Apple has officially released Mac OS X version 17.10 Tinker which will add new features like a Wi-Fi scanner tool.
Wi-Fi Scanner Tool is Native in Mac OS X Here’s How to Use it
Up until today, the older incarnations of Wi-Fi Diagnostics Tool on the iPhone, iPad and iPad mini have been able to determine the phone’s location and monitor the connection speed. The free app now can scan the home network or Wi-Fi network for potential issues. If problems are detected, an email is sent to the user letting them know.
The free app now can scan the home network or Wi-Fi network for potential issues. If problems are detected, an email is sent to the user letting them know. It’s a helpful feature that will not only let users know if something has gone wrong in their Wi-Fi network, but will also alert them if their device is having connection issues when they are away from home.
One unique feature that was newly developed was the ability to check other apps that are on the phone to see how connected they are to Wi-Fi. Some new features that are also available with the updated app include:
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Aside from diagnosing your network and connecting devices in different ways, it also allows you to change all the settings in different settings with ease.
One of the ways in which you can use your Wi-Fi Diagnostics Tool is to quickly check to see if there is a connection slow down or becomes untransferable. You can enter a password and rest easy knowing that you’ll never have to worry about it. Even if you have trouble opening your app or picture library, you’ll be able to turn Wi-Fi on and off with ease.
The final update allows you to change Wi-Fi settings with ease so that you can change to Public/Restricted-only for better security and surfing speed.
I discovered the new Wi-Fi Scanner Tool after a terrible connection had me wondering what was up with my home network and noticing that my iPhone seemed to be experiencing more issues. I was not able to find a Wi-Fi network that I liked so quickly so I reached out to the Wi-Fi Diagnostics Tool for help.
In its review of the new update, MacFixIt gave it a high 5-star rating and found that in the two weeks since it was updated, reports of Wi-Fi problems have reduced.