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How to share your Wi-Fi network information from a Samsung Galaxy phone

Samsung Smartthings Wi-Fi Hub
Samsung Smartthings Wi-Fi Hub (Image credit: Android Central)

What's the first thing that guests inevitably ask after you've exchanged pleasantries? "What's your Wi-Fi password?" is typically the top inquiry, at least in my case. Since I like to have a secure, randomized, and long password, it can be quite a pain to share this with friends and family. Thankfully, I don't have to worry about this scenario anymore now that I've discovered just how easy it is to share my Wi-Fi network information and password with guests. Are you curious? Well then, read on.

How to share your Wi-Fi network information from a Samsung Galaxy phone

  1. Open the Settings app, or slide down to access the quick settings and tap on the gear icon.
  2. Tap on Connections.
  3. Tap on WI-Fi.

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  1. Find your network, and tap on the gear icon next to it.
  2. Tap on the QR code icon at the bottom left of the screen.
  3. Hold up the QR code to allow your friend to scan it.

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Now you know how to quickly and easily share your Wi-Fi network and login information with friends, family, and guests, without worrying about handing or texting your password information. Not only that, theyc an get a great speed boost over LTE if you've got one of the best wireless routers out there.

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Jeramy Johnson
Jeramy Johnson

Jeramy is proud to help *Keep Austin Weird* and loves hiking in the hill country of central Texas with a breakfast taco in each hand. When he's not writing about smart home gadgets and wearables, he's defending his relationship with his smart voice assistants to his family. You can follow him on Twitter at @jeramyutgw.