How to Install HP Printer Driver in Mac

Guiding Steps to Install HP printer driver in Mac

Apple’s Mac laptops are one of the outstanding laptops in its class based upon the graphics, performance, and processor and HP is also a renowned brand in the digital world. The printers of HP come in variants based upon the usage and the work type. A user can choose the printer according to the type of work one needs to perform, can choose from the home, home office, small and large business.

If you have Apple’s Mac laptop and the Hp printer, and still puzzled how to install hp printer driver in Mac, then, this tutorial proves to be handy as the following steps describe it:

1. Click on the Apple menu.

2. Click on System Preferences.

3. You can get one of the following options depending on your operating system version;

  • Print & Fax
  • Print & Scan
  • Printers & Scanners

Click on one of the options narrated above depending upon which option is shown in your operating system.

A list is prompted, check the name of your printer in the Printers list. Go through following steps:

4. If the printer name is shown;

  • Remove the printer.
  • Re-add the printer to check the printer communication.
  • Click the printer name.
  • Click on the – (minus) sign.
  • Clicking on the -(minus) sign deletes the printer.
  • Click on the +(plus) sign.
  • Click Add Printer or Scanner.
  • Click the printer name.
  • Go through instructions to complete the Set-up.

5. If the printer name is not shown;

  • Click on the +(plus) sign.
  • Click on Add Printer or Scanner.
  • Click on the printer name.
  • Follow the instructions to complete the Set-up.

6. If the printer is not shown in the Add Printer or Scanner windows;

  • Check if the printer is connected to the Mac using USB.
  • Or check if it is on the same wired or wireless network as the Mac.

7. Click on the Use or Print Using menu and select the printer name.

8. Click on Add to add the printer.

  • If it prompts to install the software, click on Download and Install.
  • Your installation gets complete.

9. Close the System Preferences windows.

10. Now, check if the printer scans, faxes or prints, if it is printing, scanning or faxing, then, the driver has been successfully installed.

Try the above methods to make HP printer to work with Mac laptops. If someone did not understand the above steps “how to install HP printer driver in Mac” then please consult to the Hp printer support executive to get resolve your issues.

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