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Options for saved Wi-Fi networks

Common options

Option

Description

Name

Type a display name for the Wi-Fi® network.

SSID

Type the Wi-Fi network name.

Security Type

Set the security type that the Wi-Fi network supports.

Band type

Set the Wi-Fi network type. If you do not know the network type, do not change this field.

SSID broadcasted

Set whether the Wi-Fi network broadcasts its SSID.

Automatically obtain IP address and DNS

Set whether your BlackBerry® device receives a routable IP address, a subnet mask, DNS settings, and a gateway address from the Wi-Fi network.

Allow inter-access point handover

Set whether your device remains connected to the Wi-Fi network when you move between wireless access points.

VPN profile

If necessary, set a VPN profile to use with the saved Wi-Fi network.

IP Address

Type the IP address for your device.

Subnet mask

Type the subnet mask for the wireless access point that your device should connect to.

Primary DNS

Type the primary DNS that your device should connect to.

Secondary DNS

Type the secondary DNS that your device should connect to.

Default gateway address

Type the default gateway IP address that your device should connect to.

Domain suffix

Type the domain that your device uses to resolve host names into IP addresses.

WEP options

These options appear if you choose the WEP security type.

Option

Description

Select WEP key

Set the type of WEP key for the Wi-Fi network.

WEP key

Type the WEP key for the Wi-Fi network in hexadecimal format.

WPA/WPA2 Personal options

These options appear if you choose the WPA/WPA2 Personal security type.

Option

Description

Passphrase

If necessary, type the WPA™ or WPA2™-Personal passphrase to connect to the Wi-Fi network.

WPA/WPA2 Enterprise options

These options appear if you choose the WPA/WPA2 Enterprise security type.

Option

Description

Enterprise Sub-Type

If necessary, set the enterprise security method for the Wi-Fi network.

Username

If necessary, type the user name that you use to connect to the Wi-Fi network.

Password

If necessary, type the password that you use to connect to the Wi-Fi network.

CA certificate

Set the root certificate that your device should use to verify that it is connecting to the correct Wi-Fi network.

Client certificate

Set the authentication certificate that your device should use to connect to the Wi-Fi network.

Inner link security

If necessary, set the security protocol that the Wi-Fi network supports for its inner authentication method.

Token

Set whether you use a hardware token to connect to the Wi-Fi network.

Server subject

If necessary, type the server subject name that your device should use to verify that it is connecting to the correct Wi-Fi network.

Server SAN

If necessary, type the server SAN that your device should use to verify that it is connecting to the correct Wi-Fi network.


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