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

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Will OTA (Over-the-Air) updates download when tethered?

I have a wifi-only iPad, and I understood (or, have heard) it will automatically download iOS system updates when connected to wifi. Will iOS automatically download an OTA (Over-the-Air) update when ...
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Interference/Lag with BT Headset

I bought a pair of Logitech HBS700 bluetooth headphones which I've been trying to use with my iPad 3. The problem is, at seemingly random intervals, playback stops and I have to wait for a second ...
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AirPlay doesn't work when AirPort Exp. extends my network?

I have recently acquired an old first gen AirPort Express and wanted to use it solely for airplaying over to my old and amp. I tested configuring with it's own network and works fine. The problem is, ...
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File path to file on Mac Mini via LAN

I have a bunch of data files on a Mac Mini that I want to read over my wireless LAN in a script (F#, not that it matters I think). I can see the files in Finder, but don't know how to read them in a ...
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How to globally set WiFi to use device management identity certificate for all users?

I'm using Apple's Profile Management service in Mountain Lion, and discovered through serendipity that an enrolled device can authenticate on EAP-TLS to our WPA2-Enterprise Wifi using the Device ...
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Is it possible to block the Wifi access for an individual application(Mac OS X 10.7)

I would like to disable the network connection for an individual applications in Mac OS X 10.7 Lets say an example, I don't want to provide the network access for photoshop application. Is it ...
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Reverse tethering of Android device to OSX over WIFI

or HOW TO Find OSX wifi sharing on an android device I have setup a mac mini (Mountain Lion) with internet sharing to devices using WIFI. My iPhone and iPod both see and can use the connection but ...
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After using McDonald's public wifi (via Bell), home wifi is connected but unusable

10.8.2, 15" MBP. I used my MBP at McDonald's and connected to their Bell wifi. The user has to open their browser, attempt to go to any website, and get intercepted by the McDonalds's T&C ...
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Is it possible to jury-rig Internet Sharing to share an internet connection wirelessly, when my Mac already connects to the internet wirelessly?

I am trying to set up an internet sharing on my Mac so I can have a 'temporary hotspot' with lesser security so I can connect a DS to the internet when I want it, without changing my router's security ...
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What impact will a dropping Internet connection have on an in-progress iCloud backup?

We are in an area where there is extensive construction going on so internet connectivity to our building is frequently interrupted. My iPhone 5 is set to backup to iCloud. I am connected to a local ...
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Is there any application from where my internet speed is being throttled?

I have 1mbps connection at home. When I connect my laptop or mobile with wifi I get around 120kBps speed which is ok. But when I connect my MAC book with the same wifi I get no more than 20-30kBps ...
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Restoring a new iPhone via iCloud post-setup?

I am trying to restore my new iPhone with the data from my old iPhone via iCloud. I have tried to follow this tutorial, but unfortunately I cannot connect to wifi during the setup process (my wifi ...
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Why is my iPad causing WiFi interference?

I have a 3rd gen 32GB iPad with a 3G/LTE connectivity (and the latest software) and let me be clear from the start - the WiFi is working perfectly fine for me and I've had no problems with it ...
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Wifi problems Mac OS X 10.8.2 MacBook Pro

There are hundreds of threads regarding Mac OS X 10.8.2 wifi problems, but no thread is describing exactly my issue. I have a MacBook Pro 2011 with OS X 10.8.2. Since around two months I have ...
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Wifi not working in windows if thunderbolt display is connected

I had to install windows 7 on my macbook air (...) and I'm having trouble getting it to work with the thunderbolt display. As soon as the display is connected, the wifi doesn't work anymore. Device ...
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iphone 4S 6.0.1 has poor wifi reception upstairs

I've had an iphone 4S running 6.0.1 for just about a month. I find that it has trouble connecting to wifi when I'm in my room upstairs. It connects fine downstairs (which is where the combo. ...
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Is it possible to connect an iPhone/iPad via WiFi Protected Setup (WPS)?

