Canon printers are quite famous their top quality and astonishing products. However, like all hardware and software-based devices, even Canon printers have issues and glitches while interacting with other systems. One of the connections issues which frequently appear on Canon printers is that their printer is offline, even it is properly connected with the system. As this is not a very major technical issue, it can be solved with some manual tweaking. But, before you start applying any kind of solution on your system or printer, make sure that your printer is properly connected with all the power outlet and network. Now, if everything is working fine then you can follow this article to know about other possible solutions of the Canon printer offline issue.
There are several problematic factors and sections in a system which is connected with the Canon printer is offline issue. Some of them are given below so just have a look at them.
Now, let’s move on and take a look at the solutions for resolving this issue
There are many ways by which you can fix this issue on your system and some of them are provided below. Have a look at them and try to execute them as instructed.
Most of the time, this type of issue appears on Canon printers due to connectivity problems. If your system is connected with your printer via a wireless network, then it is quite possible that this issue appears on your system because of some network problem. Now, in order to fix this problem, you need to reconnect your printer with the WiFi router. To do that, follow the given instructions:
Now, your Canon printer will search for all the available network present around it. If it finds and establishes a connection with a network, the Wifi notification light will stop blinking automatically but it will remain still in a lit position. Once the notification light does that, check whether the issue is solved or not. Now, if you don’t want to use the WPS method for connection purposes, then you can set it up manually. The manual set up process is explained in the section below, so have a look at it.
After that, you just need to check the existence of this issue by giving some printing commands.
Sometimes, the Canon printer users can fix this issue by restarting the Spooler service in their system. That’s why we are going to try that same trick in order to solve this issue. If you want to try that trick on your system, follow the given instructions.
Once the Spooler service starts working again, reboot your system. Now, check whether Canon printer offline issue still appearing on your system or not.
Now, the next workaround that you can try on this issue is taking away the skill of your system to work with the Canon printer, when it is offline. This action will ensure that your printer only works when it is perfectly connected with your system. However, if this workaround is unable to fix this issue, then you can change it back to its previous form. Now, to perform this workaround, follow the given steps.
Once you have done that, reboot your system and verify the existence of the issue. If it still persists, then proceed on to the next step.
If all the solutions and workarounds mentioned in the above sections didn’t work for you, then it is quite possible that the real cause of this issue lies in your printer’s drivers. Many users have encountered the Canon printer offline issue on their system due to corrupted or outdated printer drives. Therefore, to solve that problem, the users had to reinstall or update their printer drives. Now, if you want to do that task on your system, then start following the steps given in the section below.
Once you do that, the driver update service will search the web for all the available driver updates for your system. Moreover, if the service finds any such drives on the web, it will automatically download and install them on your system. Now, after the installation process, you just need to reboot your system and check if the Canon printer offline issue still occuring on your system or not.
The SNMP ( Simple Network Management Protocol) is a network protocol which is primarily used for printer network management services. Now, some users have reported that the SNMP service was creating the offline issue on their system. Thus, by disabling that service, this issue can be easily fixed. It might be possible, this method works for you. So, if you want to try it, then follow the given below instructions:
Now, check that is your Canon printer says offline or not.
We hope that the solutions are suggestions mentioned in this article are helpful to you for overcoming the Canon printer offline issue. You just need to follow them as per the given instructions. If you still face this issue in your Canon printer, then get in touch with an expert for reliable assistance.