How to Connect to a Public WiFi Network

Objective

  • Connect to an open WiFi network

Environment

  • Any WiFi capable phone or device
  • Open WiFi network that is not password protected

Procedure

  1. Take your phone to a location where a public WiFi network is available
    • Note: We find that Starbucks or McDonald's locations have reliable networks
  2. Open the WiFi Setting on your phone
  3. Tap the name of the WiFi Network
  4. If you don't receive a notification prompting you to verify the public WiFi's terms then open the Chrome application on your phone
  5. Try to access a web page to confirm you are connected to the WiFi network
  6. If you are presented with a page asking you to accept the network’s Terms of Service, please accept them

 


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