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How to Access the Print Queue in Windows 10

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The following topics may be useful if you are trying to diagnose a possible problem with the Windows print spooler or the print queue.


Accessibility to the Print Queue (Tablet Mode)

Print Management 

If you happen to be displaying the Print Management window via Settings > Administrative Tools or by searching Print Management from the search box on the taskbar, you may perform the following steps to view the print queue. Otherwise, see Desktop Recommendations below.

Step Action Click Image to Enlarge
1 Click on the Print Management desktop application.
2 Right-click on the printer in question, and then select Open Printer Queue.
3 View Status and perform the necessary actions to diagnose or resolve the possible problem setting(s) with the print queue.

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Desktop recommendations

You will need to move quickly to your desktop if you intend to see the print queue's progress. Use any of the following methods to view the print queue.

Method Action Click Image to Enlarge
1 Locate the print queue icon in the notifications area (systray) and double-click it.
2 Right-click on the Start menu to display the Advanced User shortcuts, select Control Panel > Devices and Printers, and then double-click the printer in question.

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