How to connect HP printer to mac

  • Click on Setup and the select Network or Wireless menu.
  • From the list of options available, tap on Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • The list of wireless networks will be available on screen. Choose the one which you want touse.
  • When asked, enter the WEP password of the network key of the wireless connection.
  • Your printer will be connected to the wireless network soon. After it gets connected, print atest report to see if the printer works fine.
  • Also, it is not needed to install the MAC printer driver separately. It gets installed automatically when you update the Apple device software.
  • Now, connect your HP printer and your Apple device with the use of an USB connection.
  • Connect other devices to the Internet through wired or wireless connection.
  • Go to the Menu option in the Apple device and touch software update. Otherwise, choose About this Mac and then select Software updates.
  • Now, choose Install.

Based on the HP printer software installed, perform any one of the following.

  • If you have not installed the HP printer software,
  • Insert the printer software CD that came with the printer.
  • Double-click the HP installer icon on the software CD.
  • Now, follow the on-screen instruction to install the software.If you have installed the HP printer software on your computer,
  • Open the Applications folder and then click on the HP folder.
  • From the list of options available, double click on the HP Utility icon.
  • Select Settings on the menu bar at the top of the screen.
  • Under the Devices menu, select Settings and follow the onscreen prompts.
  • Once the printer is connected to the wireless network successfully, the blue wireless light stops blinking and remain on.

How to connect a new printer (OS X)?

  • Click on System Preferences and open it.
  • Based on the operating system you use, click on Printers & Scanners.
  • On the left hand corner below the list of printers, click on the plus (+) sign.
  • Choose a new printer from the list displayed on screen.

How to print from a wireless-capable computer (OS X)?

  • Ensure that you have switched on Wi-Fi Direct on your HP printer.
  • Switch on the Wi-Fi connection on your computer.
  • Now, select the Wi-Fi icon and touch the Wi-Fi Direct name.
  • If the Wi-Fi Direct is switched on with security, then enter the password.
  • Now, add the printer by following the below mentioned steps.
    • Click on System Preferences to open it.
    • Based on the operating system you use, click on Printers & Scanners.
    • On the left hand side, below the list of printers, click on the plus (+)sign.
    • From the list of printers, choose the printer you want to use and thenclick Add.

How to switch on the wireless capability of the printer?

Touch the Wireless button to switch on or off the wireless capabilities of your HP Deskjet 2130 printer.

  • If an active connection is established, then the Wireless light is a solid blue.Now, the printer shows the Wireless icon along with the Signal Bars icon.
  • If the wireless option is switched off, then the Wireless light is off.

How to print the wireless test report and network configuration page?

Simultaneously, click on Wireless and Information button for a couple of seconds to print the test report.

  • The wireless network test report will show the diagnostics result about thestatus of the wireless network, wireless signal strength, detected networksand more.
  • On the other hand, the network configuration page, will show the network status, network name and the host name.

How to connect your printer to your computer with USB cable (non-networkconnection)?

  • Insert the software CD in the computer.
  • Now, follow the instructions displayed on screen.
  • When asked, connect the printer to the computer by clicking the USB on theConnection Options screen.
  • Follow the prompts displayed on screen.