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How to power cycle your printer.

Has your printer been working fine, but now it's offline or doesn't show up in your list of available printers? Doing a quick power cycle might get things straightened out. Just follow these easy steps:

  1. Turn off the printer and unplug the power cord from the printer itself.
  2. Turn off the computer.
  3. Wait 30 seconds and turn on the computer.
  4. Plug the printer power cord back into the printer and turn the printer on.
  5. Check the functionality of the printer.


If that didn't solve the problem, please see our article on getting a printer online.