How to connect your Raspberry Pi to a WiFi network with raspi-config in Raspbian Stretch
When you own a Raspberry Pi with in-built WiFi or an attached USB WiFi adapter, you will be able to connect it to a WiFi network.
When you have installed Raspbian Stretch on your Raspberry Pi, you can use
raspi-config to connect your Raspberry Pi to a WiFi network. For this purpose, you can follow the steps mentioned in this post.
First, open a Terminal window by clicking on the highlighted icon at the top:
Once the terminal window had started, type the following command in the terminal window:
raspi-config loads in your terminal, go through the following screens to connect your Raspberry Pi to a WiFi network:
Select Network Options on the first menu of
When the Network Options menu loads, select Wi-fi:
After you had selected Wi-fi,
raspi-config will prompt for the SSID of the wireless network that you wish to connect to. Therefore, enter the SSID of the wireless network to connect to:
raspi-config gets the SSID of the wireless network, it will prompt for a passphrase. In case the wireless network does not require a passphrase to connect to, leave the input empty. Otherwise, enter the passphrase for the wireless network that you wish to connect to:
When you had entered the passphrase,
raspi-config returns to the first menu. At this point in time, select Finish to complete the configuration:
When you had done so,
raspi-config prompts you to reboot Raspbian Stretch:
After your Raspbian Stretch reboots successfully, it will connect to the WiFi network that you had indicated.