Is your Ricoh printer offline or does your printer stop printing? There are many different problems that can be wrong with your printer offline problem.

“Printer is offline” This is a very common problem and any printer can have this problem. Wireless printer is offline Common and can have several causes. Ricoh printer not responding, not visible Sometimes the printer does not respond at all. Or is it not even visible at all.

Steps to turn Ricoh printer offline to online

Solution 1 – Change printer settings

In most cases, a solution is quite simple. It could be that restarting the printer or plugging in the USB cable again solves the problem. If you are using a network printer wired or wireless, you can try restarting the router. Below are a few steps to hopefully get your printer back online.

  • Open control panel and go to “Devices and Printers”.
  • Make sure that the correct printer is set as the default printer.
  • Right-click on the printer and select View Jobs.
  • If there are still jobs in the queue, delete them.
  • In the window “View print jobs” of the printer, you can press printer at the top and then you can uncheck the function “Printer is offline”.
  • If it is still not resolved you can try reinstalling the printer driver.
Solution 2 – Restart the printer spooler

If you get the message the printer is offline, it can sometimes be resolved by simply restarting the printer spooler service. The printer uses this service to restart the printer and may solve the problem. follow the steps below:

  • Press the Windows Key + R on the keyboard and enter the following services.msc. Then press enter.
  • Once the services window opens, find “Printer spooler” in the list. Right-click and select “Restart” from the menu.
  • After restarting the print spooler service, see if the problem is resolved. Please note that this is not a permanent solution, if it occurs again you can repeat these steps.
Solution 2 – Restart the printer spooler

If the previous steps did not solve the problem, you can reinstall the printer driver. To do this the following must be done:

  • Go to “Devices and Printers” on the screen.
  • Find the correct printer, right-click on it and choose remove device.

After the printer is removed, download the latest drivers from the manufacturer’s website and install them. After this is done, the Ricoh printer offline problem should be resolved.