How To Use Wi-Fi Settings – Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

How To Use Wi-Fi Settings - Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
How To Use Wi-Fi Settings - Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Learn how to use WiFi Settings on your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. This section describes the Wi-Fi settings.

Activating Wi-Fi

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps icon > Settings > Connections icon > Wi-Fi.

  • Tap the ON/OFF slider, located to the right of the Wi-Fi field, to turn Wi-Fi ON.

  • Tap Scan to scan for available Wi-Fi networks. For more information, refer to WiFi.

Activating Wi-Fi Direct

Wi-Fi Direct allows device-to-device connections so you can transfer large amounts of data over a Wi-Fi connection.

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps icon > Settings > Connections icon > Wi-Fi.

  • Tap the ON/OFF slider, located to the right of the Wi-Fi Direct field, to turn Wi-Fi Direct ON.

  • At the bottom of the Wi-Fi screen, tap the Wi-Fi Direct button. For more information, refer to WiFi Direct.

Advanced Wi-Fi Settings

The advanced Wi-Fi settings allow you to set up and manage wireless access points.

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps icon > Settings > Connections icon > Wi-Fi.

  • Press Menu key > 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. Touch and slide the slider to the right to turn it on.

  • Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: allows you to specify when to disconnect from Wi-Fi.

  • Check for Internet service: Checks if Wi-Fi internet service is available when connected to an AP (Access Point).

  • Auto connect: allows you to be automatically connected to Wi-Fi Hotspot as soon as your phone detects it.

  • MAC address: view your devices MAC address, required when connecting to some secured networks (not configurable).

  • IP address: view your devices IP address.

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