Questions tagged [internet]

A global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) in order to provide access and communications for private, public, academic, business, and government uses.

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MacbookPro14,2 Gigabit internet Speed. Is it possible?

I have MacbookPro14,2, and following is the internal ethernet spec. I was wondering if its possible to use external gigabit ethernet (found on USBc dock), and have gigabit internet. I have a gigabit ...
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Safari / Chrome can’t connect to internet, FaceTime / Mail still working

My M1 MacBook crashed last night (woke to find the login screen & all users logged out). The Mac asked to send an error report. Since logging in again I can not access the internet from Safari or ...
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Can't connect to email without VPN

2010 MacPro. I updated from High Sierra to Mojave as I had the right GPU. Now, when I try to log in to email, first choice, using Thunderbird, it doesn't connect. Then I tried to go to Comcast's web ...
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wifi on MacBook Pro M1, but no internet

I got a new MBP M1 2021 edition 16GB MEM/ 500GB HDD, migrated using the Migration tool everything from my old MBP (an Intel 2018 one, also 16GB MEM/ 500GB HDD) everything worked (except the Intel apps)...
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Forget Wifi Network without admin

My school MBA M1 does not have very many permissions, how would I be able to completely forget a network without an admin password? I accidentally connected to a random insecure network and now it ...
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WiFi Parental controls for Private Address feature in IOS 14

I have setup parental controls for certain devices on my WiFi and all works fine on the MAC address. https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT211227 However, in iOS 14 there is a new privacy feature which ...
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How to know what `nsurlsessiond` is downloading

I have nsurlsessiond downloading at about 1.5 MB per second for a full day now, making other internet activities on my laptop less responsive. I tried killing the nsurlsessiond but it just comes back ...
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Why in macOS there's no indication when the WiFi is connected without Internet like in Windows/Android?

In macOS there's no exclamation mark when connected to WiFi but without Internet connectivity. Am I missing something? Is there any plugin/software I can use for this?
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How can I troubleshoot a network that I think is slow with macOS Monterey?

I have a 2020 iMac 27 inch with macOS Monterey. My network is very slow - 10mbps upload and 337 Kbps down. My MacBook could achieve 30 Mbps download and 100mbps upload. I'm also not able to connect to ...
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Can't access some Apple services on my home Wi-Fi

I have a 2019 MacBook Pro, which I use mostly at school, but when I use it at home I can't use Safari, Apple Music, App Store, access iCloud settings, or even install updates from the System ...
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Can system interact with internet without being logged in?

Can system interact with internet without being logged in? When user starts the system and login page appears, it seems to automatically connect to the WiFi. Now, can system interact with internet (...
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Can’t connect to WiFi, running ifconfig up and network setup on do not work

I am unable to restart my mac’s WiFi. This is a long term problem that has been happening for years. The solution is to restart my Mac, but I can’t do that now or I will lose data that can’t be saved. ...
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Upload speed test never completes when running google speed test on iphone

When I run Google speed test in Safari or Chrome on iPhone 13. The download speed is completed but the upload speed never completes. iPhone is running the current iOS 15.1 version. See attached pics. ...
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MacBook briefly not connecting to internet after connecting to WiFi

When I connect to WiFi, my Macbook Pro (early 2015 running OS 11.4) takes about a minute to actually 'see' the internet. That is — it shows that it's connected to the WiFi successfully, but if I ...
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Using an Airport Extreme to distribute files to local units without internet?

