Wi-Fi
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Wi-Fi

How to connect to a Wi-Fi network.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
Prenote info
Access the Mobile Hotspot tutorial for information on connecting via a hotspot or tethering.

Use Wi-Fi

  • ACCESS WI-FI: From the home screen, press the App tray key. Press the directional keys to highlight the Settings app, then press the Select key

    step 1

  • Press the Select key to select Network & Internet. Press the Select key to select Wi-Fi.

    step 2

  • CONNECT TO A WI-FI NETWORK: If Wi-Fi is disabled, press the Select key to select the Wi-Fi switch to enable Wi-Fi services. When Wi-Fi is enabled, press the down directional key to scroll to the desired Wi-Fi network, then press the Select key to establish a connection.

    Note: If connecting to a secure network, enter the Wi-Fi password then press the directional keys to highlight CONNECT, then press the Select key. Secure networks will display with a Lock icon.

    step 3

  • When connected to a Wi-Fi network, the 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.

    step 4

  • WI-FI OPTIONS

    • FORGET NETWORK: Press the down directional key to scroll to the desired network name, then press the Select key. Press the Select key to select FORGET.

      step 5

    • CONNECT TO A HIDDEN NETWORK: From the Wi-FI screen, press the Options key then press the down directional key to scroll to Add network, then press the Select key

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

      step 6

Tips

  • CONNECT TO WI-FI AUTOMATICALLY: From the Wi-Fi screen, press the down directional key to scroll to Wi-Fi preferences, then press the Select key. Press the Select key to turn the Auto connect switch on or off. 

  • To optimize battery life, turn Wi-fi off when not in use. View Optimize Battery Life for more information.

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