Network & internet settings (IFP52)

In the network and internet settings menu, view your network connection status and manage Wi-Fi, ethernet, wireless hotspot, Bluetooth, and VPN configurations.

Network & Internet settings menu.



To configure Wi-Fi, wireless hotspot, and Bluetooth settings, these options will only become available when the VB-WIFI-001 or VB-WIFI-005 (optional add-on) is installed on the ViewBoard.


Set up Wi-Fi network connections and manage previous ones in Wi-Fi settings menu.

Wi-Fi settings menu with Wi-Fi disabled.Wi-Fi settings menu with Wi-Fi enabled.Advanced settings within Wi-Fi settings.

  1. Ensure a Wi-Fi adapter is connected to your device.
  2. To enable Wi-Fi, press the toggle button.
  3. With Wi-Fi enabled, have the option to Add a Network, view Saved Networks, Refresh the network list, or view More settings.
  4. In More settings,
    1. Enable or disable whether you want to receive notifications when Wi-Fi networks are detected by your device.
    2. Review Network card info.
  5. In Saved network, review all networks you have previously accessed.

NOTE: Wi-Fi will disable when ethernet is enabled.


Set up a local network configuration and proxy settings in Ethernet settings.

Ethernet settings menu with local network disabled.Ethernet settings menu with local network enabled and proxy option available.

  1. Ensure an ethernet cord with internet access is connected to your device.
  2. To enable ethernet, open the Local network drop-down list and select your desired configuration option.
  3. Adjust local network and proxy settings to your requirements.

NOTE: Ethernet will disable when Wi-Fi is enabled.

Wireless hotspot

Use your device as a wireless hotspot so other devices can use your device's internet connection.

Wireless hotspot settings menu with the hotspot disabled.

  1. Ensure a Wi-Fi adapter is connected to your device.
  2. Connect to a Wi-Fi network.
  3. Press the status toggle to enable wireless hotspot.
  4. Press Set up to set a network name, security type, and password.

NOTE: Internet connection is blocked when wireless hotspot is enabled.


Allow your ViewBoard to be discoverable by enabling Bluetooth. Other devices on your network can then send files to your ViewBoard more conveniently.

Bluetooth settings menu.


Set up and manage virtual private networks (VPNs) in the VPN settings menu.

VPN settings menu with no VPN set up.

To create a VPN profile:

  1. Go to Settings > Network & Internet > VPN.
  2. Press Add VPN.
  3. Input a Name and a Server address.
  4. Select the VPN Type.
  5. Enable/disable PPP encryption (MPPE) or show Advanced options to input VPN credentials.
  6. Check the Always On VPN option if you would like stay connected to the VPN when your device is on.

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