airport extreme

  1. seme332

    Backup macOS using an AirPort Extreme via Ethernet

    Hey everybody, even thought these are exciting times for macOS in the future I have a question/problem regarding the normal non-beta use of macOS. I have a MacBook Pro which I would like to backup to an AirPort Extreme. Now in the past I just did this wirelessly by connecting the AirPort to my...
  2. W

    Wireless Point to Point set up

    How do I set up an Airport Extreme on the other end of a wireless bridge? I have an Aiport Timecapsule connected via ethernet cable to an EZ-Bridge-Lite EZBR-0214+ High Power Outdoor Wireless Point to Point System between my house and barn. In the barn the receiver connects to an Airport Extreme...
  3. T

    Join wireless network with Airport Extreme

    So I live in an apartment with a roommate and my desktop does not have a wi-fi adapter nor anything that can connect to wi-fi signals on its own. Enter my Airport Express which I've noticed will have slowdowns after prolonged use, which has lead me to want to switch to using my Airport Extreme...
  4. Y

    Resolved Macbook Air 2015 Wifi Problem

    My macbook air 2015 with YOSEMITE everything works normally. But if i update to EL CAPITAN or ABOVE it will have wifi problem, like can't join to the network even i entered correct password. Sometimes it can join to my wifi network randomly but the speed is very slow and its will make...
  5. clcnyc

    New router?

    I'm getting my new iPhone 11 Pro Friday, and wondering if I should finally replace old reliable Airport Extreme router with a new one that supports WiFi 6, since iPhone 11 Pro does. Thoughts?
  6. B

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 3,1 Airport Card Question

    I have a mac pro 3,1 and a mac pro 2,1. My mac pro 3,1 did not have a airport card installed so i took the one out of my 2,1 and it worked fine. The only issue is for some reason it says it only has 802.11 a/b/g support. I have done research and it says it had 802.11 n support as well but mine...
  7. Sumleilmus

    (local network) The backup disk image could not be created.

    My "NAS" is a USB hard drive connected to an Airport Extreme. I can see it through the nettwork, and I can mount it, and add it to the list of disks used by Time Machine for backups. However, when I try to back up to it through the network, I get an error message in the System Preferences>Time...
  8. fhturner

    AirPort Extreme routing speed reduced via AT&T Gigapower

    Hey Everyone— Got a weird one here. Back in mid-2017, we got the 1000Mbps x 1000Mbps AT&T GigaPower service. This has been routed (NAT, default host, DNS) via an AirPort Extreme 802.11ac base station, and has worked great. I've regularly speed-tested at >850Mbps both ways**. However, recently...
  9. M

    Airport Utility does not see "new" AP Extreme

    I have an AirPort Extreme ME918LL/A connected to my Verizon router and want to use it to share a network drive, so I need to configure for this purpose by turning off wifi and setting Bridge mode. Working from my ethernet connected High Sierra desktop, Airport Utility does not see the AirPort...
  10. dawindmg08

    Any remedy for an ailing Airport Extreme?

    We're using one of the older Airport Extreme models (A1143 – A1354) in conjunction with an AT&T router at the office. The router only has 1 wireless network radio and we have it set for a 2.4ghz network (for our printer an older devices) while the Airport is in Bridge Mode and running a 5ghz...
  11. J

    Help finding 'upgraded' Airport card for MacBook Air Late 2008

    Hi. So I dropped my MacBook Pro down the stairs (with my 12.9" iPad Pro), and I don't have the money to replace them right now. I need to continue my iOS App development, so I tried to pull out my old Late 2008 MacBook Air, but I can't install Xcode 9 et al on it. I found this site...
  12. zoiko192

    Opinion - Best distribution Network Airports Wi-Fi Apple in my house

    I would like to know your opinion, about my distribution of Wi-Fi networks in my house. I live in a department The walls are made of concrete All points are in high places. Utilities: 1x Airport Extreme 3x Airport Express (2nd Gen) 1x Airport Express (1st Gen) 3x Powerline PLC v200 UTP cat6...
  13. D

    Resolved Print Driver update broke 2 sided printing function

    Had all kinds of problems trying to figure out how to get my 2-sided print function back. Searched all over and found bits and pieces here on MacRumors for other printers but not for my specific printer. Felt I needed to pass the word on how to fix this problem on my printer to others. I'm...
  14. sakis_s

    Copy large files to usb through Airport Extreme

    Does anyone know how to copy large files to a usb flash drive through airport extreme? I read that I have to format this as hfs+ but this doesn't work for me cause I use windows and usb drive won't be readable to my pc. My usb sticks are formatted as FAT32. Airport reads them OK and copies files...
  15. willmtaylor

    Help a Networking Noob

    So we just signed up with SuddenLink internet again, and as a part of the promotion, we get a free modem/wireless router combo (Arris) for 12 months. I already have a modem and an AirPort Extreme (and will return to them when the 12 mo. promo is up). Here's my question(s): With a 2,100 sq.ft...
  16. S

    Airport Extreme problems

    Hey folks. I'm after some advice. I currently have an Apple Airport Extreme as a router and a Virgin SuperHub acting as the modem for our fibre broadband. I keep experiencing various problems with our internet and our wifi and I'm not sure where to begin in establishing whether the Airport...
  17. sakis_s

    Airport extreme drops out connection daily

    I bought an Airport Extreme 6th generation router and I'm not able to make internet stable. It is connected through Ethernet on a DSL modem and it keeps drop out internet connection two - three times per day. When internet drops out, airport led remains always solid green and the only thing that...
  18. C

    Airport Extreme extending existing network

    Hello everyone, I wanted to see if any advice on this one? Maybe I'm doing this wrong... :-P I have a Linksys WRT3200 router at one end of the house and looking to extend the network more in the other end. I've done a factory reset on the Airport Extreme (2013 Model with AC network support)...
  19. TexGator98

    MBA - slow download speed mystery

    Hi - I have a new MBA - has High Sierra - I use an AirPort Extreme for my router - and it is less than a year old. My complex just upgraded the internet a few weeks ago - we are supposed to get 70-90 MBPS - I noticed my speeds were slow - checked and they were only in the 20's. I finally got...
  20. At_Op45

    Relic of the Past - Inquiry

    Not too long ago, I dissected an old MacBook. It's been dead for years so, I wasn't expecting much from it. Anyhow, the most interesting part taken from it was an Airport Extreme card. After some quick research, I learned that it was used for internet connection and other data movement. My...