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

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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 ...
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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, ...
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Wifi password recovery [on hold]

So, im not supposed to use the wifi at home, but the password was put on my computer, on the condition that i change the password when i was done to something wrong, so i couldnt connect. Is there a ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Can I connect to wifi but still use cellular?

I would like to be able to connect to my cars dashcam via wifi while in the car but still be able to use my iPhone's cellular connection. The way the dashcam works, it appears as a wifi access ...
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Cannot install network profile on Yosemite

I'm having trouble connecting to the "Eduroam" network at my University. Some time ago the Airport connector on my motherboard decided it was time to melt down, so I'm forced to use an USB WiFi ...
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Can a wired (ethernet) Mac act as a WiFi access point?

A MacPro '10 running 10.6.8, connected to the network via Ethernet. If I'd like to add a webcam is a router required or can I set up direct access? i.e. can AirPort act as an access point?
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how can I create wifi hotspot on windows 7 that can be shared with my macbook?

My USB modem has issues so my Mac doesn't recognize it. I created an ad hoc wifi hotspot on my Windows 7 laptop with WPA2 encryption and shared the internet. My Macbook Pro sees the wireless network ...
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Using Time Capsule as a Wi-Fi extender

I recently bought a 3 TB Time Capsule primarily to back up my Macs, but I presumed that it would extend my Wi-Fi network as well to another floor of my house. As it turns out this is quite ...
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How do I prevent my mac's wifi from ever (not just once) seeing a particular wifi network?

So here is my dilemma- I'm addicted to the internet and I don't want to have the option of using it in my home except for particular times. On my own network, I plan to change the password to ...
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Macbook wifi networks disconnect and disappear after sleep in Yosemite

I have a Macbook Pro (Mid 2010 model) and ever since I upgraded to Yosemite I noticed my wifi networks disconnecting and disappearing after the computer wakes from sleep. I try to turn wifi on/off and ...
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iPhone 4s Can't turn on WiFi button because no response

I haven't backed up my phone in almost a year. Now today I had a strange issue appear that the phone froze for hours and I couldn't do anything at all. Now it mysteriously unfroze and i'm afraid that ...
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How to permanently fix a periodic, frequent loss of network connectivity under iOS 8.1.x on iPhone?

Ever since upgrading my iPhone 5S from iOS 7 to iOS 8, I experience frequently (usually once a day) a complete loss of internet connectivity, both via Wifi and LTE (T-Mobile). The only workaround is ...
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Wi-Fi fails to connect after OS X 10.10.2 Update

I have a Mac Pro 4,1 that was just upgraded to OS X 10.10.2 (14C109). I've used an ASUS PCE-AC68 wireless adaptor since Mavericks, and haven't had any problems before now. I understand that this ...
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MacBook Air 2013 bad wifi when internal monitor off while using external monitor

As absurd as it soundsmy macbook shows the connection to WiFi but does not load anything when connected to external monitor. I use MacBook Air 13 inch 2013 1.7 i7 chip and 8gb ram and DNS L270 ...
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How to find out what the Wi-Fi password is, of the network that I'm connected to, without the admin password?

I logged on to a Wi-Fi network on my friend's computer and they forgot their admin password. They want me to find out the password, but I can't get into the keychain. But I am still connected to the ...
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WiFi turning on when I have it turned off

On my Mac (2014 MacBook Pro running Yosemite) I turn the WiFi off at work. We have WiFi, and Ethernet, and I find the Ethernet faster. Every once in a while, I see that it turns itself on, searches ...
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What is causing slow Wi-Fi speeds on my Airport Extreme?

I have a recent model (bought 1-2 years ago) Airport Extreme that, until yesterday, has worked flawlessly. Starting yesterday, my wireless speeds have tanked. I first suspected my ISP, but that ...
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Very sporadic Wi-Fi Issue with Lion (Connection Timeout)

I have tried many a thing to solve this matter. Long and short of it is I am getting the standard "connection timeout error" but only on some networks (which are successfully connected to by other ...
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How to get the wi-fi connection status from terminal?

