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Questions tagged [wifi]

Wireless local area networking, also known as "Wireless Internet"; stands for "WIreless FIdelity"

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WiFi password is correct but it is telling me it is wrong

I know my WiFi password is correct, but just today it is telling me on my iPad it is wrong. How can I get it to work.
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After changing nameservers for a domain only on my Macbook no access possible [on hold]

I have exactly the same issue: Terminal command to clear DNS cache doesn't seem to work Changed the DNS settings for a domain, works perfectly via proxy or on other devices connected to my WIFI, ...
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External IP address for connections via WiFi hotspot [on hold]

Is there a programatic way to determine external IP address of the connection via WiFi hotspot ? Is there a way that all external IP address assigned to WiFi hotspot connections the same ( local ip ...
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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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Changing to a different WiFi connection

I'm using MacBook Air running MacOS Sierra and using an IP address(provided by my college) that has been bound to my device's MAC address manually. ie- My device's MAC address is has been bonded with ...
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iPad initial setup join Wi-Fi by scanning QR code

Is it possible to configure things such that iPad gives me an option to open the Camera app to scan a QR code to connect to a Wi-Fi access point? Do note that the iPad will be enrolled into DEP and ...
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Wireless printing

New (to me) canon printer (MF227dw) is connected to my router. I can print from android mobile, with a Canon app. Print from old iMac (OS 10.5) is not working. I can hear the printer beep, print ...
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Connect to internet via WiFi and SSH to local servers via LAN [duplicate]

I am able to connect to Internet via WiFi and to local servers via LAN when used separately on my MacBook with Mojave 10.14.1. When both LAN and WiFi are enabled, I can only use one service at a ...
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Wifi completely stops working on Macbook Pro HighSierra 2011

My wifi will be working and then all of a sudden I get the no internet connection page on google chrome. My Wifi status bar still shows a full signal but nothing loads. So I go to turn my wifi off, ...
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Is it possible to connect Android's hotspot by one click, but still authenticated/authorized from MBP?

For me one of the most loved feature of Apple ecosystem is joining to my iPhone's hotspot by a click and skipping the enabling hotspot and entering password pain from my MBP and iPad. Is there any ...
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Can I use my Apple TC's, Airport Extremes, and Expresses with Xfinity Gigabit Router?

Is it possible to use my 2 Apple Time Capsules, (1) Airport Extreme, and (2) Airport Express in bridge mode to expand the Network of an Xfinity Gigabit Router, while still using the Airport Expresses ...
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Apple TV/Internet line

I don't know if this is the place to ask by I'm trying to diagnose a problem with my Apple TV. No matter what TV app I choose (BBC, Prime, Netflix etc) the program stops and I get a 'Something went ...
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Wifi much slower after security software download

I recently downloaded a vpn and security software (Avast security and windscribe vpn), but my wifi dropped significantly from about 150 mb/s to ~50 mb/s, sometimes much slower. Even after I deleted ...
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Frequent freezing and random reboots in iMac (2015) running Mojave

After upgrading my 2015 iMac (Intel i5, 8GB RAM, 1TB Fusion Drive) to Mojave I been having nothing more then headache. It all started with WiFi randomly dropping and when I navigate to the WiFi menu ...
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Is it possible to combine two iPhones with tethering to increase bandwidth or fault tolerance?

I'm using a MacBook as a "server" and want to keep it always connected to the internet, over cellular. I have two mobile phones (one GSM, one CDMA) and would like to connect to each of them to ...
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WhatsApp calls with background data disabled

With Mobile Data and background app refresh turned off, can WhatsApp receive a call while the Wi-Fi is enabled, and the iPhone is connected to a Wi-Fi access point with active Internet connection? If ...
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Specific Wifi network connection history in OSX

Is there a way to see the history of connections to a specific wifi network in the last couple of months. The idea is to focus on one particular SSID and on which days my laptop connected to that ...
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How to force iPhone to upload to iCloud over mobile data

Using iPhone 10.3.3 with no possibility of WiFi. Is there a way to force the use of mobile data to upload to iCloud? I understand why the phone will not update using a potentially insecure signal but ...
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iPhone Hotspot no longer showing on iPad

I have my iPhone's hotspot turned on in both the Cellular and the personal hotspot area. I used to be able to open my iPad and if there was no wifi around I could see my phone on the list and connect....
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macOS: Disable promiscuous Wi-Fi scan and/or display of unwanted list of Wi-Fi networks?

I am annoyed by a display of all nearby Wi-Fi networks around me, when I know I am looking to connect to one among the couple of known networks. Is there a setting to disable detection of new/unknown ...
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MDM software on iPhone - Monitoring hotspot use?

I have a company phone (iPhone 8) which I use as a hotspot for my personal phone sometime. My company uses Blackberry MDM. In "rights", it says they can "list network information." What does that ...
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Wi-Fi can’t be turned on (MacBook Pro 2011, High Sierra 10.13.4) [duplicate]

The Wi-Fi icon in the menu bar is displaying as empty. When I open Network Preferences and press “Turn Wi-Fi On”, nothing happens. I have tried making the Wi-Fi service inactive, deleting it, then ...
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iPhone drastically slowing down wifi

Every time I connect my iPhone to the home wifi the connection slows down drastically. I don't have any uploads running neither system updates so I cannot understand what is causing this issue. I ...
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Internet dies on MBP 15 2017 the moment I start Windows on Parallels

This is the weirdest problem that I have ever faced. I have a MacBook Pro 15 2017 (MPTR2LL/A ?, running on MacOS 10.14.1), and I recently installed Windows using Bootcamp (dual boot) and then ...
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WiFi connects, no internet

