Wifi Advanced Settings and Adding A Network with Hidden SSID

If you have a Wifi network that doesnt broadcast its SSID (Service Set IDentifier) or ‘Wifi Network name’ then you will need to enter it manually.

Here’s how.

From Android home screen go into SETTINGS then OTHER and MORE SETTINGS

 

, Wifi Advanced Settings and Adding A Network with Hidden SSID

Next choose Wi-Fi and select the switch to ON

, Wifi Advanced Settings and Adding A Network with Hidden SSID

, Wifi Advanced Settings and Adding A Network with Hidden SSID

Now move across to the + sign and select it

, Wifi Advanced Settings and Adding A Network with Hidden SSID

You will now see the detailed Wi-Fi connection menu.

, Wifi Advanced Settings and Adding A Network with Hidden SSID

From here you can enter your network SSID and any security parameters that may be present. You can also configure some advanced options from this menu like adding a static IP address and DNS entries. Just select ‘SHOW ADVANCED OPTIONS’ *Note, you may need to use the ‘mouse cursor’ function of your remote to select the advanced options

, Wifi Advanced Settings and Adding A Network with Hidden SSID

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