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    Aug 11, 2009
    View Wireless Networks
    I'm new to a Mac. I want to view the wireless networks. Similar to the same thing on XP.

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
    Click on your Airport icon which sits in the top menu. A drop down list will appear with the SSIDs of the networks which are in range along with some other options.


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    Dec 20, 2006
    Lake Mary, Florida
    15" MBP, Core i7/2GHz, 8GB RAM, 480GB Crucial M500 SSD
    Additionally, you can use a WiFi sniffer to view hidden access points and statistics. The only one I know of that works with 10.6 (Snow Leopard) is AirRadar.

    AirRadar - Advanced Wireless Network Scanner
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    Aug 11, 2009
    Thanks ... that's cool. I searched all over and never would have thought of that.


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