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

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AirPort Extreme is disconnected from the internet when in bridge mode

I have to use the router provided by my ISP to connect to the internet, but I also want to use my AirPort Extreme. DHCP is set to on in the ISP's router. When I connect the router to the AirPort, and ...
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Wifi Keeps Dropping Macbook Pro 13in Retina Early 2015

I've tried everything I can think of. Resetting the router, changing the channel number and band. The internet connection is fine, and then just hangs for a minute or 2, then returns to normal. ...
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Can't share internet connection from macbook to iphone

I have my macbook pro (OS X 10.10.4) connected via wifi. Iphone 5s 8.4 is connected via bluetooth to the MCP. But I can't navigate on the internet from my phone. here's the situation: Can ...
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iPhone 4 cracked and will not slide over for password.

I cracked my iPhone 4 and now it's messed up. The phone turns completely on where i can see my lock screen picture, but if trying to sliding over to unlocked it..it won't slide. The only place I can ...
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My MacBook pro Wi-Fi is slow, other devices are OK

The problem is that the WiFi on my MacBook is so slow it is almost unusable, it can be compared to an EDGE connectivity. My iPad and Nexus 4 both work good and have no problems with WiFi and signal is ...
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Connect to Wi-Fi via command line that requires username and password

I am trying to find the command to connect to a wireless access point that is WPA2, and requires both a username and password. The command networksetup -setairportnetwork <iface> <ssid> ...
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How do I clear all iCloud sync data without creating a new Apple ID?

I'd like to start fresh and clear out all previously synchronized data in my iCloud. Wi-Fi, Passwords, Safari Bookmarks, etc. I haven't found a way to delete these specific items, and I'm having ...
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Does the iPhone 5S with iOS 8.4 have a cellular data addiction?

Recently, I've been running out of data each month and it's being bugging me because most of the time my phone is either at home, or at work, where there is WiFi. Surely I can't be using that much ...
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iTunes downloading movie faster over WiFi

For some reason iTunes will download a movie faster over wifi than with ethernet on my home network. When I do a speed test the ethernet connection appears to be a few mbps faster though... Why would ...
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Turn Wifi off/on with a single key?

Is there a way to assign the WiFi on/off function to one of the function keys like F4 that I otherwise never use? I assume Applescript would be required. However I may want to use a BASH script ...
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Prevent iPhone from connecting to WiFi when activating Personal WiFi Hotspot

Every time I turn on my mobile WiFi hotspot on my iPhone, it works great unless I am in range of a remembered WiFi hotspot that iPhone itself can connect to -- iPhone silently opts to use any WiFi ...
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Wi-Fi Interfering with Bluetooth Mouse

I have an issue with my Logitech MX Master when trying to connect to my Macbook Pro (Early 2015 retina base model) via Bluetooth. The mouse has a stable performance only when Wi-Fi is turned off. Once ...
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iOS 8.4 Update - data usage

I have started the update to 8.4 last night, while my phone was charging and connected to the Wi-Fi. This morning it was still working on something (the black off screen with the loading bar and ...
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How Can I Block Downloading when WiFi Not Present?

My children carry my wife's phone while they are out (and away from our wifi at home) and before you know it, BOOM my data plan is used up, this month in 6 days into the cycle! How can I set her ...
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Running a proxy server like Charles interferes with Mac wireless web-based login authenication?

Just wanted confirmation or thoughts from others. I was doing some testing and debugging for work and noticed that if I run Charles proxy before enabling wifi and connecting to a wifi network that ...
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Open URL in Safari from Captive Network Assistant.app?

