How do I connect my gaming console to my wireless home network?

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To connect your gaming console to your wireless home network, just follow the steps under the name of your console:

Xbox One

  1. Press the Menu button on the Xbox One controller.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Network.
  4. Select Set Up Wireless Network.
  5. Select the name of your wireless network from the list of available networks.
  6. Enter your network password.
  7. Select Test Network Connection on the Network Settings screen to make sure that your console is connected.


  1. Select Network.
  2. Select Set up Internet Connection.
  3. Select Use WiFi.
  4. Select Easy.
  5. Select the name of the Wi-Fi network you want to join.
  6. Enter your password.
  7. Select default settings for any remaining choices.

Nintendo Switch

  1. From the home menu, select Settings.
  2. Select Internet.
  3. Select Internet Settings.
  4. Select the name of the Wi-Fi network you want to join.
  5. Enter your password.
  6. After the Nintendo Switch tests your Internet connection, select OK to complete the connection process.

If you’re having trouble connecting your gaming console to your wireless home network but you’ve been able to connect other devices, please contact the manufacturer of your gaming console for technical assistance.

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