I have an old Aiport Extreme 802.11n 5th Gen and while plugged in to a router or ethernet with Internet, it is as we know possible to access any attached storage to a Mac which is connected to the ...
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Cannot use any browser and message app while date is changed

Does somebody know how to fix internet connection problems when the date on my Mac is not the actual date? I'm changing the date on my Mac to use a trial version of Parallels desktop because I need to ...
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iphone join network without internet

i’m trying to join a network that’s intentionally not connected to the internet but on my iphone the wifi settings show the wifi symbol with an exclamation mark and ‘No Internet Connection’ in orange. ...
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macOS 10.14/10.15 3rd party applications do not start

3rd party applications do not start. The computer does not have an internet connection by default, but only to the local network. When the connection to the Internet is established, all the ...
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MacOS hangs when connected to a wifi network with no internet

I'm running Catalina 10.15.7, and have noticed that whilst connected to my new wifi router (that hasn't been set up with internet yet), launching programs or just trying to use the system causes ...
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How can I repair my DNS so that it doesn't require a VPN or proxy to use the internet? (Anomalous problem)

Operating on a VPN or proxy is fine when I'm browsing and surfing, but certain sites will change the content based on the geographic location associated with the IP address of the VPN/Proxy Server, ...
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Traffic of different Apps in Little Snitch with enabled VPN? What is the meaning?

So, I am trying to understand my VPN connection observing the traffic in Little Snitch. My VPN is connected and I can see its connection to the server and the amount of data that is transfered. ...
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sshd stops working on Big Sur after a while when accessible from the Internet

My sshd is configured to accept only public key authentication and my ISP router forwards the port 22 to my MacPro so I can access it from anywhere using Internet. This has worked for years. Since I'...
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How do I throttle bandwidth on macOS? [duplicate]

If I download or upload a large file, my MacBook Pro running Big Sur completely kills the internet for my device and all other devices on my network. This is far worse than the extent to which this ...
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Getting slow internet response for browsers other than Safari (MacOS Mojave)

I got a strange error message that might pertain to the issue: The operation couldn’t be completed. (OSStatus error -9806.) Recently, I did do a little bit of file deletions by name (a measure to ...
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Slow safari download speed with MacBookPro (Wifi and Lan)

As the title indicates I have huge problems when I want to download files with the Safari web browser. I have a MacBookPro late 2013 with macOS Catalina (10.15.7). I have to say that we basically have ...
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Move network profiles to different network location

I had a little problem in the last weeks because I have to use a static IP address at my work network which caused me problems using my MacBook at home. Now I just found out that macOS offers a ...
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iPad won’t connect to some apps online

iPad Pro (11-inch) (2nd generation) on 14.2 (18B92) gives a "cannot connect" error on many apps, but not all. It will connect to: Local WiFi. Stack Exchange. Mail. Safari. App Store. It ...
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Ethernet connection gets self-assigned IP when Wi-Fi turned on?

I've been having this issue consistently since upgrading my MacBook Pro (late 2018) to Catalina where if I have Wi-fi turned off, my ethernet cable plugged in, and I restart my machine; upon ...
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4 GB of disk space goes "missing" for a week after browsing away from standard sites, why does this happen?

Using Stack Exchange, reading the news, watching a few YouTubes, browsing journals does not cause this. But when I go off into clickbait and less reputable sites my laptop's fan starts running, memory ...
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Internet over Wi-Fi working but not over Ethernet (LAN)

I have run into a curious problem. When I connect my MacBook via LAN cable, the Internet doesn't work, but I can still ping other devices in my network (including the router) and also can access my ...
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Macbook Air connects to 2.4ghz but shows exclamation point for 5ghz

I just recently moved and set up my same router with a new name. When I connect to the 2.4ghz wifi network the internet runs okay, but when I try to connect to 5ghz it shows an exclamation point over ...
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Will I be able to test port forwarding to an iPhone behind a firewall

I am having decades of problems doing facetime calls to a pal on another country Today I configured her router to port forwarding the ports used by Facetime: I have tried to these ports using a port ...
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Getting the whole DNS record

I have a domain that has a DNS record with CNAME and ALIAS entries, but how do I check them in the terminal? I tried nslookup -type=any <domain.name> and dig <domain.name> any and variants ...
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Convince macOS Catalina that there is Internet command-line

