Apple Expands Wi-Fi Setup Options with AirPort Utility 6.2

Apple released AirPort Utility 6.2 for OS X on Thursday. The update adds new Wi-Fi setup features and international support in addition to the usual bug fixes.

AirPort Utility 6.2 Update OS X

About AirPort Utility 6.2 for Mac

Use AirPort Utility to set up and manage your Wi-Fi network and 802.11n AirPort base stations, including AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and Time Capsule. AirPort Utility 6.2 contains improvements and bug fixes, including:

  • The ability to extend the Guest Wi-Fi network on a network that is configured with multiple AirPort Base Stations
  • The ability to add a WPS-capable Wi-Fi printer
  • Improved international support

The update weighs in at 20.64 MB and requires OS X 10.7.5 or later. It is available now from Apple’s support site or via Software Update on the Mac App Store.

Update: Apple has also released firmware version 7.6.3 for all 802.11n capable AirPort base stations and Time Capsules. After installing the AirPort Utility update, users can obtain the base station firmware by updating from within AirPort Utility.