Galaxy S5 Neo: How do I use Wi-Fi on my Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018


Wi-Fi is a wireless connectivity feature that lets you connect Wi-Fi enabled devices to share information or to connect to the internet.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Turning Wi-Fi On and Off

1. Open the Notification Panel by swiping your finger slightly apart from the top of the screen to the bottom.


2. Touch the Wi-Fi 2 icon to turn it on 2. When Wi-Fi is on the device will scan for and automatically connect to any previously connected access points, commonly known as the network.


Connect to a Wi-Fi Network

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 2.

2. Touch Settings 2.

3. Touch Wi-Fi 2 under the Connections tab.


4. Touch the slider 2 to turn Wi-Fi on 2.


5. Under Wi-Fi networks, touch the network you want to connect to.


6. Enter a wireless password, if necessary.


7. Touch Connect.


Wi-Fi Status Indicator

The following icon shows your Wi-Fi connection status at a glance:

2 Displays when Wi-Fi is connected, active, and communicating with a Wireless Access Point (WAP).

Wi-Fi Advanced Settings

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 2.

2. Touch Settings 2.

3. Touch Wi-Fi 2 under the Connections tab .


4. Touch More.

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Add network: Manually add your new network connection.

WPS push button: Set up a connection to a WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other equipment.

WPS PIN entry: View the PIN used by your device to set up a PIN-secured connection to a Wi-Fi router or other equipment (not configurable).

Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when to disconnect from Wi-Fi.

Always allow scanning: Allow Google location service and other apps to scan for networks, even when Wi-Fi is turned off.

Install network certificates: Install authentication certificates.


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