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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
2answers
16 views

Yosemite share internet via wifi

I am using internet via wifi connection. Now I want to share my internet with my iphone. In the preferences, I found the option Internet Sharing, but there is no "wifi" option under "To computers ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

iPad mini 2 (retina) — very low WiFi received signal strength (RSSI) on access point

I have recently bought iPad mini 2 (previously called iPad mini retina). I have a WRT54GL router, with a Tomato software. It shows WiFi signal RSSI for each associated device. I noticed that iPad's ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

SSH from different Wifi network?

I'm currently at college (living away from home) and my iPod Touch is at home. Its jailbroken and has OpenSSH installed through Saurik's Cydia repo. Is there any way I can SSH to get a theme file that ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Iphone 5 suddenly stopped connecting to network

I was sitting at work when my iphone 5 showed that it was not connected to the network anymore. I went into my settings, clicked on the network I wanted and it told me I was unable to join the ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Airports, Wifi Roaming, and Ethernet Backhaul

According to Apple's Wi-Fi base stations: Setting up and configuring a roaming network (802.11 a/b/g/n), there's an implicit assumption that I want to use a wireless for everything. That is, the ...
1
vote
2answers
21 views

MacBook Wifi dies, computer needs to be restarted

I've been having a problem where my wifi dies frequently, and won't turn on again until the computer is restarted. By "dies" I mean no wifi networks are visible - when you click the WIFI icon, it ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Wi-Fi proxy changes are not getting applied until restarted

I am connecting to my company VPN over a Wi-Fi and supposed to use a proxy server in order to connect to internet. Sometime, I need to update the proxy server to a new value. If I change the proxy ...
1
vote
3answers
55 views

Multiple Wi-Fi APs: Use same or different SSID?

I have multiple Wi-Fi access points in my house. What's the best practice, should I use the same or different SSIDs? I currently have different SSIDs because I like to know which AP I'm logged in to. ...
1
vote
1answer
17 views

Different “Preferred Networks” for different Network “Location”

The question is: can I have different "Preferred Networks" when switching from one to another Network "Location"? This issue has been discussed before at Ask Different: Can't I use different WiFi ...
2
votes
1answer
71 views

websites don't open on a specific wifi connection (probably DNS issue)

I have a cable broadband which works flawlessly; I am using the same to ask this question from my Android. But it doesn't work on my MacBook (10.10.2). Basically, no websites open, although I can ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Increase wireless handoff frequency

I understand which Apple devices support wireless AP handoffs, though when roaming around our office with my Macbook Pro it usually takes my mac about 5 minutes to actually assess which access point ...
3
votes
2answers
160 views

Full Wi-fi/ethernet signal but no internet

I'm really hoping someone here can help me, as I'm getting pretty frustrated with my macbook now. I have a late 2011 model 15" macbook pro running OSX 10.9.5 that refuses to connect to Internet on my ...
-1
votes
1answer
47 views

MacBook Pro or iPhone 6 won't connect to 5GHZ Asus Router

I have an ASUS RT-N65U using a custom firmware (3.0.3.7-075) from https://code.google.com/p/rt-n56u/downloads/list So I can change SSID options for 2.5GHZ and 5GHZ but I can't connect to the 5GHZ ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How do I get youtube videos to play on Apple guest account? (Yosemite)

I'm running OS X 10.10.1 on a 15" 2012 MacBook Pro. Recently I installed the Yosemite update and ever since, my WiFi has stopped working. Specifically, when I press "Turn On" to activate my WiFi, ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Have iTunes on Mac show the iPad with wi-fi

Usually, when I launch iTunes on my Mac and I have my iPad on nearby, iTunes shows the iPad at the top right. Then I can do a backup of my iPad in wi-fi. Sometimes, randomly, iTunes fails to show ...
1
vote
1answer
122 views

Force a 5 GHz connection on an iPhone 5s

My wife and I both have 5s and both connect to BT Home Hub on default settings. Through the hub I can see she is connected using 5 GHz but I am connected using 2.4 GHz. How can I make mine use 5 GHz, ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

Switching Between Networks with Landing Pages - Caching Problem

I'm changing between various hotel networks and provider hotspots quite often. With most of these networks I have often serious problems. It takes ages until it finds the "captive" landing page that ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

How to set static IP details for WiFi using Apple Configurator?

