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Internet Sharing with iPad USB stopped working, EXCEPT when I activate sharing over WiFi also

For the past 18 months (perhaps 2 years) I've been sharing Internet from my Mac Mini M1 to my iPad, over USB. So this is a new issue in a setup that was previously working. It worked fine up until ...
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Routing on macOS while internet sharing

I got some problems. So Ive connected an MikroTik with openwrt with my laptop over lan. The MikroTik has the ip address 10.10.1.200. I assigned my Mac the ip address 10.10.1.201 on the lan interface. ...
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How to clear MacOS Internet Sharing Wi-Fi settings?

I've got a Nov 2023 MacBook Pro running Sonoma 14.2.1. While initially testing Internet Sharing, I configured sharing from Ethernet to devices using Wi-Fi. In the dialog box to set up the Wi-Fi ...
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How to route network traffic from one MacBook to another

I have two MacBooks. Let’s call them A and B. B is connected to vpn. I want to leave B at home and be able to use A outside but route traffic through B so I use vpn installed there and have access to ...
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MacOS: Internet Sharing Off / greyed out / not available on this computer

I've got a Mac work laptop on the latest Ventura 13.6.2. Up until a few days ago I could use the Internet Sharing option just fine but today I noticed that the setting is greyed out. I've tried ...
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Internet sharing from MacBook / Studio lingers after switched off

I guess for a bit of context: I'm trying to deploy a WebDriverAgent on iOS 17 which requires a live Internet connection for the 1st time deployment as per: Provisioning profile updates - Apple ...
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Can't set password for Mac internet sharing over Wi-Fi

I'm trying to host my Mac's internet connection to my other devices. But I can't set the password, nor I can't change my Wi-Fi host name from Wi-Fi Settings panel. I'm trying to change and click "...
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How do I prevent other iCloud devices from activating internet sharing?

On my iPhone 8 on iOS 16 I've disabled (or so I thought) internet sharing in settings. When I look for WiFi networks on my iPhone 6 however it presents my iPhone 8 there regardless, and if I try to ...
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Internet Sharing on macOS 13.4.1 Ventura only works intermittently (requires reboot to resolve)

I have a MacBook Air M1 (2020). It is running macOS Ventura 13.4.1. It is connected Internet via Ethernet. I am using the Internet Sharing feature in macOS. I share it to the WiFi. The normal ...
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Internet sharing on Macos Ventura 13.04 broken won't give out DHCP leases

I am trying to share my wifi interface with the connected external ethernet port on macbook, after a reboot the connected device on the ethernet port does not get any ip-address, I have looked around ...
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Troubleshooting Internet Sharing Options Greyed Out on macOS Ventura (13.3.1)

I'm currently using macOS Ventura (13.3.1) and I'm having an issue with Internet sharing options being greyed out. I have toggled Internet sharing on, but I'm unable to activate its sharing options. ...
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Can't share internet from MacBook using hotspot to phone ("Internet may not be available")

I want to share internet connection from MacBook ethernet using hotspot. I have Macbook Air M1 2020 so i use usb/ethernet hub. When I start the hotspot it shows up on my phone but when I connect it ...
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2 Wi-Fi networks on a Mac mini Internet connected

I will build 2 Wi-Fi networks on a server ( a projected Mac mini to buy ) with the following key functions: server directly connected to the Internet ( through the 1 Gbit/s ethernet ), with advanced ...
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How to share IKEv2 VPN connection via internet sharing

Im trying to share NordVpn from my Mac which is connected to ethernet. However when I do select IKEv2 it won't show me the option to share that in internet sharing. Unfortunately NordVpn only ...
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Internet sharing has stopped working after Updating macOS from Ventura 13.0 to Ventura 13.0.1

I have an ethernet cable connected to my computer through a USB-C to Ethernet adapter. I want to share the internet from my Mac to my iPhone through Internet Sharing option available through the ...
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Impossible to share internet from iPhone 8 to iPhone 5

