Canon Pixma G4200 Offline

If your Canon Pixma G4200 Offline, check the connection between your printer and computer.

Canon PIXMA G4200 is an All-in-One wireless printer that allows you to print, copy, scan, and fax. This printer comes with many features, but sometimes, you will face offline issues. The offline problem will probably occur due to a connectivity problem, hardware, or software issue. You can solve your printer’s offline issue by following the below instructions.


Check The Connection Between Your Printer And Computer:

  • Make sure that the power cord is firmly connected to the rear of your printer and the electrical outlet.
  • Ensure to power on your printer.
  • If you have connected the printer and computer by USB cable, check whether the cable is connected properly.
  • In case there is a problem with the USB cable, then replace it.
  • If you use a Wi-Fi network, ensure that the printer and your computer are on the same network.
Check The Connection Between Your Printer And Computer
Delete all the documents


How To Turn Offline Pixma G4200 Printer Online:

Delete all the documents:

  • Launch the Canon printer software on your computer.
  • Click on the Display Send Queue button from the right side of the window.
  • Now, all the print jobs assigned to your printer will appear on the screen.
  • Next, select all the print jobs and click Cancel from the Document option.
  • When a confirmation message appears on the screen, click on the Yes button to delete all the print jobs on your computer.
  • Now, check whether your printer is back in online mode.
  • If it does not work, follow the below steps.

Continue with the following steps if the Canon Pixma G4200 Offline even now.

Reconnect the printer:

  • If you have already turned on your printer, turn it off and disconnect the power cord.
  • Now, disconnect the wireless router for 15 seconds. If you have connected by a USB cable, then unplug it and wait for some time.
  • Turn on your router again by connecting the necessary cables.
  • Once the router turns on, plug the power cord to the printer’s rear and the other end into an electrical outlet.
  • Power on your printer.
  • After connecting your printer, print a test page to check whether your printer is back online.


Steps To Get Pixma G4200 Printer Online In Windows:

Set the printer as default:

  • Select the Start button on your computer and search for the Control Panel option.
  • Now, click the Hardware and Sounds option in the Control Panel window.
  • Choose the Devices and Printers option.
  • Now, you need to right-click on your respective printer.
  • Choose the Set as default printer option from the drop-down list.
  • Now, you need to check whether your printer is in online mode.
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Uninstall the printer driver

Uninstall the printer driver:

To uninstall the Canon printer driver from your computer, follow these steps.

  • Click the Start button on the computer’s main screen. Now, search for the Control Panel option using the search bar.
  • Click the Control Panel option from the search result and then choose the Programs option.
  • In the next window, choose the Programs & Features option.
  • Now, select the printer driver from the list and right-click on it.
  • Click on the Uninstall option from the menu.
  • Now, click on the Uninstall option again in the confirmation dialog box.
  • After uninstalling the printer driver from your computer, you need to reinstall it.


Restarting Your Print Spooler Service:

  • Select the Start menu on your computer’s main screen.
  • Now, navigate to Services using the Windows Search option or Run command.
  • Right-click on the Print Spooler option from the list.
  • Click on the Stop option from the drop-down list.
  • Now, navigate to the respective printer spooler folder on your computer.
  • Choose all the files from the printer’s folder and press the Delete key on your keyboard.
  • Go back to the Services window and then right-click on the Print Spooler option.
  • Next, select the Start option from the drop-down list.
Restarting Your Print Spooler Service
Disabling Use Printer Offline Feature


Disabling Use Printer Offline Feature:

  • Select the Start menu on your computer.
  • Now, open the Control Panel window.
  • Next, choose the Hardware and Sounds option in your Control Panel window.
  • Select Devices and Printers from the list.
  • Now, right-click on your printer’s name and choose the See what’s printing option.
  • Next, select the Printer tab and deselect the Use Printer Offline option.
  • Now, check whether the printer is back in online mode.


Reinstalling Your Canon Printer Software:

  • Launch the browser on your computer.
  • Go to the support page of your printer.
  • On the support page, type your printer name in the search bar at the top of the page, or you can browse to the printer model by selecting the Printers section from the Product Type.
  • In the following window, choose your device name from the list.
  • Select your printer’s model number from the displayed list.
  • In the next window, click the Drivers & Downloads button at the top of the window.
  • Below the Drivers & Downloads section, choose your respective operating system with its version from the drop-down lists.
  • Select your language.
  • Click on the Select button that’s located next to the driver file.
  • Click Download below the selected driver file.
  • Now, the printer’s driver will start to download on your computer.
Reinstalling Your Canon Printer Software