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Why is my Brother Printer offline? Please suggest the easy steps.
January 21, 2021
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Your Brother printer will go offline because of a nasty network connection or error while connecting the printer alongside your computer. To continue printing, you will need to repair your why is my Brother Printer offline issue, which needs a few of straightforward steps. Firstly, check the printer touch panel for any error message and resolve it before attending the offline problem. then, attend the control panel on your computer, now choose the Hardware and Sound option. Further, open the devices list, right-click on your Brother printer and choose Set as Default Printer. Using the same steps, click See what's printing, click the Printer tab and choose Cancel all documents. If you still find any trouble, then consider contacting the printer experts. https://www.printersupportpro.us/brother-printer-offline

February 8, 2021
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Printer Not Turned On
Your Brother Printer could be listed as "Offline" because it is not turned on. Even if your printer is connected to your computer via USB, your computer will not recognize any connection if the printer is turned off. Brother recommends checking the printer's LCD screen; if it is blank, then the printer may not be powered on. Make sure the printer is plugged into an electrical outlet, the outlet is working and all switches are turned to the "On" setting.

Printer Error
Your Brother Printer could be listed as "Offline" if it is experiencing errors such as "Toner Empty" or "Paper Jam," both of which would prevent printing. Brother recommends checking the printer's LCD screen for any possible error messages. If you see an error message, attempt to remedy the error before checking the printer's online status again.

Printer not the Default Printer
Your Brother printer can be "Offline" if it is not set as the default printer on your computer. A default printer is the printer your laptop or computer automatically sends a print job (unless you specify otherwise) when you click "Print." If your Brother printer is not the default, your computer may be trying to connect to a different printer. You can make your printer the default in your computer's "Devices" section. If it is not listed as a device in the Devices section, you must re-install the printer driver from a CD-ROM or Brother's website.

USB Cable or Network Problem
Your Brother printer can also be listed as "Offline" if its connection is faulty. If you connect to your printer via a USB cable, the cable could have something wrong with its hardware; Brother recommends USB cables that have twisted-pair wiring, are shielded, and are not more than 6 feet long. If you connect to your printer via a network, the network could be down or firewall-protected; Brother recommends checking your network's router or hub, checking your computer's firewall setting to make sure it does not block the network connection, and running network connection diagnostics.

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Bruce

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