"Privacy Error 1.1.1.1" Unable to Connect to a Public WiFi

Symptoms

  • Unable to connect to one specific open public WiFi you visit often
  • Error: " Connected but no internet "
  • Error: " Your connection is not private 1.1.1.1" with Chrome
  • Unable to access the Terms and Condition screen to authenticate using Chrome
  • ! showing next to WiFi signal at the top of the screen
  • No issue connecting to other WiFi network

Environment

Resolution

  1. Install Opera
  2. Connect to the WiFi network you are having issue with
  3. Open Opera to access the authentication screen and accept the Terms and Condition 

Cause

Google chrome blocks the authentication page to connect to the network and gives the message that SSL in 1.1.1.1 is not secure

Additional Notes

 Once you are able to sign in into the WiFi network with Opera, you can go back and use Chrome for your browsing

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