MFC-J415W

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Find the wireless network (Wi-Fi) security settings in macOS

Use a computer connected to the network to find its wireless security settings.

 

 

The screens may differ depending on your operating system.

 

1. Find your wireless network key (password)

 

  1. Make sure you know your wireless network name (SSID).
  2. Click Go > Utilities > double-click Keychain Access.
     
    Double-click Keychain Access.

     

  3. Click Keychains > login and find your network name on the list.
    If the network is not listed under login, click System and find your network name on the list.
     
  4. Double-click your network name (SSID) in the Name column.
     
    Double-click the Network Name (SSID).

     

  5. Click the Attributes tab, and then select the Show password check box.
     
    Put a check next to Show password.

     

  6. When prompted, enter the Mac Administrator's password or Keychain password in the dialog box, and then click Allow or OK.
  7. Make a note of the password listed in the Show password field to use when connecting to the wireless network.
     
    Make a note of the password.

 

 

 2. Find your wireless network's authentication method

 

  1. Make sure you know your wireless network name (SSID).
  2. Click the Wi-Fi or Airport icon in the menu bar.
  3. Click Open Network Preferences.
     
    Click the Wi-Fi or Airport icon and then click Open Network Preferences.

     

  4. Click Wi-Fi or Airport in the list of network connections.
  5. Make sure that the correct Network Name is listed, and then click Advanced.
     
    Make sure that the correct Network Name is listed and then click Advanced.

     

  6. Find Wi-Fi or Airport, and then make a note of your network's security type on the list of preferred networks.
     
    Make a note of the Network Name and Security type.

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