Reconnect to WiFi After Resetting the Microsoft Lumia 535

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Hello, you're watching VisiHow. Today we're going to show you how to reconnect to a WiFi network after performing a Factory Reset on a Microsoft Lumia 535. If you've performed a Factory Reset, all of your data is going to be wiped so you're going to have to reconnect to a wireless network.

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Steps

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    The first thing you need to do is press the power button on the right-hand side of the phone to access the lock screen.
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    Swipe up to unlock the phone and access the home screen.
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    Swipe to the left to access the list of applications.
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    Scroll down and tap on Settings.
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    Tap on the WiFi option.
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    Here we see WiFi is turned on and we also have some WiFi networks.
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    Click on the WiFi network you would like to join.
    You will need to enter a password.
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    When you're done, tap done at the bottom.
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    Wait for the phone to connect to WiFi.
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    Now we can see that the phone has connected to the phone has connected to my WiFi network.
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    Now we can use the internet.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to reconnect to your WiFi after performing a Factory Reset on your Microsoft Lumia 535.
    If you have any comments or suggestions, please leave them in the comment section below. You've been watching VisiHow.
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Questions and Answers

Hi! My problem was my phone is connected to WiFi, but social networks are unable to be opened?

Hi! My problem after reset my phone connected to WiFi, but the net was not opening. I have tried: I went through settings, even before my phone was connected to WiFi, so I thought of the reset; but the problem is not cleared

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  1. 1
    Update your phone to the latest version.
    You can see how to do that as shown in the tutorial on how to update a Lumia phone to Windows 10 Mobile.
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  2. 2
    Find another WiFi network and test it.
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  3. 3
    Delete the WiFi point.
    Press the home button. Swipe the screen to the left. Tap on "Settings". Tap on "WiFi". Tap on the WiFi connection to "forget". Tap the delete icon.
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  4. 4
    Reconnect to WiFi.
    Enter the correct password and ensure that your router does not block any MAC or IP addresses. Also, the WiFi router should actually have an active Internet plan. Some carriers do not allow other devices to connect to their hotspots too. You will need to test it with finding another WiFi network to connect to and with some other device connecting to your WiFi point. Also, Lumia might not connect to 5 GHz networks (802.11n).
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  5. 5
    Stay as close to the router as possible.
    Interference can be high at longer ranges.
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  6. 6
    Recheck your date, time, and time-zone-area settings.
    That is located in "Settings" > "date+time".
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  7. 7
    Turn off WiFi and enable data plan.
    See if the Internet on the device works at all. This is located in "Settings" > "mobile network" > "Data connection".
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  8. 8
    Try different browsers on your Lumia.
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  9. 9
    Reset your router.
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