SETTINGS & SERVICES
Wi‑Fi
SETTINGS & SERVICES

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 One S 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 One S 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 One S 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 One S 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 One S 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 on HTC One S.
  2. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap > Security.
  3. Tap Install from phone storage.
  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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