- Jul 22, 2018
- Supermicro X11SPA-T
- Intel Xeon W-3275 28 Core
- 2xAMD RX 580 8GB
- OS X/macOS
- MacBook Pro
- Mobile Phone
How to Enable Intel WiFi on macOS [Clover/OpenCore]An EliteMacx86 Exclusive Guide - This guide covers implementation of Intel WiFi on macOS using Clover and OpenCore.
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.
For more information on Broadcom WiFi compatibility, refer to the thread linked below.
WiFi Compatibility List for Broadcom, Atheros and Intel for macOS [Sierra/High Sierra/Mojave/Catalina/Big Sur]
WiFi Compatibility List [Sierra/High Sierra/Mojave/Catalina/Big Sur] Following are the list of compatible and non-compatible WiFi models for Mac. For Broadcom https://www.elitemacx86.com/threads/how-to-enable-broadcom-wifi.606/ For Atheros...
|WiFi Hardware||Supported Intel WiFi|
|Network Kexts||Original Network kexts in S/L/E|
|macOS Version||macOS Mojave and Later|
Adding required kext
To enable the WiFi support, you've two options
The next step is to download the required kexts to enable WiFi support.
If you're using Clover, copy itlwm.kext to EFI/Clover/Kext/Others
If you're using OpenCore, copy itlwm.kext to EFI/OC/Kexts. You'll also need to add the kext entries in Kernel section of your config.plist.
When going with itlwm, you'll also need to install HeliPort. To install HeliPort, follow the steps below.
Mount the DMG.
Move HeliPort to Applications folder.
If you're using Clover, copy AirportItlwm to EFI/Clover/Kext/Others
If you're using OpenCore, copy AirportItlwm to EFI/OC/Kexts. You'll also need to add the kext 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.
For itlwm, you'll need to use HeliPort as a WiFi client to connect.