While using a printer, users may come across some issues. One such issue is “offline printer.” If your computer is displaying the HP Photosmart printer offline message when performing the print or scan operation, then try the simple troubleshooting methods given below to fix HP Photosmart Printer Offline error. Before trying the advanced methods, check whether your HP Photosmart printer and the Windows or Mac computer are connected to the same network. Make sure that the correct printer driver is installed on your computer.
If you have set some other printer as the default one on your computer, then there is a chance for this issue to occur. To set your HP Photosmart printer as the default one on your computer, follow the below instructions.
Continue with the following steps if the HP Photosmart Printer Offline even now.
If your HP printer is using the WSD port, then make sure that the Function Discovery services are running and it starts automatically on your Windows computer. To confirm it, follow the below instructions.
This method will help you resolve most of the printer issues.
To fix the offline printer issue permanently, perform the next method given below.
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