I have made a wifi hotspot captive portal. When a client connects to, I get the Captive Network Assistant.app showing ToS. My question is: Once the client clicks "I accept ToS" button, can be Safari ...
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Insecure connection and stored passwords disappear

I am troubleshooting my dad's computer and I am confused about what's going on, sorry if the symptoms are a little bit all over the place. I am connecting the computer with a wifi that all other ...
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To share dynamically network between OSX and Virtual OS

My colleges say that OS cannot dynamically share network between two OS, in contrast to Windows. One college solved the problem by ethernet connection and external network card, discussed here. ...
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How can Red Browser/WhatsApp work while Safari, Mail, and other apps can't connect

I am currently on vacation in Europe and my family here has wifi thats been working perfectly the last couple days. Last night, however, Safari and several other apps haven't been opening on my iPhone ...
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Good Thunderbolt network cards for Mac?

I need another network card for my Macbook Air because of virtual OS which cannot use same network card as Yosemite. My friend says that he has Thunderbolt network card which he can use to connect to ...
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Wi-Fi Network only appears after I connect to another Wi-Fi network

This is a very intriguing problem. Every time I'll connect my MacBook Air mid 2013 with OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 to my wi-fi network at home, I can't, cause it won't be available in the list of networks ...
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Wi-Fi on MacBook Air only works within 10 feet of router

The Wi-Fi on my MacBook Air 11″ 2011 only connects within 10 feet of the router. Other Air works over 45 feet away. Happened after upgrade to Yosemite, now 10.10.3. Card Type: AirPort Extreme ...
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Overcoming random slowness with my home Wi-Fi and 2015 13″ Retina MacBook Pro

I've had issues where the Wi-Fi seems to slow to a crawl sporadically. This only happens on my home network; I've not seen it happen anywhere else. No other devices are affected while this is ...
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How to share over ethernet but not over wifi [duplicate]

Running OSX 10.10.3 The office LAN is wired, the guest LAN is WiFi. I need to be on both at the same time. I want to be able to accept connections from the office LAN, but I want to limit access to ...
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Airport Extreme: Macbooks cannot connect to disk drive over wifi; LAN iMac can

Just bought an Airport Extreme. Connected a LaCie 2To hddrive (usb 2). I have set up the drive without issue and can indeed see it in the Finder and browse through the files via my iMac (which ...
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Time Capsule's Drive accessible via Ethernet but not WiFi

My home network setup might be a little complicated. -My modem and router is in the basement. -My Time Capsule (newer "tower" version) is on the upper floor connected to the router via MoCa adapters ...
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Wifi doesn't work but Skype does (and it's not like the one case you already solved) [closed]

So. I select a wifi network. Get into safari and int wont load the main page. But I can make calls in skype and with perfect comunication with the caller. (Wifi works for skype) but when I do all the ...
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Time Capsule shows up as (null) when used with OS X Server

So I have a Time Capsule here, and an OS X Server. I enabled the Time Capsule service, and added my Time Capsule as a backup destination. I can see the following showing up on a client machine in the ...
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Anyone remember the name of this iOS sharing app?

A long time ago, there was an iOS app that was quite innovative for the time. The way it worked was that two iDevices on the same Wi-Fi network that wanted to share data (for instance a picture) would ...
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iPod 5 generation is disabled

I have a ipod 5th generation and late last year I did something and it kept asking me to enter my password. I am pretty sure I turn it off. So last year it has been saying" iPod is disabled and to. ...
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iPhone 5s Wi-Fi not working at home, but does at work; 4 iPads and other same Phone work fine on home Wi-Fi

Yesterday, when I got home from work, I updated 4 apps on my phone using my home WiFi. Shortly thereafter, my phone wasn't getting internet. power cycled router, assuming that was the issue. ...
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Ping times keep oscillating on Wi-Fi: Boom network load? [duplicate]

I have a 2012 retina MacBook Pro that lags in a very specific way: I have normal ping times for about 5 seconds and then they spike to 100-300ms more than normal for about 5 seconds, and back and ...
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Enable wifi hotspot on Macbook Pro Mid 2014 [duplicate]

