Using Your Mac as a Wi-Fi Hotspot

Note

It is always important to keep your EnSURE Touch connected to Wi-Fi. It ensures the device can sync results to SureTrend Cloud, minimizing the risks of data loss and enables you to keep your device up to date. We recommend you check for updates at least once a month. Click here to see how. If you don’t have a Wi-Fi connection available where you’re at, but have a MAC capable of connecting to Wi-Fi continue reading below on enabling your computer’s mobile hotspot feature. With it you can use your computer as a source for Wi-Fi your EnSURE Touch can connect to!


Turn your computer into a mobile hotspot by sharing your Internet connection with other devices over Wi-Fi. You can share a Wi-Fi, Ethernet, or cellular data connection. If your computer has a cellular data connection and you share it, it will use data from your data plan.

 

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Open System Preference from the Apple menu.
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Within System Preference window, select Sharing.
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Within Sharing window, Check Internet Sharing and then check Wi-Fi.
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Setting a Wi-Fi Hotspot Password

To set a password for your Wi-Fi Hotspot, within the Sharing window, select (no checkmark) Internet Sharing, then mark the Wi-Fi checkbox and select Wi-Fi Options… button. On the Configure an internet-sharing network window, select WPA2 Personal from the Security dropdown menu.

 

For more information visit: https://support.apple.com/guide/mac-help/share-internet-connection-mac-network-users-mchlp1540/mac.