BlackBerry phones offer data access for functions such as email and Web browsing. Some BlackBerry phones include Wi-Fi capabilities that allow you to connect to a wireless network for data. You will still access the voice capabilities over the cellular network, but your email, browser and other Internet applications will connect over the Wi-Fi network. This can save you money if you don't have an unlimited data plan, and the connection can be much faster than your normal connection.
Enter the "Manage Connections" option in the main menu or Home screen depending on your BlackBerry model
Enable the "Wi-Fi" check box.
Enter the "Set Up Wi-Fi Network" option to set up a connection to your network.
Select the "Scan for Networks" option if your network broadcasts and select the "Manually Add Network" option if your network is secured and does not broadcast. Ask your network administrator for assistance if you're not sure which type of network you have.
Complete the onscreen prompts to configure the connection. For secured networks, you will need the WEP or WPA password for your network. Consult your support department for this information.
Select the "Next" option to save the new configuration, then select "Finish." In the future, whenever this network is in range you BlackBerry will connect to it automatically.
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