Within the past few days my printer has started to be very slow when it tries to print. No matter what I do - and I've read everything on the HP site, including reinstalling the driver - the printing process bogs down for minutes. The printer may show a percentage complete (e.g. 11%) and then it just stops. Several minutes later it may complete the job, OR NOT!!!
What's the application you are trying to print from? Have you tried printing from a different application or devices?
Is there an antivirus software installed on your Mac?
Try the below suggestions-
Reset the printer
Resetting the printer can resolve slow printing issues.
With the printer turned on, disconnect the power cord from the printer.
Unplug the power cord from the power source.
Wait 60 seconds.
Reconnect the power cord to a wall outlet and to the printer.
HP recommends plugging the printer directly into a wall outlet.
Try to print. If the issue persists, continue to the next step.
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.
On your Mac, open the photo or document you want to print.
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.
Make sure your printer is selected.
If you do not see options on the Print dialog box, click Show Details.
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.
Please restart your router too by unplugging its power for a moment, allow it several minutes to start till the internet connection returns, then restart the printer too, allow it a moment to connect till the blue wireless light is solid, and try printing again.
May you see any difference?
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