To make it easier to install HP printer on mac, MAC OS uses AirPrint by default to connect to most popular printers and doesn’t require additional printer software.
If your HP printer is Airprint-enabled, it’s compatible with MAC OS.
For most USB printers, all you have to do is update your software and then connect HP printer on Mac. If necessary, macOS automatically detects the printer and downloads any necessary software. For other printers you may have to follow some steps:-
1. Update your software : choose apple menu>app store, click updates then install any software updates listed .
2. Prepare the printer: use the instructions that came with your printer to unpack the printer intsall ink or toner and paper turn on the printer and make sure it is not showing any error on the display.
3. Connect your printer: cpnnectthe USB cable to your MAC if you see a message prompting you to downlad new software make sure to download and install it.
http://123.hp.com/ and download the software from here.
If your MAC and HP printer are already connected to the same wifi network, choose file > print , click printer pop-up menu, choose nearby printer then choose your printer.
Update your software: choose apple menu > appstore , click updates then install any software updates listed.
If you have a wifi printer, you might need to connect the printer to your MAC with a USB cable to setup wifi printing. After installing HP printer on mac, install the MAC software that came with the HP printer and use the printer’s setup assistant to connect HP printer to MAC wifi network.
After setting up you can disconnect the cable from your HP printer and MAC and the printer should remain connected to the wifi network.