Mendocino County Library WI-FI Hotspot Packs available to borrow
Posted: Mar 30, 2022
What are Mendo Hotspot Packs?
Mendo Hotspot Packs consist of a free WiFi hotspot, case, adapter, charger and quick start guide. These hotspot packs are available to Mendocino County Library patrons; children must have an adult check out a hotspot pack for them.
Mendo Hotspot Packs:
Can go unplugged for up to 24 hours (i.e. wifi on the go) before needing a charge. Lets you connect with up to 15 trusted devices at a time.
Mendo Hotspot Packs are available at ALL branches on a first-come, first-serve availability basis.
Mendo Hotspot Packs are not requestable and cannot be put on hold. Mendo Hotspot Packs can be checked out for 28 days, may be renewable and restrictions apply.
How Do I Get Started?
Call or go into your local branch – Mendo WiFi hotspots are available at ALL branches on a first-come, first-serve availability basis.
Mendo Hotspot Pack includes the following components:
1 WiFi Hotspot device (Verizon Jetpack® MiFi® 8800L)
1 USB-C cord
1 Wall outlet charger
1 Case with hotspot instruction brochure with instructions on turning the hotspot on and connecting your devices
To Turn on Your Mendo Wifi hotspot and Connect Devices:
Press and hold the power button for three seconds to turn the hotspot on. When you’re done, this is the same way to turn the hotspot off and save the hotspot battery.
After the hotspot is activated, find your wireless connections (WiFi) window (on the device you wish to connect) and click view all wireless networks (PC) or WiFi (MAC or iPhone).
Select the barcode attached to this MiFi device (it will begin with 36363…) and then click or tap to connect.
Your password is mendolibrary. You are now ready to go online and connect devices.
Mendo WiFi hotspots are available for use with all computers, cell phones, and devices with wireless capabilities. The device provides a wireless connection to the internet only in the continental United States.
Need Help? Contact us by email, phone or in person at any library branch