Connect your Pocket PC to a WIFI Access Point

If your Pocket PC is WIFI enabled, you can connect to the internet via a WIFI access point.  To verify that your Pocket PC is WIFI enabled, tap Start > Settings > System tab > Asset Viewer.  If you find a Wireless LAN module, then your Pocket PC is WIFI enabled.  If your Pocket PC is not WIFI enabled, there are SDIO WIFI cards you can purchase to make the Pocket PC WIFI enabled. 

In the article entitled, “How do I connect my Pocket PC to the internet,” I described three common types of WIFI access point configurations you will encounter:  Free (Open) Hotspots; “Subscription” Hotspots; and Encrypted or secure networks. 

This article will discuss some recommended settings you could use to facilitate connecting your Pocket PC to a WIFI Access Point as well as some generic and/or required router settings.  I have also included some tips regarding troubleshooting connection problems at the end of the article. 

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