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How to Connect the Cisco IP Phone 8861 to a Wireless Network
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How to Connect the Cisco IP Phone 8861 to a Wireless Network

Objective

To connect a Cisco IP Phone 8861 to a wireless network.

Applies To

  • Cisco IP Phone 8861

Procedure

Connect to a Broadcasted Network

  1. Unplug the Ethernet cable and plug in the power adapter.
  2. Press Information and settings (gear icon).
  3. Navigate to Network Configuration.
  4. Select Wi-Fi configuration.
  5. Select the Service Set Identifier (SSID) of the network.
  6. Enter the network Passphrase/password.
  7. Press Connect.
  8. A message that connection was successful will appear. Press OK to return to the Network configuration menu.

Connect to a Hidden Network

  1. Press Information and settings (gear icon).
  2. Navigate to Network Configuration.
  3. Select Wi-Fi configuration.
  4. Select Other.
  5. Choose the security mode of the SSID network.
  6. Press Select.
  7. Enter the Service Set Identifier (SSID).
  8. Enter the network Passphrase/password.
  9. Press Connect.
  10. A message that connection was successful will appear. Press OK to return to the Network configuration menu.
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