Turning Wi-Fi ON/OFF

1. From the Home screen, tap All apps.
2. Go to Settings -> tap Wi-Fi, located under Wireless & networks.
3. Switch the Wi-Fi slider to ON.

Locating the MAC address

1. From the Home screen, tap All apps.
2. Go to Settings -> tap Wi-Fi, located under Wireless & networks.
3. Press the Menu icon -> tap Advanced -> select View MAC address.

Connecting to a Wi-Fi network from the available list

1. From the Home screen, tap All apps.
2. Go to Settings -> tap Wi-Fi, located under Wireless & networks.
3. Turn the Wi-Fi ON and view Wi-Fi networks, if necessary.
4. Tap the Wi-Fi network where youd like to connect.

Connecting to a Wi-Fi network manually


1. From the Home screen, tap All apps.
2. Go to Settings -> tap Wi-Fi, located under Wireless & networks.
3. Turn the Wi-Fi ON and view Wi-Fi networks, if necessary.
4. Now tap Add network and enter the Network SSID.
5. Then tap the Security field and add any additional information that youre required.
6. When youre done, tap Save.

Scanning for available networks


1. From the Home screen, tap All apps.
2. Go to Settings -> tap Wi-Fi, located under Wireless & networks.
3. Turn the Wi-Fi ON and view Wi-Fi networks, if necessary.
4. Then tap Scan -> go to the Wi-Fi network that you want to connect.
5. Enter the required password, if necessary.
6. Tap Connect.

Deleting a Wi-Fi network

1. From the Home screen, tap All apps.
2. Go to Settings -> tap Wi-Fi, located under Wireless & networks.
3. Turn the Wi-Fi ON and view Wi-Fi networks, if necessary.
4. Select the Wi-Fi network that you wish to delete and tap Forget.

Editing the details of a Wi-Fi network


1. From the Home screen, tap All apps.
2. Go to Settings -> tap Wi-Fi, located under Wireless & networks.
3. Turn the Wi-Fi ON and view Wi-Fi networks, if necessary.
4. Tap and hold the desired network.
5. Make the desired settings and tap OK when ready.

Tethering

Your Nexus 4 can share its mobile data with a computer over an USB cable. This feature is available with Windows 7, Windows Vista and XP, Mac OS X as well as Linux.

Keep in mind that whenever you connect your Nexus 4 to a computer via an USB cable you can etiehr access files on the smartphones memory card or tether, but you wont be able to do both at the same time. Thus, if you want to access the memory card of your device, youll have to turn tethering off.

To tether your device:

1. Connect the USB cable to your Nexus 4 and then to your computer.
2. Youll notice a USB icon on the screen, as well as a brief notification.
3. After that you have to tap All apps.
4. Then Settings -> More, which is located under Wireless & networks.
5. Tap the USB tethering to turn the setting on.
6. Your computer will then share the data connection of your smartphone.
7. When youre finished, disconnect the smartphone from the computer.

Turning ON Mobile Hotspot


1. From the Home screen, tap All apps.
2. Go to Settings -> tap More, located under Wireless & networks.
3. Then select Tethering & portable hotspot.
4. Next, you need to enable the Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

Your device will then start boardcasting its Wi-Fi network name or SSID and youll be able to connect up to 8 devices to its network. .The defaut SSID of your Nexus 4 should be AndroidAPXXXX.

Configuring the Mobile Hotspot

1. From the Home screen, tap All apps.
2. Go to Settings -> tap More, located under Wireless & networks.
3. Then select Tethering & portable hotspot.
4. Turn ON Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
5. And tap Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.
6. To enter a new name for your Wi-Fi network, tap the Network SSID field.
7. Next, tap the Security menu and make the desired settings.
8. If prompted, enter a password.
9. Tap Save when done.


See More: Wireless and Network Settings for Your Google Nexus 4