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When i print , it says that the printer is offline , i use a mac and print wirelessly

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I have this same printer and use a macbook pro. I have to wake the printer up before I print by pressing the green button. After than it works like a champ again.

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Wireless printer offline


Go to your printers properties and click default. Just fixed ours that way 5 min. ago.

Hope this helps Mike

Mar 15, 2015 | Canon PIXMA Office Equipment & Supplies

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Samsung ML-2525W printer & Mac OS X 10.6


I think there are 6 ways (at least?) to connect this printer:
(1) Direct to Mac (or PC) via USB Cable (2) Direct to Mac (or PC) via Ethernet Crossover Cable (3) Ethernet to router/switch, with Mac/PC also via Ethernet to router/switch (4) Ethernet to router/switch, with Mac/PC via WiFi (802.11 wireless) (5) WiFi to router, with Mac/PC via Ethernet to router/switch (6) WiFi to router, with Mac/PC also via WiFi
As (1) should be simplest, tried this first. First document would print instantly and completely, next doc would hang in queue with unexpected msg, "Printer is offline." Only way to print 2nd doc was to power cycle (off-on) the printer. This problem occurred whether 2nd doc was sent to printer before or after 1st doc had printed. Tried 2nd USB cable, tried new driver, tried reinstalling printer; same problem. Spoke to both Samsung and Apple support, including both on a conference call; never got this to work and never clarified if problem was in printer hardware/software, driver, or something else.
Nothwithstanding USB problem, did succeed in modes (4) and (6), although custom wireless config needed since my network does not broadcast SSID and requires an encryption password. Also required different driver for wireless config (as opposed to USB).

on Apr 25, 2010 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Can't print from HP 2540 aio to my Imac PowerPc G5 OS X 10.5.8 The Imac keeps telling that the printer is offline.


A quick look at the HP web site for this printer shows that it only supports Max OS X 10.6 and later. These versions only support the intel processor based macs. Your PowerPC mac is, unfortunately, obsolete as far as Apple and the peripheral manufacturers are concerned and is not supported.

Dec 19, 2013 | HP PhotoSmart 7350 InkJet Printer

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I installed printer and was able to print wirelessly just fine from my iMac running 10.6 until today. Today the printer is offline wirelessly. If I plug in the USB cable it pops right up. How do I...


Restart the printer and have it reconnect to the wireless access point. Then, restart your Mac - cold boot. Then, have the Mac look for the printer again.

Jun 18, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Wireless keeps saying printer is offline when I try to print, but im using a MAC Book


hi there!

try restarting you mac book and see if the printer icon goes online. you can check on the manuals, drivers, and faq's for that printer too on this link:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=3752459

Apr 07, 2011 | HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless All-In-One...

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Just set up cannon PIXMA MX870 printer. Cannot get it to print from wireless connection. In my printer box it says the printer is offline. It will print when I connect the printer with a cable. I use a...


I had the same problem - my printer showed that wireless LAN was enabled & my mac showed the printer but said it was offline. I went to preferences, print & fax, hit the + key to add a printer, added the canon printer again, set that printer as my default, did a print command from Word & that created a queue in the new default printer ... and it printed. Deleted the first Canon printer that was "offline." Oh, and I'm not sure if it made a difference, but before what I just described, I checked for software updates after the printer CD install process & uploaded one update.

Jan 27, 2011 | Canon PIXMA MX870 Wireless Office...

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I just bought a Macbook Pro and a multifunction Canon printer. I can print only if the computer and printer are connected with a cord. I am unable to printer wirelessly and the status says 'offline'. How...


You may find this page useful (you also need an Access Point, but I assume you have one and it's configured correctly - don't you?)

http://www.derekunderwood.com/uncategorized/go-wireless-from-mac-to-canon-pixma-mp460/

Let me know.

Mar 24, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MP460 All-In-One InkJet...

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Printer status says offline, and we can not print on laptop


Hi!
If you're offline with the printer, you definitely won't be able to print.

I'm assuming you're using Windows XP here. Most Windows products will be similar...

On the laptop, click on the Start button, then Settings, then Printers and Faxes. Find your printer in the list, right-click on it and click "Use Online" or uncheck the "Offline" box.

Good luck! Remember to rate the solutions!

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Can't print from my mac to my canon mp980 wireless printer


Sounds like when you added xp you inadvertently installed new print driver on server.
Try rolling back driver. But may drop xp from printing.

Best solution network printer to router bypass server. Will require hard wire from printer to router. disconnect from server may need network card for printer.

Mar 08, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP980 All-In-One InkJet...

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