1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    Hi there,

    Received my Lumia 950 XL with Windows 10 last week, and all so far so good. However, I have a few clients that a visit regularly that use hidden WIFI networks or networks that do not broadcast. These normally have to be setup manually on the device, but I can't find anywhere in Windows 10 phone settings to deal with a manual wifi connection setup? Is this just not currently possible, or am I missing something?
    12-08-2015 12:19 PM
  2. jmshub's Avatar

    In the Wi-Fi screen, scroll down to the bottom, and tap the Manage button, then tap the + button at the menu of that screen. There, you can type in the SSID of your hidden network, then you'll be prompted for the WPA passphrase.
    Laura Knotek and dowland like this.
    12-08-2015 01:01 PM
  3. dowland's Avatar
    Ah... Excellent, easy when you know how... Wasn't so obvious at first glance until you pointed me in the right direction... Thank you very much... much appreciated... :-)
    12-08-2015 06:30 PM
  4. scalyback's Avatar
    That bit works for me on the 950XL but i have to repeat this every time i go back in the building, very annoying. Anyway to get round this?
    04-29-2016 05:15 AM
  5. Corwin_Amber1's Avatar
    Sure, let the wireless lan broadcast its SSID, in case you are in charge. There is no point in 'hiding' it, only causing a load of issues with the devices and not giving you the slightest advantage regarding security. Also, your Lumia is going to use more battery when having set up a hidden network.
    04-29-2016 06:50 AM

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