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MShepkosky
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Gateway fail

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Office jet pro 6835
macOS 10.15 Catalina

I am having a hard time printing and when I run web access report it says gateway accessible failed. How do I fix this? 

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TEJ1602
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@MShepkosky, Welcome to HP Support Community!

 

I understand you have issues printing from your Mac computer to the printer. To be able to assist you better, I would like to know the following-

  • What is the make and model of your router?
  • Is there any antivirus software installed on your computer?
  • Could you perform a ping test using the Mac Network Utility and let me know the results?

Use the printer IP address to perform a ping test, the printer IP can be located by selecting the wireless icon on the printer display.

 

The wireless status menu on your Mac should also give us quite a lot of information that would help us identify the issue. You can press and hold option-click the WiFi icon and then use shift-command-5 to take the screenshot. Press the space bar when the icon turns into a camera. Share the ping test results and the screenshot with us.

 

Also, check with your Internet service provider if your router is able to forward 'Bonjour packets'. 

Bonjour locates devices such as printers, other computers, and the services that those devices offer on a local network using multicast Domain Name System (mDNS) service records. The software comes built-in with Apple's macOS and iOS operating systems.

 

Keep me posted for further assistance.

 

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