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How to Turn HP OfficeJet 5255 offline to Online?

Hp Officejet 5255: As we know Hp printers are known for their fine printing and advanced technology but at times while printing documents notifications pop up that the printer is offline. This doesn’t mean that the printer is broken or damaged this means that the printer is unable to communicate with the device.

If you are also facing this issue then read the article and follow the steps to bring HP OfficeJet 5255 Printer offline to online.

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hp officejet 5255 offline

Why does my hp Officejet 5255 keep going offline?

If your printer is showing an offline error then there would be several reasons responsible for that. Before moving further, you should know the reasons first so take a look at them.

Reason 1: Connectivity Issue.

Reason 2: Outdated printer drivers.

Reason 3: Full printing Queue.

Reason 4: Antivirus Error.

Reason 5: Printing installation error

Reason 6: Printer drivers not installed.

Reason 7: Wrong printer settings.

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how to get hp Officejet 5255 online on windows?

Quick Fix 1: Make sure to untick “Use printer offline” mode.

Step 1: Click on the “Windows icon”.

Step 2: Search for “Control Panel”.

Step 3: Tap on the “Control Panel” option and search for “Devices and Printers”.

Step 4: Press on the “Devices and Printers” menu.

Step 5: Under “Devices and printers” search for your hp Officejet 5255 printer.

Step 6: Right-click on the printer.

Step 7: From the list click on “See what’s printing”.

Step 8: From the top click on the “Printers” menu.

Step 9: From the drop-down If the “Use printer offline” is greyed out then.

Step 10: Click on “Run as Administrator”.

Step 11: Now go from the drop-down and click on the “Use printer offline” tab.

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Quick Fix 2: Set hp Officejet 5255 printer as default

Step 1: Click on the “Windows icon”.

Step 2: Search for “Control Panel”.

Step 3: Tap on the “Control Panel” option and search for “Devices and Printers”.

Step 4: Press on the “Devices and Printers” menu.

Step 5: Under “Devices and printers” search for your hp Officejet 5255 printer.

Step 6: Right-click on the printer.

Step 7: From the list click on “Set as default”.

Step 8: From the list check for the tick mark on “Hp printer”. If there is a tick mark on that then your printer is successfully selected as default.

Quick Fix 3: Update the Printer driver.

Step 1: Click on the “Windows icon”.

Step 2: Search for “Control Panel”.

Step 3: Tap on the “Control Panel” option and search for “Device Manager”.

Step 4: Search for the “printers” option.

Step 5: Double click on the “Printers” option to expand the list.

Step 6: Now search for “Hp Officejet 5255 printer”.

Step 7: Right-click on the printer.

Step 8: From the options select “Update driver”.

Step 9: Now from the two options press on “Update drivers automatically”.

This can automatically update the printer drivers and if doesn’t work then visit the manufacturer’s website download the printer drivers and reinstall them.

Quick Fix 4: Run Hp print and scan Doctor

Step 1: Download and install the “Hp printer and scan doctor” application.

Step 2: Now download and run the downloaded “exe” file.

Step 3: Cast the “Hp printer and scan doctor” and then press on the “Start” icon.

Step 4: You have to select your “Hp printer” from the available list.

Step 5: At the end, click the “Fix printing link” to launch the repairing process.
When the process is done, it will tell give you the solution to fix the error.

Quick Fix 5: Disable SNMP port

Step 1: Click on the “Windows icon”.

Step 2: Search for “Control Panel”.

Step 3: Tap on the “Control Panel” option and search for “Devices and Printers”.

Step 4: Press on the “Devices and Printers” menu.

Step 5: Under “Devices and printers” search for your hp Officejet 5255 printer.

Step 6: Right-click on the printer.

Step 7: Press on “Printer properties”.

Step 8: Click on the “ports” tab.

Step 9: Press on “Configure Port”.

Step 10: If there is a checkmark on “SNMP Status Enabled” then uncheck it.

Step 11: Press “Ok” to continue.

Step 12: Restart the system and check if the “hp Officejet 5255 offline” is solved or not.

How to get my hp Officejet 5255 online on Mac?

Quick Fix 1: Reset the printing system

Step 1: On the Mac, press “Apple Menu”.

Step 2: Press “System Preferences” from the list.

Step 3: Tap on the “Printers & Scanners” icon.

Step 4: Right-click anywhere on the list of printers.

Step 5: Press on “Reset printing system”.

Step 6: Tap on “Reset” to confirm.

Step 7: You are required to enter the Administrator’s id and password to proceed.

Step 8: Now press “OK” to continue.

Step 9: After that, you can re-add the printers.

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Quick Fix 2: HP Smart Diagnose and Fix App

Step 1: Download and install the “Hp Smart Diagnose and Fix” application. You can install it from the Mac app store.

Step 2: Choose the printer’s icon.

Step 3: After that select “Diagnose and Fix”.

Step 4: Now Click “Start”.

Step 5: It will start the analysis, by the time it will end you were advised not to make any interruptions in it.

Step 6: At the end, it will show the results you can either choose “Done” or opt for “Test Print”.

Quick Fix 3: Remove “Hp Officejet 5255 printer” and reinstall it.

How to remove a printer?

Step 1: On the Mac, press “Apple Menu”.

Step 2: Click on “System Preferences” from the list.

Step 3: Tap on the “Printers & Scanners” icon.

Step 4: From the list of printers, search for “Hp printer”.

Step 5: Click on “Hp printer”.

Step 6: Tap on the “Minus” icon to remove the printer.

Step 7: Tap on the “Delete printer” option.

How to re-add a printer?

Step 1: Navigate to the “Printers & Scanners” icon.

Step 2: Click on the “+” Plus icon.

Step 3: Search for your printer from the list.

Step 4: You can either choose “Print Using” or “Use”.

Step 5: From the drop-down choose “Air Print”.

Step 6: Now press “Add”.

Quick Fix 5: Delete printing commands

Step 1: On the Mac, press “Apple Menu”.

Step 2: Press “System Preferences” from the list.

Step 3: Click on the “Printers & Scanners” icon.

Step 4: From the list of printers, search for “Hp printer”.

Step 5: Click on “Hp printer”.

Step 6: Tap on the “Open Print Queue”.

Step 7: Choose the printing jobs.

Step 8: Press on “X” to remove the printing commands.

Step 9: Press “Yes” to confirm.

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