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Bluetooth and IEEE 802.11/b/g/n (WIFI) use almost the same frequency bands: Bluetooth: 2.402 - 2.480 GHz (79 channels) WIFI 2.4 GHz (IEEE 802.11/b/g/n): 2.4 – 2.4835 GHz (11, 13 or 14 channels depending on the country) Usually Bluetooth uses frequency hopping and changes the possible 79 x 1 MHz bands 1600 times a second to avoid disturbances while WIFI ...


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It worked for me just switching off and on airplane mode and then turning cellular data off and on. Thank you!


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Yes, they will download even in slow Wi-Fi connections. There is no option to choose an Wi-Fi connection to do the automatic downloads. You can only disable the downloads on Cellular Data on Settings / iTunes & App Store / Use Cellular Data.


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When you enable automatic downloads, your iPhone will download new content over every WiFi network. I believe that it will also download over your data connection when not connected to wifi. But only when the files the iPhone tries to download are below 10 MB.


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You could have a hardware problem with your network card. When there is no wifi hardware installen/found on the mac, I would go to an apple store or authorised service provider to have this problem fixed. When your mac is still in warrenty, it normally is free to repair. When it is out of warranty I would first call Apple care to see if they will repair as ...


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At the lower left corner of the Network page in System preference, there's a "+" button. If you click it, you will have a drop-down window asking you how you'd like to create a new network service. From there you should be able to select "Wi-Fi" as its interface, and give that service a name. Then click "create", and you should have the "Wi-Fi" tab back. ...


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I imagine this is the case: iPhone and iPad are using an integrated chipset (like this: http://www.broadcom.com/products/Wireless-LAN/802.11-Wireless-LAN-Solutions/BCM4334) supporting both Wifi and Bluetooth. And as both of them are on the same chip the manufacturer could be just incrementing the MACs. However the question is why you ask this - if you want ...


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In the link you showed, it states that WiFi signal will be disabled for the AE, providing only ethernet conection to a device wired into the AE. Let's say it would only saves you from installing a long ethernet wire, but it is not an active part of your wifi network for other devices other than the phisically conected. So, your wifi devices will not be able ...


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Despite very vague information on Apple's own website, it is not possible to extend Apple-based networks with non-Apple products. Apple only states: "Wi–Fi base station - Any variety of AirPort Extreme Base Station, AirPort Express, or Time Capsule." from this article - http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202056


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The problem with that model of AirPort Express is that it only supports 802.11b/g and not the much faster 802.11n. Using it with an Apple TV, I doubt you'll have sufficient bandwidth to watch HD content. If that's not a problem for you, then here is how I got my AirPort Express (A1264) to extend my TP-Link connection via Ethernet. I'm assuming you know your ...


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When you log into any wifi router, immediately thereafter the OS (iOS or MacOS) tries to resolve the DNS for www.apple.com, and then attempts to navigate to this page: apple.com/library/test/success.html (Or one of a handful of similar ones distributed around the 'net.) The page is very simple and basically just responds with the word "Success". If they do ...


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In Settings → Wi-Fi, when you click the small i next to the network name, you can disable the automatic login setting, then the window should not be shown again.


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The biggest annoyance with running 2 wifi networks with the same SSID is that a device will connect to the stronger signal, which is not always the "best" or fastest signal. I find this to be the case with 2.4ghz and 5ghz, where devices prefer the slower 2.4ghz band even when through-put is significantly better on the 5ghz channel.


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I have never seen slowness on the Wireless of any sort, latency is not an issue. Period. On the other hand, key feel is an issue. The key mechanisms are different between Wired and Wireless; its harder to press the keys on the Wireless and it has a mushy feel. I tried one because I never used the numeric keypad (and I am a programmer) and was fine with the ...


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Install SmartSleep(from Apple Store) with Insomnia plugin and your problem should be solved. You can even play music with your lid closed with no problems.


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This is a KNOWN issue with a certain batch of 4s's that have wifi chip temp. sensor issues. Warming the wifi chip with a soldering iron for 30 secs or so and then reseting the network settings will get wifi back. Maybe for a month, maybe only a few days. Has worked for me several times.


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I have a Mac Book Pro running 10.9.5. To keep it from sleeping when I locked the screen, I changed the Energy Saver settings for Power Adapter, I checked "Prevent computer from sleeping automatically when the display is off" and I unchecked "Wake for network access".


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Non-free GUI-solutions are iNet and Network Radar. Network Radar provides a free trial.


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There is a GUI solution on Apple Store--it is FREE ! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/who-is-on-my-wifi/id909760813?mt=12 Who Is On My WiFi By IO3O LLC Who's On My Wifi is an easy way to Detect Unknown Devices on your network. Whether it's someone using your wired or wireless network, Who's On My Wifi's optional automated background scanning ...


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Run the following to list all connections on your Mac through all interfaces. arp -a To limit to a single interface, use: arp -a -i en1


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WiFi signal strength only tells just that, the strength of the signal. It is a prerequisite to have a good connection. How ever that does not tell you about the Quality. If you have high interference (from devices or Neighboring networks) then your RSSI will be high. It should be <70 or better (the lower the better). Then there is the Transmit Rate ...


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i have had this exact issue with 2 SSID's with the same name. i believe airport uses some kind of UUID for each AP, and gets confused wehn it see 1 ssid with two different id's. you can do it with cisco (etc) gear where the ap's are part of a managed network. but i never got it to work well when there were 2 with the same name. you could try deleting ...


