If you are unable to print from your Brother printer because it is showing Printer Offline message. First, Check printers “Hardwares” and connect printer and computer properly with the USB cable. Although, Make sure printer is connected with your local Wi-Fi router. Further, make changes to your printer’s setting, and you will get your printer back online.

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Then you can resolve printer offline issue easily as it has a built-in feature for toggling between offline mode so that you can get back your Brother printer online. However, if your issue is still not resolved printer offline to online. You may need to make some required changes with your printer setup and installation to restore normal printing functionality.

Steps to fix Brother printer offline issues in windows 10

Steps to fix Brother printer offline issues in windows 10

  1. Click on the windows 10 start Button and Type “Printers & Scanners” in the search Box.
  2. Printers setting screen opens on windows and click on your printer model.
  3. Next, click on the Run The troubleshooter.
  4. Windows 10 start Detecting Problem( Checking for errors).
  5. Wait for a second, and windows 10 display the error behind the printer offline.
  6. On this windows , click next if any problem displayed and resolve the problem itself.
  7. Final click to close the troubleshooter.
  8. Further, print a test page.

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How to get Brother printer back online

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Many Windows users report issues related to Brother printer offline even if they are connected and fully operational. The error is usually found in the printers that function with a wi-fi network connection. Then one must follow the technical guidelines used for troubleshooting printer offline error. Go to the button of the desktop and right-click on that, a small screen will pop-up and then click on “Devices and Printers” . The next tab will open the control Panel, Hardware and Sound and “Devices and Printers”. Now look for your printer model and right-click on it and now click on see what’s printing. Now, reset the printer and click on set as default.

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Verify Brother printer powered on with no such errors and follow the troubleshooting steps to bring printer back  online.

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    1. If your Brother printer’s LED light is off, then printer must be powered off. power on your printer or check machine that it is not in the sleep mode.
    2. Check your plug or power supply also. If you are unable to power on the printer, then this solution does not apply. Then you need to solve the power supply issue first.
    3. Check your screen that there are no messages flashed like Paper Jam or Ink/Toner Empty
    4. First, confirm that your wireless router or access point is set up.
    5. Check your SSID or the name of your wireless network, and your wireless network key. You may have to ask your network administrator or Internet provider for it.
    6. Place the Brother machine close to the router for a better network.
    7. Confirm that the machine is turned on Menu.
    8. Select and press OK.
    9. Select Setup Wizard and press OK.
    10. Select your network and press OK”

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      • Enter your Password and press “OK”.

However, if your printer is still offline and you’re not able you print anything, then this is the right time to call your support executive. They will offer you instant solutions for your Brother printer related issues.

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Make sure printer is connected with the windows computer and change printer offline status. Go to the windows 7 desktop menu and click on “Devices and Printer”. Next, right-click on the local printer and set printer as Default printer. Reboot the printer and try to print a document.

How to fix Brother Printer offline in windows 11

If you upgraded your computer windows to 11 and printer is not responding. First, need to add printer on windows 11. Now, download the latest printer drivers as per printer model and computer configuration. Unzip the file and click on the .exe further follow the screen and install the brother printer drivers easily. Now, go to desktop search bar at the bottom-left-corner and search for “printers and Scanners”. Go to the list of printer and click on the local printer to add on windows. Therefore, printer connected to windows and ready to print documents.

How do I turn my brother printer from offline to online

How do I fix my printer when it says offline

Go desktop start menu click on it and click on the “Devices and Printers” in pop-up desktop screen windows. Next, go in “Printer and Faxes” Section and right-click on your Brother printer model and set as default printer. Therefore, reboot your printer and desktop and try to print a document.

Why does my  printer keeps going offline

There are several reasons behind the printer unable to print. Follow the above article or chat with certified technician to fix printer offline problems. Change printer offline to online status in short span of time with the help of a technician on chat.

Frequently Asked Question

Q: My brother printer is offline how to turn online on computer?
Ans: Make sure printer is connected with the wired or wireless network and communicating with windows 10. Next, go to the desktop “printer and scanners”. Right click on the printer and cancel all the document and use default printer. Reboot the printer and try to print.

  1. Click on the Start button on your computer, and then click on the Devices and Printers option.
  2. Now right-click your Brother printer icon and click on the See What’s Printing option on your screen.
  3. Click on the Printer option at the top of the window, look for the check mark in front of the Use Offline option. Remove the check mark, now your documents will start printing again. And if it still does not work then proceed to the next step.
  4. Turn off your printer and remove the printer’s USB cable from your computer.
  5. Now turn on your printer.

Q: Why is my brother printer keeps going offline on windows 10?
Ans: Printer is not printing says offline. It means your printer is go through the technical error as network connectivity, power plugin default, drivers’ issues, and change the network router etc. Go to the windows 10 search bar on computer screen at left-bottom corner. Type “Printers & Scanners” and Open System Setting and click on your local printer in printer list and click on manage and run troubleshooter.

Q: How to change brother printer offline to online on MacBook?
Ans: Follow the steps and change printer offline status. First go to the desktop start button. Click on the “printer preferences”. click on the +icon and See your brother printer model in the printer list. Right-click on the printer and set printer as default.

Q: How to take a brother printer offline to online?
Ans: Go to computer start button and click on in. For windows 7 users go to “Devices and Printer”. For windows 10 users, search for “printer and scanners” Now find your local printer and right click on the printer and Use Offline Mode.