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HP Envy 7100 Printer Offline

How to fix and Bring Back HP Envy 7100 Printer Offline to Online?

HP Envy 7100 printer offline: While printing documents we often receive an error of “hp 7100 printer offline” which appears without any probable reason. This error may arise when Hp Envy 7100 won’t be able to communicate with the printing device.

 HP Envy 7100 printer offline to online

To solve the issue, you have to troubleshoot the reasons that bring the printer offline. In this article, we have mentioned the reasons that bring “hp envy 7100 printer offline” and the solutions that can bring the printer back online.

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Why my hp envy photo 7100 keeps saying offline?

There are several reasons that cause printer offline errors. You should know these reasons and try to solve them.

Reason 1: Connectivity issue

Sometimes the printer cables were not connected properly or the USB is broken and which causes the printer offline error. TO resolve this error, you have to properly connect the printing cables or examine the cables properly to see if there is any damage.
If it is connected through wi-fi then connect it with a cable to see if it is working or not.

Reason 2: Printer status

While printing the printer status has been set to pause or use printer offline. To bring the printer back online you have to disable the pause printer and Use the printer offline option.

Reason 3: Driver software:

The driver software is like a code through which the printer and the device communicate. If the driver software is corrupted, faulty, outdated, or incompatible then it may show an offline error. To resolve this you have to update the driver software. You can update it online and visit the manufactures website.

Reason 4: Installation error

If you are using the printer for the first time and it doesn’t appear in the “drivers and printers” menu then there might be an installation error. By reinstalling the printer you can get rid of the “hp envy photo 7100 series offline” error.

Reason 5: Printer not set as default

If you have more than one printer connected to your device then sometimes windows automatically set the last printer you used as the default printer. TO fix this you have to set “Hp printer” as default.

Reason 6: Loaded printer queue

If the print queue is full of unwanted prints then it may show an offline error. For this, you have to clear the printing queue first and then try to give new printing commands.

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Basic hp envy 7100 troubleshooting steps.

Method 1: Check connectivity

This is the basic step you have to make sure that all the cables were properly connected. Ensure that the power supply is appropriate.

Moving next, check that the network is working properly. If the printer is connected to the wi-fi then make sure that both the printer and device were connected to the same wi-fi

Try to use another method for connecting the printer and computer-like if the printer is connected through wi-fi then, try to connect through USB just to make sure that the printer is working or not.

Method 2: Restart the printer and the computer

  • Turn off both the printer and the computer.
  • Remove the power cord of the printer.
  • Wait for 30 to 40 seconds and then plug the cord again.
  • Now, wait till the printer gets started.
  • Once the printer is properly turned on
  • Turn on the computer and check whether the issue of the hp envy 7100 printer offline has been solved or not.

If hp envy photo 7100 keeps saying offline then move on to the next step.

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How to fix the hp envy photo 7100 offline issue on Windows?

Solution 1: Set Hp Envy 7100 as the default

In windows, the printer you used, at last, will be automatically set as the default printer. This can cause “hp envy photo 7100 series offline” to bring it back online you have to set the printer as default.

How to set the printer as default?

  • Press the Windows key from the keypad
  • Go to the “settings”.
  • Click on the “Devices” icon.
  • Select the “Printers and scanners” option.
  • From the printers list, click on the printer you want to set as default.
  • Click on the “Open queue” option.
  • From the top of the toolbar click on the “Printer”.
  • Now press on “Set as default printer”.

By following these steps, you can set any printer as default.

Solution 2: Remove and reinstall the printer

  • Go to the windows search bar
  • Type “Run” to access the “Run” window.
  • Enter “devmgmt.msc” in the dialog box
  • From the “Device Manager” window Right-click on the printer.
  • Repeatedly, right-click on the “HP printer” and tap on the “Uninstall” button from the list.

How to reinstall “Hp envy 7100”?

  • From the windows icon
  • Go to the control panel
  • Click on the “Drivers and printers” option.
  • Right-click on the list and press the “Add a printer” icon.
  • Add the “Hp envy 7100 printer.
  • At last restart, the computer and check if the “hp envy 7100 printer offline” error is solved or not.

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Solution 3: Update the Printer driver

If “hp envy 7100 printer offline” is displayed on the screen then make sure that you have updated the printer drivers. If the drivers were not updated then update it first.

