Wireless local area networking, also known as "Wireless Internet"; stands for "WIreless FIdelity"

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Share Internet with proxy to other devices without proxy

I could not phrase a proper one-line question to describe what I want properly :( I have an iMac connected to my work wired network and I have to configure proxy in order to use Interent from my iMac....
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Wifi drops intermittently on Macbook Air

I have read the other articles with a similar issue but they don't have the exact same issue as I do, hence this post. The Wi-Fi on my macbook air keeps dropping intermittently but works perfectly ...
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Wifi connection but no internet

I have joined my home WiFi network and I don't get Internet through it anymore. Phones and other computers have no issues, others who were here haven't changed anything or noticed any difference. I ...
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iMac causes WiFi interference / outage

I have an Apple Airport Extreme WiFi router and three wireless clients (iPhone, MacBook Pro & iMac). The iPhone and a MacBook Pro are connected to the WiFi network and everything works fine. As ...
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Charles Proxy blocking internet sharing when off

I can successfully use Charles proxy for my iPhone device through internet sharing via wifi. I also successfully installed a SSL certificate on my device to decrypt secure traffic. When I activate ...
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iPhone WiFi connectivity check

When an iPhone makes a WiFi connection I believe it tests a certain URL for connectivity such as if it's behind a captive portal. Can someone tell me the domain or URL that is used?
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Wifi drop out on macbook pro retina late 2013 with El Capitan

Constant wi fi drop out only on my Macbook pro retina (late 2013) with el capitan installed. My imac is not affected, nor any other appliance using the wifi in our house. Can anyone help? Will the ...
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Macbook Air ignores our strong cable signal and tries to connect to other sources

We have a Virgin Media cable provider and most of our neighbours are Sky or BT. All available networks appear in the drop-down on the top menu and indicate if they are secure or not. Ours is the ...
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Missed FaceTime calls without wifi

If your iPad does not connect to Wi-Fi, will FaceTime tell you if you've missed a call once you connect to Wi-Fi?
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MacBook Air Wifi works better when plugged in?

I have a late 2013 MacBook Air, and I've noticed that my WiFi connectivity seems to work much better when the laptop is plugged in, or when the laptop is at full battery. I recently lost my WiFi due ...
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WiFi Certificates Accidentally Deleted

I accidentally deleted some certificates from the Keychain Access application and I think they were somehow related to WiFi networks. Now everytime I try to join a network that uses PEAP ...
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My iPhone's wi-fi receptor is dead. Is there a way to connect to internet on phone via USB or bluetooth?

My wi-fi connect button seems to have greyed out. Last time this happened the provider replaced the phone with a refurbished phone but it's not an option anymore as the phone is no longer under ...
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How to make MBP use USB Ethernet first and when disconnected, use WI-FI?

The Wi-Fi where I work is spotty at times and spotty in certain locations (like where my cube is :-( ). I won't get into why it's still like this after months of complaining but I want to use the ...
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Wifi at login screen profile fails after restart?

I'm working to get our lab computers set for the next year. I am building an image dedicated to our iMacs and one for our Macbook Airs. The iMac image works fine, but the Macbook air one will forget ...
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locat hostname is already in use on this network?

When I turned my computer on this morning this is the message I received: This computer's local hostname "----Macbook-pro.local" is already in use on this network. The name has been changed to "------...
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Possible to give Airport wifi extender a custom wifi name?

I have two recent Airport Extremes and a Netgear router (with wifi turned off). I'd like to connect one of the Airports to the Netgear via ethernet, and have that Airport provide a wifi network called ...
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Able to join captive WiFi network, but not connect to internet

I know there are similar questions on the site, but I'm not quite seeing an answer that works for my network. I work in a hospital, and we have a guest network that uses a captive portal forcing the ...
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Unreasonably high ping on Mac

Here's my hardware setup : ADSL Line in --> TP-Link TD-8840T Modem --[LAN Cable]--> TP-Link TL-WR1043ND Router. I'm connected to the TL-WR1043ND via WiFi, and here are my pings : Ping to ...
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Wifi, DNS problem on MacBook Pro retina

On a Macbook Pro retina 13 2014 with El Capitan 10.11.5 I can't access websites through their domain name (google.com, bing.com, etc). I can access the internet with Google Chrome, but with others ...
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Cannot join WIFI, previously no problem

My Macbook runs El Capitan, 11.5. This morning, it failed to connect to my home network - which has been working for years. I'm now getting the Cannot join wifi network X “please move closer” ...
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Certificate fingerprint in iOS

When I connect to a particular Wi-Fi network, it asks me to accept a certificate. I can check the certificate details, such as signatures and so on, but not the fingerprint. I'm fairly certain the ...
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Constant wifi drops on El Capitan

I use a 2015 Retina MBP (13inch) and have been experiencing wifi disconnections since I have upgraded to El Capitan. I am now using 10.11.5 and the problem remains. I am experiencing wifi dropouts on ...
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Does iOS slow download speed when downloading torrents?

Problem : I live in a country where carriers provide mobile data plans which they offer for 5 dollars; I get the 10GB "night time data package." So I tried to download some torrents from my PC using ...
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My iPhone keeps telling me my cellular data is off?

