1

I’m using Internet Sharing (USB 10/100/1000 LAN → Wi-Fi) to give a tech demo of a web site, running locally on my machine, to multiple phones.

I want to connect 15 phones to the shared network, but upon connecting the 6th phone, the phone reported “Access point temporarily full”.

Is there a way to configure how many devices can connect to Internet Sharing? I’m fine with delving into the Terminal.

1

Unfortunately there's no setting to configure the maximum number of stations that can connect to the access point at a time.

| improve this answer | |
1

The limit seems to be hard-coded into macOS and cannot be modified by setting properties or similar.

However, if it is an option to use additional hardware, you may put a router in between. That way, only the router would connect via Internet sharing, while the other devices would connect to the router.

| improve this answer | |

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .