Wi-Fi provides a fast, seamless connection at home, in the office, and in thousands of AT&T hotspots. Using Wi-Fi is convenient and helps you save on your mobile data usage.
Note: The availability and strength of the Wi-Fi signal will vary depending on objects, such as buildings or simply a wall between rooms, the Wi-Fi signal has to pass through.

Turning Wi-Fi on and connecting to a wireless network

  1. From the Home screen, press , and then tap Settings.
  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.
    Note: If you selected a secured network, you'll be asked to enter the network key or password.
  5. Tap Connect.

When HTC Vivid is connected to the wireless network, the Wi-Fi icon appears in the status bar and tells you the approximate signal strength.

The next time HTC Vivid connects to a previously accessed secured wireless network, you won’t be asked to enter the key or other security information again, unless you reset HTC Vivid to its factory default settings.

Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using enhanced security

Important: You may need to install a network certificate (*.p12) to HTC Vivid before you can connect to a Wi-Fi network with EAP-TLS authentication protocol.
  1. Save the certificate file to the root folder of the phone storage.
  2. From the Home screen, press , and then tap Settings > 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.

Checking the wireless network status

  1. From the Home screen, press , and then tap Settings.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap the wireless network that HTC Vivid is connected to.
A message box is then displayed showing the Wi-Fi status, speed, signal strength, and more.
Note: If you want to remove the settings for this network, tap Forget.

Connecting to a different Wi-Fi network

  1. From the Home screen, press , and then tap Settings.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi. Detected Wi-Fi networks are displayed.
    Note: To manually scan for available Wi-Fi networks, press , and then tap Scan.
  3. Tap a Wi-Fi network to connect to it.
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