How do I check that I've joined the BT Wi-fi community?

When you join BT Wi-fi you are agreeing to share a portion of your bandwidth through your BT Hub via a separate, secure channel. This is in exchange for being able to share the bandwidth of all the other BT Wi-fi members around the world.

Since March 2009 all new BT Broadband customers are automatically opted into BT Wi-fi. You can use your wi-fi minutes at millions of wireless hotspots across the UK and overseas, as soon as you’ve received confirmation of your broadband order and set up a BT ID

If you've opted out, or you got BT Broadband before March 2009 and now want to join BT Wi-fi:

  1. Go to (opens in new window)
  2. Click on Register for BT Wi-fi or click on Check my status to get details on your account
  3. Follow the registration steps using your email address (or, which acts as your username, and your email address password

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