How To Use Advanced WiFi Settings – Samsung Galaxy S5

How To Use Advanced Wi-Fi Settings - Samsung Galaxy S5
How To Use Advanced Wi-Fi Settings - Samsung Galaxy S5

Learn how to use Advanced WiFi Settings on your Samsung Galaxy S5. The advanced Wi-Fi settings allow you to set up and manage wireless access points.

  • From the main Settings screen, tap Wi-Fi icon.
  • Tap Menuicon > Advanced.

The following options are available:

  • Network notification: alerts you when a new WAP is available.
  • Passpoint: allows you to connect to passpoint-enabled Wi-Fi Access Points automatically.
  • Sort by: allows you to sort by Alphabet or Signal strength.
  • Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: allows you to specify when to disconnect from Wi-Fi.
  • Always allow scanning: allows the Google location service and other apps to scan for networks, even when Wi-Fi is turned off.
  • Auto connect: allows you to be automatically connected to Wi-Fi Hotspot as soon as your phone detects it.
  • Install certificates: allows you to install security certificates that you have on a MicroSD card.
  • MAC address: view your devices MAC address, required when connecting to some secured networks (not configurable).
  • IP address: view your devices IP address.

Amarnath Natarajan

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