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Title: Connecting your iPhone® to the wireless network

Article ID: 22050


What is the iPhone?

iPhone is one of the most in demand gadget in the market today.  It supports the latest wireless technology so people can browse the Internet, download files, and stream videos at remarkable speeds whenever and wherever.

Using wireless connection, you can enjoy the following benefits and more:

Before setting up your iPhone's connection, you have to take note of this information:

NOTE:  The wireless network password is different from the router's password.  If you don't have your wireless settings, access your router's web-based setup page.  For detailed information on retrieving your wireless settings, click here.

Connecting your iPhone to a wireless network

For a video instruction on how to connect iPhone to the wireless network, click here.

Step 1:
On your Home screen, tap the Settings icon.

Step 2:
Tap Wi-Fi.

Step 3:
Make sure the Wi-Fi is switched ON and then tap your router’s wireless network name (SSID).

You might wonder why the 5 GHz networks are not visible on the list.  This is because the iPhone versions prior to the iPhone 5 can only detect the 2.4 GHz wireless network.  This includes your 2.4 GHz Guest network if it is enabled on your Linksys device.

Step 4:
Enter your router’s wireless security key or Password and tap Join.  If your wireless network is unsecured, your iPhone should be able to connect to it automatically after tapping your wireless network name.


 

Your iPhone should now be able to access the Internet.  However, if you encounter the error message “Incorrect password”, tap Dismiss and re-enter your password correctly.

NOTE:  Wireless security key or password is case-sensitive.

Other things to remember

If you are having problems connecting your iPhone to your wireless network, try to do any of the following:

Once you’ve successfully connected the iPhone to the wireless network, you can now explore a lot of possibilities to fully optimize the product while it’s connected to your router.  With it you can check the wireless settings while sitting on the front porch, stream movies in your bedroom or even print while baking your favorite cookies.  Click on the links provided for instructions:

Checking the router's wireless settings using an iPhone®
Streaming media files from iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch® using AirPlay®
Printing from your iPhone® using the PrintCentral Pro mobile app

 

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