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Canon mx472 offline

How do I get my Canon mx472 offline printer back online?

STEPS: Fix Printer Offline To Online

canon mx472 offline: There could be many reasons that bring the Canon mx472 printer offline. If you are also facing the same error then you must be wondering how to solve this. SO read the guide and perform the steps mentioned.

canon mx472 status offline
canon mx472 status offline

canon mx472 troubleshooting steps

Before moving further, you have to perform basic troubleshooting steps to resolve the canon mx472 offline error.

Step 1: Make sure that the correct printer i.e., the canon mx472 printer is selected.

Step 2: If the printer is connected through the USB, then make sure USB cables are connected properly and if the wires are loose then replace the wires to make sure that there is no connectivity error.

Step 3: Make sure that the network connectivity should be smooth to operate the canon mx472 printer.

Step 4: If the printer is connected through the wi-fi router then restart the router.

Step 5: Make sure that the papers are properly aligned in the printing tray. If there is a paper jamming error then open the printer and clear that stuck paper.

Step 6: Make sure that there should not be multiple printing commands, if there are unfinished commands then let them complete first, or if they are unwanted commands then delete them.

Step 7: Check if the canon mx472 printer offline error is solved or not, if not then move to the technical solutions.

Also check out:- Canon Pixma Printer Offline to Online on Windows, 8.1, 7, 10

Methods to bring canon mx472 printer back online

Method – 1 Disable “SNMP Status Enabled” settings

Step 1: Search for the control panel by entering it on the “Windows search bar”.

Step 2: Now click on the “Control panel app” and open the “Devices and Printers” option.

Step 3: Under the “Devices and printers” option, double tap on the “canon mx472 printer” option.

Step 4: Approach the “Printers” tab in the menu bar, after that a small window will appear.

Step 5: Choose properties from the option and opt “ports tab” in the menu bar.

Step 6: Select the “IP Address” of the Canon printer from the window.

Step 7: After that tap on the configure port option.

Step 8: Now check if there is any tick mark on the “SNMP Status Enabled” option, if it is ticked then

Step 9: Untick that option and tap on the Save option to save the changes.

Step 10: Restart the device and check if the “canon mx472 offline” is solved or not.

Consider reading:- Canon lbp 2900 printer went offline

Method – 2 Restart the printer spooler service

Step 1: Search for the Run dialogue box by pressing Windows + R key on the keypad.

Step 2:Under the Run dialogue box write “services.msc” and press “ok” or “Enter” to continue.

Step 3: From the options displayed on the screen, search for the “Printer spooler” service.

Step 4: Right-tap on the printer spooler service and from the options click on the restart option.

Step 5: In case the option is not shown then choose the “start” option.

Step 6: Again double-tap on the print spooler option.

Step 7: From there set the startup type as Automatic and after that press “OK” to save changes.

Step 8: Restart the device.

Step 9: Check if the “canon mx472 offline” is solved or not.

Also checkout:- Canon printer mg3200 offline but connected to wifi

Method – 3 Update canon mx472 printer

Step 1: Search for the Run dialogue box by pressing Windows + R key on the keypad.

Step 2: Under the Run dialogue box write “devmgmt.msc” and press “ok” or “Enter” to continue.

Step 3: Through this “Device manager” will open and under that you have to search and tap on the “print queue” option.

Step 4: Search for “canon mx472 printer driver” from the list and right-click on that.

Step 5: From the options click on the “Update driver” option.

Step 6: After that, it may ask you how you want to update the drivers and you have to choose between the two.

Step 7: If the device has the latest drivers, then opt for “browse my computer for driver software”.

Step 8: After that select the latest drivers from the device which were already downloaded.

Step 9: Now follow the procedure to finish the process.

Step 10: Restart the device and check if the “canon mx472 offline” is solved or not.

If the users do not have updated printer drivers in the device

Step 11: Choose the Browse my computer for driver software option

Step 12: The windows will automatically find best printer drivers through this.

Step 13: After the completion restart the device.

Step 14: Check if the canon mx472 printer changes to online or not.

Method – 4 Disable the use printers offline

Step 1: Search for the control panel by entering it on the “Windows search bar”.

Step 2: Now click on the “Control panel app” and open the “Devices and Printers” option.

Step 3: Under the “Devices and Printers” option, double tap on the “canon mx472 printer” option.

Step 4: Approach the “Printers” tab in the menu bar, after that a small window will appear.

Step 5: Choose Use printer offline from the option from the drop-down and if it is greyed out then

Step 6: Go for the “Open as administrator” option and after that again go to the printers tab.

Step 7: Press on the “Use printer offline” from the options.

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Method – 5 Cancel all pending documents

Step 1: Search for the control panel by entering it on the “Windows search bar”.

Step 2: Now click on the “Control panel app” and open the “Devices and Printers” option.

Step 3: Under the “Devices and Printers” option, double tap on the “canon mx472 printer” option.

Step 4: Approach the “Printers” tab in the menu bar, after that a small window will appear.

Step 5: Choose Cancel all documents from the option from the drop-down and if it is greyed out then

Step 6: Go for the “Open as administrator” option and after that again go to the printers tab.

Step 7: Press the “Cancel all documentsfrom the options.

Method – 6 Set canon mx472 printer as default

Step 1: Search for the control panel by entering it on the “Windows search bar”.

Step 2: Now click on the “Control panel app” and open the “Devices and Printers” option.

Step 3: Under the “Devices and Printers” option, double tap on the “canon mx472 printer” option.

Step 4: Press on “Set as default printer” after that a small window will appear.

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