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FAQs related to Wi-Fi hotspots on your HTC Hero with Google

Last Updated: Nov 15, 2013

Answers to some of your questions about Wi-Fi hotspots
  • 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.

    Connect to a Wi-Fi network.

  • 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.

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