How To Solve Canon Pixma MG4250 Printer Offline?

Follow Simple Steps To Solve Canon Pixma MG4250 Offline

Most people might have encountered the Printer Offline issue at least once in their lifetime. This error message seems to be a troublemaker for many people while performing the print or any printer-related operations. But, this error can be resolved easily. If you’re encountering the Canon Pixma MG4250 Printer Offline issue, then scroll down this page, and perform the simple & quick troubleshooting instructions given below to resolve it.Before going into the advanced methods, perform the simple solutions given below.

In this article, we have described the steps and methods to troubleshoot the Canon Pixma MG4250 Printer goes Offline issue.

Simple solutions

  • Initially, make sure that your Canon Pixma MG4250 printer is turned on.
  • Check whether you have connected your printer and the computer to the same network.
  • If not, disconnect and reconnect both the devices (printer & computer) to the same network and then perform the print operation.
  • Make sure that you have selected your Canon printer correctly while configuring the print operation settings.
  • See if your computer meets all of the system requirements of the printer. If not, install the printer driver on the computer. Make sure that this driver meets your printer requirements and then perform the print operation.

Advanced methods


Reboot Canon Pixma MG4520 Printer

  • Turn off your Canon printer.
  • Unplug the power and Ethernet or USB cables from your printer.
  • Leave your Canon printer disconnected from the power source for a few seconds.
  • Reconnect all the cables (power & network) and turn on the printer.
  • Now, perform the print operation and check whether the error message Printer Offline is cleared. If not, perform the next method given below.
Canon Pixma MG4250 Printer Offline

Continue with the following steps if the Canon Pixma MG4250 Printer Offline even now.

Solve Canon Pixma MG4250 Goes Offline


Enable Use Printer Online Option

If the Canon printer status is set as Offline on your computer, then there is a chance for this error to occur. To clear this error, set the printer status to online. To do so, follow the below instructions. Note: The below instructions are suitable only for the Windows computer.

  • Click on the Start menu or icon.
  • Go to the Control Panel window.
  • In the opened window, click on the Hardware & Sound or Printers and Other Hardware option, followed by Devices and Printers, Printers and Faxes or Printers. Now, select your printer in the Printers or Devices & Printers window and right-click on it.
  • Click on the Use Printer Online option.
  • Now, perform the print operation from your computer to the printer.


Deselect Use Printer Offline

If more than two or three print jobs are queued, then you can see your printer icon in the taskbar of your computer. In this case, restarting the print job will clear the error message Printer Offline. If the Use Printer offline option is selected, then deselect it. To do so, follow the below instructions.

For Windows 7

  • In the Devices and Printers window, select and right-click on your printer icon.
  • Click on the See what’s printing option, followed by the Printer tab.
  • Deselect the Use Printer Offline option.

For Windows 10/8/8.1

  • Open the Control Panel window.
  • Choose your printer and right-click on it.
  • Select See what’s printing > Printer.
  • Uncheck the checkbox beside the Use Printer Offline option.
  • Now, try to perform the print operation.
Canon Pixma MG4250 Offline Fix

If the Canon Pixma MG4250 Printer Offline issue persists even after performing the advanced methods given above, then contact us.