Connect iPhone to the Internet
Connect your iPhone to the Internet by using an available Wi-Fi or cellular network.
Connect iPhone to a Wi-Fi network
Go to Settings > Wi-Fi, then turn on Wi-Fi.
Tap one of the following:
A network: Enter the password, if required.
Other: Joins a hidden network. Enter the name of the hidden network, security type, and password.
If appears at the top of the screen, iPhone is connected to a Wi-Fi network. (To verify this, open Safari to view a webpage.) iPhone reconnects when you return to the same location.
Connect iPhone to a cellular network
Your iPhone automatically connects to your carrierʼs cellular data network if a Wi-Fi network isnʼt available. If iPhone doesn’t connect, check the following:
When you need an Internet connection, iPhone does the following, in order, until the connection is made:
Tries to connect to the most recently used available Wi-Fi network
Shows a list of Wi-Fi networks in range and connects to the one you choose
Connects to your carrier’s cellular data network
Note: If a Wi-Fi connection to the Internet isn’t available, apps and services may transfer data over your carrier’s cellular network, which may result in additional fees. Contact your carrier for information about your cellular data plan rates. To manage cellular data usage, see View or change cellular settings on iPhone.