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Michelle, Mac Technician
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Experience:  Apple Computers and Mobile support with 12 years of exp.
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Hi how do find out the password XXXXX my new Apple Airport Express

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Hi how do find out the password XXXXX my new Apple Airport Express ?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Michelle replied 3 years ago.

Michelle :

Hi, and welcome! My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am excited to get started with you.

So I can better assist you, I will need additional information. When you first setup your airport express, you can either merge your airport express to your current wifi or set it up by itself. How did you set up your airport express?

JACUSTOMER-tt3d2t8x- :

Hi Michelle,

Michelle :

Hello, are you able to confirm if your new airport is merged with your current network?

Michelle :

Are you still there?

Michelle :

It appears we are having communication issues. I will switch the style of our chat so we can continue

Expert:  Michelle replied 3 years ago.
Hi Gerald,

I switch our live chat due to connectivity issues. If you have already set up your airport express and need the password..
1. Click on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner and type in Keychain Access.
2. Once keychain access is open, type in airport express in the search box in the upper right corner
3. Your airport express should then show up. Double click on it
4. A box will then appear. At the bottom, check the "Show Password" Box
5. Type in the password XXXXX your COMPUTER and press enter
6. You airport express password XXXXX then appear
Expert:  Michelle replied 3 years ago.

Once you have retrieved the password XXXXX keychain access, click on the magnifying glass again and type in Airport Utility (magnifying glass is in the upper right corner)

1. Your airport express should appear with a green or amber bubble.

2. Click on the bubble and choose Edit

3 Under the Base station tab, enter your password


If you would like to extend your airport express using your existing internet provider, click on the Wireless tab

1. Under Network mode, choose Join a Wireless Network

2. Under Wireless Network Name, choose your home network

3. Under Wireless Security, choose your security type (if you are unsure, try them all)

4. Enter your Wireless Password

5. Click on Update button at the bottom right corner



If you are having difficulties with the above steps, let me know so we can troubleshoot further