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Connect to Wi-Fi on Your Galaxy Tab A

If you are concerned about mobile data usage charges, you can use Wi-Fi instead.

Connect to Wi-Fi

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Settings > Wi-Fi.   

  2. If necessary, touch the slider to turn Wi-Fi.   

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

  4. Follow the instructions to connect to the Wi-Fi network (some Wi-Fi networks require passwords, some may not). Then, touch CONNECT.   

  5. Once connected, the Wi-Fi icon will appear in the notification bar.   

Turn On/Off Wi-Fi

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

  2. Touch the Wi-Fi icon to turn it on/off. 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. Content to share: Mark the checkboxes for the types of media you want to share with other devices.

    From the Home screen, touch Apps > Settings > Wi-Fi.

  2. Touch MORE for the following options.   

    • 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.

    • Advanced.

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