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

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Plug In Your Base Station and Get Started

Let’s get unpacking! This chapter focuses on plugging in your base station and on launching AirPort Utility, the program that modifies a base station’s settings.

(The next chapter, Set Up a Network, helps you determine which network type you want to use your base station with, and provides specific instructions for a streamlined setup.)

Unpack and Power Up

Unpack the base station to determine what you have and if you need any additional hardware:

  1. Remove the base station from its box and check the parts: The box includes just a few necessary parts: the base station, a setup booklet, a booklet full of software licensing information (extraneous for users, but required), and an AC power cord.
  2. Do you need ...

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