There surely have must been many instances when you had wished to share your Wi-Fi network with your friends without sharing your Wi-Fi network password. With this trick you can do this easily and keep your Wi-Fi network safe and secure.
To share your Wi-Fi Password you would now require to do it by sharing QR codes [Quick Response Code] instead of the WPA Passwords. Here you will have to generate a QR code and share it with your Friends instead of password and that QR code will work like your Wi-Fi password. This trick can be totally divided in two parts :
Part 1: Generating a QR Code :
In this step you will have to generate QR code which has your Network SSID (Name of your Wi-Fi network) and password. This can be done easily by using this online service ZXing’s Barcode Generator. In the contents tab choose Wi-Fi Network. Now enter your SSID, Password and Network Type and click on generate.
Now if you have done the above step then you must have generated a QR code by now. It will be a bit difficult for others to scan the code form the screen hence we suggest you to print this code.
Part 2 : Sharing your QR Code :
You have the QR code which has your WLAN SSID and Password and now whenever you want to share it with your friends you can just allow them to scan the QR code and that’s it. You can use the free App Barcode Scanner to scan the code. Once scanned it will give an option to connect to the Wi-Fi network.
Note: While scanning if your friends are using any other scanner instead of the Barcode Scanner than the Password will appear as a text which you can copy and paste. Hence we suggest using Barcode Scanner.