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No - iMessage works over any viable network connection. Assuming you are on an iPod touch, since WiFi is your only viable network, then it follows you need WiFi, but it's not a limitation of iMessage as much as it is of your hardware. iMessage works fine over ethernet, cellular data equally as well as WiFi.
Apple uses .local for bonjour. This is reserved for mDNS in RFC 6762. You should not use this in a mixed network. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.local for further discussion.
Update to latest OS X 10.10.5 and iOS 8.4. Both the updates solve the annoying Internet issues. The issues were frequent disconnection in regular intervals, slow Internet speed etc. In Yosemite, Apple introduced the troubling Discoveryd component for networking which was the main cause. It has been replaced in OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4. Install the updates ...
No it isn't supported (Note: Printers are via airport, further information below about why it isn't supported for other devices.). Please don't use WPS though, it's not secure. More Information @irrantion John, you can't have a long "random password" and expect it to be easy to enter whilst keeping it secure. You could just copy and paste from a document ...
I had the same problem with my rMBP 15" late 2013. Like Exact same problem. Apple is terrible at quality and consistency control in making drivers. Intall this older kext(wifi driver) and it will fix your problem. I can connect to N only networks on 2.4 and 5 ghz and get 300 mbps transmit rates now. Here is what I did to get the WIFI working as described ...
as answered by stuffe, one of the possibilities is to use keychain syncing. there are 2 requirements phone must have the wifi password already computer must be able to access the internet if your iPhone is able to use "personal hotspot", then you can do this: turn on personal hotspot connect computer to personal hotspot - this will initiate the ...
This is a partial-temporary solution. Basically, if the frequencies are on different channel numbers then it is possible to "set" the particular wifi band (worked on OSX Mavericks). steps: 1. Find the channel numbers of 5 GHz and 2.4 Ghz. Are they different? if yes proceed to step 2. 2. Set 5 GHz channel number using airport command. Detailed ...
You need to turn off WiFi before you leave the coverage area (or more precisely - before you reach the point where WiFi is still "connected" but not viable.) In iOS 9 there will be a system setting to allow cellular data to take over sooner, but on iOS 8 and less, your device will throw errors when WiFi fails you and before the radio disconnects from WiFi. ...
Open up System Preferences. Click Network. After you select Wi-Fi on the left, click Advanced... . Drag your home network to the top under Preferred Networks. Click OK then Apply.
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