What are the steps to setting up my connection to the Kent State Wireless network for MacOS?

NOTE: If you have Version 10.10 or below, your version of MacOS is out-of-date and unsupported by Apple. You will need to purchase an upgrade to access the wireless system.

To determine your version, click on the Apple Menu in the upper left-hand corner of the screen, and choose About this Mac. The window that pops up will have your version number.

Note: If you have not changed from your default FlashLine password, you must do so before you are able to connect to Kent State Wireless, click here.

  1. In the menu bar, locate the wireless menu icon.
    Wifi symbol on the Mac OS menu bar.

  2. Click the icon to see a list of available wireless networks.

  3. Locate and click on “Kent State Wireless”

    1. Ensure that the tick box that says, “Remember this network” is checked

    2. Enter your Flashline user ID without “@kent.edu” and your Flashline password.

  4. Click “Join”

  5. Your system will start the connection to Kent state Wireless and may take up to 30 seconds to complete.  

  6. Open up a web browser to verify that you are connected.

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