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Network Settings for Mac OS

Step 1

From the Apple menu, select System Preferences.

Step 2

In the System Preferences window, click the Network icon.

Step 3

Select Wi-Fi from the list on the left. If the Status is Off, click Turn Wi-Fi On.

Step 4

Select SP8-GUEST from the Network Name drop-down list.

Step 5

Type the pre-shared key* in the Password box, and click Join.

* The pre-shared key is available at the Users Office/Guest House Reception desk.

Step 6

Open your web browser (e.g. Safari, Firefox, etc.) and go to SPring-8 website (, and you will be prompted to the login page of the SPring-8 Wireless LAN System. Enter your User Name and Password, and click Submit.

User Name: 7-digit SPring-8 User Card ID number

Password: password you created during the user registration

After successful authentication, you will be redirected to your original destination.

You should now be able to use a web browser, email or any other application that requires a network connection.

If you have trouble connecting…

Step 1

Select Advanced….

Step 2

Click the TCP/IP tab. Configure IPv4 should be set to Using DHCP. Click Renew DHCP Lease.

Step 3

Click the Proxies tab. Make sure Web Proxy (HTTP) is not checked.

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