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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 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.
  • To disable Wi-Fi, tap the slider again.
  1. Tap a Wi-Fi network, enter the password, and tap Connect.
  • Your phone is connected to the selected Wi-Fi network.
  • 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 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.

Advanced Wi-Fi Settings

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

  • Install Certificates for Secured Wi-Fi Networks: From Wi-Fi settings, tap Menu menu options icon > Advanced > Install certificates and then select the file to install.
  • Use Wi-Fi Direct: From Wi-Fi settings, tap Menu menu options icon > Advanced > Wi-Fi Direct.
  • The setting is available when Wi-Fi is turned on.
  • For more information, see Wi-Fi Direct.
  • Use WPS to Connect to a Wi-Fi Network: From Wi-Fi settings, tap Menu menu options icon > Advanced > WPS Push Button or WPS Pin Entry.
  • The settings are available when Wi-Fi is turned on.
  • If you tap WPS Push Button, press the WPS button on the access point and the access point will recognize your phone and add it to the network.
  • If you tap WPS Pin Entry, enter the PIN number displayed on the phone into the access point's setup page. Your phone automatically finds the access point and configures the connection.

Note: For detailed information about the WPS feature of the access point, please refer to its user documents.

  • Allow Automatic Connection to Passpoint-certified Wi-Fi Access Points: From Wi-Fi settings, tap Menu menu options icon > Advanced and tap the Passpoint slider.
  • Enable Notification when Open Networks Are Available: From Wi-Fi settings, tap quick settings icon and tap the Network notification slider.
  • The setting is available when Wi-Fi is turned on.
  • Tap Network notification to turn the option on or off.
  • Set Timing for Pausing a Connection: From Wi-Fi settings, tap quick settings icon > Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep and then select a setting.
  • Check MAC Address: From Wi-Fi settings, tap quick settings icon.
  • MAC Address appears below “MAC address.”
  • Check IP Address: From Wi-Fi settings, tap quick settings icon.
  • IP Address appears below “IP address.”