How to Connect Your iOS Device to a Hidden Wi-Fi Network

A Wi-Fi connection is essential for your iOS device/s to browse the Internet and connect to App Store and iTunes Store. Your Wi-Fi connection will also allow you to use the many features of your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. However, if the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to is not listed among the available Wi-Fi networks, follow the steps below:

NOTE: To connect your iOS device to an available Wi-Fi network, click here.

Connect Your iOS Device to a Hidden Wi-Fi Network

STEP 1: On the Home screen, tap Settings.

STEP 2: Make sure Wi-Fi is set to ON.

STEP 3: Under Choose a Network, tap Other.

NOTE: A hidden Wi-Fi network will not appear in your available wireless network list.

Wi-Fi Network Settings

STEP 4: Enter the name of the hidden Wi-Fi network in the Name field, then click the arrow next to Security.

Wi-Fi Network Settings: Enter network informaltion

STEP 5: Select the type of security your Wi-Fi network have by tapping one of the options listed, then tap Other Network.

NOTE: In this example, we selected WPA2.

Wi-Fi Network Settings: Enter security informaltion

STEP 6: Enter the Wi-Fi password in the Password field, then tap Join.

NOTE: The Wi-Fi password is case sensitive. If you do not know the Wi-Fi password, contact your network administrator.

Wi-Fi Network Settings: Enter network informaltion

STEP 7: Once your iOS device is connected, you will see a check mark next to the Wi-Fi network you selected. The Wi-Fi signal will also appear in the status bar located at the top left of your display.




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