How to connect laptop, netbook or PC to Wi-Fi on Mac

Currently, Wi-Fi is a very common method of communication. It can be found anywhere: cafes, airports, shops, our homes. In our life we must know how to connect to Wi-Fi on your Mac®.

Note. First, make sure that the Wi-Fi is enabled on the laptop.

On your Mac, you can use the icon of the Wi-Fi menu to quickly connect to the nearest wireless network. If you don’t see that the Wi-Fi menu, you can connect using the network settings.

By the menu

Click the Wi-Fi icon in the menu. If Wi-Fi is off, select “Turn Wi-Fi on”. Then select from the list the name (SSID) of the Wi-Fi network to which you want to connect.

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If necessary, enter the password from Wi-Fi and click “Join“.

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Note. Check the box “Remember this network” if you want your Mac computer to connect to this Wi-Fi network automatically when the computer is in the visibility range of it.

By network settings

If you don’t see that in the menu there is an icon Wi-Fi, you can connect using the “Network” panel of system settings.

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Select Wi-Fi from the left pane, click “Network Name” and from the drop-down list, select the name of the Wi-Fi network to which you want to connect. Also, here you can enable and disable the Wi-Fi menu icon.

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If necessary, enter the password from Wi-Fi and click “Join“.

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If something is wrong, you can try to find the answer on the official support website of Apple.

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