I was wondering if anyone know if it is possible to connect your iPhone/iPad to a router via WiFi Protected Setup (WPS)? I would like to bypass entering my password on my iOS device and speed pairing ...
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Configure an Airport to connect to internet via a wireless hotspot?

The situation: I have free access to Time Warner (TWC) and Optimum hotspots around the USA. Conveniently one is located within range to my apartment. I would like to setup an Airport Extreme or ...
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Connection through router in iPad Mini

I want to know whether I can get internet connection on my iPad Mini (WiFi only) through my router. If yes, what are the criteria of that router?
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While my MacBook sleeps, the network drops off?

I have just moved over to a Macbook Pro from my old Macbook. Thanks to the Migration Assistant, it was an easy task, but I am now having an annoying issue: I have both computers on with all the same ...
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How to get an iPad to switch automatically to the strongest network?

I work in an office that has 3 WiFi networks, the strength obviously depending on where you are in the building. All 3 networks have been set up on my iPad 3. I often move around in the office, but ...
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How do I get Wi-Fi info from within Terminal?

Is there a way to get BSSID and the list of available Wi-Fi networks from within Terminal? I.e. I'm looking for something similar to ifconfig run0 scan on OpenBSD, which lists all access points, ...
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iOS6 on iPod Touch (4) no Wi-FI LAN, when there is no Internet?

I got a question of one of my customers: They are experiencing problems when connecting a iPod to a WIFI LAN without Internet connection. Basically, the iPod connects, gets a IP from DHCP, but then ...
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Any reason to turn off wifi when connected by cable to network on A/C power for MBPr

Any reason to turn off wifi when connected by thunderbolt adapter to cat-5 1 gig ethernet cable to network on A/C power for MBPr? Does turning wifi off help with anything? Does keeping wifi on help ...
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iMac WiFi speeds doesn't compare to other computers at home

My iMac 27" (late 2009, 10.8.2) wifi (3-4 bars) speed doesn't compare to other computers at home. The same Youtube video in 720p loads without delay on my dads computer, however on my iMac (I usually ...
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Why won't my MacBookPro8,2 (Early 2011) connect to the internet through wifi after update to Mountain Lion?

I'm having a really weird problem with my MacBookPro8,2. Ever since I updated to Mountain Lion a couple weeks ago I've been having this problem. It will connect to my WPA network at home, I can hit ...
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How to sync images between iPhone and Mac in a local network

I am working on a design of an iPhone application. I create some screen, then save it as a PNG file and want to see how it looks on the actual iPhone screen. So I need to transfer PNG versions of my ...
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Mountain Lion: Not joining preferred WPA2 Wifi network

My Mac Mini (2011) has always auto-joined networks worked fine until a few days when he stopped auto-joining my preferred WPA2 Wifi network when I start it up. When I click Join Other Network and ...
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Is there a Mac OS X equivalent of the Linux iwconfig command?

I'm looking for a command line tool in Mac OS X that performs the equivalent of the iwconfig command in Linux. Example: kirkland@x220:~/src/byobu/byobu$ iwconfig wlan0 wlan0 IEEE 802.11abgn ...
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I can't load websites but I can ftp and play spotify, how can this be? [closed]

I have a late 2009 Mac Book Pro 13" running 10.6.8. Using WiFi I can not load websites in any browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari) it is as if I am not connected to the computer. I can do FTP transfers ...
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Macbook Air will not connect to Wifi even though other Macs work fine with same Wifi

I'm having some issues and I feel as though I have literally tried everything. I am at a complete loss on what to do. Situation: I had multiple Mac computers including this one for a while. All ...
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Can I use an old iPhone as a wifi-only device?

I have an AT&T (GSM) iPhone 4. If I were to upgrade to an iPhone 5, could I simply pop the SIM out of my iPhone 4 and continue using it on wifi only? Would I also need to get the SIM deactivated ...
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Slow WIFI on iPhone 3GS after update to iOS6

After updating my iPhone 3GS to iOS6, when I'm on WIFI the network connection appears terribly slow. Loading a webpage in Safari takes ages and opening the update tab in the App store seems to keep ...
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Does AirPlay Use Wi-Fi?

