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Apple devices including Macs, iPhones, iPods and iPad support standard wired and wireless networking technologies, but they also utilize custom applications and some special techniques for networking with each other and with non-Apple devices. Apple manufacturers the AirPort line of wireless networking products, and has its own networking protocols, AppleTalk and AFP (Apple Filing Protocol).

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Short answer to this question: there is no effective WiFi manager in iOS devices as seen in Windows WiFi or Macbook OSx WiFi management, but this article will try and provide some amicable solutions to better suite your needs.

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I have an iMac.  The O.S. is El Capitain.  I have it wirelessly connected to our router with an encrypted SSID.  It keeps periodically connecting on its own to an unprotected network called WLAN.  Whe…

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I am trying to sign up with wireless republic but am at lost at what plan to choose.  I am planning to buy an Apple 6 ES, and the phone will be for basic functions like texting, calling and receiving …

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I just upgraded to OS X 12 and my Time Machine is popping up with an error that there are password issues connecting to the time capsule. Does anyone know what I should do?

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please bear with me, I know windows much better than mac.

A friend has a 4 year old macbook pro that doesn't boot.  I press the power button, get the chime, white screen with apple,spinning circle …

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A Macbook pro wouldn't boot. I took out the drive and in a windows PC using paragon HFS app, copied all the data to a folder on the windows PC,

Once we get the mac working again (see question:

h…

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I am not familiar with Apple products except my iphone. A client wants me to copy music from her old Mac to her New Mac.  I have a USB Seagate external drive of 5TB but it is currently formatted with …

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We have a corporate Wi-Fi in our buildings. Recently, especially with iOS 9.3.5 scare, we've seen that Wi-FI heavily utilised as users download the latest Apple updates when on Wi-Fi.

Could s…

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My client's synology tipped me off saying the shares are LAN services are accessible through the internet.  I checked the airport extreme port opened in advanced and checked what ports are opened.  TH…

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I have read/tried all below and cannot display Mac El Capitan screen on Apple TV 4 - the Airplay icon is never visible. All apps/OS are latest. Apple TV returns (on TV Screen) select 'Living Room", wh…

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Hi,

in the family we have a number of different iPad/iPhones, how do I know which, if any , support 802.11 ac?

Thanks
Gareth

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I have a 10.7 server that works great for multi casting with deploy studio. I bought a new mac mini running 10.11 and set up deploy studio and multicast barely works at all. It fails almost every time…

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I have a user who needs to be able to print from his iPad (which is connected to a business Wi-Fi network) to a network printer that is connected to the company network using an Ethernet network cable…

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I'm trying to follow some instructions for repairing my Time Machine sparsebundle, from this page (http://www.garth.org/archives/2011,08,27,169,fix-time-machine-sparsebundle-nas-based-backup-errors.ht…

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We are setting up a new network with both PC and Mac.  My question is can all modern Macs join a Windows domain and share the resources on that domain?  Also, can I create a user in AD and then have t…

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I am a windows person. Don't know much about macs.

A friend has a macbook pro - 3+ years old. water spilled on it.  Took out hard drive, installed trial of Paragon HFS+ on a win 10 machine, reboote…

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We are tasked with integrating iPads to our current network.  We already have a VPN in place and are able to view our shares off our server from windows based laptops. With the task at…

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I am developing an Ionic application for iPad. The app is supposed to connect to Express running on Mac.

I have connected the iPad with this Mac using a usb cable. Now, in order to check that I can…

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I recently created Guest Network [Guest 'Name'] with Apple Airport Extreme Time Machine. The existing local area wireless network ['Name' Network] works OK - connections are fast and stable for 3 iMac…

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We have a Windows File Server, but clients are macs.  Sharing works fine in the office, but when a user is remote and connected by VPN, it's very slow to work with the files on the file server.  VPN s…

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My login icon from my macbookpro disapear from my desktop and i don't know how to put it back.

Can you help me.

note: I have El capitain installed.

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basically have a mac system running software that has a server option for users built into it for access.  software is configured.  have a link on my website that forwards to the system itself.  it wo…

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Hey guys,

Is there a tool to troubleshoot wifi connectivity on a Apple Mac?

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URL Below requires connection to local wifi network - Apple TV 4  settings...network only shows local Ethernet (Apple TV 4 is CAT5 connected to local Ethernet)

How to find existing wifi network? H…

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I would like to be able to play my videos from my external hard drive through my network to my TV.  I'm currently playing videos from my macbook through Airplay with my Apple TV, but I would like to n…

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