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How to connect

Mobile devices (iOS, android and windows phone)
  • Open Settings and select Wi-Fi (On some samsung devices, Connections, wi-fi.)
  • Turn on Wi-Fi, if necessary
  • Select "Kirklees-Public-Access-wi-fi" from the list of available wireless networks and connect.
  • Open your mobile web browser and browse to any website. This will launch Kirklees Wi-Fi landing page
  • New users can now enter the information required to sign up - existing users can ignore this and continue to browse the internet.
PC (Windows)
  • Open the available wireless networks list.
  • Select "Kirklees-Public-Access-wi-fi" from the list of available wireless networks and connect.
  • Open your web browser and browse to any website. This will launch Kirklees Wi-Fi landing page
  • New users can now enter the information required to sign up - existing users can ignore this and continue to browse the internet.
Mac (OS X)
  • Open the wi-fi menu on the top menu
  • Select 'Turn on wi-fi On', if Wi-Fi is not already switched on.
  • Select "Kirklees-Public-Access-wi-fi" from the list of available wireless networks and connect.
  • The Kirklees landing page will open atuomatically. If it doesn't, browse to any page in your web browser
  • New users can now enter the information required to sign up - existing users can ignore this and continue to browse the internet.
Troubleshooting

If you are having trouble connecting, check:

  • Does your device have wireless capabilities?
  • Does your device have a switch to turn on Wi-Fi?
  • Do you have a static IP assigned?
  • Have you disabled your proxy settings?

Further Information

Staying safe while using public access wi-fi

You can help safeguard your connection with some basic precautions

  • If you are a business user, use a secure VPN when accessing your corporate network
  • Password protect or use a PIN to secure your device
  • Do not leave credit card details displayed on the screen
  • Always ensure your antivirus software is up to date
  • Turn off automatic login settings
  • Enter your bank account details ONLY when you are sure the website is secure(Click on the padlock on the web browser to confirm it is secure).
Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions can be found on the initial sign up web page once you have connected your device.