How do I setup a home network with Apple products?

Set up Home Sharing on your Mac

  1. Choose Apple menu  > System Preferences.
  2. Click Sharing.
  3. Click Media Sharing.
  4. Select Home Sharing and sign in with your Apple ID. Use the same Apple ID for every computer or device on your Home Sharing network.
  5. Click Turn On Home Sharing.

How should I design my home network?

Core principles of home network building

  1. Use wires rather than wi-fi as much as possible.
  2. Eliminate bottlenecks (in other words, make sure your modem/router can handle the broadband speeds you pay for)
  3. Use switches to minimize traffic hitting router.

Does Apple have a home hub?

HomePod, HomePod mini and Apple TV automatically set up as home hubs, so you can control your home even when you’re not in it, and run automations straight away. Just make sure you’re signed in to iCloud on your iOS device or Apple TV with the Apple ID that you used to set up your HomeKit accessories in the Home app.

How do I get my iPhone to automatically switch to strongest Wi-Fi?

Set all of your wifi AP’s to the same SSID name and the iPhone will roam automatically to the strongest signal and seamlessly too.

How can I create a network?

Select Network -> New option from the menu bar or New Network icon from the toolbar. The Create a New Network dialog appears. Click on the first icon to create multiple devices of the same type. Specify the network name and click OK button.

What is the best network topology for home?

Star The star topology
Star. The star topology, also called spanning tree, is the most common topology used in business networks, and is also very popular with home networks. This is because the star topology is used with the networking technology called Ethernet, which is also very popular.

Does Apple have something like Google Home?

Apple unveiled the company’s long awaited competitor to the Amazon Echo smart speaker at the company’s WWDC conference on Monday. Like the Echo and the Google Home, the HomePod is an always-listening speaker that plays music, answers questions and controls your smart home.

Does iPhone choose strongest Wi-Fi?

If iOS finds multiple networks of identical category and security level, it chooses the SSID with the strongest received signal strength indication (RSSI).