Wi-Fi – Huawei Mate 10

Wi-Fi

About Wi-Fi
Connect to a Wi-Fi network to access the Internet on your device.

If StatementTo prevent unauthorized access to your personal data and financial information, always exercise caution when connecting to public Wi-Fi networks.

Connecting to the Internet using Wi-Fi

Connecting to a Wi-Fi network

1. Go to Setting optionSettings.
2. Touch Wi-Fi and turn on the Wi-Fi switch. Your device will display a list of available Wi-Fi networks.
– Refresh the list: Touch Scan to refresh the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
– Manually add a network: Swipe down to the bottom of the menu and touch Add network…. Follow the onscreen instructions to enter the network name and password manually.

3. Select the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to:
– If the Wi-Fi network does not require a password, your device will connect automatically.
– If the network is protected, enter the password when prompted and touch Connect.

Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
WPS allows your device to connect to a WPS-enabled router without entering a password.

1. Go to Setting optionSettings.
2. Touch Wi-Fi and switch on Wi-Fi.
3. Touch wifi activ > Advanced Wi-Fi settings. There are two options:
– Touch WPS connection and press the router’s WPS button.
– Touch WPS PIN connection to generate a PIN, and then enter the PIN on the router.

Using Wi-Fi+
When Wi-Fi+ is enabled, your device will automatically enable or disable Wi-Fi and connect to the Wi- Fi network with the best signal.

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1. Open Setting option Settings.
2. Touch Wi-Fi > Wi-Fi+ and turn on the Wi-Fi+ switch.
When Wi-Fi+ is enabled, your device will record your Wi-Fi connection history and monitor your signal strength and location. This information is then used to enable or disable Wi-Fi and connect to the Wi-Fi network with the strongest signal.

Using a QR code to share your Wi-Fi hotspot
Create a QR code to share your device’s Wi-Fi hotspot with friends.

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– QR codes can be generated for the following wireless encryption methods: WPA, WPA2, WEP, WPA-PSK, and WPA2-PSK. You cannot use a QR code to connect to WLAN networks that are encrypted using the EAP protocol.
– Ensure that the connecting device supports using QR codes to import Wi-Fi network credentials.

1. Go to Setting option Settings.
2. Select Wi-Fi and turn on the Wi-Fi switch.
3. Once connected, touch the name of the network to generate a QR code.
4. On the connecting device, touch the center of the screen and swipe down. Touch scan the QR Code, scan the QR code, and then follow the onscreen instructions to connect to the Wi-Fi hotspot.

Transferring data using Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct lets you transfer data directly between two Huawei devices without connecting to a Wi-Fi network. Wi-Fi Direct is similar to Bluetooth, but offers faster transfer speeds, making it suitable for sharing larger files.

Enabling or disabling Wi-Fi Direct

1. Go to Setting option Settings.
2. Touch Wi-Fi. Turn on the Wi-Fi switch and then touch WiFi Swich .
3. Your device will list available Wi-Fi Direct devices. Select the device you want to share files with and then follow the onscreen instructions to connect.

To disconnect from the receiving device, touch WiFi Swichand go to the Wi-Fi direct screen. Select the receiving device and touch OK.

Using Wi-Fi Direct to send and receive files
If StatementFirst ensure that Wi-Fi Direct is enabled on both devices.

1. Go to Files and touch and hold the image that you want to share.
2. Touch More > Share > Wi-Fi Direct. Your device will list nearby Wi-Fi Direct devices. Select the receiving device.
3. On the receiving device, select Accept from the popup dialog to accept the file transfer request. Open the notification panel to view file transfer progress. By default, received files are saved to the Wi-Fi Direct folder in Files.

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