Many wifi networks are open to the public to connect, but then use a pop up web page to authorize access to the internet. This is common in hotels, cafes, airports, etc.
The problem is that sometimes the pop up web page doesn’t pop up. When this happens, you can’t access the internet. What to do?
Simply enter this into your browser’s address bar: neverssl.com
I’ve had several chances recently to try this out and it worked every time. I used it successfully with my laptop multiple times in hotels, and once on my iPhone during a flight that offered Gogo internet. Obviously I can’t guarantee that it will work every time, but hopefully it will.
Add it to your tool bars, or better yet, memorize it. It’s easy: neverssl.com
This has been a public service announcement…