In this article, you will learn how to enable or disable Firefox Network Captive Portal Service. The captive portal is the page you get to see when you are connected to a public Wi-Fi network like train station WiFi, coffee shop WiFi, and many others. This portal is another medium business owners can advertise or pass a message to the users before they connect to the internet. So when you try to connect to this type of public internet, Firefox tries to verify the connection first by using detect portal “
Firefox.com” to check if you need to log on to the Wi-Fi network or not. If you are allowed, then you are redirected to the login page.
But you can decide to remove this verification by following the steps I am going to show you. You can read more on How to Disable Chrome Browser Notifications on Windows, Prevent Microsoft Edge from sending your Search data to Microsoft. Here is a YouTube video on how to enable or disable the Firefox Network Captive Portal Service.
Captive portal allows business owners to show users or customers their terms of service and they may agree to it before using the free Wi-Fi.
Some captive portals ask for a username and password. This you would provide for verified customers or potential customers for patronizing them. Do you want to know what to do when your Microsoft Edge Not Responding. Also, see How to Disable Cloud-Based Spell Checker in Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome
Steps to enable or disable Firefox Network Captive Portal Service
1. Open the Firefox browser
In the browser enter about:config in the address bar.
2. Accept the terms and conditions.
You will see a warning message. You will need to click on the Accept the Risk and Continue button.
3. Search for the network.captive-portal-service.enabled
In the search box enter network.captive-portal-service.enabled. The default value is true. But you need to set the value to false by toggling the icon on the right.
4. Search for the network.connectivity-service.enabled
In the search box enter network.connectivity-service.enabled The default value is true but you need to set the value to false by toggling the icon on the right.
If you want to enable this Firefox Network Captive Portal back. You need to follow the same steps and toggle the button from false to true.
FAQs on Firefox Network Captive Portal Service
A captive portal is a web page displayed when a user connects to a Wi-Fi network. The user may accept the terms and conditions before using the network.
A captive portal is a web page displayed to users of a WiFi network. You may need to agree to the terms of usage first before using it. But if you want to connect to a network that the captive portal is configured then you need to go through it first.
I hope you found this blog post on how to enable or disable Firefox Network Captive Portal Service Interesting and helpful. In case you have any questions do not hesitate to ask in the comment section.