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Wi-Fi Direct

Use Wi-Fi Direct to connect directly to other Wi-Fi Direct devices simply via Wi-Fi, without an access point or via the Internet.

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

    screenshot of wireless settings
  • The Wi-Fi settings menu appears.
  1. Tap the Wi-Fi slider to turn Wi-Fi on.
  • Wi-Fi is enabled. You will see the names and security settings of in-range Wi-Fi networks.
  1. Tap Menu menu options icon > Advanced > Wi-Fi Direct.
  • The Wi-Fi Direct settings menu appears.
  1. Tap a device with which to connect below Peer devices.
  2. Accept the connection on the other device.
  • The phone is connected via Wi-Fi Direct.
  • If a connection is not accepted after a certain period, the connection request is canceled.
  • To stop a connection, tap the connected device name and tap OK.