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Connect a smartphone, tablet, computer, or game console to Wi-Fi

To add a device to your Wi-Fi network, you will need your router login username and password. If you don’t remember your Wi-Fi password, learn how to find your Wi-Fi password.

After finding your Wi-Fi password, refer to the manufacturer’s instructions of your device to add it to your home network. You can also find additional information through:

See below for instructions on how to connect a smartphone, tablet, computer or game console to a Wi-Fi network.

  • Add a smartphone or tablet

  • Apple iOS device

    From your Home screen, select:

    • Settings > Wi-Fi > enable Wi-Fi > choose a Network > enter Wi-Fi password > select Join

    Android device

    Start from Apps and select:

    • Settings > Wi-Fi > enable Wi-Fi > choose a Network > enter Wi-Fi password > select Join

    Note: When you enable Wi-Fi, your device will automatically search for available Wi-Fi networks.

  • Add a computer (Mac or PC)

  • On your computer, find the Wi-Fi icon. If Wi-Fi is off, turn it on. Next, select:

    • Wi-Fi to show the networks available
    • Click on your network name and enter your Wi-Fi password
    • Click on Join, Connect, or similar options on your computer
  • Add a game console

  • Connect an Ethernet cable directly from your game console into your the LAN port on your router for the fastest connection speed. If you choose to wirelessly connect a gaming system, follow these basic steps:

    • Locate the Connection settings or Network settings menu on your gaming system
    • Select the Wi-Fi or Wireless option and let your system scan for available Wi-Fi networks
    • Select your Wi-Fi name and enter your Wi-Fi password
      • Your gaming system may offer you an option to test the connection. You may need to adjust your network security or parental control settings. Refer to your gaming system’s user guide for additional information.
    • Configure your Wi-Fi settings to meet your gaming system’s requirements

    If you have Fios, you can Configure DMZ Settings in your router to further improve your online gaming experience.

    If you need additional support with connecting your devices, Verizon offers Premium Technical Support to help you setup game consoles and other electronic devices.

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