How to update the hp envy 7100 driver?

  • From the windows icon
  • Go to the control panel
  • Click on the “Device Manager” option.
  • Click on the “Printers” section to expand it.
  • Find your printer and right-click on the same.
  • Select “Update driver” from the list.
  • Click on the “Search automatically” option.
  • Now allow printer drivers to be updated.
  • Restart the device if required.

Solution 4: Deactivate Offline commands.

In some cases, we have activated the offline commands. If we deactivate the commands then the “hp envy photo 7100 offline” error can be solved. But the question is how to deactivate this command, for this you have to follow these steps.

  • Go to the start menu.
  • Search for “control panel” and click on that.
  • Click on the “Devices and Printers” icon.
  • From the list of printers, click on the “Hp printer” icon.
  • From the list click on the “See what’s printing” option.
  • Click on the “Printer” icon.
  • From the list of options click on “Pause printing” or “Use printer offline” to remove the checkmark.

Give printing commands just to check whether the “hp 7100 printer offline” error is solved or not.

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Solution 5: Hp envy 7100 troubleshooting printer spoolers

In certain conditions printer spooler service has been stopped and due to this “hp envy 7100 offline” error displays. To fix the error you have to start the printer spooler service again.

  • Go to the “Windows search bar” and type “Run”.
  • On the “Run” dialog box type “Services.msc”.
  • Press “OK” to continue.
  • From the list, search for “Print spooler”.
  • Right-click on the “Printer spooler” and select the “Stop” option to pause the service.
  • GO to the address bar from “Windows file explorer
  • Type “C: \Windows\System32\Spool\Printer” and click “OK
  • Delete all the files from the printer folder to clear the queue.
  • Now go back to the “Print spooler” and right-click on that.
  • Press “Start” to resume the service.

Now restart the computer and check whether the “hp 7100 printer offline” has been solved or not.

Windows Related Help:
How to Fix HP Envy HP Envy 7100 Printer Offline on Windows 10, 8, 7
How to Fix Issue HP Envy 7100 Printer Status Error on Windows Computers
How to Get HP Envy 7100 Printer Offline to Online on Windows 10

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Why Hp envy photo 7100 series offline on Mac?

Solution 1: Reset the printing system

By resetting the printer system, all the errors can be solved and you will be able to bring the offline printer back online.

  • Go to the “Apple menu
  • Click on the “System preferences” and
  • Go to the “Printers and scanners” or “Print or scan” option.
  • Right-click anywhere on the blank screen in the printer’s list.
  • Now click on the “Reset printing system”.
  • Click “Reset” to confirm.
  • After that, you are required to enter “Administrator name and password
  • Press “OK” to confirm.

By following these instructions, you can reset the printing system after resetting you have to re-add the printer.

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How to re-add the printer?

  • Go to the “Apple menu
  • Click on the “System preferences” and
  • Go to the “Printers and scanners” or “Print or scan” option.
  • Now click on the “+” Add button from the bottom.
  • After that select the printer from the list.

Solution 2: Hp smart Diagnose and fix”

It is that feature that phases our connection errors. The application can only be used on Mac computers and with MacOS 10.13 or above.

Steps of using HP smart diagnose and repair tool

  • Firstly, download the “Hp smart app” on the Mac.
  • Now, opt “Printers” option.
  • Select “Diagnose and Fix”.
  • Click on the “Start” icon.
  • It will take a few minutes to analyze. You can not make interruptions while analyzing.
  • When “diagnoses appear on the screen, you can see the results or
  • Press “Done” or opt “Test print” option.

Solution 3: Remove the printer and add it again

  • Go to the “Apple menu
  • Click on the “System preferences” and
  • Go to the “Printers and scanners” or “Print or scan” option.
  • Right-click on the printer that has to be removed.
  • Press on the “minus icon.
  • Click on the “Delete printer” option.

How to re-add the printer?

  • Go to the “Apple menu
  • Click on the “System preferences” and
  • Go to the “Printers and scanners” or “Print or scan” option.
  • Now click on the “+” Add button from the bottom.
  • After that select the printer from the list.

MAC Related Help:
How to Fix HP Envy 7100 Printer Offline on MAC?
How to Fix Issue HP Envy 7100 Printer Offline Error on Mac OS?
How to Get HP Envy 7100 Printer Offline to Online on MAC Computers

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