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Why is my HP printer offline and how to fix it? (22nd Jun 21 at 9:26am UTC)
Eliminating HP Printer Offline status is not a tough task. All you need to do is follow these quick instructions and get
When your printer (of any brand) is unable to communicate with your computer, then it may appear to be in an offline mode and an HP printer is not an exception. If you are repeatedly seeing the HP printer offline error while trying to connect it with your printer, then you need to look for some handy solutions to come out of this situation. Once you are able to connect both these devices successfully and get the printer back online, then nothing else can hamper your printing tasks. So, let us try to understand some possible reasons for it which will be followed by a discussion on the ways to fix the issue.

Reasons why your HP Printer is offline

One of the main reasons behind an HP printer offline issue is that it is not properly connected to your printer
In case you have configured the printer settings on your PC in such a way that it should only print in the offline mode, then you will definitely face this error
Moreover, if you have not set your printer as the default printing machine in your system, then also you are going to end up with HP Printer offline problem
Ways to get it back online

To bring your printer back online, follow these tactics:

Eliminate connection issues
For this, you should check if the router with which your printer is connected is giving stable and speedy connectivity. In case of a USB connection, very that the cables are not damaged

Update printer drivers
Go to the HP Drivers and Downloads menu and get the latest update of the printer driver from there. This will ensure that your printer is always visible and is error-free.

Set your printer as the default
If you still come across HP Printer offline status, then locate your printer in the “Printers” list on your device, right-click it, and choose “Set as default.”
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