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Apple iPhone 5s


Connect to or remove a saved Wi-Fi network.

  1. To turn on Wi-Fi and connect to a Wi-Fi network, from the home screen select the Settings app.

    Step 1

  2. Select Wi-Fi.

    Step 2

  3. Select the Wi-Fi switch to turn on or off.

    Note: To optimize battery life, turn Wi-Fi off when not in use.

    Step 3

  4. When Wi-Fi is turned on, it will automatically search for available networks. Select the desired Wi-Fi network.

    Note: To connect to a hidden or unbroadcasted Wi-Fi network select Other. You will need to enter the Network Name (SSID), Security, and Password (if necessary) to continue.

    Step 4

  5. If required, enter the Wi-Fi network password then select Join.

    Note: Secure networks will display with a Lock icon.

    Step 5

  6. When iPhone is connected to a Wi-Fi network, the Wi-Fi icon will be displayed in the Status bar.

    Note: Data transmitted over a Wi-Fi network does not count toward your AT&T data plan, and will not be billed. To manage whether your device automatically switches from a poor or unstable Wi-Fi network to the AT&T network to maintain a consistent data connection, from the home screen select the Settings app > Cellular > scroll to the bottom of the screen until you reach Wi-Fi Assist then select switch On or Off. When using the AT&T network, data rates apply.

    Step 6

  7. To remove a saved Wi-Fi network, from the Wi-Fi screen, select the Info icon.

    Step 7

  8. Select Forget This Network, then select Forget to confirm.

    Note:  Learn more from Apple support article: Connect to Wi-Fi on your iPhone. If you can't connect to a Wi-Fi network, get help.

    Step 8

  9. To quickly turn Wi-Fi on and off, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access the Control Center, then select the Wi-Fi icon.

    Step 9

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