AN IPHONE expert has revealed a useful trick for anyone who's ever connected to a public Wi-Fi network.
Free public Wi-Fi is great when you're out and about for saving data or whenever you're in a data dead spot.
Everywhere from libraries and buses, to McDonald's and Primark have free Wi-Fi these days.
But have you ever noticed how it can sometimes struggle to connect?
Usually there's a login or confirmation page you have to get past first before you can go to the websites you want.
For some reason, they can take a while to appear.
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According to TikToker NDAInternet there's a simple trick for iPhone that gets around this issue.
Apparently, all you need to do to get online quickly is open your web browser.
Then, type in captive.apple.com.
This should direct you to the login page.
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Give it a go next time you're out – though it may not work every time.
One commenter wrote: "not all public WiFi uses captive URL!!"
Finding free Wi-Fi easily
There's also a clever way to help you find free public Wi-Fi networks easily.
The Wi-Fi Map app shows you hotspots nearby – find out how it works here.
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