Settings

The Settings feature offers the options described below.

Offline Hotspot List

Tap or click on the Offline Hotspot List to pull up a lists of download options that correspond to different regions of the world. After you have downloaded a list, these hotspots can be accessed on the Hotspot Finder when you are traveling and need to connect to the Internet.

Account

The user can enter or change iPass account credentials here.

About

The About bar includes information on the version of Open Mobile that the user is on, the user's Profile ID, and the last time the user's profile was updated. The user can also tap or click the following buttons:

  • SEND LOGS: If the user is experiencing an issue with Open Mobile, this button will send logs to support. After tapping or clicking this button, the user will have the option of sending logs by email or by using SkyDrive.
  • CHECK FOR UPDATES: The user can tap or click this button to manually check for profile updates. Even though Open Mobile automatically checks for updates daily, this feature is useful if new hotspots have been added recently to the profile.

Update

Manually check for updates to your profile. Even though Open Mobile automatically checks for updates daily, this feature is useful if hotpots have been recently added to your profile.

Help

The help bar includes a comprehensive list of answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for users who are experiencing any issues or have any questions about how Open Mobile works.

Replace Profile

Replace your profile by tapping or clicking on this setting. You will be sent back to the Activation Code screen and will need a new activation code (Profile ID and possibly a PIN) to replace your profile.

Advanced Settings

The Advanced Settings bar manages login options. Users can choose one of the following options:

  • Login to iPass Networks: Select this option to allow Open Mobile to log you in to iPass networks when you connect to them through Windows 8.
  • Prepare for Uninstall/Don’t login to iPass networks: Selecting this option will prevent Windows from using Open Mobile to log into iPass hotspots.

Desktop Version

If a user is using the desktop version of Open Mobile, they will see the following options in the Advanced Settings menu:

  • Login to iPass Networks: Select this option to allow Open Mobile to log you in to iPass networks when you connect to them through Windows 8.
  • Don't log in to iPass Networks or allow the desktop version of this application to log in to iPass networks: Selecting this option will prevent Windows from using Open Mobile to log into iPass hotspots.

Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy will display information that discusses the ways iPass gathers, uses, and manages customer's data.

Permissions

The Permissions bar displays the permissions that you have turned on for Open Mobile.

  • Privacy:One of the permission requests is to use your location for the Find Hotspots feature. If you would like to use the hotspot finder to locate hotspots near your current location, turn the location permission on by sliding it to the right.
  • Notifications: Another permission request is to allow Open Mobile to show notifications. If you would like to receive important Open Mobile notifications, turn notifications on by sliding it to the right.

Rate and review

Tap on this option to review the Open Mobile application on the Windows store.

Go to: Open Mobile for Windows Touch > User Interface

 

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