Open your installed printer driver and restart your printer.
Choose your printer and install the paper port. Also, go through all instructions.
Launch the Apple menu and choose ‘System Preferences.’
Choose the ‘Printers and Scanners’ option.
From here, tap the ‘+’ sign and choose ‘Add printer or Scanner.’
Meanwhile, from the next window, choose your Brother printer.
Allow and add your brother’s printer to the device. Once added to the Mac device, quit the system preferences.
This way: you resolve the brother printer offline issue, and the printer icon will become green.
We hope this extensive guide for resolving Brother Printer Offline issues will prove beneficial to you. In case you want more in-depth assistance, take the help of our Brother Printer Support experts.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get my Brother printer back online?
To get the Brother printer back, follow these steps:
Firstly, do right-click on your Brother machine
Next, here you will view the option See what’s printing > Printer > Use Printer Offline
Now, hit on Open as Administrator; if you Use Printer Offline is greyed out
After that, enter the administrator password
Lastly, click on Yes button
Why is the Brother Printer offline?
Your Brother Printer is offline due to various reasons. One of the most common reasons is that it is not enabled and shows errors such as empty toner. Also, it happens when its Network has a connection problem.
Why does my Brother printer say offline when it is on?
This error typically occurs due to a paper jam or a disconnected cable. It also shows that you have a problem with your software or driver. Besides, lack of updates or old age can also be why your Printer says it’s offline when it is on.
Why does my Brother printer say it is offline?
Your Brother Printer says “Offline” because it is not turned on. Moreover, it is not set as the default printer, or its Network has a connection problem.
Why is my Brother Printer showing offline Windows 10?
While printing, if you receive an offline message from Brother Printer in Windows 10, it can be due to a connection problem. Thus, to fix it, you must check your printer connection, whether it’s USB or Wireless.
How do I change my Brother printer to online?
To change Brother Printer to online, follow these steps:
Right-click on your Brother machine
Here, you see the option See what’s printing
After the hit on Printer option and then Use Printer Offline.
Now, tap Open As Administrator if Use Printer Offline collapses.
After that, fill in your administrator password and hit Yes.