There are numerous potential causes of the HP Officejet 3830 Offline issue. This offline error shows itself on the screen when there are issues with the printer driver, open jobs in the printing queue, network connectivity issues, etc. Alternatively, if there are connectivity issues, you can run across this issue. Another possibility is that the problem is brought on by outdated printer firmware. If your printer drivers are out-of-date, your device can also be experiencing an offline error.