Checking the wireless network status, Connecting to another wi-fi network, Adding the wi-fi widget – HTC EVO 4G User Manual
3B. Web and Data Services
Depending on the network type and its security settings, you may also need to enter more information or
choose a security certificate.
When your device is connected to a wireless network, the Wi-Fi icon (
) appears in the status bar and
tells you the approximate signal strength (number of bands that light up). If
settings is enabled, this icon (
) appears in the status bar whenever the device detects an available
wireless network within range.
Checking the Wireless Network Status
Settings > Wireless & networks
On the Wireless & networks screen, tap
, and then tap the wireless network that the device is
currently connected to.
A message box is then displayed showing the Wi-Fi network name, status, speed, signal strength, and more.
Connecting to Another Wi-Fi Network
On the Wireless controls screen, tap
. Detected Wi-Fi networks are displayed in the Wi-Fi
networks section. To manually scan for available Wi-Fi networks, on the Wi-Fi settings screen,
Tap another Wi-Fi network to connect to it.
Adding the Wi-Fi Widget
Add the Wi-Fi widget to the Home screen to make it faster for you to turn Wi-Fi on or off.
Note: The next time your device connects to a previously accessed secured wireless network, you will not be prompted
to enter the WEP key again, unless you reset your device to its factory default settings.
Wi-Fi networks are self-discoverable, which means no additional steps are required for your device to connect to a
Wi-Fi network. It may be necessary to provide a username and password for certain closed wireless networks.
Note: If you want to remove the device’s wireless network settings, tap
on this window. You need to enter the
settings again if you want to connect to this wireless network.
Note: If the wireless network you want to connect to is not in the list of detected networks, scroll down the screen,
Add Wi-Fi network
. Enter the wireless network settings and tap