There are several ways to provide your MacBook Pro with Internet via some obscure socket, typically using OpenVPN, complemented by stubby for dns-over-tls. This works in Terminal However, other GUI ...
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MacBook Pro 2019 Upgrade to Big Sur left me stuck in a boot loop

my MacBook Pro doesn’t start cleanly after Big Sur. Here are the details: I have a MBP 2019 (T2 Chip) I erased the Macintosh HD I didn't backup the disk. I un-linked the Apple ID from the MBP (...
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Slow internet speed with an ethernet adapter on my Mac

With the internet connecting to my windows laptop, the ping/download/upload speed is 16ms/157.15Mps/10.21Mps. However, when I connect the same internet cable to a USB 2.0 ethernet adaptor and then to ...
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Airport Express can't handle multiple devices

I have an Airport Express connected to my modem (which provides 60 mbps download speed). The Airport Express is in DHCP + NAT mode, has one computer connected to it via Ethernet, and has other devices ...
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Mac won’t connect to internet

I have an interesting problem and I believe I may be halfway to understanding it but don’t know how to fix it. My home network has two routers. One is the main one and is in a cabinet so I do not have ...
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MacBook stays connected to wifi but loses internet connection

Every few minutes my internet connection drops on my MacBook Pro 15" Mid-2015, running macOS Catalina 10.15.5. It stays connected to wifi, at least it indicates as such in the menu bar and System ...
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Stop accountsd + Mail.app from completely obliterating my CPU when the internet drops

When I have Mail.app open, and I leave Wi-Fi range or my internet connectivity drops, the fans whirr up and CPU usage completely spikes (accountsd is using all the CPU, not Mail.app itself) and my ...
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Slow download on my MBpro, only via browser

Since last week, whenever I try to download things through my browser it starts at the usual speed (up to 18 Mbps) then starts to slow down until it reaches about 500 kbps and stays at that speed. All ...
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Multiple default routes on MacOS

I noticed that both WiFi and ethernet are enabled simultaneously on my MacOS machine, so I was curious about how routing would work. I see the following: myprompt$ netstat -rn Routing tables ...
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Share Internet through thunderbolt between two Macbook Pros

WHAT I WANT TO ACHIEVE I have two Macbook Pros (Mojave 10.14.6) with me in a country different than US. A and B. What I need and requirements: I want computer B to be connected from a US IP address ...
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Sharing MacBook internet to iPad via USB

I was sharing my MacBook LAN connection to my iPad using the internet sharing feature. But after the most recent update, I cannot find the iPad USB and iPhone USB option to share the internet. How do ...
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What causes a MacBook Pro to randomly have a bad Internet connection for all apps except Safari?

I had a new MacBook Pro 16 inch brought to me from the States to Brazil recently. As time has gone by, the Internet connection on various apps such as WhatsApp, Google Chrome, Adobe Creative Cloud and ...
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I am sharing my internet connection (Ethernet) via WI-FI but it keeps disconnecting

I'm sharing my internet connection (ethernet) via wi-fi but it (the wi-fi) keeps disconnecting. When I go into network settings the internet sharing box is still checked, so I have to turn it off and ...
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Does Little Little Snitch 4 block connections during login?

I have been using Little Snitch for some time now. I think the version I've started to use the program with, was 3.5. Anyway, I remember seeing notifications from Little Snitch about connection ...
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How does Google now I'm subscribe to Hulu? [closed]

New level of Google creepy for me. Was searching a show and somehow it knew I'm subscribed to Hulu. Check out the pic. It says subscribed under Hulu. I have no idea how I've never used Hulu on my ...
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Losing internet over & over again and still connected to wifi

I have a strange issue with my WiFi. I am losing internet (it seems connected, but seems not responding) over & over again after a while. And if I try to change the location in network settings, ...
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Macbook internet speeds are slow; fine on other devices

I have Verizon Fios 50/50. For the past 2 weeks, my speed tests on my macbook pro were more like 5/5. After reading another comment about NordVPN, I deleted my wifi settings files and deleted NordVPN ...
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