This write-up will guide you on how to share wifi password from iPhone to Android Phone in just few minutes.
The job of joining any WiFi network of your choice has become much easier thanks to the option of sharing WiFi passwords from one device to another.
Earlier, people used to avoid joining new networks as the only way of doing that was by typing complex passwords manually on your phone and then entering it.
Today, users can share their WiFi passwords from one iPhone to another just by means of a few taps.
Things seem to be a little more complex if you are looking to share password from your iPhone to an Android device.
However, if you know the right method the job will not take much of your time and effort and yes you will also not need to painstakingly type the password.
The most important point to note here is that every iOS version starting from iOS 11 allows sharing passwords using Airdrop.
However, no Android device launched to date come with Airdrop support.
There are surely ways of overcoming this hurdle and the good news is that it will take you very little time to do that.
Read on to find out how to share WiFi passcode from iPhone to Android..
How to Share Wifi Password from iPhone to Android Mobile in Just Three Steps?
You will have to begin by installing any QR code generator of your choice on your iPhone. The app will create a unique QR code based on the device’s network settings.
You will be able to apply the same settings to your Android phone just with one tap by scanning the code with the device (Android).
Check out below steps to share wifi password from iPhone to Android –
Step 1 – Gather Required Data
First, you will have to find the WiFi settings of your network. For that, you will have to know the network’s public name i.e. its SSID.
In addition, you must also know the kind of wireless security the network comes equipped with and its WiFi password.
You should get all the above mentioned data on the mobile app of your WiFi router.
At times, such information is also imprinted on the body of the router.
Step 2 – Install QR Code Generator for Generating a Dedicated QR Code for your Network
Take your iPhone and install a suitable QR code generator.
As mentioned above, it will allow you to create code according to the device’s WiFi settings.
You will get many such applications at the app store. We have used an application called Visual Codes.
The reason why we have picked Visual Codes is its ability to save more than one WiFi QR codes on your device for being used later.
Read below to learn the code generation process.
The steps below might vary a little if you have installed a different app for QR code generation.
- Open the application and tap on the button Add Codes
- On your screen’s bottom you will find a tab called Connect to WiFi; tap on it.
- Type in the SSID of your network in the filed titled Name.
- Now, type in your WiFi password.
- Tap on the security type you prefer (in most cases it would be WPA).
- On the field titled Label type in a suitable name for the Wi-Fi connection.
- Tap on Create Code.
- You will see a fresh code appearing on the phone’s Codes page. It will be listed along with codes created for other networks you have used so far. Tap on any entry for viewing the linked QR code.
Step 3 – Scan the QR Code to Get your Android Phone Connected
Take your Android phone and start its camera.Use the camera to scan the QR code from your iPhone.
Soon a popup message from your WiFi network would appear on your screen. Tap on it and get connected to the WiFi network automatically.
To conclude, we would like to mention that the process shouldn’t take more than a few minutes to complete. Additionally, the steps explained above must have made it a lot simpler for you.
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