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Support XFINITY Internet Connecting Your Smartphone or Tablet to Your Wireless Home Network

Introduction

Access the Internet using your smartphone or tablet by connecting to a wireless network.

Overview

If you have a tablet or smartphone with Wi-Fi capability, you can connect them to your home network. You can download books, music, movies and apps or surf the web on your portable devices with the speed of your home’s Internet connection. Find out more about the benefits of home networking.

Once you’ve finished setting up Wi-Fi, all you need is the Network Name (SSID) and Network Password (Key) to connect devices to your network. Remember, your Network Name (SSID) and Network Password (Key) are not the same as your router’s administration tool username and password.

iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

  1. On the Home screen, tap the Settings icon.
    iOS - Settings icon
     
  2. In Settings, tap Wi-Fi.
    iOS - Wi-Fi option in Settings menu
     
  3. Make sure Wi-Fi is set to On. If Wi-Fi is turned off, turn it on by tapping Off.
    iOS - Wi-Fi menu
     
  4. Tap your Network Name (SSID) from the list of available network.
  5. Enter your Network Password, then tap Join.

Android

  1. On the Home screen, tap Apps in the top right corner.
    Android - Home Screen
     
  2. On the Apps screen, tap the Settings icon.
    Android - Settings screen
     
  3. In Settings, tap Wireless & Networks.
    Android - Settings menu
     
  4. Make sure Wi-Fi is turned on. If the checkmark next to Wi-Fi is not green, tap it to enable Wi-Fi.
    Android - Wireless and network menu
     
  5. Tap Wi-Fi Settings.
  6. Tap your Network Name (SSID) from the list of available network.
    Android - Wi-Fi settings menu
     
  7. Enter your Network Password, then tap Connect.
    Android - Wi-Fi settings menu: Add Wi-Fi network prompt

Blackberry

  1. Tap Manage Connections from the main menu.
    Blackberry - main menu
     
  2. Tap Set Up Wi-Fi Networks.
    Blackberry - Manage Connections screen (Wi-Fi selected)
     
  3. Tap Scan For Networks, and select your Network Name (SSID) from the list of available networks.
    Blackberry - "Select a Wi-Fi network to connect" screen
     
  4. Enter your Network Password.
    Blackberry - "Enter passphrase" screen
     
  5. Tap Next to save the login information for this wireless network, then tap Finish.

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http://customer.comcast.com/help-and-support/internet/connecting-your-smartphone-or-tablet-to-your-home-network/