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Using the Intel® WiFi HotSpot Assistant

The Intel® WiFi HotSpot Assistant is a feature that is automatically installed with Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software version 15.6.0 or later. This feature connects your PC to free Wi-Fi hotspots, which are part of the DeviceScape Easy WiFi* network.

The first time you connect to a free hotspot, that is part of the Easy WiFi network, it will prompt you to accept the terms and conditions in order to connect. After the first connection your PC automatically connects to hotspots that are part of the Easy WiFi network.

The Intel® WiFi HotSpot Assistant relies on Easy WiFi network which includes many major free hotspot locations. Some of these locations can ask you to provide additional information or agree to their terms and conditions.

How to enable and disable the hotspot feature:

  1. From the Start menu, click Control Panel > Network and Internet.

  2. Click Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software Tools.

  3. Go to Intel WiFi Hotspot Assistant section and click Settings.

  4. Select the check box to enable the Hotspot feature or clear the check box to disable this feature.

  5. Select the check box to enable the auto connect feature or clear the check box to disable this feature.

This applies to:

Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 For Desktop
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235
Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 100
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 105
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 130
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 135
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200 For Desktop
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
Intel® WiFi Link 1000
Intel® WiFi Link 5300 and Intel® WiFi Link 5100 products
Intel® Wireless-N 7260
Intel® Wireless-N 7265

Solution ID: CS-034116
Last Modified: 23-Aug-2015
Date Created: 12-Mar-2013
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