Checking the wireless network status, Connecting to another wi-fi network, Adding the wi-fi widget – HTC EVO 4G User Manual

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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

Network notification

in Wi-Fi

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




and tap

Settings > Wireless & networks



On the Wireless & networks screen, tap

Wi-Fi settings

, 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

Wi-Fi settings

. 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.

To learn how to add widgets, see “Customizing the Home Screen” on page 23.

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,

and tap

Add Wi-Fi network

. Enter the wireless network settings and tap



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