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Some Wi-Fi networks such as those you find on coffee shops, when connected to, automatically redirect you to a web page where you will need to do something (enter credentials, accept terms of service, etc) in order to access the internet. Is the same possible with an android hotspot?

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You might be able to, if you wrote an app for it. I'm not sure if the APIs are available though, and whether it would require root or not as I dont develop for android. As far as I know, there is no way to do it on stock android. EDIT: You would need to implement RADIUS or similar. Trust me, it is complicated even on platforms FreeRADIUS supports. You might want to just get some enterprise/pro-sumer wireless access points and use those (Ubiquiti Networks are good ones to look at)

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  • RADIUS is not required for this task.
    – Brad
    Oct 11 '21 at 3:43
  • Most captive portal implementations use RADIUS (at least from my research) Nov 4 '21 at 19:58

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