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Turn Wi-Fi on or off, connect to a Wi-Fi network, and remove a Wi-Fi network.

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Access the Mobile Hotspot tutorial for information on connecting via a hotspot or tethering.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Access Wi-Fi

• Connect to a Wi-Fi network

• Access Wi-Fi options

• Connect to a hidden network


When connected to a Wi-Fi network, the Wi-Fi icon Wi-Fi connected icon will be displayed in the Notification bar.


Note: Data transmitted over a Wi-Fi network does not count toward your AT&T data plan, and will not be billed. When using the AT&T network, data rates apply.



Access Wi-Fi

1. Press the OK key to access the App Menu, then press the navigational keys to highlight the Settings app. Press the OK key to select. 


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2. From the Network & Connectivity tab, press the down navigational key to highlight Wi-Fi, then press the OK key to select.


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Connect to a Wi-Fi network

1. If Wi-Fi is disabled, with On highlighted, press the OK key to enable Wi-Fi services. When Wi-Fi is enabled, press the down navigational key to highlight Available networks, then press the OK key to select.


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2. Press the up or down navigational keys to highlight the the desired Wi-Fi network, then press the OK key to select and establish a connection.


Note: If connecting to a secure network, press the down navigational key to highlight the Password field, then use the keypad to enter the Wi-Fi password. Press the right select key to select Connect. Secure networks will display with a Lock icon.


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Access Wi-Fi options

REFRESH NETWORK LIST: From the Available Networks screen, press the right select key to select Rescan to refresh the Wi-Fi network list.


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FORGET NETWORK: With the desired network highlighted, press the OK key. Press the left select key to select Forget


Note: Press the right select key to confirm. 


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Connect to a hidden network

1. From the Wi-Fi screen, press the down navigational key to highlight Advanced settings, then press the OK key to select Manage networks.


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2. Press the down navigational key to highlight Join hidden network, then press the OK key to select. 


Note: When connecting to a hidden network, you will be prompted to enter the network SSID, security type, and password (if necessary) to continue.


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Quickly Turn Wi-Fi On or Off

From the home screen, press the up navigational key to access Quick Settings. Press the navigational keys to highlight the wifi Wi-Fi icon, then press the OK key to turn on or off as desired. 


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OPTIMIZE BATTERY LIFE: Turn Wi-Fi off when not in use. View Optimize Battery Life for more information.

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