Connect MacBook Air to a Wireless Network

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we're going to show you how to connect to a wireless network using your Macbook Air. As you can see, we have a message displayed now that tells us that we are unable to connect to the internet. What we need to do is connect to a wireless network. There is two ways to do this.

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    The first is in the top right hand corner.
    You see where the cursor is? There is a small series of curved lines. Some people may not have this option, or may not have selected this option to appear in this part of the screen. If you do have it, you can click on the icon, and this will bring up the current wireless networks that are available in your location. Or you can open Network Preferences.
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    If you don't have that symbol in that place on your Macbook Air, then you can click on the apple in the far left corner.
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    Go down to System Preferences.
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    Click System Preferences.
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    In the open window, click on Network.
    That gives us the internet network option.
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    We can turn WiFi on or off if we need to.
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    And here in Network Name, we click on the network.
    Let's click "UTG", which is the network in my location.
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    Input the password, unless it's an open and unsecured network.
    You can join unsecured networks, but be careful as there may be people accessing your information.
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    Click Join once you've put in the password.
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    Give it some time to connect.
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    There may be problems when connecting to the network initially.
    If you have any problems, you can click Assist Me. The Assist Me function will help you to run diagnostics and repair the wireless adapter.
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    Now we go to the internet.
    We're visiting the VisiHow site. If you have any question or suggestions about this video, then please leave them in the section below. You've been watching VisiHow. Goodbye!
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