Manually Add a Wi-Fi Network - BlackBerry® Bold™ 9650 Smartphone

  1. From the Home screen, select the connections area (located at the top of the display).
    Home screen with Connections area
  2. From the Set Up, Services and Options section, select Set Up Wi-Fi Network.
    Note If prompted, select Turn on Wi-Fi.
  3. Select one of the following:

 

Manually Connect to Network

Note To obtain the Wi-Fi settings needed to complete the following steps, contact the local IT / Network Administrator.

  1. Select Other ways to connect.
  2. Select Manually Connect to Network.
  3. Enter the appropriate SSID (network name) then select Next.
  4. Select the appropriate option from the Security Type field (e.g., None, WEP, etc.).
  5. Ensure Wi-Fi Security settings (e.g., key, passphrase, etc.) are configured correctly then select Save and Connect.
    Note Depending upon the Security Type selected, the options presented may vary.
  6. Select OK.

 

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Wi-Fi Protected Setup

Note Notes:

  • If connecting to a Wi-Fi access point / router that supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), the Push Button Setup option can be utilized to simplify the connection process.
  • To complete the following steps, access to the Wi-Fi access point / router administration screen is required. Contact the local IT / Network Administrator for assistance before proceeding with this setup option.

 

  1. Select Other ways to connect.
  2. Select Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS).
  3. Select Press button on router.
  4. Ensure that Wi-Fi Protected Setup has been initiated on the Wi-Fi access point / router then select Start.
  5. Select OK.

 

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Wi-Fi Protected Setup using a PIN

Note To complete the following steps, access to the Wi-Fi access point / router administration screen is required. Contact the local IT / Network Administrator for assistance before proceeding.

  1. If presented, select the appropriate Wi-Fi network.
  2. Select Start
  3. Enter the 8-digit PIN into the Wi-Fi access point / router administration screen.
    Note The 8-digit PIN is randomly generated by the device.
  4. Select OK.

 

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