How to Turn AirPort Off on Mac

Turning AirPort off can save your MacBook battery, so its a good idea to turn it off if you are not using it.

Turn AirPort off on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

  1. Click on Apple menu and select “System Preferences”
  2. Click on “Network” icon under “Internet and Wireless” section
  3. Click “Turn AirPort off” button

To turn AirPort On use the same method, this time you will find “Turn AirPort On” button if its Off already.

see also:

How to Turn Bluetooth On/Off

3 comments… add one
Roe September 28, 2015, 5:55 pm

There is airport card info showing in system profiler on my Mac Pro, so I know I have one. But when I go to internet and wireless in network in system preferences, there’s no turn airport on/off button. Does this mean that the airport card on my Mac is turned off?

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