Turn Wi-Fi On and Connect to a Wireless Network

It’s quick and easy to turn Wi-Fi on and connect to a wireless network.

  1. Open the Notifications panel, and then touch .
  1. Touch the Off/On switch next to Wi-Fi.
  1. Touch Wi-Fi. The network names and security settings (Open network or Secured with WEP) of detected Wi-Fi networks are displayed.
Note: If the wireless network that you want is not listed, touch > Add network to manually add it.
  1. Touch the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to.
Note: If you selected a secured network, you’ll be asked to enter the network key or password.
  1. Touch Connect.

When your phone is connected to a wireless network, the Wi-Fi icon ( ) appears in the status bar and tells you the approximate signal strength (number of bands that light up).

The next time your phone connects to a previously accessed secured wireless network, you will not be prompted to enter the WEP key again, unless you reset your phone to its factory default settings.

If Network notification in Wi-Fi settings is enabled, this icon ( ) appears in the status bar whenever the phone detects an available wireless network within range.