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Wi-Fi Settings Menu

The Wi-Fi settings menu lets you turn Wi-Fi on or off, set up and connect to available Wi-Fi networks, and configure advanced Wi-Fi options.

For more information about Wi-Fi settings, see Wi-Fi.

  1. From home, tap Apps apps icon > Settings settings app icon > Connections connections settings icon.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi.

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  • The Wi-Fi settings menu appears.
  1. Tap On/Off to turn Wi-Fi on.
  • Wi-Fi is enabled. You will see the names and security settings of in-range Wi-Fi networks.
  • To disable Wi-Fi, tap On/Off again.
  1. Tap a Wi-Fi network, enter the password, and tap Connect.
  • Your phone is connected to the selected Wi-Fi network.
  1. Configure your Wi-Fi settings.
  • Your Wi-Fi settings changes are saved.
  • The password, for a household wireless LAN router, is sometimes found on a sticker on the router (WEP, WPA, KEY, etc.). Contact the router manufacturer for information. For the password for a public wireless LAN, check with user's service provider.
  • Entering a password is not required if an access point is not security protected.

Connect to a Wi-Fi Network Using WPS

Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) is a network security standard that allows you to easily secure a wireless network connection between your phone and a router.

To connect using a WPS button:

  1. From Wi-Fi settings, tap Advanced > WPS push button.
  2. Press the WPS button on your router.
  3. Follow the prompts to complete the connection.

To connect using a Personal Identification Number (PIN):

  1. From Wi-Fi settings, tap Advanced > WPS PIN entry.
  2. Enter the PIN displayed on your router.
  3. Follow the prompts to complete the connection.

Smart Network Switch

Smart network switch lets your phone automatically switch to the wireless network data connection when the current Wi-Fi connection is unstable.

  1. From the Wi-Fi settings menu, tap Advanced > Smart network switch.
  2. Tap On/Off to enable the feature.

Advanced Wi-Fi Settings

The advanced Wi-Fi settings menu lets you set up and manage wireless access points.

  • From the Wi-Fi menu, tap Advanced to access Wi-Fi settings:
  • Smart network switch: Connect automatically to a mobile network connection when the Wi-Fi connection is unstable.
  • Network notification: Receive notifications when open networks in range are detected.
  • Hotspot 2.0: Automatically connect to Wi-Fi access points that support Hotspot 2.0.
  • Manage networks: Manage your saved Wi-Fi networks.
  • WPS push button: Set up a connection to a WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other equipment.
  • WPS PIN entry: View the PIN used by your device to set up a PIN-secured connection to a Wi-Fi router or other equipment (not configurable).
  • Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when to disconnect from Wi-Fi.
  • Install network certificates: Install authentication certificates.
  • MAC address: View your device’s MAC address, which is required when connecting to some secured networks (not configurable).
  • IP address: View your device’s IP address (not configurable).