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How to prioritize different Wi-Fi networks in Android 4.4 to connect automatically once in reach

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Wi-Fi networks are undoubtedly becoming the primary source of internet connection on Android devices and one can easily find Wi-Fi networks anywhere whether it’ your home, office or on the go in some restaurant/hotel.

One gets different Wi-Fi networks on different places and sometimes you get two or more networks at a time and you have to manually choose which one to connect to. But, Android has made this easy by prioritizing the Wi-Fi networks which are connected first and which ones are skipped.

Wi-Fi prioritizing lets you select which network would be preferred to be connected on your Android 4.4 Kitkat phone in presence of multiple networks which would let you automate the connection to Wi-Fi networks.


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Simply follow the instructions to know how to prioritize different Wi-Fi networks to be connected from your Android 4.4 Kitkat easily.

Instructions:

  • First of all, open up ‘Settings’ and navigate to ‘Wi-Fi’.

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  • Once ‘Wi-Fi’ has opened, turn it ‘ON’ by moving the slider switch to right. Now, open up ‘options’ by pressing the menu button on your phone or by pressing the ‘three dots’. Options will open, here press ‘Advanced’.
  • Advanced Wi-Fi settings will open. Here press ‘Wi-Fi priority’.

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  • Here you would be showed all the Wi-Fi networks you have connected from your phone. Press any and move to the top which you want to be preferred first for connection. The connection on top would be preferred first to be connected and bottom ones won’t be preferred depending on their availability.

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  • That’s all! Now, you don’t have to worry about connecting to Wi-Fi networks manually.

You may visit our Tips & Tweaks section for more tips, tricks and tweaks about Android 4.4.

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