Go online with Wi-Fi - without using your internet allowance
Want to get Wi-Fi on your mobile when you’re out and about?
It’s easy and great value. You just need to be eligible to use WiFi on the London Underground. Or have a Pay monthly plan that includes BT Wi-fi premium hotspots.
What can you do via Wi-Fi?
Wi-Fi makes it easy to browse the internet, send and receive email, and stream music and video on the go – without eating into your monthly internet allowance.
Where can you get access?
Want Wi-Fi access? Getting online is a breeze. Go online above the ground with access to thousands of BT Wi-fi premium hotspots throughout the UK. You can even get online below the ground with our new WiFi on the London Underground service provided by Virgin Media.
How do you get Wi-Fi on your device?
Want to use WiFi on the London Underground?
Well if you're a Vodafone customer you can. To start with, WiFi on the London Underground will work in 90 stations – increasing to about 120 by the end of spring 2013.
You'll be able to connect to our Wi-Fi portal in many ticket halls, walkways and platforms - with access to everything from your emails to London listings and travel updates. As you move through the underground, your phone will automatically reconnect when in range of the Wi-Fi service.
Who's eligible for WiFi on the London Underground?
Use our table to see if you're eligible to use WiFi on the London Underground.
|Who can use it from 29 January 2013?||Who can use it from November 2013?|
|Pay as you go customers with internet as part of their plan.||Pay as you go customers with internet as part of their plan.|
|All Pay monthly customers - both those with and without internet as part of their plan.||Pay monthly customers with internet as part of their plan. |
(N.B: Those without internet as part of their plan will no longer be able to use the service).
|All business customers are eligible.||All business customers are eligible.|
How do you get access to WiFi on the London Underground?
It's simple - just register for My Vodafone and pop in your details the first time you connect. You’ll get online automatically after that.
How much does it cost?
There's no extra charge, as long as you're eligible.
How do you connect?
It takes seconds. Just follow these easy steps:
- Switch on your device's Wi-Fi when you're in a station with WiFi on the London Underground
- In your Wi-Fi settings, choose "Virgin Media WiFi"
- Hit the browser button which will take you to the portal, then choose the Vodafone icon
- On the Vodafone registration page, enter your My Vodafone username and password
- Refresh your browser and off you go
I already use the free London Underground WiFi service - what's going to happen?
Your free service is due to end on Tuesday 29 January 2013. You'll need to register for our WiFi on the London Underground service to continue using it.
Got a question?
You can find out more, including a full list of stations which already have WiFi, from Virgin Media.
BT Wi-fi iPhone & iPad
Just turn on Wi-Fi on your device when you're in a BT Wi-fi premium hotspot - your iPhone or iPad will connect to it automatically. Then open the browser or fire up your apps, and away you go.
BT Wi-fi Android™ & BlackBerry®
The easiest way to connect is by using the My Vodafone app. Once you've downloaded it – and when you're in range and your Wi-Fi's turned on - your phone will connect automatically to the nearest BT Wi-fi premium hotspot.
If you don't have this app, you'll need to connect to the hotspot, open your browser and enter your My Vodafone username and password before you can get online.
BT Wi-fi Laptops, tablets & Windows® Phone™ and other
First, turn on your Wi-Fi and choose your nearest BT Wi-fi premium hotspot. Once you've connected with it, open your browser and enter your My Vodafone username and password. Then you're online and ready to go.