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Please understand following. You can not receive and transmit from same device (unless is it equipped that way). You Mac is not capable to do that, it is either or. If you for example receive Internet via cable to your Mac then you can share (transmit) it using your Mac WiFi. So the input and output can not be the same. Since you are receiving WiFi, ...


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You can not bridge from WiFi to WiFi. You'll have to connect to the internet via a different port if you want to share the connection. I'm assuming the reason you don't connect to the network directly with your iPhone is some kind of client limit. You could use a Wireless Router to connect to the WiFi and repeat and reroute it. If you use an Apple Airport ...


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When I'm at home and have connections to both my home wifi and cellular data, I believe the cellular data takes precedence over wifi. You need to turn off cellular data if you want it the other way around. When I use up my allotment of LTE data from my carrier, my connection downgrades to unlimited 3G. No big deal for me.


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Firstly ask your parents to turn on your iPad and connect it to the local network. If you have remote administration on your router you'll be able to do the next steps yourself, else you'll need your parents to do it. Login to your router's administration page Get the external IP address of your router (if you can set up dynDNS this will make your life ...


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I've changed the setup to use the same SSID for all APs and I observe much faster handover times, at least on my iOS devices. Haven't done yet any tests with Macs though. So far I haven't reduced power levels as @ScunnerDarkly suggested because I'm satisfied with the results right now.


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The diagram at the top of the article you linked to in the question seems to show exactly what you are trying to achieve; the extended base stations are connected via Ethernet, from their WAN ports, to a network port on the primary base station. Have you tried this configuration?


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Try this... Put your iPhone in AirPlane Mode Go to Settings > General > Reset Reset Network Settings Reboot your Router Take you iPhone out of AirPlane mode.. You will be prompted to join your network again, and it should work this time...


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Get your Airport Card replace or you risk your data. This problem is only going to get worse over time, later causing the Mac to lock up then to a point the Mac will hang during boot. Every force shutdown you risk losing your files on the delicate HFS+ file system.


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Solution that avoids having to restart the computer: Go to terminal and type sudo ifconfig en0 down And enter your password. This will cause the WIFI card to restart and (for me) the connection to be restored.


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Each of your Locations will show WiFi. To differentiate by location you have to rename them. To do that click on the Gear box icon at the bottom of the location screen and choose rename service. Now you can get creative in naming the service to your liking in each of the Locations. The WiFi function will remain.


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It seems like you are pretty up on WiFi, so I won't go into all the inner workings. However, you did mention that the "handover takes ages." The handover is handled by both the device AND a controller. There is a setting (and generally not accessible by users) at what threshold the adapter begins looking for another good network. It is taking ages ...


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You can have the same SSID for multiple APs, this is how our campus network is set up, but there is a caveat that's worth knowing. When moving between APs we've noticed OS X has a tendency to "stick" to the first AP it has joined even if it's in the presence of another AP offering a stronger signal. Cycling the wi-fi can help with re-association to an AP ...


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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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Some users have reported similar problems with 10.10.2 Looking true you attempts, I would suggest following additional steps. Reset WiFi settings: Turn Off Wi-Fi from the Wireless menu item From the OS X Finder, hit Command+Shift+G and Copy/Paste the following path: /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/ Select following files: ...


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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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When flashing custom firmware, you need to be very careful. Some firmwares can cause hardware-software communication issues, so when you think a setting has been changed, it may not have been. DO NOT send it in for repair. You've probably already voided the warranty. Try to go back to your original firmware and see if it works. Any communication errors ...


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iOS decides automatically whether 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz connection is best if an access point supports both. You can change your BT Home Hub settings to broadcast two separate access points. Open the hub settings → Advanced Settings → Wireless → 5 GHz Wireless and disable “Sync with 2.4 GHz”.              This allows you to specifically connect to two separate ...


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My guess is that you both need to be on wifi, or you need to restart BOTH of your devices.


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Net Analyser (Lite = Free) will tell you the BSSID and the vendor of that BSSID. All you need to know is the BSSID of your access points or if they are from different vendors its fairly easy to tell them apart and know which one you're connected to. But this still wont tell you which band you're on. Like you I have one 2.4GHz bgn access point, and a ...


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I know this is an old question - but i just encountered same problem. Some one else might, too. This is what hit me: The iMac sits very close to the router It's not good for RF devices to sit to close to each other for various reasons Long story short: I moved the WiFi AP away from mac (it was sitting at it's right side and now it's 2 meters behind it): ...


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Your AirPort Extreme will need to "control" the network in order for this setup the way you expect. The Linksys would have to be configured as a bridge with the AirPort Extreme as the router/DHCP server. Do not that the way you have things setup currently, Time Machine will still work; however you will need to connect to the server/disk by IP address. Other ...


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You could place something like this Applescript in you Applescript Menu and use it to list you preferred networks, choose on and connect to it. set the getList to paragraphs of (do shell script "networksetup -listpreferredwirelessnetworks en0") set title to item 1 of getList set wifi_list to items 2 thru -1 of getList set the chosen_newtwork ...