I am trying to share the internet connection from my MBP Mid 2014. It seems I can only share the internet through the Thunderbolt Bridge or Bluetooth PAN but I need it through the wifi for my Mobile ...
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What should the setting for “Domain Search” be in apple devices

Morning, On all of our Apple devices (iphones, ipods, MacBook Pro) there is a "Search Domain" field in the Network Settings. It is currently set to tmobile.com. I do not understand why and am ...
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Sharing wifi from mac to iphone [duplicate]

I Googled how to do share my wifi connection from my Mac (new Macbook Pro) to my iPhone (5S) and I tried their way. System Preferences > Sharing > Internet Sharing but then i don't have the same ...
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The wifi on my iPhone 4S suddenly couldn't detect any networks. How can I troubleshoot this?

I just realized that my wifi doesn't work anymore. I couldn't remember upgrading, installing, or updating anything in the last few days, and I don't think I dropped the phone or anything like that. ...
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Mac won't connect to WPA wireless network at home after connecting to other WPA2 network

My MacBook was connected to my home wireless using WPA. I then connected it to the school wireless with WPA2. Now it won't allow me to connect at home.
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My Macbook Pro WiFi is getting slower unless I reboot

So I have that new Macbook Pro 15 inch with the Nvidia GPU for 6 months or so, and recently I experienced WiFi slowdown after I let my Macbook on for hours (with putting it to sleep by closing the ...
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How to find the currently connected network service from the command line?

I would like to find out which of the available network services (e.g. Ethernet or Wi-Fi) is currently active. In this screenshot from the Network Preferences, you can see that Wi-Fi is currently ...
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OSX Network not working properly (100 write 800 read mbps!)

OK so, I have 4 computers near me and a good router (rt-n66u), and suddenly, maybe few days ago, my macbook decided that its network must be slower. I use two computers to test, one is my beefy ...
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Cannot Erase my old iPhone

I upgraded my iPhone 4S to a 6. They transferred the number and everything in the Verizon store. However, they did not want the old phone on trade in. I would like to trade / sell or give away the ...
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How can I use my SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive with my 12" MacBook

I can access the drive on my iPhone, iPad and Android. I am having trouble figuring out how to get it to work with my Mac I am using Yosemite and I've done the latest firmware update on the drive
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Netgear N600 WNDR 3400 - best WIFI settings for Mac and iOS - dual band?

I have a Netgear N600 WNDR 3400 802.11n Dual Band router as my wireless access point. What is the best way of setting up WIFI on this router to get the best WIFI performance out of it for my iOS ...
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Connecting 2 iPads with a router without internet

I need to connect two iPads to a network without internet connection. Can I just do it with a simple router? Is there a good type of router to share data without internet?
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WiFi Hotspot - using external DHCP server [duplicate]

I've got an iMac set up to share it's wired network connection via WiFi. My MacBook connects to this fine, and is assigned an IP address via DHCP. However, I'd like to use the MacBook as if it was ...
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My ipad air won't open the page on safari

I have two devices that are both connected to the SAME WI-FI at my house. We use wireless network and for the past two days I've been getting this message whenever I tried to go on the Internet and ...
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AirPort Time Capsule wifi is suddenly very slow: Boom network load

Background I have a 5th generation AirPort Time Capsule, bought refurbished from Apple about 6 months ago. It is on software version 7.7.3 and has worked without issue until recently. Problem Two ...
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WiFi problems on Yosemite

I've seen a few posts around wifi problems with Yosemite, especially after an update from Mavericks. I've only started seeing WiFi problems about 3 days ago (update was 3-6 months ago), and my issues ...
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How to find wifi passwords in Yosemite or iOS8

I can still connect to this foreign network using this new computer -- my old computer had access. I want to share the password with my wife's system. I can't figure out how to do this, either in ...
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Why is my Air Port suddenly slow?

For a bit over a day, by AirPort Extreme has been much slower than usual. Over the past year I've had lastTxRate pretty consistently around 250, which is close to the maxRate I get (289). Lately ...