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You can multi-select & delete from System Prefs > Network > WiFI > Advanced… Shift ⇧ or Cmd ⌘ Click to select multiples, then hit the — button underneath. Note that this will also clear the same settings from any linked iDevice.


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Apple's Internationalization Resources Apple provide a wonderful set of glossaries and tools to help with internationalization. These include translation strings for popular languages. From Apple's internationlization page, look for AppleGlot and Localization Glossaries. After logging in using your Apple ID, filter the downloadable files by name; try both ...


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I was having a similiar issue with 10.10.3 which was not corrected when I updated to 10.10.4. Many, many things were tried before I got it to stay connected to WiFi reliably, however deleting the networking PLIST files seems to be what finally did it. The Fix: Disable WiFi Open Finder Press Cmd+Shft+G to go to the folder ...


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Thanks to budakpisang for this: In terminal, you can turn wifi off and on with these commands networksetup -setairportpower en1 off networksetup -setairportpower en1 on en1 being wifi. Try networksetup -listnetworkserviceorder to see whether that's right for you or not. Here's a one-liner to toggle between on and off networksetup -getairportpower en1 | ...


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Wi-Fi dropping and losing Internet connection are two totally separate things. If your Wi-Fi drops, you lose connectivity to everything on your network. If your Internet drops, you only lose connection to the outside world, your internal network is still good. Below is a general picture of a home network with Intenet. (The cable modem used here can ...


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You can toggle directly by swiping up from the very bottom of the screen… ...from the lock screen, home screen or in most apps [in some apps it's difficult to get the swipe to be recognised if the app uses the same part of the screen for a function.]


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Your issue is being caused by OS X's handling of a wi-fi parameter commonly referred to as roaming threshold. This parameter dictates the point at which an OS will switch to a stronger signal. Windows gives easy access to this parameter, example here, but no simple option exists in OS X. This document from NYU suggests OS X has "aggressive" roaming ...


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Here is a step-by-step guide for you: Temporarily disable any Firewall/Internet Security solution/packet filter on your Mac (like LittleSnitch/Hands Off!/Kaspersky Internet Security etc.) Connect to the administrative interface of your router with a working Mac. Make a note of the internal interface (probably 192.168.0.1 in your case) If your router uses ...


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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 ...


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I know this thread is old, but I'd like to leave here what solved the problem for me. You need to check if you have the same security in both access points. For example, I had one access point secured with WPA/WPA2 and another with WPA2 only. After changing both to the same, everything was fine. To check your access points' security, you can do this: ...


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Not sure if this is the best method, but there's at least one way to set a keyword to trigger stuff in spotlight, and that is by making an application with Automator. Personally I use Alfred for this type of stuff, but it's not overly difficult to do this with Automator. Open Automator.app It should by default ask you what type of file to make, but if ...


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I would look at which Apps are allowed to use Background App Refresh, in Settings > General & also possibly in Settings > iTunes & App Store what is allowed to download over Mobile data. A third possibility is iOS updates themselves, which cannot be prevented; the best workaround for those is to always update on the day of release, through iTunes, ...


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EDIT 2 Sorry, misread the question. Your System Preference pane is probably locked. The screenshot you posted is from the "Advanced" section. Go back to basic network preferences, and look at the bottom left corner of the window. There should be a lock saying "Click the lock to make changes". Click the lock and enter an administrator username and ...


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Apple used AirPort as their marketing name for 802.11 Wi-Fi. Due to legal reasons it was called AirMac in Japan. AirPort was used for all hardware products (access points, routers, cards). It was also used everywhere in Mac OS X in the user interface. For a couple of years now the use of the word AirPort is restricted to hardware products (e.g. AirPort ...


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Your MCS is zero (0) which would explain why your WiFi is slow. That can happen if there is channel crowding (not only from your devices but neighbors included). You could just change the channel for now 1 to 5 and try. Or you could do a quick analysis of the channels do following: In Spotlight type "Wireless Diagnostics" Click on Wireless diagnostics ...


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It should show up so the fact that it doesn't indicates a problem. In the past, Apple has focused on reliability for newer models and then subsequently released a X.1 version with under-the-hood work done for older devices. So it wouldn't surprise me if it is a deeper problem. Two simple things to try right off would be a hard reboot of the device if you ...


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security find-generic-password -D "AirPort network password" -a SSID -g Replace SSID with the SSID of the network that you wish to obtain the key of. This command looks for all keys with a type of "AirPort network password" and searches for the key with the name of the SSID that you provide.


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In System Preferences, go to networking and connect your Mac to a wired network. Firewire or thunderbolt or ethernet (with or without an adapter) is needed to have a physical connection in the green or orange state. You need a link up and not necessarily a viable connection to any network. Then go into Sharing and enable Internet Sharing, there, share the ...


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iOS detects captive portals by attempting to access http://www.apple.com/library/test/success.html or http://captive.apple.com/hotspot-detect.html with the user agent 'wispr'. Should this page request not return "Success", but still return a HTML page, then it shows the captive portal assistant. Make sure that you are correctly serving your captive portal ...


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Keychain Access still stores the passwords: Go to Applications > Utilities and open the Keychain Access app. On the left side field, click "System," and in the left field "Category" click "Passwords". From here, you can double-click on each network in the "Name" column, and click the "Show password" box to show the network password. You may have to enter ...


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The account you are logged in as needs to be configured as an admin account, because the DNS settings affect all users on the system, not just the current user. If it is not an admin account, then you will need to authenticate every time you want to change the DNS settings. If you are logged in using admin account and still have the problem, then open ...


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Simply issue ifconfig List all network interfaces and their status.


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You can create a password-protected ad-hoc network by sharing your internet connection. To do so: Go to Apple Menu -> System Preferences Go to Sharing preference pane Select "Internet Sharing" Choose the source port Set your connection to be broadcast over WiFi Click on WiFi options and set a network name and security While this is a little more involved ...


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After inspecting your configuration, it seems two factors might be in play here: DNS Firewall A quick way to confirm a working internet connection but bad DNS is going to a website by using it's IP address rather than it's domain name. For example: http://91.198.174.192 which is a WikiMedia Foundation address. It should say something like "unconfigured ...


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With airdrop it is always a direct connection (usually wifi or a mix of wifi + bluetooth) between the 2 devices. No internet connection is required at all. So you can transfer as much as you like and it will all be local between the devices; "peer to peer" like you say. Your internet quota won't be used at all.


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Yes, you can do that. When Ethernet is connected, go to Sharing System Preference Pane. You can share the Internet there by selecting Ethernet as a source.


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The issue was resolved by removing the network from the list of Preferred Networks: System Preferences --> Network Preferences --> Advanced --> Find network and click "-" to remove from list of networks. After that I restarted the computer, and was able to connect and save the network without issue.


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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 ...


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Usually when the WiFi connection is still active but no data is flowing indicates Chanel crowding (to many devices/users on same channel). If the WiFi is disconnecting that could be number of other reasons. But since you are talking about the speed going down... When the MCS index is zero (0) then the channel crowding is a issue. The MCS needs to be at ...


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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.



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