Connect to a hidden Wi-Fi network on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Hidden networks won't appear in your list of available networks, so you'll need to know the exact name of the network to join it.

  1. Go to Settings > Wi-Fi, and make sure Wi-Fi is turned on. Then tap Other.
  2. Enter the exact name of the network, then tap Security.
  3. Choose the security type. Not all hidden networks are secure. If you're not sure, check with your network administrator.
  4. Tap Other Network to return to the previous screen.
  5. Enter the network password in the Password field, then tap Join.

After you join the network, you'll see a blue checkmark  next to the network and the connected Wi-Fi icon Wi-Fi connected in the upper corner of your display.

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