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Ethernet Status adds the missing icon in status bar to indicate the connection status of the ethernet interface on MacOS similar to WIFI status. WIFI status has an icon built in MacOS, but there is none for ethernet status.

  • Supports multiple ethernet interfaces if available
  • Dynamically monitors ethernet connectivity change and updates the icon
  • Indicates if ethernet interface is not being used for networking (not active), even if connected, due to networking interface priority in MacOS networking settings
  • Auto starts on system restart (Can be disabled via

What's New

Version 3.1:
  • Fixes a bug where connection to iPhone through USB for hotspot was being shown in the list and affected the icon status


  • OS X 10.10 or later

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Current Version (3.x)


Downloads 880
Version Downloads 246
License Shareware
Date 27 Nov 2017
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price Free
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