Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

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


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INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
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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
• Forget Wi-Fi network
• 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

Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select and hold the wifi icon Wi-Fi icon. Alternatively, you can access Wi-Fi by selecting the settings Settings icon > Network & internet > Wi-Fi switch.




Connect to a Wi-Fi network

If Wi-Fi is disabled, select the Wi-Fi switch to enable Wi-Fi services. When Wi-Fi is enabled, the device will automatically search for and display available Wi-Fi networks while refreshing the list. Select the desired Wi-Fi network to establish a connection.

Note: If connecting to a secure network, enter the Wi-Fi password then select Connect. Secure networks will display with a Lock icon.

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Forget Wi-Fi network

Select the  Settings icon next to the desired network, then select Forget

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Connect to a hidden network

From the Wi-Fi screen, select Add network at the bottom of the Wi-Fi network list.

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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Tips

TURN ON WI-FI AUTOMATICALLY: From the Wi-Fi screen, select Wi-Fi preferences then select the Turn on Wi-Fi automatically switch.

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


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