Featuring a compact design, AirPort Express supports simultaneous dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi. Set up your wireless network quickly and easily using your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC. Create a network just for guests. Stream music to any room in the house. And print from any room in the house, too. All with fast wireless technology.
Learn more about AirPort Express
Easy Wi-Fi setup using iPhone, iPad, or Mac.
Connect your DSL or cable modem to AirPort Express and create your new wireless network in just a few taps from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Or use the built-in AirPort Utility on your Mac. Setup is just as fast and just as easy.
Simultaneous dual-band 802.11n.
AirPort Express lets Wi-Fi-enabled devices connect to your network on the 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless bands. Which means every connected device automatically uses the best band available for the fastest possible performance.
Stream music with AirPlay.
AirPlay takes the music from the iTunes library on your computer or iOS device and sends it wirelessly to any connected stereo or speakers in your home (audio cable sold separately). Play music on one set of speakers — or if you have more than one AirPort Express connected to speakers, play your music from iTunes on all of them at the same time.
Print wirelessly from any room.
On the back of AirPort Express is a USB port that’s made for your printer. Just plug it in and instantly it’s like having a printer in every room. And since AirPort Express works with Mac and PC, everyone in the house can take advantage of one centrally available printer.
Compatibility and security.
AirPort Express is compatible with devices using the 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n specifications. So no matter what Wi-Fi device you’re using, it will work with AirPort Express. AirPort Express also features a built-in firewall to protect your network from malicious Internet attacks. The firewall is automatically turned on, so you don’t have to do a thing.
Create a guest network.
Set up a separate Wi-Fi network with a separate password just for your guests. Simply enable the guest networking feature, and your guests can access the Internet but not other parts of your primary network, such as your computers, printers, and LAN-attached hard drives.
What’s in the Box
Setup and Administration
iOS device with iOS 6 or later and AirPort Utility
Mac with OS X Lion v10.7.3 or later and AirPort Utility 6.1
Mac with OS X v10.5.7 or later and AirPort Utility 5.6.1
PC with Windows 7 or later and AirPort Utility 5.6.1
Shared Printing with a USB Printer
Mac with OS X v10.2.7 or later
PC with Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1), or Windows 8
Wireless Device Access
Any Wi-Fi-enabled device that uses the 802.11a/b/g/n specification
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Answers from the community
Can I use an AirPort Express to extend my existing wifi signal?
- Asked by JASON K from New Canaan
- on Feb 12, 2017
Yes, I just finished doing it about 5 minutes ago! I bought an AirPort Extreme and installed it as Yes, I just finished doing it about 5 minutes ago! I bought an AirPort Extreme and installed it as my WiFi network using the AirPort Utility on my MacBook Pro. Then I plugged in my Airport Express to a power socket upstairs at the other end of my house where I lose signal. The AirPort utility on my MacBook Pro recognized the Express and asked me if I wanted to use the Express to extend my existing network. I clicked yes...done! The whole thing took less than 10 minutes.
- Answered by Cameron G from Rogers
- on Feb 15, 2017
Can Airport Express convert Wi-Fi to Ethernet?
- Asked by Pamela J from Moody
- on Nov 9, 2016
Yes. Airport Express has a client mode which dedicates it to do just that. When using it in client Yes. Airport Express has a client mode which dedicates it to do just that. When using it in client mode, it will pick up the WiFi at your camp, and allow your TV to get on that network via the Ethernet connector. In this mode, it will not do it's normal job, and extend the wireless network further wirelessly. It will act as a receiver for the physically connected device (TV) only.
- Answered by David H from Cotati
- on Nov 17, 2016
Using Airport Express with a windows pc/and spotify
- Asked by Kathryn G from Spring
- on Jan 13, 2017
Can you connect and airport express to an Airport Extreme as a WiFi Extender?
- Asked by DANIEL S from Laguna Beach
- on Feb 23, 2017
Power Supply voltage question
- Asked by David C from San Francisco
- on Jan 15, 2017
I bought Airport Express in Canada and wanted to use it in UK (220V). Neither the Documentation nor I bought Airport Express in Canada and wanted to use it in UK (220V). Neither the Documentation nor the Product itself has any rating on it, however, the power chord does have some fine print which says 2.5A 125 Volts ~. I called APPLE 24/7 Number at 1.800.692.7753. I was informed that the product will work with electrical system ranging from 100 Volts - 240 Volts.
- Answered by Naveed S from Toronto
- on May 27, 2015
Can I use the USB Port on the back of my Airport Express for audio?
- Asked by Jeremy G from Los Angles
- on Dec 29, 2016