Tablet Browser Will Not Re-Direct To WiFi Authentication Page

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  1. dj_paige

    dj_paige Senior Member

    Dec 4, 2013
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    Rochester, NY
    Tablet / Device:
    Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
    Samsung Galaxy Tab S, Android 6

    Tonight, at two different locations (restaurant and sport arena) where my tablet has always connected properly in the past (including yesterday), I could not access the wi-fi authentication page where you agree to the terms and conditions and then they let you use their wi-fi. (The tablet appears to connect to the wi-fi there, it says "connected" and the wi-fi icon appears at the top of the screen, but I can't get to the authentication page). I tried three different browsers, I tried re-starting the tablet (several times), I tried forgetting the network and re-connecting, and I could not get the web browser to show me the wi-fi authentication page. At the same locations, my Android phone's browser re-directed to the authentication page properly. Also, tonight at home, where there is no authentication page, the wi-fi connects properly and the tablet works fine.

    So, I have no idea what to do next to make this work. Please enlighten me.

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