These days securing your Wifi is essential, apart from a strong password a popular method is to disable the Broadcasting of SSID (Service Set Identifier).

The steps below will guide you on how to connect a Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 computer to a hidden network.

Step 1:
On your Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 computer, click the Desktop tile that is pinned on the Start screen.
Step 2:

Click the wireless icon at the bottom right corner of your screen to allow the list of available wireless networks to show up then click hidden network wireless. 

Step 3: 

Click the connect button ( You can check Connect automatically if you want the computer to automatically connect to the hidden network each time it is within range.)

Step 4:

Enter the name of the network or SSID then click Next.

Step 5:

Enter the network security key or password then click Next. ( the password is case sensitive)

Step 6:

Wait for a few moments while the computer is trying to connect to the network. 

Your computer is now successfully connected to the hidden network.


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