Brother Printer Offline On Windows 7

Get Back Brother Printer Online

When your Brother printer shows 'Offline,' it symbolizes that it cannot communicate with Windows 7 OS. The Brother Printer Offline on Windows 7 issue occurs mostly due to the following:

Brother Printer Offline On Windows 7

Ensure the following before proceeding to the Brother Printer Offline Troubleshooting steps

If you have finished the above checks and still if the printer is offline, follow the methods given here to Fix Brother Printer Offline Issue on Windows 7.

1

Set Brother Printer As Default Printer

  • On your Windows 7 computer, go to Start, click the search box,and enter Device.
  • Select the Device and Printer option and right-click on your Brother printer's icon.
  • Prefer to select the Set as default printer option from the list.
  • Run a test print and check whether the problem is resolved. If the issue persists, then carry-on to the next step. 

2

Delete All Printing Jobs

  • On your Windows 7 computer, go to the control panel and then selectthe Device and Printer  ¬†option.
  • Right-click on the printer's icon.
  • Click on the See what's printing option followed by Printer.
  • Selectthe option Cancel All Documents.
  • Along with deleting the print jobs, also see if the Use Printer Offline option is enabled. In case it is enabled, click the option to disable it.

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