How To Prevent the Republic Wireless App From Automatically Connecting to Unknown WiFi Networks on 1.0 and 2.0 Phones

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  • Prevent the Republic Wireless app from connecting to unknown WiFi networks



  1. Open the Republic Wireless app
  2. Tap the WiFi tab at the top of the screen
  3. Tap the up arrow at the bottom-right of the screen
  4. Tap the Settings tab
  5. Tap Ask me to join WiFi networks to un-check the box and disable that feature
  6. Tap the Saved tab
  7. Tap to un-check the box next to any WiFi network that is unrecognized 

Additional Notes

Sometimes open WiFi networks still require an online authorization in order to access the internet. If this pops up automatically, it obscures the apps already open without connecting to the internet

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