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How to Connect Mac to Router with Ethernet Cable?

The guided instructions given below will direct you to link your Mac device and connect MAC to router using an Ethernet cable.

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Connect Mac To Router

  • Get an Ethernet cable to begin the wired connection configuration.
  • Check if your Mac device has an Ethernet port.
  • If yes, connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the Mac device’s port and the other end to your router’s port.
  • If your Mac device does not have an Ethernet port, then use a USB to Ethernet adapter/ a Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet adapter for the connection setup.
  • Now, switch on your Mac device and the router and then connect Mac to Router.
  • On your Mac device, locate and click the Apple icon.
  • Select the System Preferences option followed by Network.
  • Now the Network window will appear on the screen.
  • Locate and select the Ethernet option available on the screen.
  • Click the Configure IPv4 pop-up menu.
  • Select the Using DHCP or Using BootP, or Using DHCP with manual address, or Manually option from the ISP’s recommended configuration method menu.
  • After that, click Advanced DNS Add.
  • Click anywhere in the text field and type your ISP’s DNS server address in the given field.
  • After that, to enter the IPv6, proxy server, or additional Ethernet settings, click the Advanced button.
  • After entering, click the OK button.
  • After you finishing connect Mac to router, check the network status by browsing something on your Mac system’s web browser.
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