WiFi.begin()

Description

Initializes the WiFi library’s network settings and provides the current status.

Syntax

WiFi.begin();

WiFi.begin(ssid);

WiFi.begin(ssid, pass);

WiFi.begin(ssid, keyIndex, key);

Parameters

ssid: the SSID (Service Set Identifier) is the name of the WiFi network you want to connect to.

keyIndex: WEP encrypted networks can hold up to 4 different keys. This identifies which key you are going to use.

key: a hexadecimal string used as a security code for WEP encrypted networks.

pass: WPA encrypted networks use a password in the form of a string for security.

Returns

  • WL_CONNECTED when connected to a network

  • WL_IDLE_STATUS when not connected to a network, but powered on

Example

#include <WiFi.h>
//SSID of your network
char ssid[] = "yourNetwork";
//password of your WPA Network
char pass[] = "secretPassword";
void setup()
{
 WiFi.begin(ssid, pass);
}
void loop () {}
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