Main Screen


Tapping the Settings gear button will open a screen with several options for customizing preferences and making the most of Open Mobile.


Offers users several resources for enhancing their connection experience.

Find Hotspots

Tapping the Find Hotspots button will open the hotspot finder, where users can search for networks near them.

Find Hotspots Offline

For information on finding hotspots while offline or traveling, please visit Travel Preferences.

Once users have activated Open Mobile, the hotspot finder button on the main screen may display the names and distance of nearby hotspots.

Speed Test

Tapping the Speed Test button will open the speed test feature, allowing users to measure the latency, packet loss, download speed, and upload speed of a connection.

Connection Status Indicator

A green circle with a white check mark will appear when a user is connected to a network.

Current Connection

Current Connection displays the current network name and a timestamp of when the connection started.

  • indicates an iPass Network.
  • indicates an OpenAccess (free) network.

Log In/Out Button

Tapping the Log In button logs in to the current network with your iPass credentials, and tapping the Log Out button disconnects from the current network.

If the network is OpenAccess, the Log Out button will not appear, since Open Mobile cannot be used to disconnect from an Open Access network.

How to Connect

Open Mobile works with the native iOS Wi-Fi settings to connect you to the Internet.

To connect to an iPass Network:

  1. Tap the iOS Settings icon.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi.
  3. Select a network from the list that has “Check for iPass” below it.
  4. Return to the home screen and tap the iPass Open Mobile icon.
  5. On the main screen, tap the Log In button.

Go to: Open Mobile for iOS


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