How To Connect Quickly to a WiFi With Your Mobile Phone?
Holidays aren’t complete without catching up with loved ones, and many times we end up traveling during Christmas to meet the people we love and haven’t seen in a long time. It is safe to assume that you will spend time with them or at least stay for a meal. While most of us we mobile internet, it is ineffective when traveling, especially in a new city or country. That’s where Wi-Fi comes in.
While you may feel it is smart to connect to a public network it is not password protected, this is one of the riskiest things to do as these open networks are highly susceptible to virus attacks that can compromise your device and the data on it.
In such scenarios, the best thing to do is to connect to the wifi of your host. How do you do it? Always start by asking them if it’s OK, and then proceed to ask them for the password. Once you have received the pass and the password, you will need to quickly connect to wifi with your mobile phone.
Connect your iPhone to Wi-Fi
If you are looking for connect your iPhone to a wifi network, you need to go to settings. This is the gear icon you will see on your home screen. Under the settings menu you will see wifi at the top of the screen. Tap on it, and you’ll enter the wifi settings.
At the top of the screen, turn on the WiFi switch to the “on” position. Your phone will now search for all available networks nearby. If your wifi switch is already on, you just need to refresh your screen to see the list of available networks. When you see a network name you recognize, tap it.
If you see a lock icon next to the network name means that the network is protected by a password. Public networks are usually not password protected. If password protected, you will be prompted for the password after tapping it. Once you have entered the password, click the connect button in the upper right corner.
Connect your Android phone to Wi-Fi
When you you Android device to a new wifi network, you have a few ways to do this. The first way is to swipe down on the home screen. The notification screen will come down with a list of options. Some phones may have a profile option on the top right of their phone. You will need to tap on it to bring down the menu options.
Once the quick menu scrolls down, tap and hold the Wi-Fi icon. You will see a list of available networks. If your wifi is not enabled, you need to turn it on. You will see a list of networks. Password-protected networks will have a lock icon next to the name, and open networks will not.
Tap the network you want to connect to and tap connect. If the password is correct, you will be connected to the network. You can also connect to a Wi-Fi network through your Android settings. In the menu you will see a gear icon. Tap on it, then tap on “Wireless and networks.”
Some phones may have it listed as “network and internet” or “connections”. You will see wifi as an option on the next screen. If it is on, it will search for available networks. If it is off, you will need to turn it on. The steps from here are the same as the quick menu method.
If you have a phone on KaiOS, follow these simple steps. Open the settings on your phone and tap on “Network and connection”. On the next screen, turn on wifi, and your device will search for nearby networks.
Closed networks will have a lock icon next to the name, and open networks will not. Once you tap on a password protected network, you will be prompted for a password. Enter it and tap on connect.
Stay connected no matter where you go
Limited internet connection will never be a problem if you know how to use your mobile device to connect to a wifi network you trust. These steps mentioned above are simple and effective, so you’ll manage to connect to the network in no time, no matter what device you own.
While it’s easy to connect to Wi-Fi during Christmas, remember to respect boundaries when using someone else’s network. For starters, don’t download large files that can slow down the entire network unless necessary. It is also rude to stay connected to the network when you revisit without permission. Whenever you plan to connect to wifi, no matter how many times, always ask before connecting.