How to Connect Mac to Internet With Cable?

How to Connect Mac to Internet With Cable

You can know how to connect Mac to internet with cable as per the instructions provided below.

  • One end of an Ethernet cable should be connected to your network device, such as a wireless router.
  • Now, attach the other end of the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port of your Mac computer.
  • If the Mac computer does not have the Ethernet port, try to use a USB to Ethernet adapter.
  • Note: You can also use a Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet adapter instead of the USB to Ethernet adapter.
  • Mostly, the above-mentioned steps are enough to connect the Mac computer to the internet.
  • If you cannot access the internet on the Mac computer, proceed with the simple guidelines to fill the necessary network settings.
  • Go to the Mac computer, click the Apple icon at the top and select the System Preferences option from the Apple menu.
  • This will launch the System & Preferences dialog window on the screen.
  • Navigate to the Internet & Network section and then click the Network option.
  • Select the Ethernet option on the left panel and check if the Using DHCP option is selected from the Configure drop-down menu.
  • 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.
  • Using DHCP or Using BootP
  • Using DHCP with manual address
  • Manually
  • Click the Renew DHCP Lease button followed by the OK button.
  • Click the Apply button in the Network dialog window. And finally know how to connect Mac to internet with cable.