AirPort Utility Help

Welcome to AirPort Utility

Easily set up and manage your wireless network and AirPort base stations.

The graphical overview, showing an AirPort Time Capsule connected to the Internet.
The graphical overview, showing two AirPort Express base stations and an AirPort Time Capsule connected to the Internet.

See your network at a glance

AirPort Utility shows you a graphical overview of your entire Wi-Fi network so you can quickly see the status of the network and the devices connected to it. To see the graphical overview, just open AirPort Utility.

The Wireless pane, showing the Enable Guest Network checkbox.

Safely share your network

Create a guest network so friends and visitors can use your Wi-Fi without compromising your network’s security. To get started, select your base station, click Edit, click Wireless, and select Enable Guest Network.

AirPort Utility preferences, showing the Check for updates when opening AirPort Utility and Check for updates automatically checkboxes.

Automatically update your base stations

Keep your network running smoothly by having AirPort Utility automatically check for software updates. Choose AirPort Utility > Preferences and select an option.

The graphical overview in AirPort Utility for iOS.

Manage your Wi-Fi network from your iOS device

With AirPort Utility for iOS, you can set up and monitor your network from your iPhone or iPad as easily as you can from your Mac. Download the app from the App Store on your iOS device.

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