How to disable IPv6 on Mac

Here’s how to disable IPv6 on Mac.

  1. Open System Preferences > Internet & Wireless > Network
  2. In the list to the left select your internet connection. What it is called depends on how you connect to Internet but most often it would be called Wi-fi or Airport for wireless connections, or its name would contain Ethernet for connections via cable. Also make sure that the connection is active, that is it shows a green dot next to it.
  3. Click the Advanced button, then click TCP/IP.
  4. For Configure IPv6:, select  Off, or, if that isn’t available, Link-local only.
  5. When done, click OK, then Apply.

How to disable IPv6 on Mac OS