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my operating system is the macOS BIG SUR 11.0

How can I speed up the Wi-Fi printing is very slow.

How can i configure wifi or printer to speed up printing?

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@JUAN43, Welcome to HP Support Community!

Follow the steps below to isolate and resolve the issue-


Check the print driver settings

Check the print driver settings. Selecting certain paper types or printing in Best or Maximum DPI quality can slow print speeds. Print with plain paper in Normal or Draft quality for faster print speeds.

  1. On your Mac, open the photo or document you want to print.

  2. Open the photo or document you want to print, click File, and then click Print. For the Photos app, click the Print button at the bottom of the window.

    The print settings window opens.

  3. Make sure your printer is selected.

  4. If you do not see options on the Print dialog box, click Show Details.

  5. Click the unnamed menu at the center of the window, click Paper Type/Quality or Media & Quality, and then select Normal or Draft from the Quality or Print Quality menu or slider.

    Image: Quality options

Try to print. If the issue persists, continue to the next step.


Reinstall the print driver

Remove and reinstall the print driver and software to make sure you have the latest version.

  1. Click Finder in the Dock.

  2. Click Applications, and then open the HP or Hewlett Packard folder.

  3. Double-click HP Uninstaller, and then remove the HP software for your printer.

  4. After uninstalling the print driver, go to, and then download and install the latest driver.

  5. Try to print. If the issue persists, continue to the next step.

Check the network status

Make sure your network is working correctly.

  1. If you are using a wireless router, check your router’s documentation or support site to make sure it meets the following requirements:

    • Check the router band: Many routers can operate in both 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz frequency bands, but not all HP printers support both bands. Make sure the 2.4 GHz router band is enabled and broadcasting. If the router broadcasts separate network names (SSIDs) for each band, connect the printer to the 2.4 GHz band SSID.

    • Bonjour support: HP recommends routers that support Bonjour, Apple's network discovery software. Connecting with Bonjour is the best way to find the printer and support wireless printing.

  2. Confirm that the printer is ready for the network setup.

    • Wireless network connection: On the printer, open the Wireless network or Settings menu to make sure the wireless signal is turned on and enabled. Make sure the Wireless icon  light is either on and steady or blinking.

    • Wired network connection: Check that the cable is connected to the printer Ethernet port  and to an available port on the router. The green link light should be steady, and the orange activity light should blink when the cable is connected.

      Connect the Ethernet cable to the printer and to the router

  3. On the Mac, click the network icon in the menu bar to view the network name and status of the connection.

    • If the selected network is not yours (for instance, if you connected to a neighbor's or a guest network), you must reconnect to your own network to complete the printer setup.

    • If the network signal strength is weak, move the computer and printer closer to the router, position the devices away from large metal objects such as bookcases, and move away from devices that emit radio signals such as microwaves and cordless phones.

    • If the network status is not connected, confirm that your network is working correctly, then check the status again. Make sure a checkmark displays next to the network name.

Try printing.


Hope this helps! Keep me posted. 


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