How to Set Up a Wireless Connection on O2 Xda Atom

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The O2 Xda Atom, produced by Quanta Computer, is much more than just a cell phone. The O2 is one of the original smartphones and not only offers traditional mobile phone functionality, but also provides e-mail, text messaging, web browsing and a whole host of other multimedia functions. The O2 Xda Atom allows you to connect to the Internet several ways. Nevertheless, the most convenient method of surfing the Web with an O2 is by using the phone's integrated wireless network option.

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Things you need

  • Wireless network settings
  • Wireless encryption key if connecting to a secure network

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  1. 1

    Power on the O2 Xda Atom phone.

  2. 2

    Tap the "Start" icon with the stylus. Tap "Settings > Wi-Fi" on the screen.

  3. 3

    Scroll through the "Setting" options until you reach the "Adhoc" setting. Tap the "Adhoc" link. Ensure the setting is set to "No" and then tap "Set" to return to the "Wi-Fi Settings" menu.

  4. 4

    Scroll down to the "Channel" setting. Use the stylus to tap and select the Channel number setting provided to you by the wireless network administrator. If no channel number is available, tap the "Auto" value.

  5. 5

    Leave the "Data Rate," "Power Save," "Power Strength" and "Auto Power" at default settings unless you need to change them to conserve battery power. Exit to the "Start" screen.

  6. 6

    Tap "Start > Settings > Wi-Fi > IP Info." Tap the "Renew or Ping" button on the phone screen. Wait for the phone to locate the nearest wireless router and request an IP address.

  7. 7

    Tap the onscreen keypad of the phone to enter the network encryption key if prompted to do so. Tap the "OK" button to connect to the router.

  8. 8

    Tap "Start" and then "Internet Explorer" to start surfing the Web with the O2 Xda Atom phone.

Tips and warnings

  • If the phone or router drops the wireless connection, click "Start > Settings > Wi-Fi > Site Survey > Re-Scan" to search for and reestablish the link to the router.

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