When trying to share internet from an iPhone 8 (iOS 15.5) to an iPhone 5 (iOS 10) using WiFi, the latter always fails to connect with a could not connect to the network "iPhone 8". The ...
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Can't share Wi-Fi from my Apple silicon Mac

I wanted to use my MacBook as a VPN hotspot, I installed Kaspersky VPN on it, then shared it through settings, However, none of my devices can see this new network that I just shared. What am I doing ...
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Share PC's internet to iPad through USB

I am trying to get my iPad an internet connection through a USB cable from my PC, which does not have a wifi card, so I cannot make any hotspots. I have searched a lot for a solution to this and have ...
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How can I share my mac's internet connection while it's connected to a VPN?

I have a mac running macOS 10.14.6 that's connected to Wi-Fi. I want to share its internet connection to some other systems connected to my mac's ethernet port via an ethernet switch. If I turn on ...
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macOS internet sharing is greyed out

Internet sharing is greyed out in macOS network system preferences on my MacBook How can I select a port to share my connection?
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Why do devices not connect to shared WiFi after updating to Monterey?

After updating to Monterey yesterday, WiFi sharing is no longer functional. I can create the network, and other devices can see it, but connection always fails. I've tried resetting the SMC and it ...
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Using Mac as Network Gateway

Currently this is my setup Internet <-- Mac Pro (Wifi). shared over Ethernet <-- PC (Ethernet) The default network sharing is very limited. I am able to share my Mac Wifi over ethernet and ...
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How can I access a device connected through MacOS Internet Sharing?

I have an Allen and Heath Qu-32 soundboard which has the ability to be controlled from a mobile device on the same network. Where it is currently, I can’t plug the board directly into the router, so ...
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How to share OpenVPN connection on Big Sur?

The NordVPN client creates a connection entry of its OpenVPN connection, so that it can be shared with all devices connecting via my computer. I have another OpenVPN connection, which is not part of ...
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Can't share VPN connection on Mac

I'm trying to share my VPN internet connection from Wi-Fi to ethernet (or vice-versa, doesn't really matter) on a Mac. I was able to share the non-VPN connection but when I connect to the VPN it stops ...
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Sharing Macbook's WiFi connection to other device via wired connection

My MacBook Pro (2017 ver. / no ethernet port) is connected to a WiFi connection and I am trying to use Internet Sharing so that I can connect my Philips Hue Bridge to the internet. I quickly bought a ...
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Source of PF 'anchor "com.apple.internet-sharing" all'?

I see someone had/has the same issue I'm seeing here, but I can't find an answer to it. What I'm trying to do: create a packet filter that is applied to any device that's sharing internet. My use ...
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How do I route all internet traffic from one Mac to another?

I think this should be possible but I'm not knowledgeable to make it work myself. I have a MacBook that has a VPN connection and I want to be able to access this VPN connection from another MacBook. ...
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Can't share ethernet connection of college ethernet on Mac - but can do it on windows without problems

I'm trying to share my college dorm ethernet connection of my Mac over the WiFi of the laptop with internet sharing in MacOs. Previously, I used a Windows pc and could switch on "Hotspot" in ...
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Macbook keeps disconnecting from hotspot Wifi, which works well

I've been having this problem for months, and I finally need help. I found other topics on connection problems, but not quite the one I have. When I'm at home I use a Wifi hotspot from my Android ...
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internet sharing (mojave) AND two-way connection

I apologize for any confusion bc of the subject line. Explanation: I am sharing a wireless connection on a Mojave MBP 2012 (ethernet/thunderbolt/USB) with a PC running Win10. The PC is able to surf, ...
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Importing macOS Caching server data from an external Mac caching server

Apple Cache Manager Utility question. We have just bought a second newer Mac mini to act as my school's Primary Apple Caching Server for our ever growing fleet of student iPads (over 500 and counting)....
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How can I access a computer behind internet sharing?

