If you are in a hotel with a free Wi-Fi network, it is probably a network with a captive portal. Many public Wi-Fis use a network technology called “Captive Portal” which is usually a web page shown to users.
A "captive portal" is a Web page that the user of a public-access network is obliged to view and interact with before the access is granted. Captive portals are typically used by business centers, airports, hotel lobbies, coffee shops, and other venues that offer free WiFi hotspots for Internet users. When a potential user first logs into a network with a captive portal, a web page is encountered that requires certain actions before Internet access is granted. A simple captive portal forces the user to at least look at (if not read) an acceptable use policy (AUP) page, and then click on a button indicating agreement to the terms of the policy. Some captive portals require the entry of a pre-assigned user ID and password before accessing the Internet. ...”
To connect to such Wi-Fis when using Betterspot, you must:
First, connect your device to Betterspot:
Second, open the app and connect Betterspot to the desired network. Also, switch to Direct mode:
Third, open a browser and go to a web page like “bing.com”. You will be redirected to the captive portal page. Follow instructions in the web page to get connected to the network:
You are connected successfully: