Using Wi-Fi Directories

The best and easiest way to find Wi-Fi hotspots is to use the directories available on the Web. There are only two problems with using these directories:

  • You have to be already connected to the Internet to access them.

  • No one directory is comprehensive, and the information in each directory is different. This means that you may need to search multiple directories to find the hotspot you are looking for.

Where to Find the Directories

Here are some of the most widely used Wi-Fi hotspot directories and where to find them on the Web:

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