In addition to enjoying the food at Panera Bread, you can also surf the Internet for free on your laptop by connecting to Panera's Wi-Fi network. Panera Bread is a restaurant that primarily serves baked goods, sandwiches, salads, soups and coffee. They offer customers free Wi-Fi access while they are seated in the restaurant. You do not need a special code or password to connect to the Wi-Fi network. However, the wireless adapter in your laptop must be enabled before you can access the network.
Enable the Wireless Adapter
Click "Start" on your Windows laptop, and then select "Control Panel."
Click "Network and Internet," and then click "Network and Sharing Center."
Click "Change Adapter Settings" in the left column of the window.
Right-click on "Wireless Network Connection," and then select "Enable" from the pop-up menu.
Connect to Panera Wireless Network
Launch a Web browser. The Panera Welcome page opens.
Click the "Go Online" button. Your computer is now connected to the Panera Wi-Fi network.
If your laptop is a Mac, be sure to turn AirPort "On" so you can access Panera Wi-Fi. Click on the AirPort icon located in the top-right corner of your desktop. Click "Airport: On" and then click on the Panera Wi-Fi network.