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How do I print in draft quality from Mac

HP Envoy 4500 

trying to set printer to draft mode. It currently prints with so much ink that it sometimes is difficult to read and runs the letters together. Don't see any settings to change the quality of printing. Had other hp printers and was easy to change setting. this one in the mac or on the printer, don't see any settings

I don't see any presets option to use!!

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How do I print in draft quality from Mac

@Charlie__1948, Welcome to the HP Support Community!


You cannot change the print quality settings on the printer. However, you may do it on the MAC. Let us try these steps:


Update the printer firmware

Click here to know different methods of updating printer firmware.


Also, check for any software updates on MAC

Click here to know how.

  1. Open a document, photo, or webpage, click File, and then click Print to open the print dialog.

  2. If a Show Details button displays at the bottom of the dialog, click it to reveal all available menu options. The button changes to Hide Details when clicked.

    Print dialog in macOS

  3. Select your printer in the Printer menu.

  4. Select an option in the Presets menu that applies to your print job or paper type.

  5. Click the unnamed print options menu at the separator bar to display more settings options.

    Unnamed print options pop-up menu

Adjust print quality: Click Media & Quality, and then move the Quality slider to the desired setting.


Let me know how this goes.


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