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Public Wifi services - how to get logon message to sign on

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    Public Wifi services - how to get logon message to sign on

    Hi there
    some public wi-fi services require a sign on (even if free) -- for example in the UK in most Weatherspoon's pubs there is a free wi-fi service -- _the cloud_ I think it's called (the underscores are part of the name). You register once and then it works in almost every Weatherspoon's pub I've ever been in - if you can log on. (Weatherspoon's pubs while not the best do have on the whole the CHEAPEST beer in the UK and some actually have some good Guest Ales --rare for a Corporate type of chain whatever people think about that particular organisation -- probably learned more POLISH in one of those places than even on a trip to Poland !!!).

    Now - especially on phones sometimes the logon message disappears quickly so you can't get connected to the wi-fi even though the phone says "Connected". -- The same happens on a laptop.

    Is there anyway to get the logon screen back again without re-booting or disconnecting from that wi-fi service or re-booting a phone.

    This only seems to happen on PC's with IE10 and above. (Happens on W7 and W8 laptops) and phones where the logon notification can disappear so fast you miss it.


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    Place the login page for each hotspot in your Bookmarks or Favorites. You can name the bookmark or favorite accordingly.
    Last edited by HippsieGypsie; 14 Oct 2013 at 20:12.
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