HP OfficeJet Pro 6230 Printer Connecting to Mac

HP OfficeJet Pro 6230 printer installation to Mac operating system will require some time but it is an easy task.  To make it simpler, you can follow the step-by-step guide which will help you to get through the printer setup on Mac with an easy guide.

  1. Gear up

Get the significant requirement to setup the HP OfficeJet Pro 6230 printer. The requirements may vary based on the type of connection you are going to setup on your Mac computer. If you are going to use USB connection, you need an USB cable.

If you are using a wired network connection, you need an Ethernet cable and not a telephone cable. Other requirements like turning on the HP OfficeJet Pro 6230 printer, router, switch or hub are similar to the Mac setup.

  1. Connect printer to Network

When you use a wired network connection, you should start with connecting to the network first.  Eliminate any plug from the Ethernet port which is located on the rear of the printer. Connect the Ethernet cable to the HP OfficeJet Pro 6230 printer and to the router, switch or hub.

  1. Software installation

Software installation is considered to be the most important thing in HP OfficeJet Pro 6230 printer setup. The reason why it has so much important is that it makes the jobs easier with the help of computer. So software installation should be done whether it is a Windows OS or Mac OS. No matter what the operating system is software installation is the heart of the printer setup.

Visit the 123.hp.com and enter your printer model number in the search box. Click Search. You will be directed to the downloads page. The download page will provide you the software recommended by HP. HP offer this software by detecting your operating system and other necessary information that is gathered.

HP Easy Start will download for Mac operating system and follow the instructions that appear on the screen to open the downloaded file. You will be prompted to choose a connection type, select the type of connection such as wired or wireless.

  1. HP OfficeJet Pro Printer setup to Mac

Click the Apple icon, click System Preferences, and click Printers and Scanners in the Hardware section. If you can’t see the HP OfficeJet Pro 6230 printer, click + sign to setup a printer.  A drop-down will appear with the list of printers. Choose your printer, if it is not there, click Add Printer or Scanner.

You will see a list of printers; select the name of your printer. Click the Use box and then select the printer in the pop-up menu. Click Add to add your printer to the list.

If you are prompted to install the HP OfficeJet Pro 6230 printer software from Apple, click Download and complete the installation.  Confirm that your HP OfficeJet Pro 6230 printer is displayed on the list after completing the printer setup.  Restart the computer to use the updated features.