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FAQs & troubleshooting

Checking the Access Point Name or Network Key

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Solution

When manually setting up a wireless connection, you need to specify the SSID and network key of your wireless router. The SSID and network key may be indicated on these networking devices. Check your devices and write down the necessary information before setting up the connection. For more information, see the instruction manuals for your networking devices or contact your manufacturer.

SSIDA name given for identifying a specific wireless LAN. Some other terms used for SSID include "access point name" and "network name."
Network KeyA keyword or password used for encrypting data or authenticating a network. Some other terms used for network key include "encryption key," "WEP key," "WPA/WPA2 passphrase," and "preshared key (PSK)."
Wireless Security Protocols (Authentication/Encryption)When manually setting up a wireless connection by specifying detailed settings, you need to specify security settings. Check the following information:

  • Security types (WEP/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK)

  • Authentication method (Open System/Shared Key)

  • Encryption method (TKIP/AES-CCMP)
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