PT-P950NW

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Find the Wireless Security Information (e.g. SSID, Network key etc.) for Mac OS X 10.7 or greater

These steps may help you locate your wireless security settings if your Macintosh is also connected to your network using a wireless connection. If you are unable to access the Keychain Access application, you will need to contact your router manufacturer or network admin to determine your wireless network's security settings.

 

PART 1: RETRIEVE THE WIRELESS PASSWORD USING "KEYCHAIN ACCESS"

The screens may differ depending on the operating system being used.

  1. Click Go => Utilities => double-click Keychain Access.

    Double-click Keychain Access.
  2. Under Keychains, click login and locate your network from the list.

    If the network is not listed under login, click System and locate your Network from the list.

  3. Double-click the Network Name (SSID) under Name.

    Network Name
  4. In the Attributes Tab, put a check next to Show password.

    Show password
  5. When prompted, enter the Mac Administrator's password or Keychain password in the dialog box and then click Allow or OK.

    Enter password and click Allow.
  6. 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.
     

PART 2: RETRIEVE THE WIRELESS AUTHENTICATION USING NETWORK UTILITY

The screens may differ depending on the operating system being used.

  1. Click the Wi-Fi or Airport icon in the Menu Bar.
  2. Click Open Network Preferences.

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

    Network Name
  5. Under Wi-Fi or Airport, make a note of the Network Name and Security type in the list of Preferred Networks.

    Network Name and Security type
     

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