Boingo Wi-Finder

Boingo Wi-Finder

By Boingo Wireless, Inc.

  • Category: Utilities
  • Release Date: 2008-12-07
  • Current Version: 6.16.0007
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 80.28 MB
  • Developer: Boingo Wireless, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 2.5
2.5
From 13,339 Ratings

Description

Wi-Finder helps you stay connected at more than 1 million hotspots worldwide, at locations including airports, hotels, restaurants, cafes and more. Boingo is a Global Traveler Award Winner: Voted Best Wi-Fi Service — Eight Years and Counting! ---------------------- Access to Boingo Hotspots with a Boingo Account ---------------------- • You can connect to more than 1 million Wi-Fi hotspots around the world, including airports, hotels, coffee shops, stadiums, malls, inflight and more. • Use it with a Boingo subscription (Unlimited, Mobile, Global, Amex Preferred Plan, Boingo Wi-Fi for Mastercard Cardholders), Boingo transactional plan (AsYouGo or Hourly) or buy an iOS subscription through Wi-Finder. ---------------------- SUBSCRIBE USING THE ITUNES STORE ----------------------   • “Boingo iOS Monthly” recurring subscriptions are available from the App Store. • Enjoy unlimited Boingo Wi-Fi on your iOS devices for just $9.99 per month. • Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period • Account will be charged $9.99 for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. • Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase • Payments will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. • To sign up, select Subscribe on the “Home” screen or go to “My Account” and select iTunes.   ---------------------- Wi-Fi Hotspot Maps ---------------------- • Search for Wi-Fi near you or around the globe using the hotspot maps in Wi-Finder! ---------------------- Getting Connected ---------------------- • In your device’s Wi-Fi settings, select a network from the list annotated with “Check for Boingo Wi-Fi” • Launch the Wi-Finder app, and tap "Get Online Now!" ---------------------- Terms and Conditions ---------------------- • Privacy Policy: http://www.boingo.com/legal/boingo-privacy-policy/ • Boingo Customer Agreement: http://www.boingo.com/legal/end-user-license-agreement-boingo-customer-agreement/ • Boingo Wireless, Inc. Web Site Boingo Wi-Finder Support Application License Agreement

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Reviews

  • Is this updated?

    3
    By gggiachiii
    Just changed to an iPhoneXS and I’ve been having problems detecting wifi available around me through the app, and it often redirects me to settings.
  • Boingo actually prevents me from connecting

    1
    By eBob99
    The staff of the Marriott in San Ramon, CA told me that if I wanted to connect to their Wi-Fi I had to delete my Boingo app first. They were right. As soon as I deleted Boingo, my phone connected immediately. I’ve had this same experience in airports & hotels around the world for a couple years now. Makes me wonder how it could go on this long without the Boingo developers fixing this.
  • Caution

    2
    By TW747
    The app clashes with other WiFi and prevents you from logging in. I find it is extremely problematic at Hotels (Hiltons, Marriott....). It typically results in deleting the app.
  • Horrible app

    1
    By tracie310
    I wanted to try this out and the app is difficult to use it’s not straight forward at all I canceled my subscription right away like and hour later AND THEY STILL BILLED ME FOR THE WHOLE MONTH THE APP DOESN'T EVEN SHOW YOU THE HOTSPOTS RIDICULOUS!
  • Very disappointed

    1
    By Unicornpoophere
    Not many hotspots
  • Worst app on the planet! Uninstall Wi-Finder!!

    1
    By NotATechGeek
    What a crap of an app. Worst ever. It never does anything useful ... you can find WiFi networks just fine under “Settings —> WiFi “. But it actually PREVENTS you from getting on WiFi networks! That’s right! I now had been at several hotels, couldn’t figure out, why I could not log on. The check mark next to the WiFi symbol was there, but my IPhone won’t connect to the WiFi network. I spent HOURS trying to find a solution, resetting all passwords ( painful! ), etc ... nothing worked. I tried all the tricks I could find. Until ... I noticed that it said “look for Boingo WiFi” under that check mark. I open that app, now it connects me ... but I have no idea whether it is using its own plan to pay for it, or the plan I already paid for at the hotel. I went ahead and tried to delete it ... it is not under “Boingo WiFi Finder” but under “Wi-Finder”. Deleted it now, and now, everything works like a charm. But those lost hours of my life ... I never get them back. What a stupid, crappy app.
  • Breaks Other Free WiFi as other reviews. Developer’s purported fix is false.

    1
    By qdlb
    It’s quite telling that this app apparently has received all 1-star reviews for more than a year. (Yet, oddly, still shows an overall high rating). I can attest that this app breaks at least 2 free WiFi spots with captive login verifications, as reviewer MrBen123 stated. One of them is certain Hilton HHonors WiFi, so fairly wide spread. It is a serious concern for frequent international travelers, as the breaks cause by the app are not easily identified and one is left to diagnose it in environments with no internet connections. The developer’s response (to MrBen123’s review) of a fix is irrelevant/inaccurate/incomprehensible at best, since, in their current version, pretty much none of the mentioned options were present. Avoid install/download!
  • CAUTION!!!!

    1
    By DrPsych
    This App is NOT updated for latest OS 12 software. It will “latch on” to your Apple Wi-Fi app and “lock out” Wi-Fi all together! You will next spend hours if not days sorting it all out. Easiest solution: DELETE. Customer support (on this issue): NONE —unless you call repetitive responses saying, “Sorry, this is not the experience we want for our customers” etc. SORRY BOINGO — you’re R&D is lagging and you know it!
  • Drains battery

    1
    By asdfghkloi
    This app was draining 40+% of my iPad battery based on iOS stats page. Removed the app and battery life improved a lot.
  • Piece of crap on iPhone

    1
    By ridiculuosapp
    This doesn’t work on iPhone. It makes your WiFi connection crash and doesn’t help you connect at all! Whoever pays for its service on the iPhone is ripped off.

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