QR code is a two-dimensional matrix barcode type that stores certain information. You may see QR code on all cover box of genuine product. This store product serial number or URL to make easy tracking information. With the increase in using QR code, most of the smartphone camera comes with a feature that allows to scan QR code without using any 3rd party app.
Now let’s talk about WiFi QR code. You may see these days, many public places, offices and home as well is hanging with a QR code. Do you know what it is? It’s an gateway to connect your device to WiFi just by scanning with your camera. It does not require you to enter any SSID and password. With the help of Qr code you can also connect your device to hidden Network (WiFi).
How to scan WiFi password in mobile
To connect your device to WiFi, Just put your smartphone camera in-front of QR code. It automatically scan and show option to connect. If your device is not supporting QR scan, then you can use 3rd party app like; QR & Barcode Scanner.
How to generate QR code for your WiFi
To generate your wifi QR code, There were many 3rd party apps in app store and play store. You can search and use any of them.
What if we can do this without using any app. I’ve got an idea. There is one website, that i know which allows you to create any security WiFi. You can generate WiFi QR code without password, and for hidden wifi as well.
- Go to qifi.org
- Enter your wifi details: SSID (wifi name), password
Select your wifi encryption type; WPA/WPA2, WEP or open( without password)
- If you had made your WiFi hidden, then tick on ‘hidden’ option else keep unchecked.
- Then click on ‘Generate’ button. BooM! your wifi qr code is generated successfully.
- You can now export as image file or print to place on your wall. So that your friend can connect to your WiFi just by scanning it.