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Computers for Seniors by Chris Ewin, Cheryl Ewin, Carrie Ewin

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CONNECTING TO WI-FI OUTSIDE YOUR HOME

You might have heard the term free Wi-Fi at a library, café, or hotel. This means that wireless internet access is being offered at no charge. If you have a laptop or tablet, you can connect to Wi-Fi using the following steps. You can also use the same process to connect to a friend or family member’s wireless internet connection in their home—as long as they give you the password!

Follow these steps to connect to a free public Wi-Fi network:

  1. At the bottom-right corner of your screen, you should see a little internet symbol that looks like the one highlighted here. Click this internet icon.

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  2. This should bring ...

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