Help & troubleshooting for network issues, including connecting your device to your home Wi-Fi network, connecting to public networks, troubleshooting wireless issues & ethernet connections, and optimizing streaming performance.
You will only see the “DIRECT” network name during the setup phase of the Wi-Fi network. Are you trying to set up the Wi-Fi? That network goes away once the Wi-Fi is running. If you need to set up the Wi-Fi again, start by forgetting the current Wi-Fi and do the wireless setup again.