Sometimes, when waking up my mac, I get the message "Alert: No internet connection" on the Wi-Fi icon. I can solve it everytime by turning Wi-Fi off and on again. Is there a terminal command I can use ...
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Keep wi-fi on during sleep [duplicate]

There is this: Keep wi-fi connection while asleep? but I don't see any Computer sleep setting anywhere :( Did they remove it from the latest Mac OS?
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WiFi service hangs after random amounts of time

Sometimes - often when waking from sleep - the wifi service on my early 2011 MacBook Pro will simply stop functioning. I can open the wifi menubar icon, but clicking "Turn On" or "Turn Off" won't do ...
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Certain Youtube videos won't play on iOS devices, only on wifi

Certain videos, such as "Tonight you belong to me" by Youtube user Benjamin A. James give an error when you try to play it on iOS devices, only when you're on WiFi. It says: Playback error. Tap to ...
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My Macbook Pro cannot see my Macbook when using Wifi

I have a 2009 I-Mac that is hooked to the Ethernet. When I hook my 2012 Macbook Pro to an ethernet cable I can see the I-mac. However when the macbook pro is using wireless (no ethernet) it cannot see ...
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Wi-Fi Through Captive Portal Does Not Connect

I have a Macbook Pro running OS X Yosemite 10.10.2. My university uses a captive portal to connect via Wi-Fi. I was able to connect and log in just fine, but after I updated from 10.10.1 to 10.10.2, I ...
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Difference between “System” keychain and “iCloud” keychain in Keychain access for OSX

Can anyone explain what the 'System' keychain is in comparison to the 'iCloud' keychain on my Macbook? When viewing the WIFI networks lists they appear to be almost identical within 'system' keychain ...
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Internet not working well on MBA, after switching network?

Let's say that I turned on my MBAir at home; wifi networking works. Then I close the lid (MBA goes to sleep) and go to different place with different wifi network. When I change the wifi network (eq ...
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Wifi stops working on Yosemite Macbook Pro 2011

Recently, the wifi on my computer (13-inch MacBook Pro from early 2011 running Yosemite) stops working periodically. I will be connected to the internet, and all of a sudden I will no longer be ...
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How to stop “Join [network name]” pop ups for proxy wifi

Using OS 10.10.1 I'm connecting to a wifi network that has most of the internet blocked. The problem is, every 10 minutes or so a pop-up window will appear saying "Join [network name]", but the ...
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Slow Internet Problem On Yosemite

Internet connection is really so slow on MacBook Air 13' Yosemite . Called tech support of ISP and they said my connection is OK . My internet plan has 16 MBPS speed but when I do a speed test on my ...
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Questionable Wi-Fi problem on MBP: how to analyse it?

I can't all of the sudden turn on WiFi on my MBP. I have upgraded to Yosemite half a year ago and it was all working fine until today. I tried some tips from this thread Can't turn on wifi on Mac ...
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Do AppleTVs show up in AirPlay by proximity?

So it is weird, I cannot find any details online, but we just set up multiple AppleTVs in our office for meeting rooms today. They are hard wired to our network which is connected with our WiFi ...
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Set multiple proxy information for different locations according to which wifi network is connected

I hope this is possible. I have set multiple locations in my MacBook to toggle between various networks and connections. For home there is no problem, but at work I have an issue. I have a LAN ...
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Can't see other Mac workstation via ethernet but OK over Wi-Fi

So, I upgraded router to latest DD-WRT firmware. Now, for some reason, can't see my Mac Desktop from my MacBook if connected to Ethernet. Macbook has DHCP, Mac Desktop has DHCP with manual IP. I can ...
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How do I prevent my Mac from switching Wifi connections when at home?

I have a MacBook Pro, running Mac 10.9.5. I connect wirelessly to the Internet through my home Cisco LinkSys E900 router, which sits just 10 feet away from my computer. However, frequently when I ...
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What would happen if I force installed a Linux driver into Mac OS X?

So, recently I got a Mac system and I was planning to put in an Intel WiFi card (as an upgrade for its current card). Now, as we know, Apple and Intel do not get along WiFi-wise. However, this same ...
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IP address assignment issue [duplicate]

The problem is that I have a Macbook that keeps telling me another computer is using it's IP address. I normally don't have a problem with this as I'd either restart the computer, or router and it ...
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Connections From Apps That Are Not Running On Yosemite

I have Little Snitch installed on my mac. It detects spurious connections to and from the internet and allows you to decide whether to allow the connection or not. Since installing Yosemite I have ...
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Iphone 5 - Internet problems. Whatsapp and skype connect but mail and safari don't

Situation: Iphone5 connects to the internet through a cyberoam captive portal and a wireless network. When I type in my credentials to the portal, it tells me that I am connected and skype and ...
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What is /System/Library/CoreServices/WiFiAgent.app?

Recently, I've been a bit worried about malware, so I've been examining my system and searching for out-of-place applications/programs, and this one stood out. For one, when looking at the file in ...