How to Fix the Printer Error on a Mac

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You can see that sometimes an offline person shows up on a Mac when looking for a print. This means that hp printer not responding to mac cannot communicate with the connected printer and it is definitely an annoying error, but it could just be that the printer might be turned off or even the USB connection is not loose.

Ensure connectivity between the printer and computer
This is the first thing to do if the printer offline error shows up in almost every operating system. Follow the steps below to be sure. Before performing these steps, make sure the printer is connected by judging if it is in the list of devices in the body.

For USB connectivity with the printer
Turn off the printer by pressing its power button, and then wait 5 minutes.
Disconnect the USB cable from the back of the device.
Turn on the printer. It may start printing files in the queue, so wait for it to finish and shut down before transferring.
Wait 5 minutes and reconnect the cable to the printer. Make sure that the cable is firmly seated in the USB interface of the printer. If he does start publishing, let him finish it before proceeding to the next step.
Retry printing. If so, you're all set. Otherwise, read on to learn how to turn your printer online on a wireless network.

For wireless communication with the printer
Turn off the printer, turn it on, and wait patiently for it to go silent.
In the event that the link does not return after restarting the printer, try to do the same with the router after closing all activities in the system. To restart the router, first unplug it and wait ten minutes.
After connecting the router to an electrical outlet, wait for it to connect to the network. The link light will be on, so make sure before moving.

Restart the computer and wait for it to become inactive. After restarting, click on the Apple icon and select System Preferences. Then click on Tools & Scanners to view a list of installed Mac printers.
If you can select the printer from the device list, it is connected. But if your printer does not appear in the list and you have no choice but to look like this then the system link is causing the offline printer error.
Reset the printer
Make sure the printer is asleep before continuing.
After turning on the device, unplug the power cord from the rear. Disconnect the same at the power outlet. Wait at least 1 minute.
Reconnect the power cord to the electrical outlet.
Reconnect the power cord to the printer.
If it doesn't turn on, press the power button.
When it turns out, try to print again. If you cannot, go to the next step.
Remove other hardware from your Mac
If there are multiple titles for the same printer saved on the computer, delete the unwanted entries and keep the one displayed as Idle. Note that the idle stand-by printer from the platen is highlighted in green. After making sure, follow the steps below.

Open the list of printers under Printers & Scanners.
Then delete more entries for the exact same printer by selecting one and clicking the minus button displayed in the lower left corner.
Then configure the lazy printer as default.
Then try printing again.
If the printer offline error persists, continue to the next troubleshooting step.
Clear the current print queue and add the printer again
Removing a print queue from this list and adding it again creates a new print session on your Mac. To do this, follow the steps below:

Make sure your Mac has a network connection.
In the list of printers, click the device, and then click the minus button to remove it.

To add it to the list again, click and
Then select your printer from the new list that appears and click Insert
Click Use or Print Usage.
Then select an available printer or AirPrint.
When it appears idle in the list of printers, try printing again.
When the offline status persists, continue to the next step to fix it.

Reset or reconfigure the printing system
Right-click on a blank area in the list of printers and also select Reset Printing Platform. Confirm exactly the same when prompted.
Sort the username and password of the administrator account and select OK.
Wait for the process to complete and the record provided is empty.
Reinsert the printer as mentioned earlier.
Retry printing.
If these steps don't fix the offline printer error, you can ask for advanced troubleshooting to manage exactly the same. In this scenario, please contact our accredited printer service specialists for quick assistance.

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