- Connect Your Chromebook to Wifi
How to Connect Chromebook to Wifi?
Many people confuse the Chromebook with a laptop, but it has quite different features from the laptop. A Chromebook is driven by the Linux-based Chrome OS, which is lighter than a regular OS. It is not to wonder why buyers prefer Chromebook over a laptop. The built-in network cards make it to detect the available Wi-Fi networks easily. When it connects to a Wi-Fi network once, it detects the network next time and connects automatically. Continue reading to learn how to connect Chromebook to Wifi.
- Before you start to connect, make sure to turn on the Wi-Fi network, and know its network name and password.
- On the bottom right end of the screen, find the Wi-Fi network icon and click it.
- A network panel with the available Wi-Fi network names will pop up.
- If you have not previously connected to any Wi-Fi network, the status shows ‘Not connected,’ otherwise, the Chromebook connects to the Wi-Fi and the status would show ‘Connected.’
- Select your Wi-Fi network name, enter the password, and click Connect.
- In case the Wi-Fi network name does not appear, click the Wi-Fi symbol with a plus sign to search for new networks. After finding the network, enter the information to connect to it.
- For an open Wi-Fi network, you need not enter the password, so click Connect directly.
- If you are connecting to a WPA2 protected network, you will have to install the Server CA certificate.
- Enter the Chrome Certificate settings URL in the browser and press Enter to open the page.
- Click Authorities and check if the server certificate is installed.
- If the server certificate is not present, install it and save it.
- Now, click the time and date section and select the Settings icon.
- Click Add connection under the Network section.
- Choose Add Wi-Fi followed by Advanced and finally, set Default in the Server CA certificate menu.
- Select the Connect button.
- Finally know how to connect Chromebook to Wifi.