3b. web and data services, Ways of connecting to the internet, Connecting using wi-fi – HTC EVO 4G User Manual

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3B. Web and Data Services


Ways of Connecting to the Internet (page 111)

Connecting Using Wi-Fi (page 111)

Connecting Using Sprint 4G (page 113)

Getting Started With Data Services (page 114)

Connecting to a Virtual Private Network (VPN) (page 115)

Using the Device’s Web Browser (page 116)

Accessing Email Messages (page 122)

Google Talk (page 131)

Downloading Applications and Games From Android Market (page 136)

Peep (page 138)

Stocks (page 140)

Weather (page 141)

News Feeds (page 143)

Sprint Mobile Hotspot (page 145)

Using Your Device as a Modem (Internet Sharing) (page 147)

Data Services FAQs (page 147)

Ways of Connecting to the Internet

Your device’s networking capabilities allow you to wirelessly access the Internet or your corporate network
through one of the following connections:

Wi-Fi (See “Connecting Using Wi-Fi” for details.)

Sprint 4G (See “Connecting Using Sprint 4G” for details.)

Data Services (See “Getting Started With Data Services” for details.)

Virtual Private Networks or VPN (See “Connecting to a Virtual Private Network (VPN)” for details.)

Connecting Using Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi provides wireless Internet access over distances of up to 300 feet. To use your device’s Wi-Fi, you need
access to a wireless access point or “hotspot”.

Turning Wi-Fi On and Connecting to a Wireless Network




and tap

Settings > Wireless & networks



Select the


check box to turn Wi-Fi on. The device will scan for available wireless networks.



Wi-Fi settings

. The network names and security settings (Open network or Secured with WEP) of

detected Wi-Fi networks are displayed in the Wi-Fi networks section.


Tap a Wi-Fi network to connect. If you selected an open network, you will be automatically connected to
the network. If you selected a network that is secured with WEP, enter the key, and tap



Note: The availability and range of the Wi-Fi signal depends on the number, infrastructure, and other objects through

which the signal passes.

3B. Web and Data Services

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