What to do if hotspot login pop ups stop working

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Last Updated: 2024-03-02

If the login for WIFI is not working at a coffee shop/airport, it's sometimes because you are using a custom DNS server (, etc.)

Try removing these from your computer and reverting to the DCHP provided solution. You should see the pop-up to login now.