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Free WiFi

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24/7 Wireless Access at Branch Libraries

You have free WiFi internet access in and around all branch buildings, at the King Library, and on the San José State University campus.

What do I need to use WiFi at the library?

Bring your own WiFi-capable device. Most recent laptops, tablets and smart phones include the required 802.11 wireless card.

Some branches have devices you can borrow. Check with staff for more information.

Can I use the library wireless to print?

Wireless printing is available at King Library.

Wireless printing is not available at branch libraries. If you need to print, save your work to a USB drive. Log in to a public workstation and send print jobs to a printer.

Finding Your Device's WiFi Settings


Although there are many flavors or Android, this is a fairly typical procedure for connecting to a WiFi network.

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap on "Settings" (gear icon ).
  3. Tap Connections.
  4. Tap the WiFi slider to its "On" position then tap Wi-Fi again.
  5. Go to Connecting to the Network for your next steps.


  1. Tap "Settings".
  2. Tap the WiFi slider to its "On" position.
  3. Go to Connecting to the Network for your next steps.

Mac OS X

  1. Select the wireless icon located in the top menu OR select the "Apple" icon → select "System Preferences" → select the "Network" button.
  2. Go to Connecting to the Network for your next steps.

Windows 10/8/7

  1. Select the "Windows" button.
  2. Select "Network & Internet".
  3. Select WiFi → move the WiFi slider to "On".
  4. Select "Show available networks".
  5. Go to Connecting to the Network for your next steps.

Connecting to the Network

  1. Select the wireless network you would like to join, such as "Bascom". In King Library, select "SJSU_Guest" or "King_Library_WIFI".
  2. If you see a notification specifying the need to "sign in," select that notification.
  3. Wait for the "Acceptable Use Policy" page to appear on your screen.
  4. Read the page and select "Accept" if you agree to the terms.

Additional FAQs

If you have more questions, check out our WiFi FAQs. You can also ask staff for help.

Note: If you use the library's WiFi and need access to the library's online research resources, eBooks, or eMedia; you will need to log in with your library account.