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    Connecting to wireless networks

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    You can access the Internet wirelessly from your phone using Wi-Fi® technology. This way you can browse the web and access cheaper call and data rates.

    If your company or organisation has a virtual private network (VPN), you can connect to this network with your phone. You can use a VPN to access intranets and other internal services at your company.

    Wi-Fi®

    Using Wi-Fi® technology you can access the Internet wirelessly with your phone. To access the Internet using a Wi-Fi® connection, you first need to search for and connect to an available Wi-Fi® network. The signal strength of the Wi-Fi® network may differ depending on your phone's location. Moving closer to the Wi-Fi® access point may increase the signal strength.

    To turn on Wi-Fi®

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings.
    3. Tap OFF beside Wi-Fi so that OFF changes to ON. The phone scans for available Wi-Fi® networks.
    NoteIt may take a few seconds before Wi-Fi® is enabled.

    To connect to a Wi-Fi® network

    1. From the Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    2. Find and tap Settings.
    3. Make sure that the Wi-Fi® function is on. Tap Wi-Fi.
    4. Available Wi-Fi® networks are displayed. The available networks may be open or secured. Open networks are indicated by Icn sony stat sys wifi signal 4 and secured networks are indicated by Icn sony stat sys wifi lock next to the Wi-Fi® network name.
    5. Tap a Wi-Fi® network to connect to it. If you are trying to connect to a secure Wi-Fi® network, you are asked to enter a password. Icn sony stat sys wifi signal 4 is displayed in the status bar once you are connected.
    NoteYour phone remembers Wi-Fi® networks you connect to. The next time you come within reach of a previously connected Wi-Fi® network, your phone automatically connects to it.
    NoteIn some locations, open Wi-Fi® networks require you to log in to a web page before you can get access to the network. Contact the relevant Wi-Fi® network administrator for more information.

    To connect to another Wi-Fi® network

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Wi-Fi. Detected Wi-Fi® networks are displayed.
    3. Tap another Wi-Fi® network to connect to it.

    To scan for Wi-Fi® networks manually

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Wi-Fi.
    3. Tap Scan. The phone scans for Wi-Fi® networks and displays available networks in a list.
    4. Tap a Wi-Fi® network in the list to connect to it.

    To add a Wi-Fi® network manually

    1. From the Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Wi-Fi.
    3. Tap Add network.
    4. Enter the Network SSID for the network.
    5. Tap the Security field to select a security type.
    6. If required, enter a password.
    7. Tap Save.
    NoteContact your Wi-Fi® network administrator to get the Network SSID name and password.

    Advanced Wi-Fi® settings

    Before you add a Wi-Fi® network manually, you need to turn on the Wi-Fi® setting in your phone.

    Wi-Fi® network status

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

    To enable Wi-Fi® network notifications
    1. Turn on Wi-Fi®, if it is not already on.
    2. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    3. Find and tap Settings > Wi-Fi.
    4. Press Icn sony 11ni and menu k90.
    5. Tap Advanced.
    6. Mark the Network notification checkbox.

    To view detailed information about a connected Wi-Fi® network

    1. From the Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Wi-Fi.
    3. Tap the Wi-Fi® network that you are currently connected to. Detailed network information is displayed.

    Wi-Fi® sleep policy

    By adding a Wi-Fi® sleep policy, you can specify when to switch from Wi-Fi to mobile data.

    NoteIf you are not connected to a Wi-Fi® network, the phone uses mobile data connection to access the Internet (if you have set up and enabled a mobile data connection in your phone).
    To add a Wi-Fi® sleep policy
    1. From the Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Wi-Fi.
    3. Press Icn sony 11ni and menu k90.
    4. Tap Advanced.
    5. Tap Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep.
    6. Select an option.
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