Connect to a WLAN

Learn how to connect to the internet using a WLAN connection.

About WLAN connections

Select Menu > Settings > Connectivity > WLAN.

Connect to a wireless local area network (WLAN) and manage your WLAN connections.

Tip: To quickly access the WLAN settings, on the home screen, press and hold the WLAN key .

Important: Use encryption to increase the security of your WLAN connection. Using encryption reduces the risk of others accessing your data.

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Connect to a WLAN at home

To help save data costs, connect to your home WLAN when you are at home and want to browse the web on your phone.

Select Menu > Settings > Connectivity > WLAN.

Connect for the first time

  1. To search for your home WLAN, select Available WLANs.

  2. To connect, select your home WLAN.

  3. If the WLAN is secured , enter the password.

  4. If you save your home WLAN, you do not always have to search for it in future. Select and hold the WLAN, and from the pop-up menu, select Save.

Saved WLAN icon indicates a saved WLAN.

Connect to your saved home WLAN

  1. Select Saved WLANs.

  2. Select and hold your home WLAN, and from the pop-up menu, select Connect.

Disconnect from a WLAN

Select and hold the connected WLAN , and from the pop-up menu, select Disconnect.

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Connect to a WLAN on the move

Connecting to a WLAN is a handy way of accessing the internet when not at home. Connect to public WLANs in public places, such as a library or internet café.

Select Menu > Settings > Connectivity > WLAN.

You need a password to connect to secured WLANs .

  1. To search for available WLANs, select Available WLANs.

  2. Select a WLAN.

  3. If the WLAN is secured, enter the password.

Disconnect from a WLAN

Select and hold the connected WLAN , and from the pop-up menu, select Disconnect.

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Connect to a hidden WLAN

Select Menu > Settings > Connectivity > WLAN.

You can connect to a hidden WLAN, if you know the name (SSID) and password.

  1. To search for available WLANs, select Available WLANs.

  2. Select (Hidden network).

  3. Enter the name (SSID) and the password.

Disconnect from a WLAN

Select and hold the connected WLAN , and from the pop-up menu, select Disconnect.

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