Galaxy Tab E LTE: How do I connect to Wi-Fi on my Samsung Galaxy Tab E LTE?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Wi-Fi Network


If you are concerned about mobile data usage charges, you can use Wi-Fi instead. To use the Wi-Fi feature, you need access to a wireless access point or hotspot, commonly known as a Wi-Fi network.

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

Connect to Wi-Fi


1. From the Home screen, touch Apps .

2. Touch Settings .

3. Touch Wi-Fi 1.

4. If necessary, touch the slider Curseur off to turn Wi-Fi on Curseur On.

Wi-Fi 1


5. From the list of available Wi-Fi networks, touch the one you want to connect to.

Wi-Fi 2


6. Follow the instructions to connect to the Wi-Fi network (some Wi-Fi networks require passwords, some may not). Touch CONNECT after entering your password if you are connecting to a secure network.

Wi-Fi 3


7. Once connected, a Wi-Fi icon 1 in the notice bar will appear. This means you are now connected to a Wi-Fi network.

Wi-Fi 4


Note: Most public Wi-Fi networks, such as those at coffee shops, restaurants, airport and hotels, requires you to perform an additional authentication via the web. Once connected to the network, if you are not redirected to the web automatically, launch any Web Browser app (Internet or Chrome, for example). Navigate to any website and follow the directions on the authentication page to connect to the public network.

Turn Off Wi-Fi


1. To turn Wi-Fi off or on, open the Notification Panel by swiping from the top of the screen to the bottom.

Wi-Fi 5


2. Tap the Wi-Fi icon 1 to turn it off 1.

Wi-Fi 6


Note: When Wi-Fi is on, your device will scan for and automatically connect to any previously connected access points, commonly known as the network.

Wi-Fi Options


1. From the Home screen, touch Apps .

2. Touch Settings .

3. Touch Wi-Fi 1.

4. Touch MORE (top right corner) for the following options:

Wi-Fi 7


    • Add network: Manually add new network connections.

    • WPS push button: Connect directly with your wireless router using the Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ button on your router.

    • WPS PIN entry: Connect directly with your wireless router by entering the randomly generated PIN on your device.

    • Smart network switch: Activate Smart network switch, so that your device will be connected to a mobile network automatically when the Wi-Fi connection in unstable. This may result in additional charges depending on your payment plan.

    • Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Determine when you device should connect to a Wi-Fi network while you are not using your device.

    • Install network certificates: Install additional network certificates.

    • Hotspot 2.0: Activate this function to connect to Wi-Fi access point that support Hotspot 2.0.

Cannot Connect to a Wi-Fi Netwok


If you cannot connect to your personal Wi-Fi network (such as a Home Wi-Fi network), verify your Wi-Fi router is connected to the internet (please contact the device manufacturer or your internet service provider for instructions).

Loose or disconnected Ethernet cables, DSL or cable connections, telephone cords, USB cables, or power cables can cause network or internet connection issues.

Try to reboot your router or modem:

  1. Check all the connections to and from your router and, if available, your high-speed modem.

  2. Turn off the Wi-Fi router and your high-speed modem. If your router or modem does not have a power switch, disconnect the power cord from the back. Wait several minutes, and then turn on the router or modem (or reconnect the power cord).

  3. On the mobile device's Wi-Fi settings menu, touch the slider Curseur On to turn Wi-Fi off Curseur off, and then touch it again to turn it back on.

  4. On the mobile device, attempt to connect to the Wi-Fi network.

If you are not able to connect after rebooting your router or modem, attempt to connect with another Wi-Fi device. If neither device can connect, please contact the device manufacturer or your internet service provider.

Note: In rare instances, a router may be set to allow a limited number of simultaneous connections. Some networks have MAC filters in place to prevent unwanted connections. For support on configuring and using your wireless router, please contact the device manufacturer or your internet service provider.

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