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Turning Wi-Fi On and Off

By default, your device’s Wi-Fi feature is turned off. Turning Wi-Fi on makes your device able to discover and connect to compatible in-range WAPs.

Turn Wi-Fi on:

  1. Press Home key > Menu key and tap Settings icon > Wireless and network > Wi-Fi settings.
  2. Tap the Wi-Fi field to activate the feature (green checkmark indicates active). The device scans for available in-range wireless networks.

To turn Wi-Fi off:

  1. Press Home key > Menu key and tap Settings icon > Wireless and network > Wi-Fi settings > Wi-Fi.
  2. Tap to remove the green checkmark and deactivate Wi-Fi.
  3. - or -
  1. Touch and hold the Status bar, and then slide your finger down the screen.
  2. Tap the onscreen Wi-Fi icon to turn off the Wi-Fi service (turns gray when disabled).
NoteUse of wireless data connections such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth can cause an added drain to your battery and reduce your use times.

To connect to a Wi-Fi network:

  1. Press Home key > Menu key and tap Settings icon > Wireless and network > Wi-Fi settings.
  • The network names and security settings (Open network or Secured with xxx) of detected Wi-Fi networks are displayed in the Wi-Fi networks section.
NoteWhen you select an opennetwork, you will be automatically connected to thenetwork.

To manually add your new network connection:

  • Touch Add Wi-Fi network.
  • Enter the Network SSID. This is the name of your Wi-Fi network.
  • Tap the Security field and select a security option. This must match the current security setting on your target network.
  • If secured, you will also need to enter the wireless password. The show password option, reveals the password as you type it instead of showing only asterisks (****).
  • Tap Save to store the new information and connect to the Wi-Fi network.
NoteThe next time your device connects to a previously accessed or secured wirelessnetwork, you are not prompted to enter the wireless password again, unless you reset your device back to its factory default settings.

To manually scan for a Wi-Fi network:

  1. Press Home key > Menu key and tap Settings icon > Wireless and network > Wi-Fi settings.
  2. Press Menu keyand tap Scan.
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