Brother Printer Offline On Windows 8

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Many Brother Printer users would have come across the Brother Printer Offline On Windows 8 issue. This problem arises when there is a connection issue between your printer and the computer. To fix this problem, keep reading the instructions below.

Brother Printer Offline On Windows 8
  • First, you have to check whether your printer is turned on.
  • Next, verify the USB or wireless connection between your printer and the computer.
  • If your printer is turned off while sending a print job remotely from your computer, you cannot continue printing.
  • Check your printer’s power cord and restart your printer to check if the offline printer issue is
  • If the problem persists, goto your computer and click the Start menu available at the bottom-left corner of the desktop.
  • Type ‘control’ in the search panel and hit the Enter
  • From the search result, double-click the Control Panel
  • Alternatively, launch the Run dialog box by pressing the Windows + R shortcut keys. Type ‘control’ in the Run dialog box and press the Enter key to launch the Control Panel.
  • Click the Devices and Printerstab in the Control Panel
  • Give a right-click on your printer’s icon and select the See what’s printing
  • Clear all the pending print jobs and click the Printer
  • Deselect the Use Printer Offlineoption and check if your Brother printer’s offline status on Windows 8 has been cleared.
  • If the problem remains unsolved, right-click the printer’s icon again and select the Set as Default Printer
  • To check the connection ports, right-click your printer’s icon and select the Printer properties
  • Click thePorts tab and select your printer’s port.
  • To configure the correct ports, click the Configure Port
  • Reboot your printer and reconnect it to your computer.

You have now seen how to solve the Brother Printer Offline on Windows 8 issue.