Whenever you do anything on your phone that requires a network connection, such as send and receive email, get social networking feeds, visit websites, or download apps, your phone automatically connects to a cellular data
network to transmit the information. If you're connected to a Wi-Fi network
, the Wi-Fi network connection is used instead.
Whether you're at home, work, or out and about, chances are you'll find Wi-Fi networks your phone can connect to. Some are open to everyone and some are secured, requiring a password to connect. Using a Wi-Fi connection can help reduce your cellular data usage
to save on costs, and it's usually faster than a cellular connection.
This tutorial will show you how to add a hidden Wi-Fi network
and connect to a Wi-Fi network
on your Windows Phone 8