My 11" MacBook Air never remembers wifi...

spaceballl

macrumors 68030
Original poster
Nov 2, 2003
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San Francisco, CA
I always have to reconnect. Even if it falls asleep, when it wakes up, it doesn't auto-connect to my home network. I have to do it manually. None of my other macs do this... most recent version of OS X LIon...
 

darkheroz

macrumors member
Jan 4, 2012
63
5
Bulgaria
The problem is in your settings. U must check - Ask to join new networks box in Settings - Network - WiFi

In Advanced option there is another box to check - Remember networks ...

check it !

On my MBA 11 everything works OK and remember passwords.
 

PhazonUK

macrumors 6502
Jun 1, 2010
321
0
Mine has done this since day one. And I think quite a few people had this problem also.

I don't have to enter the password or anything, I just have to go onto my WiFi and re-select the network again. Sometimes I'll have to do it twice as the first time I get a "Connection timeout" error.
 

wx4olf

macrumors regular
Jun 15, 2010
149
20
Mine remembers the network when plugged into power but if the MacBook has been sleeping unplugged it is almost guaranteed to have forgotten the network. Mildly annoying.
 

KPOM

macrumors G5
Oct 23, 2010
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This has been an intermittent issue in OS X 10.7. Reportedly, 10.7.3 will fix this somewhat.