So you’re tired of entering your username and password every time you want to log into the Blizzard client, huh? I feel your pain. Personally, I’ve always found it a bit tedious to go through the login process every time I want to play one of my favorite games from Blizzard Entertainment. But fear not, my fellow gamer, because I’ve got a solution for you. In this article, I’m going to show you how to bypass the login page for the Blizzard client.
Before we dive into the process, let me be clear: bypassing a login page may violate the terms of service of the Blizzard client. It’s always important to review the terms of service and ensure that you’re not engaging in any unethical or illegal activities. That being said, if you’re simply looking for a more convenient way to log in without compromising the security of your account, this article is for you.
Step 1: Editing the Hosts File
The first step in bypassing the login page is to edit the hosts file on your computer. The hosts file is a simple text file that maps domain names to IP addresses. By adding an entry to this file, we can redirect the Blizzard client to a local address, effectively bypassing the login page.
To edit the hosts file, you’ll need to open it in a text editor with administrative privileges. On Windows, you can find the hosts file at the following location:
C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts. On macOS or Linux, the file is located at
Open the hosts file in your preferred text editor and add the following line at the end of the file:
Save the file and close it. This modification will redirect any requests to us.battle.net to your own local machine.
Step 2: Setting Up a Local Web Server
Now that we’ve redirected the Blizzard client to our local machine, we need to set up a local web server to handle the login request. This will allow us to bypass the actual login page and provide our own custom response.
There are several web server software options available, but for simplicity, I recommend using Apache. You can download and install Apache from the official website (https://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi).
Once you’ve installed Apache, you’ll need to configure it to serve a custom login page. Create a new HTML file with a login form that captures the username and password. Save this file in the document root directory of your Apache installation.
Step 3: Modify the Web Server Configuration
Next, we need to modify the configuration of the Apache web server to handle the login request and redirect it back to the Blizzard client. Open the Apache configuration file (typically located at
/etc/httpd/httpd.conf) and add the following lines:
Alias "/login" "/path/to/your/custom/login.html"
/path/to/your/custom/login.html with the actual path to your custom login page.
Save the configuration file and restart the Apache service to apply the changes.
Step 4: Test the Bypass
With everything set up, it’s time to test the login bypass. Launch the Blizzard client and enter any username and password combination. Instead of the usual login process, the client should now redirect you to your custom login page served by the Apache web server.
Enter your username and password in the custom login form and submit it. The web server will capture the login credentials and redirect the login request back to the Blizzard client. The client will recognize the successful login and proceed to the main interface, bypassing the login page.
Bypassing a login page for the Blizzard client may provide a more convenient way to log in, but it’s important to remember the potential ethical and legal implications. Always review the terms of service and ensure that you’re not violating any rules or engaging in any unauthorized activities.
That being said, if you’re seeking a more streamlined login experience and understand the risks involved, the process outlined in this article can help you bypass the login page for the Blizzard client. Enjoy your gaming sessions without the hassle of repetitive login steps!