How do I enable WPA on my Xfinity router?


  1. Connect to your WiFi network and go to, and sign in.
  2. Once logged in, you can go to Gateway > Connection > Wi-Fi.
  3. To change your Security Mode, select Edit next to Security Mode, then select your WPA2 mode.
  4. Once your desired option is selected, hit Save Settings and you should be all set.

How do I connect my Mac to Xfinity WiFi?

Connecting to WiFi on Your Laptop – Mac OS X

  1. To get the best Xfinity WiFi experience, download the Xfinity WiFi Mac profile from
  2. Enter your Xfinity ID, then click Continue.
  3. Enter your password and click Sign In.
  4. Next, click Let’s do it to begin downloading the Xfinity WiFi profile.

How do I connect my Mac to WPA2 Wi-Fi?

You can connect your Mac to WPA2 Wi-Fi from the Airport utility section of your Mac. You have to select a base station. Choose a security option, and input the password when you choose WPA2. After inputting the password, you can save it to your keychain.

How do I manually configure a WiFi network on my Macbook?

Open System Preferences and click the Network panel icon. The network panel opens, showing all the available interfaces. Click the interface you want to configure (usually Ethernet or Wi-Fi). Click the Advanced button to view the full manual interface for network settings.

Why cant my laptop find my Xfinity WiFi?

If your Xfinity WiFi is not showing up, it could be a Wi-Fi configuration issue, router range issue, or your device might not support 5GHz. You can either try to force join the Wi-Fi SSID or fix the Wi-Fi settings to overcome this.

Can’t connect to Xfinity WiFi?

If the nearest WiFi network has low connectivity, or is down, your phone might not pick up that Xfinity WiFi hotspot. If you’re still having trouble auto-connecting to Xfinity WiFi hotspots, contact us via chat to connect with an Xfinity Mobile Specialist.

Why is my Mac not connecting to any Wi-Fi?

There are three main reasons why Wi-Fi stops working: there’s a problem with your router, your broadband provider’s network is down, or there’s an issue with your own Wi-Fi network. Less commonly, there may be an issue with the macOS software you’re running. Reboot your router. Reboot your Mac.

What is the MAC address for Xfinity WiFi?

For your xFi Gateway, navigate to Connect, tap See Network, select your Gateway, then select Gateway Details. You’ll see it listed next to the CM MAC label here. To find the MAC address of devices that have connected to your network, navigate to Connect, select the device, then select Device Details.

What is the WPA key for Xfinity?

Known as WPA or Security Key, this password allows your wireless network to connect. WIFI Security Keys are also known as WEP keys, WPA/WPA2 passphrases, or WEP keys. Passwords on modems and routers are commonly referred to as PIN codes.

Is Xfinity Gateway WPA?

In its FAQ section on its website about Xfinity Wi-Fi, Comcast states that the public wireless network is secured with 128-bit encryption. That means WPA/WPA2, which is the strongest wireless encryption method available.

How do I access my modem settings on a Mac?

Open System Preferences from the Apple  menu. Click on “Network” preferences under the ‘Internet & Wireless’ section. Select “Wi-Fi” or whatever network interface you are connected through and click on the “Advanced” button in the lower right corner.