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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Use Bluetooth access point and Wi-Fi at the same time

My Samsung phone has a setting that allows it to use 4g + Wi-Fi to increase speed in some cases. Can the same be done on a MacBook with Bluetooth network + Wi-Fi?
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Wireless internet provider and a local wifi network?

I live in a building that has wireless internet. How do I use it while also having access to my wifi network, which connects my Mac to my other devices (Philips Hue, Belkin Wemo, streaming music from ...
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Yosemite when logged in will not connect to internet (but during system recovery mode will)

Upgraded to Yosemite over the weekend and before the upgrade had I no issues with internet connectivity. After upgrading I noticed that I was unable to connect to the internet at home, but presumed it ...
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Can I share my iPhone's WiFi connection to my Mac?

I'd like to be able to share my iPhone's WiFi connection to my Mac. I'm NOT asking to share the phone plan (the iPhone is actually being used as an old iPod). My Mac can't connect to a wifi network ...
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How can I access to internet in iPhone 4 with USB or other way through my mac book pro?

I have a iPhone 4 and Mac book pro. I am accessing internet in Macbook through dsl modem lan. But I don't know how to access internet in iPhone. My specific question is there any way to access ...
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Setting up Airport Base Station with Uverse AND Sprint Airave

I'm trying to configure my home network so that I can use a drive attached to my airport base station as the Time Machine drive. I think that to do this the Airport needs to control the DHCP and the ...
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How to share my internet connection with my xbox 360 slim? (over an ethernet cable)

I have a Mac Mini with Snow Leopard (10.6.7). Now I want to share my internet connection with my Xbox 360 Slim. (Don't ask why I don't use the WLAN in my Xbox). I found a few tutorials but nothing ...
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Macbook Pro Can't Open Site Beside Google, Youtube, Facebook

I have macbook pro, with MacOS High Sierra. The thing is, i can't connect to any websites beside those on the title, but only when i connected to a specific Wi-Fi in my office, and happened on all ...
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VirtualBox Share Guest Internet With Host

Recently I've encountered issue with My MBP Mid 2009 Wifi Card,so I bought USB adapter but the problem is that it is not compatible with OSX only So I somehow managed it to Connect my guest Virtual ...
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Internet Sharing: I just need a WLAN

I need to create a local WLAN using my MacBook Air's built-in network card (I need an IP network on this, with the MacBook being the router and WLAN clients being able to talk to it with its ...
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Cannot access the Internet

I don't normally move my laptop. Today I made an exception and took it to a friend's house. Once I've returned home, I was no longer able to connect to the Internet. The browser says: "Server not ...
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My MacBook Pro disconnects from the WiFi when not in use

I usually download large files overnight but recently I had my mac formatted so all the settings were lost. I not that much of a techie person and I tried adjusting the settings and all but I don't ...
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Fixing error 73 AND Open Directory without Internet

I have been messing with an old PowerMac G4 running OSX 10.5 Leopard Server trying to get Open Directory running on a small network I set up for testing purposes. I can't find anything useful online ...
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Apple's servers (i.e. all apple.com servers incl. iTunes and App Store) not loading every couple of days

Okay, this is a strange one. Ever since 2017 rolled around I have had this weird situation where I cannot load any pages from an Apple server on one of my iMacs. The strange things about this are: ...
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Wifi stays connected but Internet connection drops constantly - Macbook Air 13"

Setup: Computer: Macbook Air 13-inch (early 2014) 1.7 GHz Intel Core i7, 8 GB, running OS X El Capitan. Using DHCP & automatically configuring IPv6 Router/modem: Netgear N300 Wifi cable modem ...
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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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How can I measure, that how much data of internet I used on MAC for a certain period of time?

I'm using Mac Book Pro. For internet I use modem. My question, Is there any way to find out how many data (in GB) I have already used for a certain period of time (in 30 days). Or It will count the ...
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Connecting an iPhone to the internet Only with a Stand Apple USB Cable Without Jailbreak

I have an iPhone 4S and I don't have a SIM/Data card nor can I connect to the internet using Wi-Fi as the module is broken. I am using a Windows 7 Laptop and I'm wondering if it's possible to connect ...
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Suddenly got DNS problem with OSX 10.9.2

I have OSX 10.9.2. One day my internet started to stuck on loading. No System updates detected before. When I tried to send ping to http://stackoverflow.com/ I got: 64 bytes from 198.252.206.140: ...
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How to change which Aiport Express a MBP is connected to?

So I have a Time Capsule which creates my wireless network, and I have an airport express which extends the network. However, when I open Airport Utility, it says that my Macbook Pro is connected to ...
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Block device from accessing the Internet, but not Wi-Fi

I have an Apple Airport and I would like to find out how to configure devices that can access the home network but be blocked from accessing the Internet. I know how to block a device from ...
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Can I use my computer's network connection on my Ipod? [duplicate]

I know it's possible to tether iphones to use their internet connection on the computer, but can it be used the other way? I want to use the computer's network connection on my Ipod Touch through the ...
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How do I simulate a bad Wi-Fi connection on my iPad?

