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Get Your WiFi Connection

NO MATTER WHICH IPAD you have, you can connect to the Internet over a WiFi network, known to geeks as an 802.11 or Wireless Fidelity network. It’s the same technology that lets laptops, game consoles, and portable media players get online at high speed. In fact, as you set up your iPad for the first time, the tablet may pop up a box listing a bunch of nearby networks and suggesting you join one. Just find your own network, tap its name, and enter your password.

If you’re not prompted to join a network, here’s how to set up the iPad on your home wireless network for the first time:

  1. On the iPad’s Home screen, tap Settings→Wi-Fi. That brings up the wireless settings screen (shown in WiFi Versus Cellular Networks). Next to Wi-Fi, tap the On button.


  

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