You are getting your Epson printer offline error, and you could not figure out what could be the reason. Well, search no further, we are going to provide every information possible to troubleshoot this error.
It is annoying when you want to get some printouts, but your Epson printer does not work correctly or shows an error. What more annoying, though, is when you are unable to find out why your printer is not doing its job correctly?
There could be verity of reasons; an Epson printer is unable to execute the print command. One of the most common of them all is the Epson printer is offline error.
Why are you getting this Epson printer is offline error?
In most cases, you get this error when your pc is unable to communicate with the printer. This could be due to faulty connections, lousy software, or out of date drivers. Don't get annoyed though; we have listed some easy and quick fixes that will most probably resolve this problem.
Start with checking the connections between your pc and your pc
Disconnect the wires that connect the printer to the pc.
Check the connecting wires for any possible damage.
If the connecting wires are in good state, then reconnect them properly
Restart your pc and see if the printer is back online?
Go to use printer offline feature of your Epson printer and turn it off
Some time use printer offline hinders with the normal working of your printer and cause to show the
Epson printer offline error. Disabling this feature may do the trick.
Click the START button and go to the control panel
In control, panel window click on Device and Printers
Select the see what’s printing option by right-clicking the printer icon displayed in the window
A pop window will appear. Click on the printer option.
See if there is a tick mark on use printer offline option. If there is, then uncheck it to disable the feature.
Now again click on printer and check the set as default printer option.
In most cases, this will do the trick and your printer will be back online
Uninstall your printer software and reinstall it
Corrupt software may also cause the "Epson printer offline" error. In such a case you should uninstall the software and reinstall it.
Click on the START button and select the program and then click on program and features.
Right-click on the Epson printer software and then click uninstall.
Go to Epson official website and download the updated software for your printer model.
After download is finish, install the downloaded software and then run it.
Uninstall the Epson printers itself and then reinstall it
For this first, you have to download the latest driver software for your printer.
Go to the official Epson website and download the latest driver that is available for your printer model
Press the Windows logo button and R button at once
A dialogue box will appear. Enter devmgmt.msc
Select printer option from the window.
Right-click on the Epson printer option and then click uninstall.
This will uninstall the printer from your machine.
Restart your pc, and now you have to reinstall the printer again.
Press the Windows logo key and R button at the same time; this will open the run dialogue box.
In the dialogue box, enter control and click Ok.
From the control panel window, select the device and printers option.
Click on the add printer button and select Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer.
From the window that appears select add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname and then click on next.
A dialogue box will appear, here you have to enter the IP address and port name of your Epson printer.
This will reinstall the printer on your pc. Install the printer drivers that you have downloaded earlier and then restart windows to complete the process.
These are all the fix that if you follow one by one, will definitely resolve the printer offline issue. However in very few cases following all the steps mentioned do not bring your printer back online, and then you should check the official website of Epson to look for any resources that may help you to troubleshoot the
Epson printer offline error.