MacOS – How to create an ad-hoc connection from the Macbook Pro wifi connection

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My Macbook Pro using a Wifi internet connection & I would like to share this connection to other systems in my house. When I tried to configure by myself I don't see the usual "airport" option to create the ad-hoc connection.

How can I do this in lion OS X?

Best Answer

  • You can only share Internet from an Ethernet, Bluetooh, or FireWire connection over Wi-Fi.

    That's because you can only use your Wi-Fi connection for one thing at a time. If you're connecting to the Internet over Wi-Fi you won't be able to share that connection over Wi-Fi.

    If you've got Share your connection from: set to Wi-Fi, it's normal that To computers using: doesn't have a Wi-Fi option:

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