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Scanning WiFi area - Mac OS


Scanning WiFi area - Mac OS


Overview

You're going to need to scan your area for all of the Wi-Fi networks that your Mac can reach by starting the Wireless Diagnostics Application.

This will show you all the other Wi-Fi networks your Mac can see, what frequency band and channel you are using.


How to Disable Private Address

1. Hold the option key on your keyboard and click on the Wi-Fi network icon in your Title Bar.

2. Click Open Wireless Diagnostics. A "Wireless Diagnostics" window will open. Ignore it for now.

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3. Click on Window in the Title Bar and select Utilities.

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4. Click Scan from the drop-down menu. You'll see a list of all of the Wireless Access Points in your area.

5. You can click Scan Now.

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