Now Available At BPL: Wireless Hotspots

WHO CAN CHECK OUT HOTSPOTS?

  • Hotspots available for Bellaire Public Library card holdersBellaire Public Library card holders ONLY are eligible to check out the Hotspots, and must be at least 16 years of age.¬†
  • Hotspots can be checked out for a total of fourteen days, with one renewal allowed if there are no holds waiting for them.¬†
  • Overdue fees will be in the amount of $1.00 per day, until the device is returned.¬†
  • If the device is lost or damaged, a replacement fee of $125.00 will be charged to the patron.

PLACE A HOLD:
‚ě§ See the catalog listing for the Hotspots available for Bellaire Public Library card holders


INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE

  • Hold the Power key for 3 seconds until¬†Welcome¬†shows on the OLED display.
  • Press the Power/Menu button shortly when the display is on.¬†The menu will switch every 3 seconds and show you the Wi-Fi name and password.
  • The default Wi-Fi name will be "FranklinT9 + 4 digits listed on the back of the device.
  • The default Wi-Fi password is random and will be shown on the screen of the device.
  • Connect your Wi-Fi device to your Mobile Hotspot.
  • On your computer or other Wi-Fi enabled device, search for available Wi-Fi networks and select network name located on¬†the OLED display.

From a Windows PC:

  • Left-click Wireless Network Connection on the taskbar to view available networks.
  • Choose the SSID from the list of available networks.

From a Mac computer:

  • Select¬†System Preferences > Network > Airport.
  • Click¬†Advanced to choose SSID from the list of available networks.
  • Choose the SSID from the list of available networks.

From an iOS device:

  • Go to¬†Settings > Wi-Fi.
  • Choose the SSID from the available networks.

From an Android device:

  • Go to¬†Settings > Wi‚ÄĎFi settings.
  • Choose the SSID from the available networks.
  • Enter password from the screen of the device, then click¬†OK.

User Guide and How To Video:

‚짬†Download a pdf manual
‚짬†Watch a YouTube video tutorial