The equipment required : what you need ...
To navigate using Orange wifi access, go with your laptop to an Orange hotspot, ie. a place with Orange wifi access coverage (see the list of hotspots).
using Windows XP or Windows 2000*
using Apple - MAC*,
* Windows XP, Windows 2000, Internet Explorer are Microsoft trademarks registered and/or used in the United States of America and/or in other countries. Apple, MAC, Airport are Apple Computer trademarks registered and/or used in the United States of America and/or in other countries. * Netscape is an AOL trademark registered and/or used in the United States of America and/or in other countries.
The use of your Intranet via Orange wifi access will depend on the security system put in place by your company. It might require the use of a specific software (VPN client) as well as remote access rights. Find out more from the IT contact in your company.
How to connect step by step :
Settle comfortably in the Orange wifi access coverage area, switch on your computer and activate your Wi-Fi equipment.
Open your Internet browser and wait until the Orange service homepage
is automatically displayed.
You must now enter your ID and password on the service's homepage.
A small connection indicator window opens to show how much connection time you have used.
You are now connected, happy surfing !
Consult and send your emails by Wi-Fi :
Send emails by logging on to your email system from an Orange wifi access hotspot with complete ease!
Open your usual email software and read your emails, write your messages and send them straight away!
The Orange infrastructure is compatible with the email systems of Internet access providers such as Wanadoo, Tiscali, Free, Club Internet...
If you have a company email system, you will need to use a VPN solution (Virtual Private Network) to access it in complete security. Contact your network administrator.
To disconnect :
It is not enough just to close your Internet browser to disconnect :
To disconnect, click on the "disconnect" button of the connection time indicator window.
You are also disconnected as soon as you :
You can select the Orange wifi network manually :
If your equipment does not automatically recognize the network :
If you use Windows XP:
If you use Windows 2000 :