Article ID : 00022338 / Last Modified : 08/21/2019

Use the WPS (Push Button) feature to connect to a wireless network

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Wi-Fi® Protected Setup (WPS) is a built-in feature of many routers that make it easier to connect Wi-Fi enabled devices to a secure wireless network. Some manufacturers may refer to the WPS (Push Button) feature as Wi-Fi Simple Config, Push 'n' Connect, PBC, or Quick Secure Setup (QSS).

Before you start

  • Make sure your router supports the WPS feature.
    • View examples of WPS labels on a router.

  • Make sure that your device has an option for WPS by accessing the Network menu of your internet-capable device.

Setup a WPS (Push Button) connection

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 LCD TVs, Blu-ray players, and other devices

Troubleshooting

If the WPS connection fails, follow these steps and then try to connect again:

  • Make sure that the routers WPS feature is enabled.
  • Move the router closer to your device.

Contact the router manufacturer or your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for further assistance if you are still unable to connect.