On our router (which has WiFi), we have one ethernet port which is currently being used by my laptop. I need my raspberry pi model B rev. 2 connected to the network as well, but it doesn't use WiFi. (...
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USB Ethernet to WiFi Internet sharing does not work

I have a MacBook Pro Retina 2012 running Mojave. I was using USB ethernet on my Mac and sharing that as a WiFi to my android phone. All was stable. Last week I had a partition error while I was ...
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Internet Sharing: restricted set of WiFi channels

I am using Internet Sharing since many versions of macOS to extend my Ethernet connection on the WiFi (or Airport) side. Until Yosemite, within Internet Sharing > WiFi Options… it was possible to ...
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How can I combine internet from two sources on my macbook and get increased speed?

I have two sources of internet, I want to combine both the internet sources and get increased speed. I have noticed by testing, I can either use Ethernet internet or the Wifi Internet at one time, ...
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Sharing Mac internet connection from wifi to Iphone USB not working (Mac OS Catalina)

I normally share my MacBook Pro 13 2018 (on OSX 10.15.4 Catalina) internet wifi connection to my iPhone XS Max connected directly with a usb c to lightning cable. But now it stopped working and I see ...
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Cannot share internet from MacBook to iPhone via usb cable; option not available

This is not a duplicate question asked here or here. I cannot tether internet to my iPhone from my MacBook Pro using a USB cable; the option to do so is simply not available (see screenshot). The ...
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pf: Dynamically add rule to nat-anchor

I connect to a Cisco VPN Server and want to share that connection via wifi. Using the macOS Internet Sharing feature, I can only select one interface to share - either my LAN adapter, or the VPN ...
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Share Checkpoint VPN with OS X Internet Sharing

I want to share my VPN connection over wifi using Internet Sharing, but something doesn't work. My current setup is: Macbook Pro: macOS Mojave 10.14.6 VPN client: CheckPoint Endpoint Security for ...
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MacOS Mojave doesn't give IP for Internet Sharing

I'm trying to share the internet connection from a MBP with an Android phone or Windows laptop. Right now, the MBP gets internet from another Android phone (USB tethering + HoRNDIS) and I want to ...
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Share Mac internet with iPad using USB

I have read other questions here and can't make this work. I'm trying to Share Mac internet with iPad using USB. Under settings->network I see which device is connected to internet, for example "wifi"....
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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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Share iPhone internet connection with entire network through router

I want to share my iPhone's cellular internet connection over wifi to a router, and have clients be able to connect to the router using either wifi or ethernet and get internet access transparently. ...
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iPhone internet sharing doesn't stay on

I activate internet sharing in control center in iOS 13 on iPhone 8, and connect to it using WiFi. A few minutes later my computer complains about no internet connection, so I return to control center ...
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Raise maximum connection limit for Internet Sharing?

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, ...
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Is there a way to close all ports using iOS [closed]

Is the a way I can block the use of all apple devices in my network either thru router or my fing box specifically iphone and apple watch
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iPad USB-C Internet Connection: Tethering to Macbook

I have an iPad Pro (2018 3rd Gen) with a USB-C Port and a 2018 Macbook Pro with a USB-C Port. Can I tether the iPad to my Macbook's Internet connection using a USB-C cable?
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Sharing internet from Macbook Pro has a 5 device limit?

I'm trying to share the (wifi) internet connection from a 2019 Macbook Pro 15-inch on OSX version 10.14.6 (18G1012) using a USB Ethernet connector and the device's built-in WiFi chipset as my "router"....
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Connect to Raspberry Pi via Ethernet while connected to Internet via Wifi

I have Macbook Air with a USB-to-Ethernet adapter connected to an Ethernet cable that is plugged into the Ethernet port of a Raspberry Pi. When I turn off my Wifi, I can VNC/SSH into the Pi. However, ...
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