Once you have all the necessary information, follow the steps below to successfully connect your Android device to the network:
NOTE: The Nexus™ 7 2nd Gen Android tablet is used in this example.
On your Home screen, tap the Menu icon.
Tap the Settings .
Tap Wi-Fi and make sure that it is set to ON.
Tap your Wi-Fi name from the list to connect.
NOTE: The linksyssmartwifirouter network is used here for illustration purposes.
You should now have connected successfully to the Wi-Fi. To check the IP address of your Android device, tap your router’s SSID.
QUICK TIP: If you encounter authentication errors while connecting your Android device to the network, ensure the following:
- SSID broadcast must be enabled
- Wireless MAC Filter feature must include (allow/permit) or exclude (deny/prevent) the MAC address of the tablet. For more information on setting up Wireless MAC Filter, click here.
- Correct Wi-Fi name and password must be used
After successfully connecting your Android device to the Wi-Fi, you can now do the same to the other devices at home to fully utilize your router. You can connect as much as 32 wireless devices to the Wi-Fi. Click the links provided for step-by-step instructions: