iPod touch: Wi-Fi Information and Settings

Wi-Fi Functionality

Use Wi-Fi on the iPod touch to connect to the Internet using Safari web browser, YouTube, or iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store.
When you use any of these applications, iPod touch does the following in order until it is connected:

1. Connects over the last Wi-Fi network you used that's available.

2. If no Wi-Fi networks you've used are available, iPod touch will scan for Wi-Fi networks and show a list of Wi-Fi networks in range. Tap a network and, if necessary, enter the password to join. Networks that require a password show a lock icon () next to them.

3. Option to manually enter your Wi-Fi network name/SSID (if the Wi-Fi network is configured not to broadcast or be displayed to the public). If necessary, enter the password to join.
When iPod touch is connected to a Wi-Fi network, the Wi-Fi icon () in the status bar at the top of the screen shows connection strength. The more bars you see, the stronger the connection.

Wi-Fi Settings

1. Turn Wi-Fi on or off.
Choose Settings > Wi-Fi and turn Wi-Fi on or off.

2. Set iPod touch to ask if you want to join a new Wi-Fi network.
When you are trying to access the Internet, by using Safari or YouTube for example, and you are not in range of a Wi-Fi network you have previously used, this option tells iPod touch to look for another network. iPod touch will display a list of all available Wi-Fi networks that you can choose from. Networks that require a password appear with a lock icon ().

If "Ask to Join New Networks" is turned off, you must manually join a network to connect to the Internet when a previously used network is unavailable.

Choose Wi-Fi and turn "Ask to Join Networks" on or off. If you turn "Ask to Join Networks" off, you must join networks manually.

3. Join a Wi-Fi network manually.
Choose Wi-Fi, wait a moment as iPod touch detects networks in range, then choose a network. If necessary, enter a password and tap Join. Networks that require a password appear with a lock icon.

4. Make iPod touch forget a network, so that the device doesn't join it automatically. Choose Wi-Fi and tap the arrow () next to a network you've joined before. Then tap "Forget this Network."

5. Connect to a closed Wi-Fi network (an available Wi-Fi network that isn't shown in the list of scanned networks). Choose Wi-Fi, then tap Other and enter the network name. If the network requires a password, choose Security, tap the type of security the network uses, and enter the password. You must already know the network name, password, and security type to connect to a closed network. Some Wi-Fi networks may require you to enter or adjust additional settings, such as a client ID or static IP address. Ask the network administrator which settings to use.

6. Adjust settings to connect to a Wi-Fi network
Choose Wi-Fi, then tap the arrow () next to a network.

Additional Information

For information about configuring Wi-Fi settings, see the "Wi-Fi" section of the iPod touch Feature's Guide.

Note: Many Wi-Fi networks can be used free of charge, and some require a fee. To join a Wi-Fi network at a hot spot where charges apply, in most cases you can open Safari to see a webpage that allows you to sign up for service.

At participating Starbucks stores, you can get free Wi-Fi access to the iTunes Store and to Starbucks Now Playing content on your iPod touch. For more information and a list of participating Starbucks stores in your area, visit http://www.starbucks.com/retail/locator/

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