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How do I Connect to Wi-Fi on My Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1? (SM-T580 and SM-P580)

You can avoid mobile data usage charges by using 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 on 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 notice bar.

       

Turn Wi-Fi On or 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.

  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 or off.

       

WiFi- Options

  1. 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
      • Network notification: Receive notifications when open networks in range are detected.

            

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

            

      • Install network certificates: Install authentication certificates.

            

      • MAC address: View your MAC address (not configurable).

            

      • IP address: View your IP address (not configurable).

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