How to Manually Connect an LG K30 to a Hidden WiFi Network

Objective

  • Connect to a network with a hidden SSID
  • Manually connect to a WiFi network

Environment

  • LG K30
  • Hidden WiFi

Procedure

  1. Tap Settings
  2. Tap Network in the top menu
  3. Tap Wi-Fi
  4. Ensure that the WiFi switch (upper-right) is turned on
  5. Tap the three dots in the upper right
  6. Tap Add WiFi
  7. From the Network SSID field, enter the appropriate network name
  8. From the Security field, tap the Dropdown menu
  9. Tap the applicable security option:
    • None - If using an Open network (None), skip to step 11
    • WEP
    • WPA/WPA2 PSK
    • 802.1x EAP
  10. If prompted, enter a User name in the Identity field
  11. Enter the password into the Password field
    • Note: To view the password as it is being entered, tap Show password
  12. Tap the three dots in the upper right
  13. Tap Advanced options and ensure all additional settings (e.g. Proxy, IP Settings, etc.) are configured appropriately (if applicable)
  14. Tap the arrow under Hidden network to change the selection to Yes
  15. Tap SAVE

Additional Notes

For information on hidden SSID, see What Is a Hidden SSID?


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