US 11,659,475 B2
Electronic apparatus and control method thereof
Yong-woo Lee, Hwaseong-si (KR); Wha-seob Sim, Hwaseong-si (KR); and Chang-heon Yoon, Hwaseong-si (KR)
Assigned to SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed by SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed on May 24, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/328,399.
Application 17/328,399 is a continuation of application No. 15/949,716, filed on Apr. 10, 2018.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2017-0046268 (KR), filed on Apr. 10, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2021/0282073 A1, Sep. 9, 2021
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. H04W 48/08 (2009.01); H04W 76/10 (2018.01); H04W 48/16 (2009.01); H04L 12/28 (2006.01); H04W 12/06 (2021.01); H04W 12/50 (2021.01); H04W 4/80 (2018.01); H04W 8/00 (2009.01); H04W 48/14 (2009.01)
CPC H04W 48/08 (2013.01) [H04L 12/2803 (2013.01); H04W 12/06 (2013.01); H04W 12/50 (2021.01); H04W 48/16 (2013.01); H04W 76/10 (2018.02); H04W 4/80 (2018.02); H04W 8/005 (2013.01); H04W 48/14 (2013.01)] 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An electronic apparatus comprising:
a wireless communication interface configured to wirelessly communicate with an access point, a first device, and a second device;
a memory configured to store network connection information of the first device for connecting with the access point; and
a processor configured to:
receive, from the second device, a wireless signal requesting the network connection information for connecting with the access point, and
based on determining that the second device is capable of using the network connection information of the first device, transmit the network connection information of the first device to the second device, by which the second device is able to connect with the access point.