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WiFi APs requiring a website based login (exclamation mark on the WiFi symbol in the notification bar)

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CaptivePortalLogin crashes every time I try to join a network

Every time I try to join an unencrypted wifi network that is protected by a web login (e.g. in a hotel), I get a popup message saying "Android System: Sign in to a Wi-Fi network ", I click on this ...
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How to get the captive portal's URL which I am currently connected to?

I just connected to a WiFi network which uses captive portal login page. I would like to view the captive portal's URL or IP address. How do I do that? I have tried clicking forget network on the ...
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Cannot logon to a “captive portal” wi-fi network

I am unable to connect to any wi-fi networks that require a login through what I assume is captive portal. This worked fine for perhaps a year but has stopped working recently. I am running Android 8....
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Reliably accessing public Wi-Fi “Agreement” page on Android

This has probably been addressed elsewhere, but I can't find it, so I will risk the ire of the community by asking it here. When I connect to public Wi-Fi on my Android phone (version 6.0.1 at the ...
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Captive Portal parameters

There are several captive portal parameters one could apply to an Android device via settings put global – the most famous probably being settings put global captive_portal_detection_enabled 0 to ...
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Browsers crashing when trying to access captive portal (Wi-Fi log in page)

Recently I noticed that whenever I try to login to a captive portal Wi-Fi page, all of the browsers that I'm using crash. This happens before the page even finishes loading and consenquently I am ...
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Remove auto-fill text from native captive portal app

I accidentally entered my password in the username field of the captive portal and that now comes up as an auto-fill suggestion for the username, which I would like to delete/reset. This does not open ...
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Sign into wifi network notification not appearing (captive portal, nginx)

I'm using nginx to redirect all traffic to login.com (local server). And I want the sign into this wifi network message to appear. I searched for a long time and found out that android does a request ...
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How to disable captive portal login detection on Android M

I would like to know if it possible to disable the captive portal detection required by my WIFI HotsPot of my company. I found this question, the solution of which should remove the WIFI notification ...
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Android does not detect a captive portal

I have an access point hosting a login page (which doesn't have actual internet access) and I'm using dnsmasq to answer all DNS requests with the IP address of this page. If an android device connects,...
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Launch Browser from Android's Captive Portal Login

I've configured a Raspberry Pi as a Wifi hotspot and web server. What I'm trying to do is get the user's phone to automatically open a web browser when they connect to it. There is no Internet ...
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Access the network without logging into the captive portal on Android?

I want to access the local network on a hotspot on my Android devie without logging in, but if i connect to it, i get the "Sign in to network" notification and the sign in site, but all my other ...
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Captive Portal detection causing phones to disconnect from Wi-Fi in intranet environment

Hello Android Enthusiasts! I am the manager of an Internet Cafe on a cruise ship, and we're being plagued by a persistent problem that I can't quite solve. We have a wireless network throughout the ...
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How does WiFi in android detect if the device has to sign in or not?

When the device tries to connect to an access point or router, it has to sign in on the captive portal page with the message saying "Sign in to Wi-Fi network". How does the access point/router ...
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Automatic popup for captive portal

I have a working access point on a rspbi, works perfectly with my captive portal on ios and os x based machines. But android does not popup a captive portal, and I can see the requests for clients3....
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How to make a 'Captive Portal' on my mobile hotspot?

Some WiFi networks such as those you find on coffee shops, when we connect to their WiFi network it automatically redirects us to a web page where we will need to enter credentials in order to acess ...
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How to disable captive portal detection? How to remove exclamation mark on Wi-Fi or signal icon in Lollipop?

When connected to the Internet, the system checks if it's in a walled garden, which is simply trying to connect to Google. If it fails, in Android 5, there'll be an exclamation mark on the WiFi icon ...
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Stay connected to WiFi that requires sign-in

I recently upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini to Kitkat (4.4.2), and I noticed a new behaviour that I'd like to disable: when I'm connected to a wifi network with a captive portal that requires sign-...
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Prevent browser automatically launched when join to open wifi

How to prevent browser to automatically launched when I join to a wifi network with captive portal? i.e. with note 3
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What Android versions have captive wifi detection?

A captive Wi-Fi or captive portal being a Wi-Fi network that redirects all websites to a page, usually with a form to log in, enter a code, or accept some T&Cs. My samsung-nexus-10 can detect ...
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Any way to get Wi-Fi to auto-connect only to hotspots that don't require a captive portal sign-in?

Often, as I'm walking and using the internet, I'll walk by a Starbucks and my phone will auto-connect to attwifi (which is free, but requires that I open my browser and confirm). I lose internet ...