Connect to a Wi-Fi
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network is a handy way of accessing the internet. When
out and about, you can connect to Wi-Fi networks in public places, such as a
library or internet café.
Your phone periodically checks for and notifies you of available connections. The
notification appears briefly at the top of the screen. To manage your Wi-Fi
connections, select the notification.
On the start screen, swipe down from the top of the screen, and tap
1. Switch Wi-Fi networking to On
2. Select the connection you want to use.
Your Wi-Fi connection is active when
Wi-Fi positioning improves positioning accuracy when satellite signals are not
available, especially when you are indoors or between tall buildings.
Using Wi-Fi may be restricted in some countries. For example, in the
EU, you are only allowed to use 5150–5350 MHz Wi-Fi indoors, and in the USA
and Canada, you are only allowed to use 5.15–5.25 GHz Wi-Fi indoors. For
more info, contact your local authorities.
Close the connection
Switch Wi-Fi networking to Off
Your phone connects back to the Wi-Fi network automatically. To
change the automatic reconnection time, or to switch Wi-Fi back on
manually, tap Turn Wi-Fi back on and the option you want.
Connect with Wi-Fi Sense
Connect to public Wi-Fi hotspots easily with the Wi-Fi Sense app.
Wi-Fi Sense connects your phone to public Wi-Fi hotspots and accepts the terms
of use for you when required. Wi-Fi Sense can also share your contact info if you
1. On the start screen, swipe down from the top of the screen, and tap
2. Switch Connect to Wi-Fi hotspots to On
Share the Wi-Fi hotspots with your friends who also use Wi-Fi Sense.
Switch Share Wi-Fi networks I select to On
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