Wi-Fi Protected Setup

Abbreviated as WPS, Wi-Fi Protected Setup is an optional Wi-Fi Alliance certification program that is designed to enable users with little knowledge of Wi-Fi configuration and security settings to configure new wireless networks, and also add new devices and enable security. Wi-Fi Protected Setup supports Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 802.11 products including consumer electronics and phones, as well as computers and access points (APs). Wi-Fi protected setup also applies to 802.11 devices traditionally used for home and small office purposes, including those that communicate through 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11.g as well as multiple-band devices.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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