Setting Up the Airport Extreme
Use the instructions in this chapter to easily configure your AirPort Extreme and set up
your AirPort network.
This chapter provides an overview for using the setup assistant in AirPort Utility
to set up your network and other features of your AirPort Extreme. For more
detailed wireless networking information, and for information about the advanced
features of AirPort Utility, refer to the “Apple AirPort Networks” document, located at
You can do most of your network setup and configuration tasks using the setup
assistant in AirPort Utility. To set advanced options, choose Manual Setup from the
Base Station menu of AirPort Utility. See “Setting Advanced Options” on page 24.
If AirPort Utility isn’t installed on your computer, you can download it from