Connections & network: Dell Streak 7

Learn how to connect to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, and data networks (2G, 4G, LTE) on the Dell Streak 7. Find out more on this page:

 

Bluetooth

Emergency Alerts

GPS

Network

NFC

System Manager

Wi-Fi

 

 

Bluetooth

Pair Bluetooth device

To turn on Bluetooth and pair with a headset or other device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Bluetooth settings.
  5. Tap to select the Bluetooth check box to turn it on.
  6. Under Bluetooth devices, tap the device that you want to pair with.
  7. If prompted, enter the PIN or wireless passcode.
  8. Tap Pair.

 

 

Turn on / off Bluetooth

To turn on or turn off Bluetooth, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap to select or clear the Bluetooth check box to turn it on or off.

 

 

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Emergency Alerts

Turn on / off Emergency Alerts

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GPS

Turn on / off GPS

To turn on or turn off GPS, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Location & security.
  4. Tap to select or clear the Use GPS satellites check box.

 

 

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Network

APN & data settings

To set the Access Point Name (APN) and turn on data settings, follow these steps:

 

  1. [Steps - Base on DOC-18471]

 

 

Manual network selection

To manually select the wireless network the device connects to, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Scroll to and tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Network operators.
  6. Tap Search networks.
  7. Tap the network you want to use.

 

The device detects and registers on wireless networks inside T-Mobile’s calling area, but roaming networks are usually restricted to T-Mobile SIM cards. You can manually select a network only in areas where T-Mobile does not own GSM spectrum.

 

 

Switch 2G / 4G / LTE

To change the band between 2G, 4G, and LTE, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Network mode.
  6. Select one of the following:
    • GSM / WCDMA auto
    • WCDMA only (3G/4G)
    • GSM only (2G)

 

 

Turn on / off Airplane mode

Airplane mode turns off wireless connections. This allows you to use apps and menus, but not make calls or use the internet.

 

To turn on or turn off airplane mode, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap to select or clear the Airplane mode check box.

 

 

Turn on / off data roaming

To turn on or turn off data roaming, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Scroll to and tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap to select or clear the Data roaming check box.

 

 

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NFC

Read NFC tag

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Turn on / off NFC

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System Manager (Carrier IQ)

Opt in / out of System Manager

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Wi-Fi

Delete Wi-Fi network profile

To delete a saved Wi-Fi network profile, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Wi-Fi settings.
  5. If necessary, tap to select the Wi-Fi check box to turn on and view Wi-Fi networks.
  6. Scroll to and tap the Wi-Fi network you want to delete.
  7. Tap Forget.

Note: You can only delete a network that has the status “Connected” or “Remembered,” which you can see under the network name.

 

 

Scan & connect to Wi-Fi network

To scan for and connect to available Wi-Fi networks, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Wi-Fi settings.
  5. If necessary, tap to select the Wi-Fi check box to turn on and view Wi-Fi networks.
  6. Tap the Menu key.
  7. Tap Scan.
  8. Scroll to and tap the Wi-Fi network to which you want to connect.
  9. If security is enabled, enter the key or wireless password.
  10. Tap Connect.

 

 

Turn on / off Wi-Fi

To turn on or turn off Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap to select (turn on) or clear (turn off) the Wi-Fi check box.

 

 

Wi-Fi indicators

To determine when you have an active Wi-Fi connection, refer to these icons:

 

wificonnected.bmpConnected to a Wi-Fi network
wififound.bmp[icon]Wi-Fi networks are available, but not connected

 

 

 

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