Wi‑Fi

Wi-Fi

To use Wi-Fi, you need access to a wireless access point or ​“‍hotspot”.
Note: The availability and strength of a Wi-Fi signal varies depending on objects the Wi-Fi signal has to pass through (such as buildings or a wall between rooms).

Turning Wi-Fi on and connecting to a wireless network

  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap the Wi-Fi On/Off switch to turn Wi-Fi on.
  3. Tap Wi-Fi.

    Detected Wi-Fi networks will be listed.

    Note: If the wireless network that you want is not listed, tap > Add network to manually add it.
  4. Tap the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to. If you selected a secured network, you'll be asked to enter the network key or password.
  5. Tap Connect. You'll see the Wi-Fi icon in the status bar when connected.

The next time HTC Desire X connects to a previously accessed secured wireless network, you won’t be asked to enter the key or other security information again.

Connecting to a Wi-Fi network via WPS

If you're using a Wi-Fi router with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), you can connect HTC Desire X easily.
  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap the Wi-Fi On/Off switch to turn Wi-Fi on.
  3. Tap Wi-Fi.
  4. Tap > WPS Push, and then press the WPS button on your Wi-Fi router.
    Note: To use the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) PIN method, tap > WPS Pin Entry.

Disconnecting from the current wireless network

  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap Wi-Fi.
  3. You can:
    • Tap the wireless network that HTC Desire X is connected to, and then tap Disconnect.
    • If you want to remove the settings for this network, press and hold the network name, and then tap Forget network.

Connecting to a different Wi-Fi network

  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap Wi-Fi. Detected Wi-Fi networks are displayed.
    Note: To manually scan for available Wi-Fi networks, tap > Scan.
  3. Tap a Wi-Fi network to connect to it.

Logging into a public Wi-Fi network automatically (WISPr)

You can set HTC Desire X to automatically log into a public Wi-Fi network that you regularly use. This saves you the trouble of going through the Wi-Fi provider's web authentication every time you connect to their Wi-Fi network. Just add your login credentials to the WISPr (Wireless Internet Service Provider roaming) settings.
Important: The access point of the Wi-Fi network needs to support the WISPr web portal. Consult the Wi-Fi provider for details.
  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap Wi-Fi.
  3. Tap > Advanced.
  4. Under WISPr settings, select the Auto login option.
  5. Tap WISPr account settings > Add a new account.
  6. Tap each item onscreen to enter the service provider name, your login name (with the full domain name), and password.
  7. Tap > Save
  8. Turn Wi-Fi on, and then connect to the public Wi-Fi network.
Tip:
  • If you have access to several public Wi-Fi networks, you can add up to five sets of login credentials to the WISPr accounts list.
  • In the WISPr accounts list, press and hold an account to remove or edit it.

Connecting to a Wi-Fi network with EAP-TLS security

Important: You need to install a certificate on HTC Desire X before you can connect to a Wi-Fi network with EAP-TLS authentication protocol. You can get this information from your network administrator.
  1. Save the certificate file to the root folder of the storage card.
  2. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap > Security.
  3. Tap Install from SD card.
  4. Select the network certificate needed to connect to the EAP-TLS network.
  5. Turn on Wi-Fi and connect to a wireless network.
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