Getting Issue of “Epson Printer Offline” is one of the repetitive issues while you want to give print command. Your computer screen starts displaying“ Epson Printer Offline Issue” and sometimes this will be very annoying.
“If Epson Printer says Offline” means the bad connection or non-connection between Epson printer and computer. This offline printer issue of Epson printer can be dismissed by just performing below listed simply troubleshoot steps:
Point 1: Connection check between Epson printer and computer
Before beginning with the printer offline troubleshooting steps, we should review all connections between printer and computer. This is the correct approach to remove the issue. This will also help to save time and effort.
One of the most basic Issues is a loose connection between printer and computer in case of wired connection.
Make sure all wires are connected correctly and there would not be any hurdle in the connectivity.
If you find a loose connection, then connect it correctly and restart your both device Epson printer and computer after 15 seconds. Your “Epson printer online” status will appear in the bottom right corner.
Just to avoid the troubleshooting hassle, you should check the USB cable connection on both ends of devices or you can also check by replacing the USB cable if you have another cable handy.
This will assist you to rule out the problem then and there only. If you found out that there is no problem with the connections and still if it’s showing Epson Printer Offline message then move to a further step…
Point 2 – Epson printer offline to online manually
Epson printer offline to online in Windows
On the left bottom corner of the screen click on the start button
Click the control panel and then click device and printer
Steps to bring Epson printer offline to online in Windows:
Click on start button >go to setting> Click on device> printer and scanner
Right-click on the Epson printer icon and in the new pop up menu click on See what’s printing
In the new popped-up window, click on the printer in the top bar.
In the pop-up menu select use printer online.
Point 3 – Remove all pre-given printing commands.
Right-click on the Epson printer icon in the showing list and then click see what’s printing.
Right-click and then select cancel to remove all pre-given printing commands
Now click use printer online again.
If still showing printer offline error then restart your computer again.
If the Epson printer shows offline error again then move to a further step…..
Point 4:- have to reinstall the Epson printer
Click on start > settings > Devices > Printer and scanner
Click on the Epson printer icon and then click on remove device.
Open the Epson official site in the browser and download the latest updated printer drivers for the Epson printer.
Reinstall the drivers and restart the device.
If this step is not able to take the Epson printer offline error then take the backup of all the drivers and data of the printer remove all printer drivers and programs from your computer and move to a further step:
Point 5 – Reinstall all Epson printer drivers and package
Log in a user account with admin username and password
Click on start button > all programs> Accessories> Command prompt
In the new window of command prompt, type PRINTUI /s /t2. Make sure to give space in between the command. By doing this you will get new window “ Print Properties”
Remove all the drivers and packages for the Epson printer in the showing list.
Click on add a printer to reinstall it again.
Your Epson printer will show online and will be ready to give you uninterrupted printing services.
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