Apart from LBP Canon 2900, HP Laserjet 1020 is another popular printer that is wide used by millions of people. The HP 1020 is also one of the most durable and economical printers, in addition of sharing the same cartridge with Canon 2900 (both 12A). 

Installing the driver of this model is not difficult on Windows computers, but with those who are using Mac computers, it’s another story. The installation is a little complicated on MacOS devices. So, in this post, I will show you an easy way to install HP Laserjet 1029 driver on Mac.

What’s HP Laserjet 1020 Printer?

Before getting started, we should know first what HP Laserjet 1020 is. According to Wikipedia, it’s a low cost, low volume laser printer. It is an upgraded version of the HP LaserJet 1012, which was first started in June 2005. In contrast to less compact, there is only ZjStream laser printer that is more powerful.

Print Speed

  • Best quality mode – up to 14 ppm.
  •  Normal quality mode – up to 14 ppm.
  • First page out – less than 10 seconds
  • Processor speed – 234 MHz
  • Memory – 2MB for random access memory
  • USB 2.0 support port
  • Monthly volume
  • Monthly duty cycle – 8,000 single-sided pages per month

Once you understand all details about HP Laserjet 1020 printer, let’s start installing its driver on your Mac. Follow these steps below carefully and you can easily install it.

Also read: How to Install Canon LBP 2900 Driver on MacOS Mojave, Catalina

Steps to Install HP Laserjet HP 1020 Driver on MacOS Mojave, Catalina

Step 1: Turn off your printer completely

Step 2: Download the HP 1020 Driver for Mac from the link below:

 HP Laserjet 1020 Driver for Mac

Step 3 : When done, open the file: HewlettPackardPrinterDrivers.dmg and then run the HewlettPackardPrinterDrivers.pkg file inside to install it normally like other software. During the installation process, the password is required. Simply enter your login password.

Step 4 : Restart your Mac

Step 5 : Open the printer, and then connect the connection cable to your computer

Step 6 . Head to System Preferences> Printers & Scanners. Then, click the + to add Driver to the printer.

Step 7: Find HP LaserJet 1020, 1.6.1, as shown the image below

Step 8: Click OK to Add the printer and quit the window. You can now print any document on your Mac through HP Laserjet 1020 printer.

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