How to Enable Broadcom WiFi on macOS [Clover/OpenCore]

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How to Enable Broadcom WiFi on macOS [Clover/OpenCore]

An EliteMacx86 Exclusive Guide - This guide covers implementation of Broadcom WiFi on macOS using Clover and OpenCore.

Overview


There are several Broadcom WiFi cards which works OOTB. However, there are few cards which are fully supported but you need to use an injector kext to enable the WiFi.

Compatibility


For more information on Broadcom WiFi compatibility, refer to the thread linked below.

Requirements

WiFi HardwareSupported Broadcom WiFi
Network KextsOriginal Network kexts in S/L/E
macOS VersionmacOS Sierra and Later

Adding required kext


To enable the WiFi support, you'll need to add AirportBrcmFixup.kext

The next step is to download the required kexts to enable WiFi support. "AirportBrcmFixup" and "Lilu" is needed together to work with conjunction in order to enable the WiFi support.

For Clover:
If you're using Clover, copy both the kexts to EFI/Clover/Kext/Others

For OpenCore:
If you're using OpenCore, copy both the kexts to EFI/OC/Kexts. You'll also need to add the kexts entries in Kernel section of your config.plist

Restart your System


After performing all the above steps, restart your system for the applied changes to take effect.
You can see a WiFi icon in the menu bar now. If not, you can enable it from System Preferences>Network>WiFi>Show Wi-Fi status in menu bar.
 
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