I'm testing an iPad application that requires an Internet connection. I'd want to simulate a situation when the connection isn't stable and can be suddenly lossed. If it's possible I'd want to control ...
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How to limit bandwidth of a specific app (iTunes)

I'm currently downloading another series of 24, and I'm also downloading photoshop cs6 beta in Safari. iTunes is steadily downloading 24, several episodes ahead of where I'm watching, but photoshop ...
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Analyze and store statistics for my Internet connectivity over time?

My Internet connection has been flaky for a while. I wonder what the options are to monitor and somehow store statistics (over time) for when my modem loses and regains Internet connectivity. I wish ...
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Wifi internet issues on iPad

I have a wifi internet router (via an ADSL modem) which i use to connect internet on my iPad. For some reasons, the connection seems to break in between (and more when idle). The same connection works ...
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MacBook Pro on company network loses Internet access after 10 minutes, but still has internal network access

I have a Mac user that after 10 minutes loses Internet access. The issue started yesterday. I have recreated the location with the DNS addresses in my troubleshooting efforts. When I restart after ...
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All network-related apple processes crash/macOS crash

Yesterday, this happened: I re-installed macOS Sierra. Today, all apple processes related to wifi/network crashed. When I opened system preferences, the app was fine, but as soon as I opened the ...
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Can't access internet after installing NordVPN

As soon as I install the NordVPN app from the app Store on MacOS Mojave, the internet connection dies. I can't use my browser, or any internet connected apps. Deleting the app and then restarting ...
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Safari opens new tab with rapidly changing URL

Potential virus Hi I recently went to a streaming website and after watching a movie I went on and did other things like surf the web But two hours later in a next safari tab I noticed that It had ...
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Connected to WiFi but no internet

A couple days ago, I was streaming a show on the internet when suddenly the internet stopped working. I closed my tabs and restarted my WiFi but to no avail. I checked to see if the internet was ...
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Mac not connecting to Internet, but Safari is connecting to Internet [duplicate]

Have this weird wireless network, once the mac connected to the network, everything except safari shows offline (Skype, Spotify, Dropbox and other apps) an even when I ping google.com or ping 8.8.8.8 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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websites don't open on a specific wifi connection (probably DNS issue)

I have a cable broadband which works flawlessly; I am using the same to ask this question from my Android. But it doesn't work on my MacBook (10.10.2). Basically, no websites open, although I can ...
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Is there any Safari extension similar to “WasteNoTime” that allows you to attribute different amounts of time for using different sites?

Is there any Safari extension similar to "WasteNoTime" that allows you to attribute different amounts of time for using different sites? For instance, let's say one wants to block completely Facebook ...
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Yosemite MBP gets IP but cannot ping network

I have a 2013 MBP on 10.10 that I've tested on multiple wireless networks. On all I see this behavior: I get an IP address and DNS servers, but cannot ping mg router or DNS servers (request timeout) ...
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iPad connects to Wifi but not to Internet [duplicate]

I am trying to connect my iPad to the Internet without success.I am able to connect to the Wifi network but not to the Internet from there. This router (let's call it WIFI A) I am connecting to is ...
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Can I add a status icon for thunderbolt ethernet to the menu bar? (Mavericks) [duplicate]

As the title suggests, I'm using a mac book pro with os x 10.9.2 and I connect to the network through the ethernet adapter thunderbolt. Is there a way to get a reference icon in the menu bar, as is ...
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Safari won't connect to any server!

Chrome & Firefox works fine but when i open Safari it says "Safari can't connect to the server". I have tried to change the DNS and i searched all over google but i couldnt find anything regarding ...
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El Capitan - Losing internet connection every 20/30 minutes

MBP Early 2015 keep losing internet connection! Still connected to the router but no data in or out, can't even access router settings. If I toggle wifi on and off it will be good for 20/30 minutes ...
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2011 Macbook Air connects to WiFi but can't get Internet

This 2011 MBA is updated to High Sierra. I have tried to connect to 5 different WiFi networks but in all cases, the MBA can connect to local network but no Internet. All 5 of these networks are ...
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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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Can't access internet

Suddenly, a couple of days ago, I have started to have major problems accessing internet through my home network, with my MacBook Pro Mid 2012 (non-retina) running Mountain Lion. I connect to the ...
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Yosemite share internet via wifi

I am using internet via wifi connection. Now I want to share my internet with my iphone. In the preferences, I found the option Internet Sharing, but there is no "wifi" option under "To computers ...
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Can I reboot or reset AirPort Extreme remotely over wifi using my Mac?

Internet connection at my home (provided by the housing company) — shared to wifi via Airport Extreme — nowadays quite often cuts off. When this happens, my MacBook is still connected to the wifi just ...
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How to encrypt outgoing connections from a local device?

ISPs' throttle internet traffic, so some provide fast lanes for popular websites while all other websites are available to the user at lower internet speeds or bandwith. I am on an iMac so my ...