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Take Control of Your Apple Wi-Fi Network by Glenn Fleishman

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Meet AirPort Utility

AirPort Utility is an app from Apple designed to help you configure your Apple base station, troubleshoot certain network problems, and apply any available firmware updates to an Apple base station. Before you set up your base station, skim the information here about viewing your network, and then follow the advice about keeping up to date.

In this chapter, I talk about AirPort Utility 6 for Mac and AirPort Utility for iOS.

AirPort Utility 6 for Mac runs in 10.7.5 Lion and later. My directions for AirPort Utility should work identically in Lion, Mountain Lion, and Mavericks, but they’ve been specifically tested in Mavericks. (See Finding an Old Edition, earlier, for more about AirPort Utility for Windows and older versions ...

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