How To Use WiFi Settings On Samsung Galaxy S4

How To Use WiFi Settings On Samsung Galaxy S4
How To Use WiFi Settings On Samsung Galaxy S4

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

How to activate Wi-Fi on Samsung Galaxy S4

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Connections tab > 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.

How to activate Wi-Fi Direct on Samsung Galaxy S4

  • 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 > Settings > Connections tab > 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.

Advanced Wi-Fi Settings on Samsung Galaxy S4

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

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Connections tab > 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 an 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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