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  • What is community WiFi?

    WiFi that moves with you!

    • No equipment needed, just add your devices on your account and instantly connect.
    • Once authorized, you will have access to ultra-high speed WiFi at any of Spartan Net’s communities. Setup once, stay connected and say goodbye to overage fees. 
    • No more worrying about using up your data or asking your friends for their long WiFi passwords. 

    Check to see if your apartment has wifi available.

    Even if you have your own WiFi router, connect your devices to gain access to our community WiFi.

  • List of WiFi Communities

    If your apartment is listed follow these steps to get setup for community WiFi 

     

    129 Burcham
    731 Burcham
    787 Burcham
    Abbott Pointe
    Albert Apartments
    Americana A
    Americana B
    Arbor Glen
    Beechwood
    Berrytreee
    Burcham Place
    Burcham Woods
    Campus Hill
    Campus View
    Cedar Greens
    Cedar Street
    Cedar Village
    Delta Arms
    Eden Roc
    Glenwood
    Hannah Lofts
    Knob Hill
    Hannah Lofts
    Haslett Arms
    Northpointe
    Old Canton
    River Park
    Studio House
    The Hamptons
    The Oaks
    The Pines
    University Terrace
    University Villa
    Waterbury Place
    Waters Edge

    Follow these steps to get setup for community WiFi 

  • How do I access the community WiFi?

    Check to see if your community has WiFi available.

    Requirements:
    Even if Internet and TV is included at your apartment you must Subscribed to activate service.
    Once you receive email notification that your My Account is active you can add your WiFi devices. You can then add roommates in My Account to allow them access to setup their own login to add WiFi devices.

    1.  Log in to My Account

    2. Click the ‘WiFi’ tab to add devices
    To authorize devices, label them in the description field..Enter the MAC address of your device and press Save. Most communities are limited to 3 registered WiFi devices per roommate.

    Help finding the MAC Address
    The MAC Address is a sequence of 12 alphanumeric characters located in your device settings.
    Example:  00:00:00:a1:2b:cc

    Need help, what kind of device are you connecting?

    3. Connect to community WiFi 
    Connect to Spartan-Net. The guest WiFi SSID automatically times out and requires manual re-connection.

    Next Steps…

    • Each roommate gets access to add their own WiFi devices.
      After you add your devices, go to the roommates tab in your My Account and add your roommates.  Once added Roommates can setup individual accounts to add WiFi devices at www.Spartan-Net.com/Register
       
    • For the fastest speeds. 
      Plug in an Ethernet cable from your computer directly into the wall Internet port.
       
    • Screen Casting and Wireless Printing.
      Apple AirPlay, Google casting and wireless printer connections are not accessible on the Spartan Net WiFi network due to enhanced security. If you wish to use these capabilities, you will need your own WiFi router.

    If you are still unable to connect, call 866-386-7778 or create a Support Request

  • ▫ Laptops and Desktops (MAC Address)

    The following instructions will help you locate your MAC address. Registering your devices MAC address is required in order to access Spartan Net Community WiFi. Once you locate your MAC address, login to your My Account and add your devices. For further instructions on how to connect to WiFi, click here.

    MacOs X Leopard - Wireless Network

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    1. Click the Apple in the upper-left corner and select System Preferences.
     
     
    2. Double click the Network icon.
     
     
    3. Click Airport and choose Advanced.
     
     
    4. Click the Airport tab. Your MAC address is the Airport ID.
     
     

    MacOs X Lion - Wireless Network

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    1. Click the Apple in the upper-left corner and select System Preferences.
     
     
    2. Double click the Network icon.
     
     
    3. Click Wi-Fi and choose Advanced.
     
     
    4. Click the Wi-Fi tab. Your MAC address is the Wi-Fi Address.
     
     

    Windows Computer

    1. Click the Start menu button on the Windows task bar.
     
    2. Type 'Run' in the search bar, then open the program 'Run' by clicking on it.
     
     
    3. Type 'cmd' in the text box that appears and click 'OK'. A command prompt window launches on the desktop.
     
     
    4. In this command window, type 'ipconfig /all' and press 'Enter' on your keyboard.

    Details are shown for each of the computer's network adapters.
    You may see multiple entries so be sure to use the one labeled Wireless LAN Adapter Wi-Fi.
     
     
    5. The 'Physical Address' field states the MAC address for that adapter.
  • ▫ Phones/Tablets (MAC Address)

    The following instructions will help you locate your MAC address. Registering your devices MAC address is required in order to access Spartan Net Community WiFi. Once you locate your MAC address, login to your My Account and add your devices. For further instructions on how to connect to WiFi, click here.

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    Amazon Kindle Fire

    1. From the home screen, tap on the Settings icon, which is located in the top right corner.
     
     
    2. Tap on Settings.
     
     
    3. Tap on Device.
     
     
    4. You should now see your MAC address.
     
     

    Android

     
    Depending on your Android device, please try one of the following lists of steps:
     

    1. On the Home screen, tap the Menu button and go to Settings.
     
    2. Tap About Phone.
     
    3. Tap Hardware Information (under Status on Android version 2.3).
     
    4. Scroll down to see your WiFi MAC address.
     
     

    1. On the Home screen, tap the Menu button and go to Settings.
     
     
    2. Tap Wireless and network.
     
     
    3. Select WiFi Settings to see your WiFi MAC address.
     
     
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    Blackberry

    1. Go to Options Menu.
     
     
    2. Tap on Status.
     
     
    3. Your should now see your MAC Address.
     
     
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    iOS

    1. From the Home screen on your device, tap the Settings button.
     
     
    2. Tap General and then About.
     
     
    3. The MAC address is located at the Wi-Fi Address section.
     
     
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    Windows Phone 8

    1. On your Windows Phone 8, open the App list, and tap on Settings.
     
     
    2. Tap on about in system settings.
     
     
    3. Tap on the more info button.
     
     
    4. You will now see the MAC address of your Windows Phone 8.
     
     
     
  • ▫ TV Streaming Devices (MAC Address)

    The following instructions will help you locate your MAC address. Registering your devices MAC address is required in order to access Spartan Net Community WiFi. Once you locate your MAC address, login to your My Account and add your devices. For further instructions on how to connect to WiFi, click here.

