Why is my printer status offline?
For the most part, a printer will appear “Offline” if your computer is unable to establish communication with the device. This could be due to factors like loose cable connections, outdated printer drivers, problems with important system services, etc.
How do I know if my printer is ready?
To view a list of items waiting to print in Windows 10, select the Start menu, then type printers and scanners in the search box on the taskbar. Select Printers & scanners and select your printer from the list. Select Open queue to see what’s printing and the upcoming print order.