I was curious how AirPlay worked and if it uses my Wi-Fi router, or some other technology? I was trying to use AirPlay with my 2011 MacBook Air and the new Apple TV and it was a bit laggy. Would a ...
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iPhone 5 tethering, device hard to discover, normal or a problem?

I often use tethering now that it's enabled on Softbank network in Japan. I normally use WIFI connection. The thing is, my iPhone 5 is usually hard to discover from my computer (Macbook Air). Normally ...
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Macbook pro can't access web

Really strange problem just started on my 2010 mbp running mountain lion. I reset my machine because I was having problems with outlook crashing (this is not strange well knows anyone who tries to ...
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How to tell if the iphone 5 is connected to the 2.4 or 5 ghz network? [duplicate]

I just got a new 5th generation apple airport extreme and I set it up in the dual band mode and I am wondering if it is possible to see which frequency the iphone 5 is connecting to. I know that on ...
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How to connect a Pioneer XW-SMA3 AirPlay speaker to WPA Personal wifi network?

I just bought a new Pioneer XW-SMA3 AirPlay speaker system but have so-far been unable to connect it to my home WiFi Network. The speakers come with an Ethernet port so I am able to connect it via ...
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My new iMac connects to my router, but not to the internet. How to fix?

I have a 3 week old 2012 27-inch iMac and this morning I turned it on and it wouldn't connect to the internet. It connected to my home network just fine, just not the internet. I assumed it was my ...
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Can OS X be configured to avoid seeing a WiFi log in window when joining some networks?

In Mountain Lion (10.8), when you connect to a wireless network with a default login page - a special window pops up showing that page. This pop-up is set to always in front, and also doesn't store ...
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WiFi wont work but Apple Ethernet Will?

I just got back to school today after using Ethernet at home. The WiFi claims to be connected to my Macbook Pro, but I can't get any internet out of it here after an entire semester of working. I ...
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Does OSX save geolocation data related to my preferred wifi networks?

Does OS X save geographic location data for my preferred WiFi networks, and if so where can I find this information?
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Time Capsule will not allow allow a guest network in Bridge mode. Why?

My 2 terabyte Time Capsule used to allow a guest wifi network but since I had to switch to bridge mode to accommodate my cable internet provider (while installing an Exchange server w/o a static ip ...
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Why are the network connections in the Network System Preference panel mislabeled?

Here is a screenshot of a problem I am having. The wireless connection is mis-labled as Ethernet and my wired connection is mis-labeled as Wi-Fi. ...
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Time Capsule: “There was a problem connecting to the server”

I have a dream: The dream of using my MBP inside and outside my office, and having it backup to my 2TB Time Capsule when on its wireless network, or postpone backups when not on the Time Capsule's ...
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Wifi Diagnostics get WiFi performance

Is there any way to get the wifi performance using the Wifi Diagnostics? I have a 802.11n network running on Apple TimeMachine. The Wifi Diagnostics created diagnostics report but I don't know which ...
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Can I force my iOS device to connect to 1 Wifi network over another

We have 2 wifi networks quite close to each other in our workplace, but I need to connect my iphone or ipad to 1 over the other out of preference. It's fine for myself as I can simply change wifi ...
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iPad Mini and WiFi Connection

I have an iPad Mini (64gb wifi only model running iOS 6) and it will periodically drop the WiFi connection and will take some time to reconnect. My other devices (laptop and iPhone 4 [iOS5]) do not ...
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Create AirPort network from the command line?

Is it possible to put my AirPort in access point mode, so it creates an infrastructure (ie, non-ad-hoc) network from the command line on OS X 10.8? Similar to using System Preferences -> Sharing -> ...
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Why doesn't my MacBook Pro automatically reconnect to the Wi-Fi when resuming from sleep?

I have a 2012 MacBook Pro with Retina display (currently running Mountain Lion v10.8.2). Every time I wake it up from sleep (open the lid), it doesn't seem to automatically re-connect to the Wi-Fi ...