I have an iPhone 6 and I haven't used cellular data, only Wi-Fi. And every night, only at night while I'm browsing, that tab or whatever it is called keeps popping up and saying that my cellular data ...
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Parallels desktop virtual machines cannot communicate when Mac has no network connection

I have two virtual machines running on Parallels desktop (v11 if that makes a difference). They are operating in Shared network mode. When I have a wireless or Bluetooth network connection they can ...
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How to get Mac to give Ethernet connection priority? [duplicate]

I have the following issues / question. I use WIFI and Ethernet through each other like most people probably. Certain things like ripping a blu ray I want to do through the Ethernet connection so ...
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Am having problems with my WiFi and bluetooth [closed]

My iPhone6 fell down the stairs about five steps and since then my WiFi and Bluetooth have stopped working. I even flashed my iPhone6 still they both don't work. How can I fix this problem because ...
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Can I use two Airport Express routers to extend an Airport Extreme network?

I have an airport extreme as my main WIFI router and I have an Airport Express downstairs which is set to extend the network and it works flawlessly. I recently also got a second Airport Express to ...
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set transparent proxy for java socket server

I developed software of captive portal, to redirect traffic of D-Link Router to my server port 8082 I had set iptables commands: sudo iptables -A PREROUTING -t nat -i eth1 -p tcp -m multiport --...
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Why doesn't my wifi on/off switcher shortcut work?

So i went on Automator, selected Service, and changed service receives selected to "no output". Then i dragged in Run Shell Script, and in the box i put in this code, which turns the wifi on/off, ...
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Do Airport Base Station Timed Access Controls Apply to Clients of a Guest Network?

Suppose a network administrator set up timed access controls and then later went back and set up a guest network. Would clients of this newer guest network with relevant IP addresses then still be ...
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El Capitan froze and rebooted (Macbook Pro Retina Mid 2012)

2.3 Ghz Intel Core i7 8GB DDR3: Was running NetAdmin Pro which is monitoring my office LAN, processors consumption was at ~15 - 20%. Simultaneously I ran WiFI Explorer, 3.7% no more than 5% CPU ...
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IOS 10 warning: Using a hidden network can expose personally identifiable information

I am aware that 'hiding' a wifi network/SSID does not make the network MORE secure, but Apple's warning on IOS 10: Using a hidden network can expose personally identifiable information seems to ...
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What processes are involved with maintaining the network?

I'm currently (and have been for over a year) suffering with having both a Virgin Media "Super"Hub and a MacBook, which for me and many others like me means that after a while of being on my internet ...
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How to create Wifi hotspot on OS X 10.11.5 and share Internet Connection from another Wifi network?

I want to connect to wifi network A, create hotspot wifi network B and share internet from A to B. I did it on Windows using mHotspot utility before. But how to do it on OS X?
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Home wifi network connectivity problems

I live in a large shared house, with BT Business broadband which is then split/repeated into 3 networks across the house. I used to have no problem connecting to the main network (which is nearest my ...
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Wifi stays connected but I lose internet connection everytime mac sleeps.

I have a macbookpro and when I leave it for a while it sleeps. As soon as I wake it up, the wifi is still connected properly but I get no internet connection. I have to turn off/on the wifi port in ...
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MacBook Air Mid 2013 Wi-Fi MAC Address

If I change my network interface card on my MacBook Air 2013, which I assume to be my AirPort/Bluetooth card, will it change my laptop's MAC Address?
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Sync music between iPhone and macbook via wifi

I enabled WiFi music syncing in iTunes: According to this, I should be able to sync stuff being connected to the same router. I followed these steps. When the computer and the iOS device ...
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How do I get my iPhone and iPad to automatically search changes of IP addresses with WiFi extenders

I have two WiFi extenders and when I move within the range of each extender or back to the router the IP addresses change but my iPhone and iPad don't apply the changes. I have to manually switch off ...
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WiFi network issues on El Capitan

I know similar questions have been asked quite a few times, but my problem seems to be subtly different and I'm really hoping there is a different answer. I've got a work MBP running El Capitan. When ...
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Dynamic list of unknown shared computers appearing on wired computer

I recently setup an old Macbook Pro with OS X Server (El Capitan) and via ethernet connected it to my Airport Extreme. My network is secured with WPA2 personal and a diceware-generated password that ...
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SSH enable to connect

I will try to describe the situation as explicitly as possible. I have a macbook pro that i set up at home with a fiber wifi connection with a remote access : ssh User@123.123.0.12 (for example) in ...
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Stop certain iOS apps from accessing the internet [duplicate]

I'm trying to block certain applications on my iPhone from accessing the internet. I can see from Charles Proxy that the apps are connecting to the internet from my iPhone without me knowing. I know ...
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No Connection while shown as full signal strength

My Macbook Pro Early 2011 won't get a working internet connection with this network. However all other connections from this Mac to other networks are working. All other devices in my house (multiple ...
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Long login times when on WiFi

I have been trying to find an answer to this online, and the closest I have come is this question: Very long login times in Mac OS X. It does, however, not replicate my issue exactly. My Mac (OS X, ...
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Can't create hotspot using “Create Network…”

I want to create an access point using MacBook and investigate the traffic with Wireshark. But when I create it using "Create Network..." none of my devices such as an android phone see this access ...
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Can I use my hotspot on my phone for Airplay?

I have an iPhone 5S and I am looking for a way to mirror my screen to the TV. I was wondering if I could use the hotspot on the phone to connect my PC (on the TV) and the iPhone, to airplay to the PC, ...
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Is it possible to turn off the internet when locking the iPhone?

I'd like to automatically turn off the internet (wifi + mobile data) on my iPhone when locking it. I don't really like to get notifications from different apps when the iPhone is locked. However, I ...
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*application name* can't verify the identity of the server “*server address*”

I tried multiple methods such as using time and trying to delete the verisign certificates (got the error UNIX[Operation not permitted]. Thanks