HP Scanner Not Working on Mac

HP Scanner Not Working on Mac

Is your HP scanner not working on your Mac? Connection issues might cause these kinds of errors, and they can be fixed quickly. However, you have to fix issues with the HP printer driver too. Keep reading the instructions given below to fix the scanner issues on your Mac.

  • First, check the connection between your printer and the Mac computer.
  • Use only the standard USB cables to connect your devices.
  • If you have connected your printer and computer over a wireless network, check the Wi-Fi status.
  • Place your printer close to the router to reduce Wi-Fi interference.
  • If necessary, restart your HP scanner and reconnect it to your Mac.
  • Open the Apple menu and select the System Preferences option.
  • Click on Printers & Scanners in the System Preferences window.
  • Choose your printer’s name from the left-side panel and click the Remove icon.
  • Once the printer is removed from the Printers list, click the Add Printer or Scanner icon at the bottom-left corner.
  • Select your printer’s name from the Use drop-down menu.
  • Click Add and close the System Preferences window.
  • After the printer is added to your Mac, try scanning a document remotely from the Mac computer to check if the HP scanner not working problem on your Mac has been resolved.
  • If the problem persists, click the Finder icon in the Dock panel.
  • Next, click the Go menu at the top and select Applications.
  • In the Applications window, open the HP folder.
  • Click and drag the HP folder to the Trash icon near the Dock.
  • Open the Go to Folder dialog box from the Go menu and type ‘/Library/Printers’ in the text box.
  • Click Go and locate the HP folder. Drag it to the Trash icon next to Dock and empty the Trash folder.
  • Open the Printer & Scanners window from System Preferences.
  • Right-click anywhere in the left-side panel and select the Reset printing system option.
  • If the HP scanner is still not working on your Mac, get in touch with our technical experts for advanced solutions and assistance.