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Is there anyway to still be connected to the internet when i shut the lid of my laptop? it always disconnetcs me
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Have you tried turning 'sleep' to 'never' and shutting the laptop?
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It is supposed to disconnect your connection when you shut the lid. Shutting the lid causes a machine to go into sleep mode and shuts down non-essentials. The internet is a non-essential with regards to running your system.

Here are a couple threads that have already discussed this, so you can get some more information on the topic:

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Okay7 but still no answerrsss
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He did answer the question. If you Mac sleeps which it does when you close the lid, there will be no internet.
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