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Change a printer’s status from “offline” to “online”

Change a printer’s status from “offline” to “online” Windows 10 More... Less. Your printer might appear offline if it can't communicate with your PC. Here are some things to try to get your printer back online. Check to make sure the printer is turned on and connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your PC. Your printer's built-in menu ...

How to set a default printer in Windows 10

To choose a default printer, select the Start button and then Settings .Go to Devices > Printers & scanners > select a printer > Manage.Then select Set as default.If you have Let Windows manage my default printer selected, you'll need to deselect it before you can choose a default printer on your own.. In Windows 10, your default can be the printer you last used.

Troubleshooting offline printer problems

Select the Start button, and then select Settings > Devices > Printers & scanners .Select your printer and then select Open queue.Under Printer, select Set As Default Printer, and clear Pause Printing and Use Printer Offline if they are selected. If you see a message that says, "Windows will stop managing your default printer for you," select OK.

View the print queue

To view a list of items waiting to print in Windows 10, select the Start menu, then type printers and scanners in the search box on the taskbar. Select Printers & scanners and select your printer from the list. Select Open queue to see what's printing and the upcoming print order. Open Printers & scanners settings

Install a printer in Windows 10

If your printer appears "offline," find out how you can Change a printer's status to "online." If you're having problems with your printer after updating to the latest version of Windows 10, see Fix printer problems after updating Windows 10. For driver issues, see the "Step 3: Update drivers" section of this page. SUBSCRIBE RSS FEEDS.

Print Jobs Stay in Queue After Printing

This behavior happens when Advanced Job Status is chosen in Print Manager. This option should be turned off in most printers. To check the setting of Advanced Job Status, do the following: In the Print Manager window, choose Printer from the File menu. Choose Properties. From the Print To menu, choose Network Printer.

How to install the latest driver for your printer

Windows Update might find an updated version of your printer driver. To use it: Select the Start button, then select Settings > Update & Security , and select Check for updates.. If Windows Update finds an updated driver, it will download and install it, and your printer will automatically use it.

Printer Is Configured to Use the Wrong Paper Size

To resolve this issue, change the default paper size of your printer: Click Start, point to Settings, and the click Printers. Right-click the appropriate printer, and then click Properties. Click the Paper tab, and then click the paper size you want to use in the Paper Size box. Click OK, and then close the Printers folder. Status

Share your network printer

In Windows 10, you can share your printer with many PCs on your network. To share a printer from the PC that the printer is connected to (the primary PC) with secondary PCs that the printer is not connected to, you must set up sharing settings for the printer, connect the printer to the primary PC (either wirelessly or by using a USB cable), and then turn on the printer.
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