I am using Apple Configurator 1.7.1 (550) on 10.10.2 (Yosemite). Is it possible to prepare a device and assign the static IP address for a WiFi? I am able to successfully prepare and supervise the ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Will iMessage be re-delivered when the recipient attains wifi access?

I went into Settings > Messages > Learn More and it says that iMessage only works in Wifi mode. I am on Wifi and I have been trying to send iMessages to another person. Each time I send it "delivered" ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

iMac loses WiFi connectivity, doesn't show it

In the past few days, my 2011-model iMac with Yosemite 10.10.2 has started dropping wireless connection, yet it doesn't seem to be aware. I'll be using the computer, and notice a sudden loss of ...
1
vote
3answers
123 views

Automatically refreshing my WiFi connection via a script?

I'm using Mac 10.9.5. When I'm at a Starbucks, my computer will automatically connect to their WiFi network. However, after an hour, they kick you off and although you are still connected to their ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Airport extreme after linsys router not finding my synology disc/sonos system

My airport extreme is configured as bridge after a linksys (wifi) router. Using the airport I don't see the shared folders on my synology(DSM 4.2) in finder, except by connecting through the IP. This ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

How do I get the name of the wifi network I'm connected to?

I know how to find it out in Objective C, but I need to do this in a shell script. (I could compile and install one of the example programs given in the link, but surely there is already a command ...
2
votes
0answers
30 views

Mac partially isolated from the network

Since I installed a new access point, I have troubles with only one Mac to access the printer and NAS on my network. Every other computer (Mac or PC) or device (Android or iOS) is working perfectly. ...
1
vote
3answers
44 views

How wifi/bluetooth speaker can get audio data?

As I said in title? How a wifi/bluetooth speaker can get audio data from your device such as phone or PC? I have an bluetooth speaker and any sound from my phone is sent to that speaker - How they can ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Networking with a Dual Band Router

I recently introduced a dual-band router into my home network, which includes two laptops (mine and my wife's), an AppleTV, and a headless Mac Mini running as a home server. The router is a Linksys ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Wireless clients can't connect when I extend my network with an AirPort Express

I'd like to create a roaming network so that all corners of my building have good WiFi coverage. Here's my setup: Mac Mini running OS X Server (with DNS, DHCP, Open Directory enabled) 24-port ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Extending an Airport Express (latest) with a Time Capsule (4th Generation)

Will there be a reason not to use an Airport Express (latest model) as the main wifi router and then have the network be extended through an Time Capsule (4th Generation) on bridge mode? Is the above ...
0
votes
1answer
91 views

How to access the Wi-Fi password through Terminal?

I am at my school and the computer I am currently using is connected to a Wi-Fi network. I want to know the Wi-Fi password and I am on a Mac. I know there is a way to do it through Terminal. What I ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Macbook Pro Airport card problem

I have a problem with the wifi a while ago, so I deleted the Airport connection and am unable to find means to reinstall it. The system now shows no airport card installed. I am using 10.6.8, no ...
0
votes
0answers
96 views

Is intermittent high ping an issue in my Macbook or my router?

Every 20-30 minutes, my internet seems to be unresponsive for about 10 seconds. I can easily see this if I'm running the ping command while it happens: Now, I have two routers on my network, both ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Connect to https without SSL connection

When I am at college I sometimes need to access websites such as http://draw.io (for designing networks diagrams). The only issue is I cannot go to on my own laptop (MacBook Air) since the open Wi-Fi ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

How to preconfigure wifi on Mac OS X (Yosemite)?

Does anyone knows a way to preconfigure a WPA2 WiFi network on Mac OS X (Yosemite)? I'm preparing an iMac for a friend and would like to setup his home WiFi while currently far away from the network. ...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

How to be sure my Mac is fully disconnected?

