Wireless

HCC Corporate

Connect to HCC Corporate wireless network If you are a staff member or have a Corporate account.

HCC Corporate can be used for personal devices and corporate devices.

Using your device, search for a wireless network and select HCC Corporate.

On some Android devices above the Identity and Password fields you need to change the CA certificate to Do Not Validate, or the Connect option will remain greyed out.

Enter your Username/Identity and Password and select OK.

  • Username/Identity (Android) - Hantsnet ID
  • Anonymous identity - Leave this field blank
  • Password - Your Hantsnet password

If you get a nps.hants.gov.uk pop up, select Trust.

nps certificate

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

You are now connected to HCC Corporate Wireless.

Your device will remember your details and automatically connect when you are in range of the HCC Corporate network.

If you lose your connection, turn your Wi-Fi off and back on and you should be automatically reconnected.

If your Hantsnet password changes you will need to forget this network, re-connect, and log on with your new password.

Forget and re-connect to HCC Corporate on Windows 10 devices

Select the system tray icon. The icon will look slightly different depending if you are connected via a wired connection or wireless connection.

icontray

Select Network & Internet Settings.

Select Wi-Fi then Manage Known networks.

manage known networks

Select HCC Corporate then Forget

 Within the Wi-Fi window, select the back button.

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Select Show available networks.

Select HCC Corporate and select Connect.

Enter your Hantsnet ID and Password and select OK.

Select Connect if you see the Continue Connecting message.

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The HCC Corporate Wi-Fi connection will now be up to date with your latest password and you should be connected to it.

HCC Guest

Connect to HCC Guest wireless network If you do not have a Corporate account or a member of the public.

Using your device, search for a wireless network and select HCC Guest.

An HCC Guest WiFi access page will open in a browser. If this doesn't happen, open a browser page and it will open.

guest login

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

If you don't have one of the above accounts then see Step 4 to create a temporary account for 7 day access.

If you do not have a Hantsweb or Social Media account, register for 7 days access and then 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 you accept the terms of use and select Register.

guest wifi details

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

Enter your Username and Password, accept Terms of Use and select Log in.

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

If an authentication or certificate pop up appears with wirelessauthentication.hants.gov.uk please accept.

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

You are now connected to HCC Guest Wireless.

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. Then 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 to HCC Guest

If you lose your connection during the same day you registered for 7 day access and you are directed back to the HCC Guest WiFi access page, use the Reconnect to HCC Guest button to log back on.

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Hantsnet Wireless (legacy)

Hampshire County Council has wireless networks for Hantsnet users using Hantsnet devices (Employee.hantsnet), Hantsnet users using their own device (Employee.selfservice) and visitors to our buildings (Guest.internet). These pages will help you set up and connect devices to the relevant network.

Hantsnet devices

Employee.hantsnet
  • Need a Hantsnet ID
  • For Hantsnet devices
  • Internet, intranet and email
  • Hantsnet

Your own device

Employee.selfservice
  • Need a Hantsnet ID
  • Use your own device
  • Internet, intranet and email
  • Hantsnet Passport

Guest access

Guest.internet
  • For everyone
  • Use your own device
  • Internet and email
  • Hantsnet Passport