iPad is a type of tablet computer that is manufactured and marketed by Apple Inc. They use iOS and iPadOS operating systems. Apple introduced the first iPad in 2010, and 9 generations have been produced to date.
It is one of the most popular tablets in the world at the moment. Since 2020, more than half a billion iPads have been sold worldwide. There are more than a million iPad apps on the App Store.
If you’ve just bought an iPad and are looking for a way to connect it to your Wi-Fi, read this article, and you’ll learn how to do so in just a few simple steps.
How to Connect an iPad to Wi-Fi?
- On the screen of your iPad, you need to find and tap the Settings icon.
- Now, you need to tap the Wi-Fi icon.
- For the iPad to start browsing nearby wireless networks, WiFi must be turned on. You will do this by moving the Wi-Fi slider to the right (green).
- A list of nearby networks will appear in a few moments. You will notice that there is a padlock next to some networks, while there is no next to others. (above all is the signal strength).
- The networks you will see can be divided into two types: private and public. In addition to private networks, there are padlock-shaped icons that we’ve just mentioned. Public networks do not have padlocks.
- If you want to connect to a public network, all you have to do is tap the network name. When your iPad connects to a public network, the network name will be at the top of the screen, and a checkmark will appear to the left of the network name.
- Unlike public networks, private networks require a password, and you need to know the password to connect to those networks.
- First, tap the name of the network you want to connect to. A pop-up window will appear asking you to enter a password.
- After entering the password, tap Join.
- If the password is correct, you will be successfully connected to the network. Otherwise, try retyping the password.
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Note: When you want to quickly connect to Wi-Fi, and you are currently in the domain of some of the networks to which you have previously been connected (usually your home, office, cafe, etc.), there is a very simple way to do it. All you need to do is turn on Wi-Fi on your iPad. Swipe down on your screen, then in the control center of your iPad, tap Wi-Fi, and that’s it. Your tablet will automatically connect to a network.
In today’s modern era, using any device without the internet doesn’t make sense. Because of that, you need to know how to connect your iPad to Wi-Fi. We sincerely hope our guide helped you.
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