What is HP Utility?Mark Davis
(Please note: This article is helpful for those HP printer models only which comes with Mac OS & Mac OS X compatible drivers.)
HP Utility, also known as Mac Printing Software, is HP printer software installing which you can easily manage your printer device. It can be easily installed with the help of Mac print driver package. Using HP Utility one can experience a high level of convenience related to keep a regular check on network settings, current printer status, remaining ink level in the cartridges and more for their printer device, whenever required.
How to open HP Utility?
HP Utility always gets automatically installed and remains available for the users whenever they install the full feature printer software from the HP website on their Mac PC. To check its availability one can follow the below given steps:
Step 01– Check whether HP Utility is installed on your Mac PC or not.
(a)- In order to check whether HP Utility is properly installed on your Mac PC click on the “Go” in the top menu bar after opening the “Finder”.
(b)- Click “Applications”, after that click on “HP” folder and then click on “HP Utility”. Now you should find HP Utility listed in the applications list.
(c)- If it displays setup activation on screen, click “Continue” to complete HP Utility setup.
(d)- If you are not able to see HP Utility under the applications listed then follows Step 02.
Step 02– You have to install the HP printer driver in order to add your printer with your Mac PC.
(a)- First of all turn on your HP printer.
(b)- If connected with a USB cable, disconnect the USB cable from the computer.
(c)- Visit HP printer support website and click on HP printer software tab.
(d)- Choose your printer model and download the software setup.
(e)- Now return to HP Installer and complete the software installation process.
If you need any assistance regarding the selection and download of printer software as per your device model you may call HP printer support experts by calling on toll-free HP printer support number 1-844-865-7001(US/Canada) & 0-800-368-6150 (UK).
Features and management tools available in HP Utility
With the help of tool bar offered via HP Utility you can view and access various options related to your printer device like its settings, supplies, support, recycling, registration and more.
It’s very easy to access the HP Utility tool bar. Here you can easily find all the information related to the functioning of your device. Under “Device” option you will find the list of all the available printers, and after selecting a particular printer you may click on “All Settings” tab to view or make the changes (if required) for your printer.
How to migrate from a USB connection to wireless using HP Utility?
Under “All Settings” tab you will find an option as “Wireless Setup”. Click on the icon of Wireless Setup and follow the on screen instructions in order to change your HP printer USB connection to a wireless connection.
Does HP Utility work for Windows OS also?
No, please do remember that HP Utility is only available for Mac PCs having Mac OS & Mac OS X. For windows operating system you may find “HP Solution Center” or “HP Printer Assistant” having similar features and tools as HP Utility for Mac have.
If you are still facing any issues, and not able to access HP Utility software for your device, one of the main reason may be outdated/corrupt printer drivers or software installed on your Mac. For quick support related to latest updated software download for your HP device, you may simply call 24/7 HP printer support for expert advice. Instant help and support from experience HP technicians can be availed through HP printer helpline numbers 1-844-865-7001 (US/Canada) & 0-800-368-6150 (UK).