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How do I activate or set up my hotspot?

You need to activate and register your hotspot before you can connect to the hotspot’s WiFi network. You can activate and register the hotspot with or without Internet access.

CAUTION: Do not insert the battery into your hotspot or power it on before following these instructions. If you powered on the hotspot before following these instructions, power it off and remove the battery.



To activate and register your hotspot if you have Internet access:

1. Make sure that the hotspot is powered off.

Note: If you powered on the hotspot before activating it, power it off and remove the battery.

2. Launch a web browser from a computer or WiFi device.

3. Enter http://aroundtowninternet.com/ register in the address field of the browser. The login screen displays.

4. Click the register button.

5. Enter the activation code in the Activation Code field. The activation code can be located on retail packaging label and it is also on the back of the hotspot, under the battery:

6. Complete the Account Information fields and click the submit button.

Note: Your email will be your user name.

7. Read the Terms & Conditions, select the check box at the bottom of the screen, and click the submit button.

8. Review your membership information and data plan.

9. Click the submit button. Your hotspot is ready for activation.

10. Insert the battery into the hotspot.

a. Remove the back cover from the hotspot.

b. Insert the battery, making sure the connectors align.

c. Replace the battery cover, pressing down gently until the cover clicks into place.

11. Press and hold the Power button on the hotspot until the LCD screen lights up. The Hands Free Activation screen displays and the hotspot begins the activation process.

12. Wait for the hotspot to activate. When the activation process is complete, the hotspot displays the WiFi network name (SSID) and password.

 

You can now connect your computers or WiFi devices to the hotspot’s WiFi network.

 

 

To activate and register your hotspot if you do not have Internet access:

1. Make sure that the hotspot is powered off.

Note: If you powered on the hotspot before activating it, power it off and remove the battery.

2. Send an SMS message to 1-855-678-9123 and in the body of the message only include the activation code. The activation code is on the back of the hotspot and on the retail packaging label.

3. Wait for a confirmation message.

4. After you receive the confirmation message, insert the battery into the hotspot:

a. Remove the back cover from the hotspot.

b. Insert the battery, making sure the connectors align.

c. Replace the battery cover, pressing down gently until the cover clicks into place.

5. Press and hold the Power button on the hotspot until the LCD screen lights up. The Hands Free Activation screen displays and the hotspot begins the activation process.

6. Wait for the hotspot to activate. When the activation process is complete, the hotspot displays the WiFi network name (SSID) and password.

7. Connect your computer or WiFi device to the hotspot using the SSID and password that displays on the hotspot.

8. Launch a web browser from the computer or WiFi device that is connected to the hotspot’s network.

9. Enter http://aroundtowninternet.com/ register in the address field of the browser. The login screen displays.

10. Click the register button.

11. Complete the Account Information fields and click the submit button.

Note: Your email will be your user name.

12. Read the Terms & Conditions, select the check box at the bottom of the screen, and click the submit button.

13. Review your membership information and data plan.

14. Click the submit button. You can now connect your computers or WiFi devices to the hotspot’s WiFi network.

 

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