I usually use two wireless networks, my home and university, to browse Internet.

In my university I have been assigned a specific IP address and connect to the Internet through a proxy server where as at home I simply let my router assign me settings via DHCP. On a Mac, it is really easy to make a profile for a specific network rather than input the settings manually every time (Windows eh..) we are in a different network. We can make as many network profiles as we need to and assign the network settings in them. So whenever you go to the particular location, just select the profile from the network preference pane. It’s that simple!

Let’s see how:

Select the ‘Network’ pane from System Preferences.

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In the ‘Locations’ drop down menu, select the option ‘Edit Locations’.