Wi-Fi for guests

Guidance for guests accessing Wi-Fi

Connect to the HCC Guest Wi-Fi network if you do not have a corporate account or you are a member of the public.

Using your device, search for a Wi-Fi network and select 'HCC Guest'.

An HCC Guest Wi-Fi access page will open in a browser. If this doesn't happen, open a new browser page and the Wi-Fi access page will appear:

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Select 'Hantsweb Account' or any of the social media accounts listed and follow the on-screen instructions.

If you don't have a Hantsweb or social media account, then you should create a temporary account for 7 day access. You will be able to create a Hantsweb or social media account for future use.

Register for 7 day access

Create a temporary account by selecting 'Register for 7 day access':

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Enter your details, confirm that you accept the terms of use and select 'Register':

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You will be sent an email and text message with your password.

Enter your username and password, confirm that you accept the terms of use and select 'Log in'.

If you lose the login page while getting your password, open a browser page and the login page will open.

If an authentication or certificate pop-up appears reading 'wirelessauthentication.hants.gov.uk' you should accept.

If you are connecting via laptop and you are asked to set a network location, select 'Work network'.

You are now connected to HCC Guest Wi-Fi.

If you do not have a mobile phone, then use a device that has already connected to the internet to access the page where you can set up an account. Use the Hantsweb account to connect to the HCC Guest Wi-Fi.

Once you register, you can use these details every time to connect to the HCC Guest Wi-Fi.

Reconnecting if your connection is lost

If you lose your connection during the same day you registered for 7 day access and you are directed back to the HCC Guest Wi-Fi access page, press the 'Reconnect to HCC Guest' button to log back on:

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