HP bt500 print on Macbook

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by philravens24, Dec 26, 2008.

  1. philravens24 macrumors newbie

    Dec 26, 2008
    I cannot figure out how to set up my HP printer to print wirelessly from my Macbook with bluetooth. I bought the HP bt500 adapter and plugged it into my printer, but my Macbook can't seem to discover the bluetooth. Any thoughts or suggestions would help.

  2. gsahli macrumors 6502a


    Jun 1, 2007
    I don't have a bluetooth printer...
    The only way it will work is if in Print & Fax > More Printers, there is an HP driver available (probably HP bluetooth, or some similar name). Is that there?
  3. bobcoix.netcom macrumors newbie

    Jan 8, 2009
    HP BT 500 printing with bluetooth

    I just got one of these and connected it to my g5 tower. You have to put the bt500 in the pictbridge/usb port on the printer, then select >print/fax in the hardware section of system prefs, then setup printers, add new printer and follow the instructions. You ALSO have to have a bluetooth dongle or receiver on your computer, then click set up new device and enter a passcode, usually 0000, it should then work as it did for me

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