How to Make Printer Online in Windows 10?

Printing what you see on your computer screen has taken the modernization of personal computers to new heights. The innovation of printers has dramatically reduced the workload for office workers and also has made a great impact on the education system.

Sometimes, Many people require to make a printer online in Windows 10, You can print on your printer with just one click on your computer by following this guide.

How to Make Printer Online in Windows 10?

Make Printer Online in Windows 10

There are many types of printers e.g: laser printers, solid ink printers, inkjet printers, LED printers, multifunction printers, Dot-matrix printers, etc.

You can print on your printer with just one click on your computer in windows 10.

However, printing may seem problematic now, and then as you find your printing not getting started when it’s supposed to. Your PC may show that your printer is offline, even though everything apparently seems to be fine.

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This article will discuss what problems may contribute to such situations and how to solve them.

1. Check the printer connections:

It is often the case that your printer is not connected to your computer. You’ll have to check both ends of the cable connecting your printer to your computer to make sure that both ends of the cable are inserted to both printer and computer.

There’s also a possibility that you’re dealing with a faulty cable and you’ll have to replace it in such cases.

If you’re using a wireless printer, make sure that there are no faults with the network connection.

2. Set your printer “online” manually:

If your printer is connected to your computer and still not working, then you can turn it online manually. To turn on the printer manually, click on the start icon on the bottom-left corner of your computer screen.

Then go to the control panel and choose “Devices and Printers”. Then right-click on your printer and click on “See what’s printing”.

A new window will appear, and you’ll have to click on the “Printer” from the menu bar. After that, you’ll have to click on the “Use printer online’ from the drop-down menu.

3. Remove all the “Pending Printing Jobs”:

Often one of the printing commands gets stuck, resulting in the unresponsiveness of the printer.

In such cases, you’ll have to cancel all the pending printing jobs from the “See what’s printing” option. Now print what you wish to print.

4. Try removing and again installing your printer device:

This solution seems a bit “unorthodox”, but believe me, it works. Go to the control panel from the start menu, then go to “Devices and Printers”.

Remove your printer from your computer. Now, you’ll have to add your printer by clicking on the “Add a printer” option from “Devices and Printers.

5. Uninstall and reinstall your printer software:

If all of the above-mentioned ways fail, you should try uninstalling and reinstalling your printer driver.

To uninstall your printer device, go to settings from the start menu. Then double-click on the “Apps” option. On the apps screen, search for your printer driver. After finding your printer driver, double click on it.

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The option to uninstall your printer driver will appear. Uninstall your printer by click on the “Uninstall” option.

Once you’ve uninstalled your printer driver software, you’ll need to download it again from the manufacturer’s website or any other website.

After completion of download the driver software, install it on your PC. This reinstallation is supposed to make your printer online again.

After reading this guide, if you face trouble making a printer online in Windows 10, please comment below. We try to solve your problem by replying to your queries as soon as possible.

Ahnaf Nihin is a senior content writer at Gametechia. He's having 10 years of experience in Technology and troubleshooting topics. Coming from a background in engineering, you will often see his writing stuff related to How To's, Android, and iOS.