On many occasion thinking that my Mac was disconnected from any form of network (with or without wire), I discovered that in fact it was confortably chating at full speed with the rest of the world ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

Put Mac to sleep while connected via Juniper VPN, after wake up no Internet connection?

Usually, I do to the following: Connect to a VPN via Juniper's Network Access client. Put my Mac to sleep (without disconnecting from VPN). When I resume my Mac from sleep, the top panel indicator ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

reverse tethering [duplicate]

Hi i have an ipad mini 2 jail broken, but it has low radius to Wi-Fi. I was thinking of instead of tethering from iphone to pc I should reverse it and have internet from pc to iphone or ipad. I ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

Apple TV A1469 Wi-Fi Direct not available

Everything I read (specifically: http://9to5mac.com/2014/09/23/peer-to-peer-airplay-apple-tv-ios-8/) states that the Apple TV A1469 running Apple TV Software version 7 and newer offers Wi-Fi Direct ...
2
votes
0answers
42 views

Network broadcast/multicast not sent by iPhone in personal hotspot mode

Based on recent empirical findings, and based on various posts on the web, it seems that an application running on an iPhone with personal hotspot enabled cannot send broadcasts and/or multicasts out ...
2
votes
1answer
63 views

Does my Macbook Pro support 5 GHz Wi-Fi?

I have MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013). Does it support 5 GHz Wi-Fi? I found the following details about Wi-Fi module there: Broadcom BCM43xx 1.0 802.11 a/b/g/n If 5 GHz are supported, ...
0
votes
1answer
115 views

My wireless network connection gets lost frequently (OS X 10.10.2)

I have long periods of time with no working internet because my 802.11 wlan connection gets lost frequently. This only occurs on my Mac. It runs OS X 10.10.2. When showing the desktop after starting ...
0
votes
1answer
128 views

Wifi Direct Support on iOS Devices

I am getting a lot of conflicting information to this simple question. Basically I need to understand which devices will support WiFi direct. Is this device specific or is this iOS specific? Can I ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

My friend's WiFi switch is greyed out. How can I fix it?

He can't turn on WiFi at all. Tried resetting network settings, but haven't restored. Not jailbroken.
0
votes
0answers
62 views

Can't connect to other network devices on AirPort Extreme

We have an AirPort Extreme 6th generation in the office. It's providing 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz wireless networks, with different names: AirPort Utility: Wireless tab: AirPort Utility: Wireless options: ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

iOS 8 & OS X 10.0: Connect to WiFi by signal strength, not order

Is it possible to get iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 to connect to the strongest known wifi it finds, instead of looking through its list of known ones and connecting to the first that is found? I know that I ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Wireless Printing from iPad

Our company wants to use iPad Air's with printers in the field. Our employees aren't always in metropolitan areas to pick up a WiFi network, what is the best suggestion for us to use printers and are ...
0
votes
0answers
105 views

No internet even when connected to the WiFi or 4G (iPhone)

I have been having an Internet-related problem on my iPhone 5S for a while now. It started out with seemingly random Internet disconnection even when there is a perfectly good cellular (4G) or WiFi ...
1
vote
2answers
53 views

Can I make a call from iPhone 5s via WiFi?

I have an iPhone 5s that ATT will not unlock. Can I make calls via WiFi if the SIM card is still in it but I have no cell carrier? Phone is at IOS 8.1.3.
-1
votes
1answer
30 views

Old iPhones unable to find wifi nework

My Dad has an iPhone 3g. I have an original iPhone (2g) Neither of them have the ability to find a wifi network anymore. They have SIM cards in the, but the SIM cards are disabled (not activated ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Can internet sharing (Ethernet->WiFi, 10.6.8, iMac) extend an existing WiFi network from an AirPort?

I want to leave my AirPort Extreme (version 76400.10) at one end of my house, and use my iMac with Internet Sharing activated at the other end of the house. Ideally, I would be able to walk around the ...
2
votes
2answers
241 views

Does iPhone have a Wi-Fi & Bluetooth toggle widget in Notification Center?

I've just recently bought an iPhone with iOS8 last month. I noticed that although iphone has a control center when locked, it doesn't have any way to toggle Wi-Fi and Bluetooth from the notification ...