How do I clear my printer queue ?

From the desktop’s taskbar on your local PC, right-click your printer’s icon and choose your printer’s name from the pop-up menu.

To see your printer’s icon, you may need to click the little upward-pointing arrow to the left of the taskbar’s icons next to the clock.

When you choose your printer’s name, the handy print queue window appears.


You can also access the queue for a particular printer by going to your  Start - Settings - Devices (Windows 10):

Your printer queue can take a minute or two to clear itself. (To speed things up, click the View menu and choose Refresh.) When the print queue is clear of documents you will be able to print again. Sometimes, to clear a document your PC may need to be restarted.

The print queue, also known as the print spooler, lists every document waiting patiently to reach your printer. Feel free to change the printing order by dragging and dropping documents up or down the list. (You can’t move anything in front of the currently printing document, though.)

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