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How do I connect to Fon Spots?

Luis Hernandez
posted this on May 23, 2011 15:05

From your laptop:

When you are in the vicinity (coverage area) of a Fon Spot:

  • Switch on wireless capability
  • Select the Fon Spot signal (i.e.: FON_FREE_INTERNET) via the WiFi signal icon in your system tray and connect (click here for specific instructions for your operating system)
  • Open your web browser and a Fon login page will appear. If it doesn't, type in any web address, for example: 'www.wikipedia.org' into your browser's address bar.
  • Log in by entering your username and password - a new web browser window will open confirming that you're connected. 
  • If you are a Fon member through your "Box de SFR" (ADSL ou fibre),your email address (e.g. my-login@sfr.fr) prefixed by "SFR/" and the corresponding password. (e.g. SFR/my-login@sfr.fr).
  • Oi suscribers : the login details for trying to access to any FON_FREE_INTERNET spots, is your Oi WiFi account, ( telefone Fixo ou Móvel + DDD, suffixed by "@oiwifi" (e.g: 2136442789@oiwifi) and your Oi WiFi account password.
  • Netia subscribers have to logon by adding '#netia' right after their registered email address (e.g. jan.nowak@gmail.com#netia) and their password.

Note: If you are not a Fon member yet, you can create a Fon account on the Fon login page. If you have just registered and are not yet sharing WiFi with other Fon members,  you will need to purchase a Fon pass to gain access.

 

From your Android device:

To connect to Fon Spots with an Android device we recommend using the Fon App. It will automatically connect you when in range of a Fon Spot. 

All you need to do is:

 

  1. Install the Fon App
  2. Enter your username and password
  3. Save your settings
  4. Enjoy WiFi with Fon!

 

App Screenshots:

 

To connect to Fon Spots with an iPhone or iPad we recommend using the Fon App. It will automatically connect your device (iPhone/iPad)  when it's in range of a Fon Spot. 

 

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1. Choose between existing member and new to Fon.

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2. Enter your Fon account credentials (email and password). 

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3. Get ready to install the Fon WiFi Profile.

IMG_0158.PNG 4. Install the Fon WiFi Profile.
IMG_0159.PNG 5. That's it! You are ready to search and connect seamlessly to Fon Spots.
 
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