How do I set up my wireless connection on my Blackberry?

To set up your wireless connection on your Blackberry, follow the steps below:

  1. Press the Menu button, as highlighted on the screenshot.
  2. Using the trackball/trackpad, scroll down to the Setup icon. Press the trackball/trackpad.
  3. Scroll over to the Set Up Wi-Fi icon and press the trackball/trackpad.
  4. Scroll down to Next and press the trackball/trackpad.
  5. Scroll to Scan For Networks and press the trackball/trackpad.
  6. A list of Wi-Fi networks should appear. Locate your wireless network name (SSID). If your wireless router has it's wireless radio broadcasting its Wi-Fi network (most have this by default, including Windstream's router), you should see your router's SSID listed on the list of networks. NOTE: For Windstream's equipment, the wireless network name is located on the back of the router next to SSID.
  7. Scroll to your SSID and press the trackball/trackpad.
  8. If your wireless router requires a key or password, this prompt should appear. Type in the key/password, scroll to Next and then press the trackball/trackpad. For Windstream equipment, this password is also located on the back of the router, next to Network/Security Key. NOTE: Some keys/passwords are case-sensitive, make sure you use uppercase and lowercase letters appropriately.
  9. Give this Wi-Fi network profile a name. Scroll down to Next and press the trackball/trackpad.
  10. You should be finished with the Setup process. Scroll down to Finish and press the trackball/trackpad.
  11. Press the End Call button to return to your home screen. Once you are here, press the Menu button once again.
  12. Scroll down to Manage Connections and press the trackball/trackpad.
  13. Scroll to Wi-Fi. Make sure this item is checked. If it is not, scroll to this item and press the trackball/trackpad.
  14. Press the End Call button to return to your home screen. Your wireless connection should be active.

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