how to connect to hotspot on nexus 7 - says i,m connected but wifi icon is orange - no data
i cant get data from free hotspots while traveling on busses or trains.... There is no password required and it says Im connected yet I can,t get any data... The Wifi icon is orange.... What should I do?
- 08-09-2014, 01:45 AM #2
Re: how to connect to hotspot on nexus 7 - says i,m connected but wifi icon is orange - no data
Welcome to Android Central! What SSID's do those hotspots have--in other words, what are they called? Not all available public wi-fi hotspots are actually connected to the internet. For example, a while ago, there were a whole bunch of hotspots called "Free Public Wi-Fi" that didn't connect to anything--I think they were leftover from a failed service.
Are you sure those free hotspots don't require some sort of login in a browser page? Open your browser and try to access any site like Yahoo. If the hotspot requires a login or an acceptance of terms and conditions, you won't be able to connect to the internet until you get past that page.
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