Why Is Brother Printer Not Printing On PC ?

This article is for you if your Brother printer stops printing on your Windows or Mac computer. We have described the methods for addressing printer problems in this article. Thus, we have clarified the problem of the Brother printer printing in black and not in colour. 

Brother Printer Not Printing
Brother Printer Not Printing

Brother Printer Is Unable to Print Due to an ‘Offline’ Error

Examine the printer’s settings to see whether it is set to offline mode. If this occurs, your printer may cease to function. To alter the setting, follow these steps:

  1. To begin, click on your computer’s start button.
  2. Navigate to the settings.
  3. Then click on devices, and then on ‘printers and scanners‘ under ‘devices’.
  4. Now, choose the printer that you are now using.
  5. Select the printer using the right-click.
  6. From the dropdown menu, choose the what’s printing option.
  7. In the top left corner, click the ‘printer’ option.
  8. A drop-down menu will be shown. Uncheck the ‘use printer offline’ option now.
  9. Ascertain that the option ‘use printer offline‘ is unchecked.

Brother Printer Issues With ‘Not Printing’ By Examining the Port

To begin, verify that your Brother printer is plugged into the correct port. In the event that it is not, take these steps:

  • On your computer, click the start button.
  • Navigate to the settings.
  • Then, under devices, click on ‘printer & scanners.
  • Select devices and printers at this point.
  • Select the printer you’re using from the device list and right-click on it.
  • Select ‘properties’ from the dropdown menu.
  • Select ‘change properties’ from the general section of properties.
  • Following that, click on the ‘ports’ option and then on the port that includes your printer’s name.
  • Finally, click ‘apply’ to bring the procedure to a close.

On-site assistance for Brother Printers That Are ‘Ready’ But Aren’t Printing

  1. To begin, verify that the printer’s condition is ready. If not, prepare it.
  2. Now check to see whether you have an excessive number of printing requests.
  3. Simply hover your mouse pointer over the Brother Printer symbol to verify.
  4. Depending on the state, you will see a variety of choices such as Offline, Paused, and Use Printer.
  5. Check to see whether any papers are queued.
  6. If there are, right-click the Brother Printer and then cancel all running processes.
  7. If you see that the status of your brother printer is offline, just right-click on the printer icon and uncheck the ‘Use Printer Offline menu‘ and choose the ‘Use Printer Online option‘.
  8. This will activate the printer.

Ascertain That The Brother Printer Is Installed Properly

If you encounter an installation problem, you must uninstall and then reinstall your printer. This is how you can do that-

Disassembly of your Brother printer:

  • On your computer, click the start button.
  • After that, go to the ‘control panel’ settings.
  • Select ‘devices’, then ‘printers & scanners.
  • Select the printer or scanner you are currently using from the ‘printers & scanners’ section.
  • Then select remove device’. Your device has now been successfully deleted.

Performing a printer reinstallation –

  • On your computer, click the start button.
  • Then go to the settings menu.
  • Select devices and then ‘printers & scanners.
  • Select “Add a printer or scanner” from the printers & scanners menu.
  • Wait for the search process for new devices to complete.
  • After the search is complete, a list of devices will display.
  • From the list, choose your Brother printer and click ‘add device’.

If you are still unable to fix this issue Brother Printer Not Printing, you may contact our customer support team. Our technical specialists are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you.

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