix the problem. In our case suggestion was to make the printer as the default printer. In your case, it can be different.
Lastly, click on the ‘Apply this fix’ and follow the next instructions.