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Version: 5.1

Connect to a Wi-Fi network

When you connect to a Wi-Fi network, your device saves the network information. The next time your device is within range of the saved Wi-Fi network, if your device has Wi-Fi turned on, your device can automatically connect. If your device doesn't connect automatically, you can manually set up your connection to a Wi-Fi network.

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen once using two fingers, or twice using one finger.
  2. Tap the Settings icon > Wi-Fi.
  3. If necessary, turn on the switch.
  4. Tap a network.
  5. Do one of the following:
    • If necessary, enter the password for the Wi-Fi network, and then tap Connect.
    • If you are connecting to a Wi-Fi network at work, enter your username and password, and then tap Connect.
    • If you are connecting to a public network, tap the sign-in notification and, if necessary, accept the license agreement. If necessary, tap the Overflow icon > Use this network as is.

Manually add a Wi-Fi network

You might need to add a Wi-Fi network manually to your device. To find out what information you should specify, you can ask your network administrator or the person who manages the Wi-Fi network.

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen once using two fingers, or twice using one finger.
  2. Tap the Settings icon > Wi-Fi.
  3. If necessary, turn on the switch.
  4. Tap the Overflow icon > Add network.
  5. In the Network name field, type the SSID for the network.
  6. In the Security drop-down list, tap the network's security type.
  7. If necessary, select the Advanced options checkbox and specify additional information.
  8. Tap Save.

Connect to a Wi-Fi network using a proxy

You can connect to any Wi-Fi network using a proxy. You must be within range of the Wi-Fi network to change the Wi-Fi settings and set up the proxy.
  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen once using two fingers, or twice using one finger.
  2. Tap the Settings icon > Wi-Fi.
  3. If necessary, turn on the switch.
  4. Tap and hold a network.
  5. Tap Modify network.
  6. Select the Advanced options checkbox.
  7. In the Proxy drop-down list, do one of the following:
    • To set up a proxy, tap Manual, and then enter the proxy settings.
    • To use a proxy already set up for the network, tap Proxy Auto-Config, and then confirm the proxy settings.
  8. Tap Save.