macOS User Guide
- Work across devices using Continuity
- Use iPhone as a webcam
- Use iPhone with Desk View
- Stream audio and video with AirPlay
- Use one keyboard and mouse to control Mac and iPad
- Hand off between devices
- Unlock your Mac with Apple Watch
- Make and receive phone calls on your Mac
- Sync music, books, and more between devices
- What is Family Sharing?
- Set up Family Sharing
- Add a user or group
- Set up Screen Time for a child
- Share purchases with your family
- Watch and listen together with SharePlay
- Share a Photo Library
- Collaborate on projects
- Find content shared with you
- Find your family and friends
- Play games with your friends
- Resources for your Mac
- Resources for your Apple devices
Connect your Mac to the internet using Wi-Fi
If you’re within range of a Wi-Fi network, you can try to join it.
Join a public Wi-Fi network
On your Mac, click the Wi-Fi icon in the menu bar, then choose the network you want to join.
If you don’t see the network you want to join, click Other Networks to display nearby networks.
If requested, enter the password for the network, then click Join.
Join a hidden Wi-Fi network
You need to know the hidden network’s name, security protocol, and password to join it.
On your Mac, click the Wi-Fi icon in the menu bar, click Other Networks, then click Other at the bottom of the Other Networks list.
Enter the name of the wireless network in the Network Name field.
Click the Security pop-up menu, then choose the type of wireless security the network uses.
Enter the information for any additional fields that are displayed, such as a user name and password, then click Join.