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How to fix the hp Officejet pro 8600 offline Problem?

HP Officejet Pro 8600 offline: If you want to print an important document but “hp Officejet pro 8600 offline” is displayed on the screen. This means that your printer is not communicating with the device. To solve this issue, you have to follow the instructions given below and bring your hp Officejet pro 8600 offline to online.

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How to resolve hp Officejet pro 8600 offline problem windows 10?

Solution 1: Set printer as default

If the “hp 8600 printer is offline” error displayed on the screen it may be due to the printer is not set as default. So, check id the printer is set as default or not, and if not then set it as default.

How to set a printer as default?

Step 1: Go to the “control panel” through the “start” button

Step 2: From the “Control panel”, click on the “Devices and Printers” option.

Step 3: Printers list will be shown, Right-click on the Hp printer.

Step 4: From the options click on the “Set printer as default” option.

Step 5: Restart the printer and the device, and check if the “Hp Officejet pro 8600 offline” error is solved or not.

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Solution 2: Disable the offline option.

To fix the hp Officejet pro 8600 offline error you are advised to disable the offline status of the printer. Due to that, the printer is showing offline. If you disable that option your printer will get back online.

How to disable the offline printer option?

Step 1: Click on the start icon.

Step 2: Search for “control panel”.

Step 3: From the control panel click on the “Devices and Printers” icon.

Step 4: Now a list of printers will be displayed on the screen, Right-click on the “Hp printer”.

Step 5: From the options click on the “See what’s printing

Step 6: After that click on the printer from the top of the screen.

Step 7: In the list, if there is any checkmark on the “use printer offline” option then uncheck it.

Restart the device and check if the hp 8600 printer issue is solved or not. If not then move on to the next step.

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Solution 3: Clear and restart the printer spooler

At times the printer spooler service has been stopped and that causes the hp printer offline. To check the printer spooler status, you have to follow some steps

How to clear and restart the printer spooler service?

Step 1: Restart the printer

Step 2: From the windows search bar, type “Run” to launch the “Run” program.

Step 3: Under the “Run” dialog type “services.msc”.

Step 4: Press “OK” to continue.

Step 5: From the options right-click on “Printer spooler”

Step 6: Press “Stop” from the list.

Step 7: Now press Windows and E keys from the keypad, this will open computer file explorer.

Step 8: Open “C:\Windows\System 32\Spool\Printers” path.

Step 9: Press “Ctrl + A” to select all the files from the printer’s folder.

Step 10: Press “Delete” from the keypad.

Step 11: Go to “Run dialog” and type “services.msc” again.

Step 12: Right-click on the “Printer spooler”.

Step 13: Press “Start” from the list.

Step 14: Restart the computer.

Solution 4: Clear printing jobs

Sometimes printing jobs got stuck in the queue and these stuck jobs won’t print or won’t cancel. This also causes printer offline errors. To hp Officejet pro 8600 offline to online you have to cancel the printing commands.

How to clear printing commands?

Step 1: Click on the start icon.

Step 2: Search for “control panel”.

Step 3: From the control panel click on the “Devices and Printers” icon.

Step 4: Now a list of printers will be displayed on the screen, Right-click on the “Hp printer”.

Step 5: From the options click on the “See what’s printing

Step 6: After that click on the printer from the top of the screen.

Step 7: Click on delete all documents.

Step 8: Click Yes on the confirmation message.

Now try to give new printing commands and see if the status of hp Officejet pro 8600 offline to online.

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Solution 5: Reset the printing system

The hp 8600 printer keeps going offline error can be solved by resetting and reinstalling the printer drivers from the system.

How to reset the printing system?

Step 1: Go to the windows search bar.

Step 2: From the windows search bar, type “Run” to launch the “Run” program.

Step 3: Type “devmgmt.msc” in the Run dialog box.

Step 4: Press “Enter” to continue.

Step 5: From the “Device Manager” window, right-click on the printer.

Step 6: From the list right click on the “Hp printer”.

