Free Wi-Fi services in Japan and how to use them
Japan Connected-free Wi-Fi by NTTBP
Simple connection to free wi-fi throughout Japan. Covers 130,000 AP in major areas that include international airports, railway stations, subway stations, major convenience stores, etc. The connection limit varies with each spot, which is usually a short duration. This service is available for Android and iPhone users.
How to use
Install the app and complete registration in advance. Boot the app on site and display a map. Search for a nearby Wi-fi Spot and go there, then, tap the button "Connect". Once you have installed this app, there is no need to set up SSID or enter ID/Password every time you connect.
14-day connection service
14-day free Wi-fi access is offered to foreign travelers at tourist destinations. You need to enter ID and Password on the app of Japan Connected-free Wi-Fi, but the setting is so simple. The ID and Password are usually available at tourist information offices. (You will be asked to show your passport for identification). For users who haven’t installed the app, there is another option to get this service. To find more info, see their official web site.
Free Wi-Fi Japan by NTT East
Travel Japan Wi-Fi by Wire and Wireless
Travel Japan Wi-Fi allows you to have free internet access in around 60,000 Wi2 Wi-Fi spots. On condition that you get a "Premium Code", it also allows you to use over 200,000 Wi2 Wi-Fi spots for two weeks. The premium code is distributed at the partner stores. This service is available for foreign travelers and people living outside of Japan, using Android phones or iPhones.
How to use
Free Wi-Fi service at Starbucks
To use Free Wi-Fi service at Starbucks, sign up beforehand.
Related Japanese Samples
I’d like to use Free Wifi connection.
Free Wifi wo tsukai-tai desu.
May I have an ID and Password to access?
Access suru tame no ID to Password wo onegai shimasu
May I have the Premium Code (to use Travel Japan Wi-Fi)?
プレミアムコードをお願いします。(Travel Japan Wi-Fiの利用です。）
ni-shuukan tsukaeru Premium Code wo onegai shimasu
Here's my passport
I have installed the app.
Apri-wa Download shite arimasu.
I have installed the app "Japan Connected-free Wi-Fi".
Japan Connected-free Wi-Fiのアプリは入っています。
Japan Connected-free Wi-Fi no apuri wa haitte imasu.
I have installed the app “Travel Japan Wi-Fi ”.
Travel Japan Wi-Fi のアプリは入っています。
Travel Japan Wi-Fi no apuri wa haitte imasu.
Do you have a list of Wifi spots? Can I have it please?
Wifi Supotto no List ga areba kudasai.
* Wireless is Musen (無線) in Japanese
* Public Wireless LAN is Koushu-musen LAN (公衆無線LAN) in Japanese
*Internet connection is Netto Setsuzoku (ネット接続) in Japanese
*Free (of charge) is Muryou (無料) in Japanese