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Place your wireless router in a central location. Place the router as close to the center of your home as possible to increase the strength of the wireless signal throughout your home. Position the wireless router off the floor and away from walls and metal objects, such as metal file cabinets.

Select the Network icon on the taskbar. The icon that appears depends on your current connection state. If you don’t see one of the network icons (or a similar one) shown in the following image, select the Up arrow to see if it appears there. Choose the Wi-Fi network you want, then select Connect.

On the right side of the taskbar, select the Wi-Fi network icon.. Select the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to, then select Connect.. Type the network password, and then select Next.. When asked if you want your PC to be discoverable to other devices on the network, do one of the following:

WiFi Direct provides a solution for WiFi device-to-device connectivity without the need for either a Wireless Access Point (wireless AP) to set up the connection. Take a look at the UWP APIs available in the Windows.Devices.WiFiDirect namespace to see what you can do with WiFiDirect.