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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How can I connect Time Capsule to mobile internet 4G LTE and share it with other devices connected to Time Capsule?

I have a Time Capsule but no internet cable attached to it. But I have an iPhone with 4G and I need mobile internet to be shared with other devices connected to the Time Capsule Wi-Fi network.
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Can connect to router but not internet

My MacBook (El Capitan 10.11.2) one day cannot connect to the internet via wifi. It work solidly beforehand. My router setting has not changed. Nor have any device white/black-listing. Other devices ...
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Constant wifi drops on El Capitan

I use a 2015 Retina MBP (13inch) and have been experiencing wifi disconnections since I have upgraded to El Capitan. I am now using 10.11.5 and the problem remains. I am experiencing wifi dropouts on ...
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Mac won't load some web contents

My MacBook Pro 2012 running ML has started not to load certain web pages. I tried with every browser but I have the same issue. I thought it was a firewall trouble, but it's disabled. Tried to ping ...
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Cannot access any websites { other than google, yahoo, gmail, youtube and facebook (http type) } on macbook air

A week ago I had installed avast antivirus plus avast vpn for about an hour. That exact moment I encountered this trouble for the first time. Then I uninstalled avast by clicking on the uninstall ...
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Is it possible to turn off Internet access when locking the iPhone?

I'd like to automatically turn off all access to the Internet (through Wi-Fi & Mobile Data) on my iPhone when locking it. I don't really like to get notifications from different apps when the ...
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Wi-Fi Connection but no Internet (checked DNS, Checked Router, Clean OS install)

I can connect to a Wi-Fi Network with my MacBook Air (Yosemite 10.10.5) but do not get Internet. Other MacBooks and Windows laptops I connected to the same Router via Wi-Fi receive Internet. With an ...
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Internet via home

On many days, I use an iPad on a network that provides Internet. However this internet network restricts certain websites I can access. Even public VPNs are blocked. I have an idea. Suppose I could ...
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Easily disable/enable all network connectivity [duplicate]

My work involves trying stuff online and offline, on a Mac. Sometimes a try can be less than 10 seconds of needed offline time. Most of the time I still need to be online. Instead of going to Network ...
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How to fix Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet slower than Wi-Fi Macbook Pro?

I recently bought a Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet adapter so I could have faster Internet. I plugged the cable into my Internet modem, and the other end into my adapter. I plugged the adapter into ...
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Macbook bad internet connection WIFI

I rented a room in a shared house (we are in 5). What I've noticed is from my room the internet connection is really bad (sometimes it doesn't even load the google homepage). My guess is not that the ...
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Apple doing anonymous data exchange in Mac?

I've realized today that my iMac is sending/receiving(mostly send) some anonymous data over the internet(almost 500MB today), I checked with Little Snitch and found these addresses are consuming data ...
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Wifi connection dropping El Capitan

I have an early-2015 MBP running 10.11.3 and I keep having my internet connection drop when I am connected to certain WiFi networks. The temporary solution is to disable and then re-enable WiFi, but ...
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strange network issue after new router 'unkownXX…' terminal promt instead of Name [duplicate]

Some weeks ago I got a new router* and since then I encounter some local network issues from time to time (at the moment I can’t reproduce when this happens): Wifi is connected but webpages don’t ...
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My iPhone cannot connect to the internet on cellular data and wifi

My iPhone 5 with iOS 9.2.1 suddenly cannot connect to the internet, neither via cellular data or wifi. All applications that requires internet connection are unable to reach their server. I was in the ...
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Strange MBP Wi-Fi problems

I have an early-2015 MBP running 10.11.2 and have been having wifi problems on certain networks ever since buying it. At home, my internet connection will drop every 10-15 minutes - according to the ...
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Browsing the Web through unlimited SMS plan

I recently purchased a plan for an old iPhone 5, which includes unlimited call and text, but no data. I was thinking: would there be a way to browse the Internet through text messages? I know there ...
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Repeat DNS flushing required on El Capitan

I have a mid-2011 Mac Air running OS 10.11.3 and I repeatedly have to run a DNS flush to resolve issues connecting to the internet. This seems to be a recent problem and I don't know what has caused ...
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Apple Computers Not Connecting to the Internet

So, it started right after Christmas when someone in our family got a brand new MacBook Air. She started having problems connecting to the internet right away, and then the rest of the macbooks (about ...
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Start app/command-line tool without internet/network access

Is there anything that can help me launch an app or command-line tool without internet or network access even when I'm connected to the internet? (so that I can use other apps with Internet, and block ...
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Slow internet connection on my Mac Mini

Starting yesterday I'm dealing with low internet speed on my Mac; my download rate is 40 KB/S at the max. while my default download rate is 100 KB/S. I shut down my mac and tried another two PCs; the ...
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How to configure proxy settings for a specific network?

A network I connect to requires configuring proxy settings to reach the Internet. When I configure those settings within the Automatic location, it applies to every network I connect to. Is there ...
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Macbook choses 169.254.x.x when the range is really 192.168.2.x

We have a router/modem 2wire (with DHCP disabled) which we are just using as a modem now, wired to our Airport (with DHCP enabled). We have 5 other devices connected. One of the Macbooks is choosing ...
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Can't login with Google using Internet Accounts

I configured my Google account on El Capitan (OS X 10.11.2) using Internet Accounts and it worked fine for a while. However, after a restart the system asked again for the password and 2-factor ...
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track internet usage app wise on the Mac

On the Mac, is there a way to track internet usage app-wise. Ideally I would want an app the ability to track monthly usage etc.
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How to make a slow browser go fast?

