How to Connect Mac to the Internet With Cable?

Connect Mac to the Internet With Cable

You can connect your Mac computer to the internet using an Ethernet cable as per the instructions provided below.

  • Step 1: One end of an Ethernet cable should be connected to your network device, such as a wireless router.
  • Step 2: Now, attach the other end of the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port of your Mac computer.
  • Step 3: If the Mac computer does not have the Ethernet port, try to use a USB to Ethernet adapter.
  • Step 4: Note: You can also use a Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet adapter instead of the USB to Ethernet adapter.
  • Step 5:Mostly, the above-mentioned steps are enough to connect Mac to the Internet With Cable.
  • Step 6: If you cannot access the internet on the Mac computer, proceed with the simple guidelines to fill the necessary network settings.
  • Step 7: Go to the Mac computer, click the Apple icon at the top and select the System Preferences option from the Apple menu.
  • Step 8: This will launch the System & Preferences dialog window on the screen.
  • Step 9: Navigate to the Internet & Network section and then click the Network option.
  • Step 10: Select the Ethernet option on the left panel and check if the Using DHCP option is selected from the Configure drop-down menu.
  • Step 11: Once you click the Advanced button, navigate to the TCP/IP section and choose any one of the following options from the Configure IPv4 drop-down list.
  • Step 12: Using DHCP or Using BootP.
  • Step 13: Using DHCP with manual address
  • Step 14: Manually
  • Step 15: Click the Renew DHCP Lease button followed by the OK button.
  • Step 16: Click the Apply button in the Network dialog window.
  • To get remote assistance to Connect Mac to the Internet With Cable, click the Call button available on this screen.