How to connect to a Wi-Fi network?

How do you browse the net on a Wi-Fi network at home or the office? Activate Wi-Fi, choose one of the available networks, and enter your password. The next time, your device will automatically connect to this Wi-Fi network.

How do you connect your mobile phone or tablet to the Wi-Fi network?

Android
  1. In the main menu, click Settings > Wireless and network > Wi-Fi settings.
  2. Activate Wi-Fi to search for and display the available wireless networks.
  3. Select your Wi-Fi network. The name of your Wi-Fi network is indicated on a sticker at the back of your modem, next to the word SSID.
  4. Enter the password of the Wi-Fi network. It is also on the back of your modem, next to the words Wireless key or Passphrase. Click Connect.

If these explanations are insufficient, consult the help section on your mobile phone or tablet manufacturer's website.

iOS (iPhone, iPad or iPod)
  1. In the main menu, click Settings > Wi-Fi.
  2. Activate Wi-Fi to search for and display the available wireless networks.

    List of available wireless networks

  3. Select your Wi-Fi network. The name of your Wi-Fi network is indicated on a sticker at the back of your modem, next to the word SSID.
  4. Enter the password of the Wi-Fi network. It is also on the back of your modem, next to the words Wireless key or Passphrase. Click Join.

If these explanations are insufficient, see on apple.com how to connect to a Wi-Fi network.

Windows 10 Mobile
  1. In the start screen, click Settings > Network & wireless > Wi-Fi.
  2. Select your Wi-Fi network. The name of your Wi-Fi network is indicated on a sticker at the back of your modem, next to the word SSID.
  3. Enter the password of the Wi-Fi network. It is also on the back of your modem, next to the words Wireless key or Passphrase. Click Done.

If these explanations are insufficient, see on microsoft.com how to connect to a Wi-Fi network.

Windows Phone
  1. In the main menu, click Settings > Wi-Fi.
  2. Activate Wi-Fi to search for and display the available wireless networks.
  3. Select your Wi-Fi network. The name of your Wi-Fi network is indicated on a sticker at the back of your modem, next to the word SSID.
  4. Enter the password of the Wi-Fi network. It is also on the back of your modem, next to the words Wireless key or Passphrase. Click Done.

If these explanations are insufficient, see on windowsphone.com how to connect to a Wi-Fi network.

How do you connect your PC or Mac to the Wi-Fi network?

You’re not sure whether you have Windows 8, Windows 7 or something else? Check your operating system.

Windows 10
  1. Click the Network icon, which looks like 5 vertical bars or like a computer screen in the task bar at the bottom right.
  2. Select your Wi-Fi network. The name of your Wi-Fi network is indicated on a sticker at the back of your modem, next to the word SSID.
  3. Enter the password of the Wi-Fi network. It is also on the back of your modem, next to the words Wireless key or Passphrase. Click Next.

If these explanations are insufficient, see on microsoft.com how to connect to a Wi-Fi network.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
  1. Press the Windows and i keys simultaneously to display the settings (you can also go to the right of your screen to display the charm bar and click Settings).
  2. Click the Network icon, which looks like 5 vertical bars or like a computer screen.
  3. Activate Wi-Fi to search for and display the available wireless networks.
  4. Select your Wi-Fi network. The name of your Wi-Fi network is indicated on a sticker at the back of your modem, next to the word SSID.
  5. Enter the password of the Wi-Fi network. It is also on the back of your modem, next to the words Wireless key or Passphrase. Click Next.

If these explanations are insufficient, see on microsoft.com how to connect to a Wi-Fi network.

Windows 7
  1. Right click (or double click) the de gestion des réseaux  icon at the bottom right of the screen, next to the clock. A list will now appear with all the available wireless networks.
    If you don't see a de gestion des réseaux icon

    1.1. Click the Démarrer  button at the bottom left of your screen and then click Control Panel.
    start Menu (in Windows 7)

    1.2. There are 2 possibilities:

    • If your control panel is arranged in category view, click Network and Internet > Connect to a network.
      Panneau de configuration en affichage par catégories
    • If your control panel is arranged in classic view, click Network and Sharing Center > Connect to a network.
      control panel arranged in classic view

  2. Select your Wi-Fi network. The name of your Wi-Fi network > is indicated on a sticker at the back of your modem, next to the word SSID. Checkmark the Connect automatically box if you want your tablet or PC to connect automatically to this Wi-Fi network. Click the Connect button.
    List of available wireless networks
  3. Enter the password of the Wi-Fi network. It is also on the back of your modem, next to the words Wireless key or Passphrase. Click OK.

If these explanations are insufficient, see on microsoft.com how to connect to a Wi-Fi network.

Windows Vista
  1. Click the Start button at the bottom left of your screen and then click Connect to.
    Start menu (in Windows Vista)
  2. Select your Wi-Fi network. The name of your Wi-Fi network is indicated on a sticker at the back of your modem, next to the word SSID. Checkmark the Connect automatically box if you want your tablet or PC to connect automatically to this Wi-Fi network. Click the Connect button. List of available wireless networks
  3. Enter the password of the Wi-Fi network. It is also on the back of your modem, next to the words Wireless key or Passphrase. Click Connect.

If these explanations are insufficient, see on microsoft.com how to connect to a Wi-Fi network.

Windows XP
  1. Right click (or double click) the network icon at the bottom right of the screen, next to the clock. In the menu that appears, select View Available Wireless Networks.
    Right click the network icon and select "View Available Wireless Networks"

     
    If you don't see a network icon

    1.1. Click the Start button at the bottom left of your screen and then click Control Panel.
    In some cases, you will first have to click Settings before clicking Control Panel.
    Start menu (in Windows XP)

    1.2. There are 2 possibilities:

    • If your control panel is arranged in category view, click Network and Internet Connections and then Network connections.
      Control panel in category view
    • If your control panel is arranged in classic view, simply click Network Connections.
      Control panel in classic view

    1.3. Finally, right click Wireless Network connections and select View Available Wireless Networks.
    Right click Wireless Network connections and select "View Available Wireless Networks"

  2. Select your Wi-Fi network. The name of your Wi-Fi network is indicated on a sticker at the back of your modem, next to the word SSID. Checkmark the Connect automatically box if you want your tablet or PC to connect automatically to this Wi-Fi network. Click the Connect button. List of available wireless networks
  3. Enter the password of the Wi-Fi network. It is also on the back of your modem, next to the words Wireless key or Passphrase. Click Connect.
Mac OS
  1. Click the Airport icon on the top left of the screen and select your Wi-Fi network. The name of your Wi-Fi network is indicated on a sticker at the back of your modem, next to the word SSID. Checkmark the Connect automatically box if you want your tablet or PC to connect automatically to this Wi-Fi network. Click the Connect button.
    List of available wireless networks
  2. Enter the password of the Wi-Fi network. It is also on the back of your modem, next to the words Wireless key or Passphrase. Click OK.

If these explanations are insufficient, see on apple.com how to connect to a Wi-Fi network.

Want to connect to Wi-Fi outside the home? See how to surf on a Wi-Fi Hotspot.


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