I've had my MacBook Air for about six months. Now all the browsers are extremely sluggish — sometimes taking minutes to load a web page that would have used to take under one second to load back when ...
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Use Mac connected to cable router (no WAN) as the Gateway of the LAN

A mac computer (OSX Mavericks) is connected to a TP-Link router via WiFi, as well as a number of other devices. The TP-Link cable router (no ADSL modem), is not connected to a WAN. The mac computer ...
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Yosemite: Reduce bandwidth usage of single applications [duplicate]

Is there a way on MacOS notebooks to prevent applications accessing the internet? Like block all and except Chrome? As I have a limited data volume on a mobile data stick. This should be just the case ...
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Internet connectivity drops intermittently on El Capitan

I've got the following setup: A 2010 MBA and a 2013 rMBP, both running El Capitan (same issues on Yosemite though), connected to an AirPort Express 802.11n (1st Generation), which is connected via an ...
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Spotlight not connecting to internet

My problem is that Spotlight shows no results from internet sources (Wikipedia, iTunes Store, etc.). I've reindexed my drive twice, cleared all the caches, and reset the NVRAM. Still not working. I ...
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Internet Connection Speeds Slow, iOS 9 not downloading — Newest Refurbished AirPort Time Capsule

First off, I'm using a manufacturer (Apple) refurbished AirPort Time Capsule, the newest model, which was delivered by UPS a few hours ago to my new house. I bought it directly from Apple. The ...
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Dialup on 2009 iMac

I'm going to see a family friend who's been having trouble with her decade old Windows machine. I have an old iMac laying around and I thought I would set her up with it. The only thing is, she lives ...
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Can I share the Wi-Fi connection of my Mac to the internet with my iPad?

My Mac is connected to the internet via Wi-Fi. Can I use this connection for my iPad? I guess creating a local network is not possible, since I already use the wifi of the mac. So, is it possible by ...
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internet connection sharing assigned IP

Setting the internet connection sharing is straighforward from the OSX preferences. So I set the sharing via the ethernet cable so that when I ifconfig, I see some new entry bridge100 that is has 192....
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MacBook Pro Intermittent internet connection

Some of you may know about some weird issue with some MacBook Pros (MBP) not working properly with a router (SuperHub) supplied by Virgin (a UK ISP). In all my attempts to resolve this, I finally got ...
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Wifi connected but can't access any Website

When trying to connect to Wi-Fi it connects without a problem and it is showing that Wi-Fi has full signal strength. However when trying to access any website it shows that it is trying to load it and ...
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Airport Extreme (5th gen) throttling ethernet internet speeds

I purchased the router in 2012, and am experiencing slower speeds than expected from my Airport Extreme. Brand new 16x4 channel DOCsis3 modem on Time Warner's approved list. 200 Mbps plan, and ...
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Mac connects to network with no problem but browsers can't connect to websites

Computer has Mavericks 10.9.5. Chrome, Firefox, and Safari all do not connect to websites though the network is clearly connected. ***** EDIT: Browsing works in safe mode ***** I've read many ...
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how do I get the network connection window to stop popping up?

This window pops up every few minutes (macbook pro circa 2006 running OS 10.6) I no longer have this internet service, so how do I get it to go away? Hitting cancel or ok just makes it pop back up in ...
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VirtualBox No Internet Win7 Host, OS X Guest [closed]

I have set up Mac OS X 10.9 in a Virtual Machine and I'm struggling to get any internet connection. In my network settings (Mac), it says I'm connected but nothing works. Safari doesn't load any page, ...
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AirPort Extreme is disconnected from the internet when in bridge mode

I have to use the router provided by my ISP to connect to the internet, but I also want to use my AirPort Extreme. DHCP is set to on in the ISP's router. When I connect the router to the AirPort, and ...
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Can I use the iPhone's cellular internet while connected to the Apple TV?

I need to be able to access the internet during presentations involving the Apple TV and the iPhone, using the Apple TV as the AV link from the phone. My experience has been that connecting to a wifi ...
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OS 10.10 not connecting through proxy specified by its Internet name

My office proxy has always been specified with its IP address and everything worked fine. However, recently, the proxy was changed to use its Internet name, in the form xxxx-y.zzzz.com Since then, I ...
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Reset iPad mini forgotten Apple ID [duplicate]

I wanted to know if there is a way to reset my son's iPad mini, because he forgot the Apple ID password. He accidentally reformat, and now, he doesn't know the password.
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Unexplainable usage of Internet

I am a domestic internet user on my Mac through a cable modem with a wifi router provided by a very large cable TV & broadband provider. I have a 7 Mbps connectivity with a download limit of 25GB. ...
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Unable to connect internet from any browser but chrome

I am on OSX Yosemite 10.10.3 on MacBook Pro (Early 2011) and I am not able to connect to internet from any browser except chrome. I am not even able to ping from terminal as well. Please help. When I ...
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Spotlight does not show contents from internet!

Spotlight does not show contents from the internet. It only searches my mac HD. What should I do? I am using MacBookPro Retina 13" with Yosemite 10.10.3
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Limiting TCP connections

How can I limit TCP connections on Mac using Terminal? I used iptables on Linux (eOS) to limit the connections of an application (Ace Stream Player) as follows: $iptables -A OUTPUT -m limit --limit ...
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Disable Safari in OS X

How do I disable Safari in OS X? The desired effect is the same as in iOS: in iOS, you can easily disable Safari through the Restrictions settings, and the app just hides but is not uninstalled. You ...
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MacBook Pro wifi vs. iPhone wifi in same location

I've noticed that every minute or so, the wifi on my 15" MacbookPro Retina just doesn't seem to work, yet the icon displays full bars (4/4). In the exact same location my iPhone shows 2/3 or 3/3 bars ...