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Free UN Secured internet

By learninmypc
May 23, 2015
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  1. For the past 3 years I've noticed an unsecured wifi any where I've been with in a mile or so from my place & I even asked an individual who installs it about it & he just said he'd report it.
    Well, in these past few days I've noticed my iPhone & iPad have automatically connected to it & would like to know if there is a way to block it other that turning off "Ask to join other networks"?
    FWIW, it is a well known ISP.
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,317   +618

    Yes, turn it off and then use your SSID as the preferred.
     
  3. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,591   +335

    Ok & thank you. :)
     
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,317   +618

    BTW: *IF* you elect to connect to a router using OPEN settings (ie no password) as in a hotspot, A L W A Y S set the network type to PUBLIC. This stops file sharing.
    It does not protect you from showing everything you do to everyone on the hotspot however
     
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,591   +335

    Thank you very kindly. Happy Memorial day :)
     

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