Yesterday my wifi suddenly stopped working on my Mid 2014 MBP, Mojave 10.14.1 Network is up, as other devices can connect, same issue with mobile hotspot. Network diag says there is no issue. The ...
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USB-C wifi interference: VGA adapter recommendation (Macbook pro 2018) [duplicate]

I just got a new MacBook Pro and bought this USB-C to VGA adapter to connect it to an external display (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076X2XS9R/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1#...
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How to use USB wifi adapter on a MacBook Pro running on Mojave

I need to create a wifi from the wifi my computer get, I bought a tp link USB adapter, used the USB to USB-c MacBook Pro adapter and connected it to my computer, then I downloaded the drivers but I ...
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Problem connecting to public wifi on Macbook Pro [closed]

When I try to connect to public wifi networks that have a pop-up window to finish connecting, a notice comes down saying “A problem occurred. The webpage could not be loaded.” and I am unable to ...
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Limit - not disable - Remember joined Wi-Fi locations

I'm building an entirely new corporate infrastructure - ATM I have ~200 macs expanding to over 600 in the next year. I need to configure the Wi-Fi with two locations: Corporate Network Off - Site I'...
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Communicate between two local Mac machines when one is on VPN?

I'd like to directly connect (be able to use ping/ssh or other common commands) two local Mac machines as one sometimes is on VPN. The two Mac normally are connected via a wireless router when none of ...
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Strong inteference from mini DisplayPort

I have a 2015 Macbook Pro 15", and when I connect the mini DisplayPort to my external monitor, the WiFi speed drops significantly (from > 100 Mbps to < 10 Mbps). I noticed that the WiFi noise level ...
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AirPlay 2 from guest network

I have two networks at home - my regular one and a guest network. My router is a Synology RT2600ac. I also have a Sonos One at home, connected to my main network. Everything is working peachy from ...
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How to get Mediatek MT7601u working on 10.13.6?

My 2011 MacBook pro has a broken WiFi card so I have been using USB dongles instead. My previous one stopped working so I have been trying to get a Mediatek MT 7601u working. This MacBook Pro is ...
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Bootcamp Bluetooth mouse lagging when WiFi is enabled

The problem is very simple but the solution seems not so. I'm trying to work with my bluetooth mouse in bootcamp, but when WiFi is enabled, bluetooth mouse is lagging. I have read those and I applied ...
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MacBook keeps losing internet, while Wi-Fi is connected (Bluetooth, 5Ghz)

I have a problem which I've faced for about 3 years and it's driving me crazy! My Wi-Fi is connected and has very good signal but after a few minutes (sometimes few hours, hard to say) I have no ...
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How can I add a WiFi network ahead of time?

I have an SSID and WPA2 credentials. How can I tell them to iOS? I've tried: In Settings → Wi-Fi → Other, enter the SSID and WPA2 credentials. Expected: some kind of Save button Actual: I only ...
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Use Time Capsule as shared disk over ethernet

I have been trying to set up my Time Capsule as a disk over ethernet for two days now, following various instructions on the internet, most of which seem to be too old. I get lost in the WAN/LAN ...
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MacBook Pro unable to turn WiFi on

Macbook Pro Mid 2012. The problem was there before upgrade, but recently upgraded to Mojave ( thought it might fix it ) I suspect a bad WiFi card, but the symptoms are very strange, and does not ...
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When did this option in the WiFi network selection appear?

I don't recall seeing this option before in the WiFi network selection. Is it configurable? OS X version 10.13.4
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Devices in WiFi [duplicate]

In WiFi, I noticed that besides the heading ‘choose a network:’ I have also encountered a heading that says ‘devices’. What does this mean? In the other question, it says this is achieved by creating ...
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Connect Bluetooth keyboard to Mac from log in

Somehow, my wireless keyboard disconnected from my computer. Now, when I try to log in, I can’t because my keyboard isn’t connected. I replaced batteries, held down button and restarted my computer ...
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MBP 2017 often has Wifi Problems if USB C Hub attached

Sometimes (if a USB-C HUB is present) my Wifi speed would drop to be unusable but I am still connected to the Wifi network and I am able to ping other services but the ping is always ~1000ms. If I use ...
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Finding my VNC performance bottleneck

I've been connecting via VPN and VNC (using Screens 4) to my iMac from my 2011 MacBook Air for several months. My main use case for this is running Android Studio and a Windows 10 VM on my iMac and ...
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Mojave Wi-Fi app using 2GB of memory

What is the application Wi-Fi, and why is it gobbling 2GB of memory? Running latest version of macOS Mojave 10.14.1 on a 2018 MacBook 15" with 16GB of memory total.
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iPhone seems to be caching passwords or credentials, how to remove them?

My IT department is suspecting that my iPhone is caching some passwords or some other credentials to our work network that causes account lock downs for my work PC (the IT system receives invalid ...
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Keep WiFi alive when on battery and lid closed?

We're using a VPN to access certain parts of internal infrastructure from the office; the VPN uses 2FA, so saving credentials and bringing it up with the network when the machine wakes up is not an ...
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Wireless sync of iPhone to wired mac

Home network set up: Incoming line from the world goes to an Internet switch with local Wi-Fi. One of the switch lines runs to a second switch at the other end of the house. Most of our devices have ...
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iPhone disconnects and reconnects to wifi and I don't know why

My iPhone 6 has recently (past 2 days) started disconnecting and reconnecting to my wifi several times a minute randomly. Sometimes it does not even reconnect and I go into settings and it takes a ...
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Mojave Install Problem - no WiFi hdware installed

Twice I have tried to upgrade to Mojave. After the install the MacBook Pro is very slow and I get the message that no WiFi hardware installed. Anyone have this problem?
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WiFi connectivity problem on iPhone6s

I don't really know that is this forum is best for asking this question but if there is any other place to ask this question Please let me know. We have an issue at home where the iPhone not connect ...