Connecting to O2 Wifi automatically
Customers with a compatible device and O2 sim, can now use our free automatic wifi service. To be eligible, you need to have bought your phone directly from us, or or be an iPhone customer.
If one of the hotspots is faster than your 3G or 4G connection, we’ll automatically connect you. And you don’t even need to register.
There are 7000 automatic O2 Wifi hotspots across the UK, and you can still manually connect to our other hotspots.
If you don’t want to use this service, you can simply disable your wifi.
- See compatible devices
Make Model Apple iPad 2 and above Apple iPad Mini 2 and above Apple iPad Air and above Apple iPad Pro Apple iPhone 4S and above HTC M9 HTC M4 HTC M8 Mini (2) HTC M8 HTC M7 HTC Desire 300 HTC Desire 610 HTC Desire 620 Nokia X3 Nokia Lumia 930 Nokia Lumia 735 Nokia Lumia 630 Nokia Lumia 530 Nokia Lumia 1520 (in MR) Nokia Lumia 925 (in MR) Nokia Lumia 635 (in MR) Nokia Lumia 530 (in MR) Nokia Lumia 1020 (in MR) Nokia Lumia 930 (in MR) Nokia Lumia 435 Nokia Lumia 535 Nokia Lumia 640 Nokia Lumia 640 XL Samsung Note 3 and above Samsung Galaxy S3 and above Samsung Galaxy Alpha Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 Samsung Galaxy Young 2 LG G3 and above LG C70 Spirit LG Y30 Joy LG C50 Spirit Huawei Huawei MediaPad T1 10
Finding an automatic connection hotspot
We have 4500 automatic connection hotspots across the UK. Rather than specific locations, they’re found in certain restaurants, retailers and even gyms. If the partner has one enabled hotspot, all of their branches will have automatic hotspots. For example, all McDonald’s restaurants have automatic hotspots.
Below is a selection of some of our national partners. To find more near you, take a look at our hotspot locator.
- See our automatic hotspot partners
O2 Wifi partner McDonald's Restaurants Limited Subway Costa Limited O2 Stores Pizza Hut Toni & Guy Matalan HMV Shell UK Fuller's, Smith & Turner P.L.C - Tenanted Canary Wharf Group David Lloyd Leisure Limited Pure Gym Ltd Strada The Body Shop International plc ITSU Charles Wells Pubs Everards Brewery Ltd Direct Line Group House of Fraser
Manually connecting to O2 Wifi hotspots
If a hotspot doesn’t have an automatic connection, you can still connect manually.
To manually connect to an O2 Wifi hotspot, just select the O2 Wifi network, and if you haven’t done so already, follow the simple steps to register.
O2 Wifi for non O2 customers
If you don’t have an O2 sim, you won’t be able to use O2 Wifi automatic connection. You can still connect to our free O2 Wifi hotspots though. You’ll just need to register the first time you connect.
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