How To Fix Epson Printer Offline Issue?

Follow The Troubleshooting Steps

Your Epson printer could appear offline due to some issues and it will be unable to communicate with your computer. This sort of error can be more annoying than the Epson printer not printing. If you ever come across the message “Epson printer offline,” you have to see if the network connection is working and the printer is turned on.

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INITIAL TROUBLESHOOTING STEPS

  • You have to make sure the Epson printer is powered on and there are no sorts of errors being displayed in the printer Control panel.
  • See if the printer is getting the power source it needs. The issue could also be due to power failure or low voltage. Wait for a couple of minutes and see if it works again.
  • If you are using the wired connection (USB), you need to check if the USB cable is properly secure between the printer and the computer.
  • If you are working with the Ethernet cable, make sure the ends of the cable are connected between the router or the modem and the Epson printer.
Epson Printer Offline

If the  Epson printer offline problem persists, use a new USB cable for the connection.

Printer Setup

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SET AS DEFAULT PRINTER

  • You need to check if the Epson printer is set as the Default Printer.
  • If you are working with Windows 8 or 10, you can make the Epson printer default by following the stepsgiven here.
  • Click the Windows icon at the bottom left corner of the screen.
  • Click the Control Paneloption from the list.
  • In the Control Panel window, click the Hardware and Sound option and then click the option Devices and Printers.
  • Now perform a right-click on the Epson printer and select the option Set as default printer.

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DELETE PRINT JOBS

  • The next method would be to delete all the pending print jobs.
  • Click the Windowsicon and then open the Control Panel.
  • In the Control Panel window, click the Hardware and Sound option and then click the option Devices and Printers.
  • Perform a right-click on the Epson printer and select the option,See what’s printing.
  • Click the Printertab and then click or select the option to cancel all documents.
Change printer settings
Change The Printer Setup

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PRINTER DRIVER

If neither of the above methods could help you in resolving the Epson printer offline message, the best way to make sure you get rid of the error messages is to see if you have the proper Epson printer driver downloaded.

  • You can go ahead and uninstall the printer driver from the computer.
  • Open the default browser on your computer.
  • Enter the official Epson printer URL in the address bar and press the Enter
  • Type and enter the printer model in the search bar. You can simply click on the Downloadssection and download the printer driver based on the OS you are using.
  • Run the downloaded installer and carry out the on-screen instructions.

Finally, check if the Epson printer offline issue has been fixed.