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Maybe the best option would be to create an Automator/AppleScript to join each of the networks you have to jump between. You could create your own Application or Service for the networks you use often, and use your System Preference pane for when you are in a different location and need to join Wifi. Depending on your scripting ability, you could use ...


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This little script will tell you when you are not connected to the Internet. If you want to Ping (and monitor) your router instead, change the Google.com to your Router address. It will not solve your no connection problem that can have many other reasons. Like flaky connection to the router, like crowded channel, like a limitation by the IP provider on ...


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How about an Applescript app. Running every 10 seconds. That checks the IP and checks the SSID on idle set checkSSID to (do shell script "/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/airport -I |grep ' SSID:'|awk -F:\\ '{print $2}' ") set checkIp to do shell script "ifconfig en0|grep 'inet ...


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In AppleScript use: do shell script "networksetup -setairportpower en0 off; sleep 2; networksetup -setairportpower en0 on" although you might have to change en0 to the appropriate adapter which you can get from the Network Utility. If you want it in a BASH script don't use the do shell script part and the rest can be on one line or remove the ; adding a ...


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Here is the part 1 of the script. It will monitor if you are connected to the Internet and alert you when you are not. repeat try do shell script "ping -c 5 google.com" on error display dialog "You are not connected to the internet" end try end repeat Now you can cycle the WiFi off/on (honestly that is easy to do) or if you ...


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You could try adding two 'locations' within the network section of system preferences. One for upstairs and one for downstairs. Then go in and move downstairs network to top priority when you've chosen the downstairs location and move the upstairs network to top priority under the upstairs locations. You can then switch between the two locations within ...


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/Sy*/L*/Priv*/Apple8*/V*/C*/R*/airport -I | grep SSID This uses the airport CLI, with the -I flag to show information and grep for SSID shows the name of the network.


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This page on the Bluetooth specification website very quickly descends into technobabble, but the Advanced Audio Distribution Profile is how audio is distributed, or sent, from a Bluetooth audio transmitter (such as iPhone or iPod) to a Bluetooth audio receiver (such as headphones or a stand-alone speaker). I am not sure how technical of an answer you are ...


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On re-reading, this may not be the actual answer… if it's bluetooth, then it's bluetooth - but if it works in Airplane mode, then read on... Simply put, they work by induction. They actually 'listen' to the magnetic field in the phone's speaker itself. If you pass an alternating current through a wire wrapped round a magnet, the current will induce a ...


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A lot of WiFI and Bluetooth audio systems come with Airplay built in nowadays. As Airplay is also built into any iOS device and any modern Mac, this allows your iPhone or your Mac to stream audio to such an audio system without additional software.


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The two models differ only in their number of USB and ethernet ports (see https://www.apple.com/compare-wifi-models/ for a comparison of all current models), audio jacks, HDD space and Wifi capabilities. The software features are identical. Although your proposed setup should be working fine, it has at least the following implications: No gigabit ethernet ...


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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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I found a solution to the captive portal problem with 10.10.2... Connect to the internet via iPhone and USB cable. Now also connect to the wifi network with the captive portal. Change the default route to use the wifi. Now the laptop uses the phone for DNS requests, but routes other traffic via the wifi interface. Authenticate on the captive portal page. ...


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Go to: /Library/Printers/ Delete the EPSON folder. Add the printer from System Preferences. This will involve your computer updating all the drivers from Apple and will take some time.


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Go to the network preferences panel in System Preference Select airport, then 'Advanced...' Press the plus button It will work even when the network isn't near.


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This software should accomplish what you're looking for: "Ethernet Status" There might be free alternatives, this is the first one I came across.


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You have Bluetooth turned off on your iPhone according to one of your (many) screenshots. Bluetooth must be turned on for Peer-to-peer Airplay to function. See e.g. this Apple support article (scroll down to Peer-to-peer Airplay).


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The Apple Broadcom BCM94331CD adapter will add 802.11 a/b/g/n with Bluetooth 4.0 to an older Mac Pro, while the Apple Broadcom BCM94360CD adapter will enable 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac support (the primary difference between the two adapters being 802.11 ac). You can easily DIY by finding suitable parts on eBay or Amazon and following instructions on forum sites ...


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Check your channel. If it's channel 12, it won't be visible, and if you're set to auto switch the channels, it could've picked up 12 on its own. Macbooks only detect 1-11 (just fixed my detect issue by switching the channel).


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Yes, your MacBook Pro supports 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz but not simultaneously. All Macs manufactured since 2007 with integrated Wi-fi support 802.11 a/b/g/n and and some 2006 Macs support 802.11 a/b/g. Only AirPort Base Station and Time Capsules released in March 2009 or later can operate simultaneously over both bands. Source


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I have struggled with my own connection dropping intermittently (more often, just becoming very slow/weak for periods of time). The problem for me seems to be that I chose a spot in my house that has poor Wifi signal, perhaps due to the configuration of walls, the configuration of metal in my house construction, and so on. If I move my computer a meter or ...


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Try with "share internet connection from tap0 to computers using en0", which is actually what you want, tap0 being the vpn and en0 being wifi.



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