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When set on auto my router frequently used 13 because it was not used by the surrounding routers (from other buildings), so sometimes it was visible by the MacBook Air and sometimes disappeared - which was not a problem when I switched to 5G. The same thing happened with my Kindle PaperWhite that couldn't see 5G. The simple solution was to use 5G for all ...


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setup your Wi-Fi via iPhone Configuration Utility, I don't think profile will be sync


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your looking to do something like what the Wavespot (router) does, its a social wifi authentication gateway that allows people to sign into a wifi network using email or Facebook 'Like' (or twitter or Google Plus). Good service and we use it for a few of our agency (bluntagency.com) clients, predominantly shopping centre's.


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For maverick users- To enabled the "Open Wireless Diagnostics.." as it doesn't show up by default to diagnose the WIFI connection. Click the wifi icon on the menu bar with the Option key pressed. On the bottom of the list, you have "Open Wireless Diagnostics..."


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Generally speaking, only the router should need any PPPoE login credentials, and all the devices on the local network would get their connection through the router (in your case the AirPort base station), with the router giving them local network information via DHCP. If other devices on the local network are working properly with "standard" wireless and ...


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This related question gave me the starting point for putting together the following shell script: networksetup -setairportpower en0 off && networksetup -setairportpower en0 on Of course it does exactly what I do not want to do, but it does it a lot quicker than me. I guess it would fit right in there on my desktop, next to my "FixMenulets" ...


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It was probably there before Yosemite but you did not see it. Usually when your Internet service provider requires it it will be used. PPPoE stands for Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet. PPPoE has become a favorite technology of broadband Internet service providers, who use it to save time and money. DSL and cable modem subscribers, on the ...


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Clicking the AirPort Wi-Fi icon on the menu bar will do a rescan of available networks.                                      


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From the WiFi menu bar icon, I usually choose 'Join Other Network', then click 'Show Networks'. I can toggle between the 'Show Networks' and 'Join Other' button to scan the available networks, and that's always worked for me.


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Connected my laptop to a different Hotspot device, then back to my phone. Everything seems to work now. Very strange.


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You could write a launchd that monitors the file path of: /private/var/db/dhcpclient/leases/ If you looking for DHCP changes to an interface. That db holds all the different interfaces and dhcp changes on them. Something similar to monitoring that file with a launchd here.


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The BCM4360 is known not to work with the b43 driver. The broadcom-wl driver should work, but since the card is even newer, I would expect even more problems. I suggest to pick up a cheap usb wifi stick, that fixed all my problems.


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Go to System Preferences > Network > Wifi Click on Advanced Remove the preferred networks from the list by using - button


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I had the same issue. Did a bunch of troubleshooting with Apple over the phone and in store. The final diagnosis was a logic board and wireless card replacement. When they took it in to repair it, the tech noticed only one of the three antennas were connected to the motherboard. His theory is that the one antenna was enough to support a connection or two ...


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That menu bar looks like you're on Mavericks. You should upgrade to Yosemite and see if that helps. Speaking of which, if you haven't already, you should check how Internet-using apps that aren't web browsers perform, such as seeing how long it takes Dropbox to download a new file. If all else fails, you should go to a place with a newer router and see if ...


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I have a similar set up (not same router). While using the same SSID, I noticed instability, probably due to randomness of who gets what. So now I have separate SSID for 2.4 and 5 GHz and I decide who connects to what.


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Either way, the devices will not necessarily pick the strongest signal, they tend to hang onto the one they're on til they lose it completely. At least with separate SSIDs you can look at which it's attached to currently & force it over if necessary. Requires 2 sign-ins initially, but after that it will either look after itself, or you can manually ...


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Download a wifi analyser onto your phone (plenty of good free ones) and check the signal strength your getting on it when scanning for WAP's. This should help you rule out if its the signal strength, leaving either your netgear or iPhone as the culprit. See this article as well http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/ios-8-problems/2/


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Lets try to reset your Macs settings. Go to System Preferences > Network. Click the Wi-Fi connection. Click the Advanced... button on the bottom right. Click the Wi-Fi tab. Under Preferred Networks, select your wireless network. Click the - (delete) button. Turn off your ...


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There is Airport Utility by Apple which allows you to review and change the configuration of any Apple WiFi device in the current network.


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I have a similar problem with a bit of a work around.. I'm not sure if it works for others and I'm also trying to understand it myself because it is a bit annoying. My laptop will always see my wifi network but sometimes my wife's MacAir or my moms Samsung tablet will suddenly not be able to see the network. By freak luck I discovered that turning on and ...


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I know that it's old question but maybe someone is looking for better solution. I've just found it: ⌥ + click on wifi icon


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This happens when your Airport Time Capsule have the same name for 2.4GHz y 5GHz. To solve it, just go to Wireless Options... and change the 5GHz network name. On your iDevice replace old wifi network with new one and should work. Source: How to force 802.11ac?


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im not sure this will help, my gut says it might, but under wireless settings in your iOS device, forget network then re connect, (note you need to reenter password and SSID)


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There's a company called SkyHook that sells a wifi-based geolocation product to many companies, but not sure if Apple is one of them. It was a couple of years ago though. You can ask them to update their database here: http://www.skyhookwireless.com/submit-access-point. If Apple is doing their own geolocation services now, you're likely out of luck. ETA: ...


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Check for local keep alive settings on your mac. These were mine...: sysctl -a | grep tcp.keep net.inet.tcp.keepidle: 3600 net.inet.tcp.keepintvl: 150 net.inet.tcp.keepinit: 75000 net.inet.tcp.keepcnt: 8 I needed to change the keepintvl setting to some higher value: sudo sysctl -w net.inet.tcp.keepintvl=7500 Then the ssh "write failed: Broken pipe" ...



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