How to Connect an iPad to a Wireless Network

Connecting the Apple iPad to a wireless network allows the iPad to take advantage of a high-speed Internet connection. Even for users of the 3G iPad, connecting to a wireless network is worthwhile as wireless speeds are significantly faster than the 3G network.

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Easily connect an iPad to a wireless network.

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Press the iPad's "Home" button to reach the iPad's home page of apps.

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Click the "Settings" app icon, which looks like gray gears.

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Click "Wi-Fi" to enter the iPad's wireless settings.

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Touch the "On/Off" selector switch on the top of the screen until it reads "On."

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Select the wireless network that the iPad is to be connected to under "Choose a Network..." It may take a few seconds for the networks to appear after turning on the wireless feature.

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Enter the password for the network if prompted to do so, and select "Join" to access that wireless network.