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MacOS Sierra problem: Slow WiFi – WiFi not working [Fix]

After upgrading to MacOS Sierra, you may face slow Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi not working problem. Look at our complete solutions to fix.

How to Fix WiFi Issues in MacOS Sierra

If your Wi-Fi connection is poor, so slow, not working correctly or whatever the issue is, take the following to get rid of the trouble.

  1. Turn Off the Wifi completely.
  2. From the MacOS Sierra desktop, create a folder on your Mac to take backup of existing WiFi preferences. Name it something like “wifi preference backup”.
  3. From the Finder window, call “Go To Folder” by pressing Command+Shift+G keys, then enter the following direction

/Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/

Fix wifi problem MacOS Sierra

4. Before delete the following particular files, you need to make a backup by copying all of them to the folder on the folder you have created on the desktop.

com.apple.airport.preferences.plist
com.apple.network.identification.plist
com.apple.wifi.message-tracer.plist
NetworkInterfaces.plist
preferences.plist

Fix Wifi not working Sierra OS

5. Turn On WiFi after reboot the Sierra OS to see if the Wi-Fi is working correctly now. If not, take the following steps to fix the issues completely.

6. Access System Preferences

System Preferences

7. Select Network item

Network

8. Click on click on the WiFi from the list on the left side bar > Drop down the “Location menu” > Click on Edit Locations

Edit Locations Wifi

9. You then lick the [+] plus button to create a new location. Type in a suitable name for network and Click on Done button

New network location

10. Now join the Wi-Fi network beside “Network Name”, enter the router password as usual

11. While you are on Network screen, select the “Advanced” button > Select TCP/IP tab > Click on “Renew DHCP Lease” button

Renew DHCP Lease

12. Click on Apply button

Apply

13. Hit the DNS button from the Network screen > Click on Plus button (+) from lower left corner under DNS servers.  You can add Google DNS (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4) or OpenDNS (208.67.222.222 and 208.67.220.220).

Google DNS

14. Under Hardware tab, select Manually from Configure, Custom from MTU, and MTU number is 1453.

MTU

Click on OK, then Apply button to finish creating new WiFi network.

Boom! No more sad days! Your Wi-Fi connection must work correctly under MacOS Sierra now.

How to locate and remove Large files in MacOS Sierra

It takes you a tons of space for leaving large files somewhere without control in your Mac’s HDD.  The following words will show you how to locate, find and remove all large files under MacOS Sierra.

Manually Locate and Remove Large Files

  1. From Finder windnow, Press Shift + Command + H keys, then click on Find (Command + F)

Find file Sierra

2. Drop down the Kind button, select “Other” to add another option

Customize Find in MacOS Sierra

3. Check on File size at Attribute (Physical size of the item in bytes at description)

File size

4. Select File size option, you then are able to set the file in a any size measurement.

Find a file in a particular size under MacOS Sierra
Find a file in a particular size under MacOS Sierra

5. From the results later, you can hand-remove any items you want.

This method works, but takes time. I would recommend CleanMyMac 3, the best clean-up & optimization app for Mac, which would help to free-up tons of junk, cache, … and large files from your entire disk under MacOS Sierra.

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Find and remove duplicate files under Macos Sierra

Remove duplicate files, the Mac runs faster. In this topic, we share how to find and remove completely all duplicate files under MacOs Sierra using Gemini to recovers tons of space on your Mac.

Gemini - Remove duplicate file in MacOS Sierra

Step 1: Download Gemini 2

 

Step 2: Launch Gemini 2 from Application folder under MacOS Sierra, you then are able to ask the app scans the entire HDD extremely fast.

Delete duplicate MacOS Sierra

After completed scanning process, you can manually select particular duplicates to remove from Review Results. Otherwise, click on Smart Cleanup button will delete all.