Problems with Wi-Fi are unfortunately quite common in Tails and Linux in general. To test if your Wi-Fi interface works in Tails:
Open the system menu in the top-right corner:
<p>You managed to start <span class="pc-clone mac-clone">your new</span> Tails on your computer!</p>
<h1 id="create-persistence" class="step">Create a Persistent Storage (optional)</h1>
You can optionally create an encrypted Persistent Storage in the
remaining free space on your
<span class="clone">new</span>
Tails USB stick to store any of the following:
Remains available across separate working sessions.
Create the Persistent Storage
Restart and unlock the Persistent Storage
Shut down the computer and restart on your <span class="clone">new</span> Tails USB stick.
In the Welcome Screen:
Click <span class="bold">Start Tails</span>.
1. You can now save your personal files and working documents in the
<span class="guilabel">Persistent</span> folder. To open the
<span class="guilabel">Persistent</span> folder choose
<span class="menuchoice">
<span class="guimenu">Places</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guimenuitem">Persistent</span></span>.