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    Apple TV

    1. Go to the main menu on your Apple TV device, and select Settings
     
     
    2. Select About from the menu for the network information.
     
     
    3. Here you can find your MAC Address, listed as either the Wireless or Ethernet (depending on the connection you are using)
     
     

    Alternative Method for Locating the Wireless MAC Address
     
    The Apple TV Ethernet (wired) and Wireless network MAC addresses can be found on the UPC label on the Apple TV box as Ethernet and Wireless ID.
     
     
     
    Roku
     
    1. From the Home screen, select “Settings“.
    2. Select “About“.
    3. The “Wireless MAC address” will be displayed on the screen. If you use a wired connection, you'll be interested in the “Ethernet MAC address”.
     
  • ▫ Gaming Systems (MAC Address)

    The following instructions will help you locate your MAC address. Registering your devices MAC address is required in order to access Spartan Net Community WiFi. Once you locate your MAC address, login to your My Account and add your devices. For further instructions on how to connect to WiFi, click here.

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    PS2

    Depending on your Playstation 2 model, please try one of the following lists of steps:
     

    Original
     
    To find the MAC address of your Sony PlayStation 2 you will need the Network Adaptor connected to the PS2 and you will need the disc that came with the Network Adaptor.
     
    1. Power up the PlayStation2 and load the Network Adaptor Startup Disc, once it has loaded, select ISP Setup and press X on your controller.
     
    2. The ISP Setup will begin to load, and you will be presented with a license agreement. Select Agree and press X to continue. For connection type, choose Local Area Network (LAN) and press X to continue.
     
    3. Select Automatic Configuration and press X to continue.
     
    4. At the connection test screen, select Advanced and press X to continue.
     
    5. At the Advanced Broadband Settings screen, make sure "Automatic" is selected.While you are at this screen, make note of the MAC address at the bottom.
     
     

    Slim Model
     
    The process differs slightly with the slim version of the PS2. With the slim version, follow these directions:
     
    1. Turn on the console without a game in the tray.
     
    2. Press the triangle to show the version information.
     
    3. Your MAC address should be displayed near the bottom.
     
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    PS3

    1. Turn on your Playstation 3 without any disk in the drive.
     
    2. Navigate to the Settings icon (located on the far left). Press the X button.
     
    3. Select Network Settings with the X button.
     
     
    4. Select Settings and Connection Status List with the X button and you will see your MAC Address.
     
     
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    PS4

    1. Turn on your Playstation 4 without any disk in the drive.
     
    2. Navigate to the Settings icon.
     
     
    3. Select the System icon under the Settings menu.
     
     
    4. Select System Information.
     
     
    5. You should now see your MAC Address.
     
     
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    PSP

    1. Navigate to System Settings.
     
     
    2. Then navigate to System Information.
     
     
    3. You should now see your MAC Address.
     
     
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    Wii

    1. From the home screen, select the Wii button in the lower left hand corner.
     
     
    2. Select Wii Settings.
     
     
    3. Select the right arrow to advance to the 2nd set of settings and select the Internet option.
     
     
    4. Select the Console Information option.
     
     
    5. You should now see your MAC Address
     
     
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    Wii U

    1. On your Wii U, go to the Wii U Menu and select System Setting.
     
    2. Choose the option Internet.
     
     
    2. Select View MAC Address
     
     
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    Xbox

    1. Turn on your Xbox console with no game disc in the disc tray.
     
    2. From the Xbox Dashboard, choose Settings.
     
     
    3. From the Settings screen, select Network Settings.
     
     
    4. Select IP Address and confirm the configuration is set to automatic.
     
     
    5. Go back to Network Settings. Select DNS Servers to confirm that configuration is set to automatic.
     
     
    6. Back at the Network Settings window, the MAC address is located at the bottom right corner.
     
     
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    Xbox 360

    1. Go to the System area of the Xbox Dashboard and select Network Settings.
     
     
    2. Select Edit Settings.
     
     
    3. Under Basic Settings, check to make sure the IP Settings is on Automatic.
     
     
    4. Now go to Additional Settings, select Advanced Settings.
     
     
    5. At the bottom of this screen, you will see your MAC Address.
     
     
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    Xbox One

    1. If you are signed into your profile, navigate to My Games & Apps. Skip this step if you are not signed into a profile.
     
     
    2. Select Settings.
     
     
    3. In the settings pane, select Network.
     
     
    4. Select Advanced Settings.
     
     
    5. Your MAC address should be displayed on this screen.
     
     
  • ▫ Routers (MAC Addresses)

    Routers                
    No need to register anything for routers.
    Just plug it into the data port with your Ethernet cable and follow your manufactures setup instructions.