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    Wi-Fi

    Available Wi-Fi networks may be open or secured. Secured networks are indicated by (Wi-Fi lock icon) next to the Wi-Fi network name.

    To connect to a Wi-Fi network

    1. Find and tap Settings > Network & internet > Wi-Fi.
    2. Tap the switch to turn on Wi-Fi. All available Wi-Fi networks are displayed.
    3. Tap a Wi-Fi network to connect to it. For secured networks, enter the relevant password. (Wi-Fi icon) is displayed in the status bar once you are connected.

    To add a Wi-Fi network manually

    1. Find and tap Settings > Network & internet > Wi-Fi.
    2. Scroll down and tap Add network.
    3. Enter the Network name information.
    4. To select a security type, tap the Security field.
    5. If required, enter a password.
    6. To edit advanced options such as proxy settings, IP settings, and other network settings, tap Advanced options and then edit the options as desired.
    7. Tap SAVE.

    Increasing Wi-Fi signal strength

    There are a number of things you can do to improve Wi-Fi reception:

    • Move your device closer to the Wi-Fi access point.
    • Move the Wi-Fi access point away from any potential obstructions or interference.
    • Don’t cover the Wi-Fi antenna area of your device.

    Note

    The Wi-Fi antenna is usually located in the upper part of the device. See Overview .

    Wi-Fi settings

    When you are connected to a Wi-Fi network or when there are Wi-Fi networks available in your vicinity, you can view the status of these networks. You can also enable your device to notify you whenever an open Wi-Fi network is detected.

    To view detailed information about a connected Wi-Fi network

    1. Find and tap Settings > Network & internet > Wi-Fi.
    2. Tap the Wi-Fi network that you are currently connected to. Detailed network information is displayed.

    To change the Wi-Fi settings

    1. Find and tap Settings > Network & internet > Wi-Fi.
    2. Tap Wi‑Fi preferences.
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