Step 7: Now click on the “uninstall” icon.

Step 8: Click “OK” in the confirmation.

How to reinstall the printer?

Step 1: Go to the “Control panel”.

Step 2: Click on the “Devices and Printers” option.

Step 3: Click on the “Add a printer” option.

Step 4: Add the “Hp Printer” driver.

Step 5: Restart the computer and check if the “hp Officejet pro 8600 offline” error is solved or not.

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How to resolve hp Officejet pro 8600 printer offline mac?

Solution 1: Reset the printing system

The best way to get rid of  “my hp 8600 printer is offline” error is to reset the printing system. All the errors can be removed by resetting the printing system.

How to reset printing system?

Step 1: Click on the “Apple menu

Step 2: Select “System preferences” from the options.

Step 3: Tap on the “Printers and scanners” option.

Step 4: Under printers and scanners’ right-tap on the printer’s window.

Step 5: Click on the “Reset printing system”.

Step 6: Tap on “Reset” to confirm.

Step 7: Enter “Administrators name and password

Step 8: Then Press “OK” to reset.

Step 9: Once you reset the printing system you can add the printer.

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Solution 2: Run Diagnose and fix app

Run diagnose and fix is an app that eliminates connection problems. It can only be found on Mac with macOS 10.13 or a later version. With the help of this application, you can easily bring hp Officejet pro 8600 offline to online.

How to run HP smart diagnose and fix Applications?

Step 1: Download the Hp smart application on the Mac.

Step 2: Open the Hp smart app.

Step 3: If you have an account then sign in to that, if not then create an account.

Step 4: Now go to the “Printers” options.

Step 5: Then tap on the “Diagnose and fix” option.

Step 6: Press on the “Start” icon. (Make sure to open the app while troubleshooting).

Step 7: If any error is detected then, follow the instructions.

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Solution 3: Remove and re-add the hp printer.

Sometimes by removing the hp printer hp Officejet pro 8600 offline issues can be solved. You just have to simply remove the printer and then add it back.

How to remove the printer?

Step 1: Click on the “Apple menu

Step 2: Select “System preferences” from the options.

Step 3: Tap on the “Printers and scanners” option.

Step 4: Under printers and scanners’ right-tap on the hp printer.

Step 5: Tap on the “minus sign. The sign is shown under the printer’s list.

Step 6: Select the “Delete printer” icon.

Step 7: Click on “OK” to confirm.

How to add a printer?

Step 1: Navigate to the “Printers and scanners” option through “system preferences”.

Step 2: Under printers and scanners’ right-tap on the printers list.

Step 3: Now click on the “+add icon.

Step 4: Select the hp printer from the list of printers.

Step 5: Press on “Print Using” or “Use”.

Step 6: From the drop-down, select “Airprint”.

Step 7: Click on “Add”.

Solution 4: Delete unwanted printers.

If multiple printers were added to the list, then remove unwanted printers from the system. These printers may also cause hp 8600 printer problems.

How to delete unwanted printers?

Step 1: Click on the “Apple menu

Step 2: Select “System preferences” from the options.

Step 3: Tap on the “Printers and scanners” option.

Step 4: Under printers and scanners’ right-tap on the printers you want to remove.

Step 5: Tap on the “minus sign shown under the printer’s list.

Step 6: Select the “Delete printer” icon.

Step 7: Click on “OK” to confirm.

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Solution 5: Set printer as default

If the “hp 8600 printer is offline” error displayed on the screen it may be due to the printer is not set as default. So, check if the printer is set as default or not, and if not then set it as default.

How to set a printer as default?

Step 1: Click on the “Apple menu

Step 2: Select “System preferences” from the options.

Step 3: Tap on the “Printers and scanners” option.

Step 4: Under printers and scanners, click on the “default printer from the pop-up menu,

Step 5: Select the printer you wanted to set as default.

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MAC Related Help:

How to Fix Issue HP Officejet Pro 8600 Offline Error on Mac OS
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