Samsung Printer Offline Windows 8

Follow the Troubleshooting Steps

Many users report that their Samsung printers goes offline while connected to their Windows 8 computers (wired or wireless network). In such a case, the printer status will be displayed as “Offline” instead of “Online”. There might be various reasons behind this issue. Let us explore the causes and discuss the troubleshooting methods to resolve the Samsung Printer Offline On Windows 8 issue.

Follow the methods given here to solve the Samsung printer Offline problem:

1

Check all the connections

  • If your Windows 8 computer and Samsung printer are connected using a wired connection, confirm that all the cables are firmly and securely connected.
  • Make sure that your computer (to which the printer is connected) is switched on.
  • In case the above conditions are satisfied, and still, the Samsung Printer fails to print, move on to the next method.
Samsung Printer Offline Windows 8
Disabling the Use Printer Offline option

2

Disabling the Use Printer Offline option

The “Use Printer Offline” option lets you send jobs to your Samsung printer when you aren’t connected to it. However, when you reconnect to the printer, the option doesn’t permit you to send jobs to the printer automatically.

To resolve the Samsung Printer Status not available issue, you have to disable the “Use Printer Offline” option. To do the same, follow these steps:

  • On your Windows 8 computer, navigate to the Control Panel.
  • In the window that pops up, click on Devices and Printers.
  • In the new window that displays, right-click on your Samsung printer.
  • From the displayed options, select See what’s printing. You can see that another new window appears. Here, click on the Printer.
  • Now, deselect the Use Printer Offline.
  • Now Get Samsung Printer back to online. However, if the issue persists, move on to the next method.

3

Check your Windows 8 computer

Your Windows 8 computer might not recognize your printer’s online status properly if the drivers are outdated. If you update your computer regularly, you can stay on top of the latest drivers for your printer. To make this possible, carry out the instructions given here:

  • On your computer, type PC settings in the Search.
  • From the displayed options, click on PC settings.
  • In the window that pops up next, select the Update and recovery.
  • You should now choose the Windows Update option to make sure that Samsung Printer Drivers are up-to-date.
  • Now, check if your printer has returned online . By this time, it should have.
  • You have now fixed the Samsung Printer Offline On Windows 8.
 Check your Windows 8 computer