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can't connect with ellipses 8

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jdartist

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Hi, I have an ellipses 8 tablet that won't let me connect to the internet when I need to use a hot-spot like McDonald's or the hospital. First, I'll select the connection in the list of available connections. Then a message will appear on the top left corner saying "click here to connect" as usual. It leads me to a page with a red lock without any other options to choose. With my other Samsung tablet I have to disable chrome first before I click on the message so that it opens in a different browser other than chrome (I can't do this with the ellipses 8). I then have an option to connect and all is fine as it should be.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you...
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Yisroel

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Hi jdartist, and welcome to Geeks to Go!

 

As this seems to be an issue only with the Google Chrome browser (which is the built in one on the ellipses 8), I would suggest you installing an alternative Android browser from the Google Play Store (some good one are: FirefoxOpera, or Dolphin). Then set that browser as the default web browser of your phone (see here a guide on how to change the default browser). And hopefully, that browser will do okay with these WiFi login pages.

 

Hope that helps! Report back with updates or questions.


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