Why is my canon printer offline

Why is my canon printer offline

The Printer offline error message may be displayed on the control panel while trying to print in a wireless LAN environment. The print task will not complete if the printer is offline. There are various possible causes for this message “why is my canon printer offline”.

How to fix the canon printer offline issues

  1. Restart the PC and try to print again.
  2. Switch off the wireless router and printer.
  3. Turn them On again and check whether the error is resolved.
  4. Go to the Printers folder and set the device back online.
  5. Inspect the Printers folder and set the Canon printer as default.
  6. Configure the printer driver to a suitable port.
  7. The Canon wireless printer detects the nearby access points.
  8. Check if the network name matches the one chosen on the printer and computer.
why is my canon printer offline

How to change my canon printer from offline to online

For Windows Vista, go to the Printers folder and click Start from the bottom left of the Windows screen. From the Control panel, select Hardware & Sound and then click on Printers. You can also click on Printers right from the Control panel when the device is in Classic view, and find answer yourself for why is my canon printer offline.

Click Start from the bottom left of the screen for Windows XP Home Edition. Select Printers and Other Hardware from the Control panel and click Printers and Faxes. For Windows XP Professional Edition, select start from the bottom left of the windows screen and then click Printers and Faxes.

An error message displays and the print job does not complete if the printer goes offline. Click on start from the bottom left of the Windows 2000/Me/98 screen. Go to Settings and select Printers. Right-click on the printer’s icon and select Use Printer Online to print the documents.

A printer icon displays on the Windows taskbar, the job remains queued, and the report does not print. Click on the Printer icon twice to access the Printer window. Select the title of the document under the Document Name column. Finally, tap restart from the Document menu to proceed.

For Windows 7 systems, click on the Start icon & select Devices and Printers. Right click on the Printer icon and select See what’s printing from the drop-down menu. Click on the Printer tab in the next screen and choose Use Printer Offline. Finally, close all the windows that are open.

Press and hold the Windows key on your Windows 8, 8.1, or 10 (operating system) computer and type the letter R. Now, type Control Printers in the Run box, and then click OK. Right click on the printer icon and select See what’s printing from the drop-down menu.

Click on the Printer tab in the next screen and then select Use Printer Offline. Confirm that a check mark appears on the left of Use Printer Offline in the Printer tab. Close all the windows that are open. The Canon printer is now changed from offline to online, now I resolved my query of why is my canon printer offline.

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