Looking for an easy way to share your WiFi data? This article will show you how to create a QR code for your Wi-Fi and display it at home. Visit can use an app to scan QR codes and view the data quickly and securely.
Step 1. Write down your Wi-Fi information
You will need a network name (SSID), encryption type and password.
If you have not set up the network yourself, this information may be written on your modem/router or in the papers you received when you set up your internet. If you are not sure where to find them, you can check your password on PC or Mac. You will also need to write down whether the password uses WPA, WPA2, or WEP encryption. You can also contact the customer service of your internet provider to obtain this information
Step 2. Go to
This is a website that specifically creates QR codes for your WiFi password.
There are also other sites and services for this. Other options include 'http://www.qrstuff.com' and 'http://www.zxing.appspot.com/generator'
Step 3. Select your encryption type
Use the drop-down menu next to 'Encryption type' to select 'WPA/WPA2', 'WEP' or 'None'.
Step 4. Enter the name of your network
Use the bar at the top of the page to enter the name of your network. This bar is named 'SSID'.
Step 5. Enter your WiFi password
Use the second text field to enter your WiFi password. This field is called 'Key'.
Step 6. Click Generate
This is the blue button below the text fields. This will cause a QR code to be displayed at the bottom of the page.
Step 7. Click Print above the QR code
This will print the QR code. Visitors can scan the QR code with their smartphone to connect to your WiFi network.
If you can't print, press Export instead to save the image file (PNG) to your computer and print it later
Step 8. Show the QR code where you want it
Choose a place that's visible to the visitors you trust, but not to people you don't want to access your network. Visitors can scan the QR code with their smartphone to connect to your WiFi network.
- On an iPhone, users can simply open the Camera app and hold the phone over the QR code. A notification will appear with 'Wifi QR code'. When they press it, the option will appear to connect to that Wi-Fi network. All they have to do is press 'Connect' or 'Connect'.
- Some Android phones can also scan QR codes with the Camera app. However, some Android users will need to download a QR code scanning app in order to scan the QR code. These apps are available in the Google Play Store.