Last Updated: Nov 15, 2013
What is a Wi-Fi hotspot and what can I do with it?
Wi-Fi hotspots are locations where a Wi-Fi-capable device can access the Internet.
What do I need to connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot?
You usually need the password from the Wi-Fi hotspot provider.
If the hotspot doesn't require a password when you first set it up, it's not a secure network.
Sprint doesn't recommend connecting to an unsecured Wi-Fi signal.
What types of devices can access a Wi-Fi hotspot?
Wi-Fi capable devices include mobile devices such as your HTC Hero™ with Google™, tablets, netbooks, laptops and desktop PCs.
Where can I find a Wi-Fi hotspot?
You can find Wi-Fi hotspots at public places like shopping centers, cafes, hotels or airports.
What is an SSID?
SSID (Service Set Identifier) is the public name of a wireless network.
Does it cost more to connect my HTC Hero with Google to a public Wi-Fi hotspot?
Public Wi-Fi hotspots may be free or they can require a fee or a paid subscription. Before you access a Wi-Fi hotspot, be sure you understand the provider's terms and conditions of use.