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Connecting Windows 8 to a Wireless Network

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Connecting Windows 8 to a Wireless Network


Aim of this article:

This article shows you how to connect a Windows 8 PC or tablet to a wireless network.  This article applies to any version of Windows 8.

Connecting to a wireless network:

  1. If you are using a PC, move the mouse to the bottom or top right corner of the screen and select the cog icon labelled Settings.
    If you are using a tablet, swipe left from the right side of the screen and select Settings.

    Windows 8 - Settings
  2. Select the wireless icon.

    Windows 8 - Wireless Icon
  3. Select your wireless network from the list - in this example we've called the network Zen Wifi.

    Windows 8 - Wireless Network Selection
  4. Select Connect.

    Windows 8 - Connect
  5. Enter your wireless password and select Next to connect.

    Windows 8 - Wireless Key Entry
  6. Windows will verify the password and, if entered correctly, you will be connected to the Wireless network.

    Windows 8 - Verifying Key

Further information:

If you're not sure what your wireless password is the following article may help:



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