Is there anything more cheerful than having FREE Wi-Fi while travelling? Getting free Wi-Fi at airports and lounges can be a little tricky. You might be asked to pay, or the network might be hidden or hard to find.
I am going to run you through few simple tricks you can use them to find the free Wi-Fi or at least avoid the network restrictions.
Use the Airport Wi-Fi password Map
Thanks to travel blogger Anil Polat’s crowdsourced project, that is doing a great favor to frequent travelers by creating an interactive map — which updates regularly — that unveils the Wi-Fi passwords of dozens of airports and lounge around the world.
Find the map below or click here for the full-size version.
Use the Wifi Map app
WiFi Map is a free mobile application which is available for iOS and Android. It is possibly the biggest collection of public Wi-Fi passwords you’ll be able to find. Although, it is not specially developed for airports, but you might still be able to find a free WiFi access point nearby at airport.
Don’t have WiFi Map app installed as well no access to Airport WiFi Map? The only option left is paid Wi-Fi?
Don’t worry, still there is a way to spoof the system into thinking that you’re trying to load a resource like an image, while you’re in fact not. This method might work as sometimes resources are not blocked.
Just adding /?.png at the end of a URL can do the magic for you. A complete URL will look like something following:
However, it is a fairly old hack that might be already fixed on the network you’re trying to get into.