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Why is HP Officejet 6950 offline

Hp Officejet 6950 offline

STEPS: Fix Printer Offline To Online

Hp Officejet 6950 offline: Hp printers are used widely because of their excellent performance and high-quality printing. Despite having these features, they show a hp printer offline error. When you print any document it displays a “hp 6950 offline” error.

To solve this you have to follow the instructions given below.

HP Officejet 6950 Printer is offline
HP Officejet 6950 offline

hp Officejet 6950 Troubleshooting steps

Step 1: Turn off the printer wait for 10 to 15 seconds, and disconnect the power cables from the printer.

Step 2: Now turn off the device as well.

Step 3: Connect the power cables and turn on the printer.

Step 4: Disconnect the power cables from the wireless router.

Step 5: Wait for 15 seconds and reconnect the router.

Step 6: It will take a few minutes for the internet to come back.

Step 7: Now restart the device.

Step 8: Connect the printer to the device through the HP wireless setup wizard or the HP Smart software.

Step 9: Now try to print a document to check if the hp Officejet 6950 offline still exists.

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How to fix the hp Officejet 6950 printer offline on Windows?

Fix – 1 Set hp 6950 printer as default.

Step 1: On the windows search bar search for the “Settings” option.

Step 2: From the results, you have to click on the “Devices” option.

Step 3: You have to select the “Printers and Scanners” option from the left panel.

Step 4: Search for “hp 6950 printer” from the list and tap on that.

Step 5: From the options, you have to choose the “manage” option.

Step 6: Now select “Set as default”.

Step 7: Now give printing commands and if the hp Officejet 6950 offline error displays then move on to the next step.

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Fix – 2 Check printer port and windows service status.

Step 1: On the windows search bar search for the “Control panel” option.

Step 2: Open the “Control panel” and click on the “Devices and Printers” option to proceed.

Step 3: Search for your “hp 6950 printer” and right-click on that.

Step 4: Select “Printer properties” from the options.

Step 5: After that, you have to click on the “Ports” tab.

Step 6: Check if the printer uses a “WSD port” (If the printer does not use a WSD port then skip to the next step)

Step 7: Now search for “Services” to open the services list.

Step 8: After that locate for Function Discovery Provider Host and Function Discovery Resource Publication.

Step 9: Double-tap on the “Function Discovery Provider Host” now change the startup type to “Automatic” choose to apply and then press “OK

Step 10: Now from the options double tap on the Function Discovery Resource Publication.

Step 11: Under that change the startup type to “Automatic” and choose to apply and then press “OK

Step 12: After that give printing commands and if the hp Officejet 6950 offline error displays then move on to the next step.

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Fix – 3 Connect the device to a TCP / IP port

Step 1: On the windows search bar search for the “Settings” option.

Step 2: From the results, you have to click on the “Devices” option.

Step 3: You have to select the “Printers and Scanners” option from the left panel.

Step 4: Search for “hp 6950 printer” from the list and tap on that.

Step 5: From the options, you have to choose the “manage” option.

Step 6: Select “Printer properties” from the options.

Step 7: After that, you have to click on the “Ports” tab.

Step 8: Select the “Add port” option.

Step 9: Choose Standard TCP/IP Port and click on the New Port.

Step 10: Enter printers IP address and click next.

Step 11: Choose a new Standard TCP/IP Port and click Ok.

Step 12: Give new printing commands.

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Fix – 4 Remove printing commands

Step 1: On the windows search bar search for the “Settings” option.

Step 2: From the results, you have to click on the “Devices” option.

Step 3: You have to select the “Printers and Scanners” option from the left panel.

Step 4: Search for “hp 6950 printer” from the list and tap on that.

Step 5: From the options, you have to choose the “open print queue” option.

Step 6: From the top press the “Printers” option.

Step 7: From the list click on the cancel all documents option.

Step 8: If the option is not available then click on the “Open as administrator” option.

Step 9: Now again click on the cancel all documents option from the list.

Step 10: Press “Yes” on the confirmation message.

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Fix – 5 Manually bring hp 6950 printer online

Step 1: On the windows search bar search for the “Settings” option.

Step 2: From the results, you have to click on the “Devices” option.

Step 3: You have to select the “Printers and Scanners” option from the left panel.

Step 4: Search for “hp 6950 printer” from the list and tap on that.

Step 5: From the options, you have to choose the “open print queue” option.

Step 6: From the top press the “Printers” option.

Step 7: From the list click on the Use printer offline option.

Step 8: If the option is not available then click on the “Open as administrator” option.

Step 9: Now again click on the Use printer offline option from the list.

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How to fix hp officejet 6950 printer offline on Mac?

Fix – 1 HP Smart Diagnose & Fix”

Step 1: Download and run “Hp smart app” on the Mac.

Step 2: Select “Printers” menu from the top.

Step 3: Choose “Diagnose and Fix” option from the menu.

Step 4: Now click on the “Start” icon.

Step 5: It will start the analysis and it take few minutes to finish the process. Don’t make any interruptions in the process.

Step 6: When the diagnoses is displayed on the screen then you can check the results.

Step 7: Press “Done” or opt “Test print”.

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Fix – 2 Reset Hp printer

Step 1: Search for “Apple icon” from the top and tap on it.

Step 2: From the results click on “System Preferences”.

Step 3: From the given options click on the “Printers and scanners” menu.

Step 4: Right click on the printers window, and after that click on the “Reset printing system”.

Step 5: Press “Reset” on the confirmation tab.

Step 6: Now you will be asked to enter the id and the password, and after that select “OK” to complete the process.

Step 7: Now add the printer back and try to print something.

To add the printer back you have to press on the + icon.

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