How To Share Wifi Password

Introduction: Wifi Password

A wifi password is a unique string of characters that you need to enter in order to connect to a wireless network. It’s often a sequence of letters and numbers, but it can also be a special character like a capital letter. 

Do you ever forget your wifi password? 

If so, you’re not alone. 

Wifi passwords are a common problem, and they’re something that you need to be especially careful about if you want to keep your data safe. 

If you’re considering sharing your wifi password with other people, then this article is for you. 

Keep reading to learn more.

What Can Happen If You Share Your Wifi Password

If you share your wifi password, your computer and everything on it can be compromised. Anyone who knows your wifi password can access your computer, whether they are physically present in the same room or not.

Sharing passwords is a risk for a few reasons:

  • It’s insecure: By sharing your password, you’re opening yourself up to potential security risks. If someone gains access to your wifi network, they could intercept and steal any data that travels over it.
  • It’s easy to do: Password sharing is one of the easiest ways to accidentally allow unauthorized people access to your computer. Just by copying and pasting your wifi password into a web form or email, you’re giving away valuable information that can be used to take over your computer.
  • It’s hard to undo: If you share a password with someone else, it’s difficult, if not impossible, to change it once it’s been hacked. This means that even if you do manage to protect yourself by never sharing passwords again, there’s a strong chance that someone else will still be able to gain access to your computer because of this mistake.
  • Block from websites and games: If the individuals you’re sharing with behave badly online, online games sites and websites may prohibit them. This might occasionally only be an account-based ban, in which case connecting to that service shouldn’t be impacted. However, occasionally a user’s misbehavior might be so severe that the administrators choose to block their IP. Sadly, you are also impacted since the person used your internet connection!

How To Share Your Wifi Password On Different Devices

If you’re like most people, you use your WiFi password on a lot of different devices. 

Perhaps you use it to access your email, browse the internet from your phone, or even turn on the lights in your house.

But what if you want to share your WiFi password with a friend? Or what if you need to share it with someone who is visiting your house? 

Here’s how to do it.

How To Share Your Wifi Password On Android

You probably use your wifi password to secure your online privacy and security. But what if you need to share the wifi password android with someone? Thankfully, there are a few easy ways to do this on Android.

The first thing you’ll need is an app called wifi Password Sharing. Once it has been downloaded, open it and select “Add New” from the menu. You’ll then be asked to enter the name of the person you want to share the wifi password with. After that, they will be able to connect to your network just like any other user would.

The second method is even easier — just go into Settings on your phone and scroll down until you see “Wifi.” There, you’ll see a list of networks that are connected to your phone, and at the bottom of the list is “Wifi.” Just select the network you want to share your wifi password with, and they will be able to access it just as if they were logged in directly.

Whichever method you choose, be sure to keep your wifi password safe so that anyone you don’t want to share it with can’t take advantage.

How To Share Your Wifi Password From Your iPhone

If you’re ever in a situation where you need to share your wifi password with someone, then there’s a simple workaround that you can use.

First of all, make sure that you have the latest version of iOS on both iPhone devices. 

Additionally, both the devices need wifi and Bluetooth to be turned on, and also turn off the personal hotspot if it is on. If both devices use the same Apple ID, then you only need to add your Apple ID and the Apple ID of the iPhone you are connecting. 

However, if you are trying to share wifi with other iPhones, you need to add another’s Apple ID to your contact list.

Secondly, keep both devices near to each other within wifi and Bluetooth limits. Make sure the device sharing the password is connected to wifi. Open the wifi setting on another device and connect the wifi. 

Later on, a pop-up window will appear on the screen of the device sharing the wifi password. Tap on share password on the device and enjoy wifi.

How To Share Wifi Password From iPhone To Android

To share wifi from iPhone to Android, you must download a QR code generator on iOS iPhone. Visual Codes and Qrafter are a few well-known apps for QR code generators. Generate the code from iPhone and scan the QR code from the barcode wifi scanner or camera app on the Android mobile. The process will provide a password to the Android mobile and connects it with iPhone wifi.

How To Share Your Wifi Password From Your iPad

iPads are tablet computers that are greater than iPhones in size. You can share your wifi password from your iPod through Apple ID without telling sharing your password with others. 

There are the following steps to share wifi password:

  • Install the latest iPad software on both your devices.
  • Turn on Bluetooth and wifi option.
  • Put your ID to the other device’s contact.
  • Bring both devices closer to each other.
  • Open the wifi settings and tap on the wifi on a device where you want to connect the wifi.
  • Click on the “share password” as a pop-up will show on the iPad screen.

How To Use Airdrop To Share Your Wifi Password

Airdrop is a safe and quick way of transferring files across iOS devices. Additionally, it is also a secure way to share wifi passwords to avoid unknown users. 

Here’s how to use Airdrop to share wifi passwords. 

Firstly, the person you are sharing the password must be in your contact list. 

Additionally, the recipient’s iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch device needs to have the airdrop capability enabled to receive the wifi password.

To send password:
  • Open the settings and then the password option.
  • Select account for sharing of password.
  • To share the password with a recipient, first hit the Share icon.
Receive the password:
  • Give permission to airdrop to receive a password.
  • Press yes when you receive the option to accept a password.

The password is kept on your devices, where you can read it and have devices fill it in for you when you’re asked to sign in to the account.

How To Create And Share A Guest Wifi Network With Google Home

The guest network is a separate point that provides internet access but not home network access, where all of your devices are linked as a network and connected to a single point.

It is for connecting with visitors, as the name implies.

It’s simpler than it sounds to set up a separate guest network. There are no costs associated with the process. 

It’s very likely that your present wifi router will allow you to create a separate network specifically for visitors; all you have to do is access the settings and turn it on.

Following are the way to set up guest wifi:

  • Open the home app on Google.
  • Choose guest network on the wifi button.
  • Open guest network.
  • For your guest to utilize, enter a network name and password.

To share a guest network, you may quickly verify and communicate your guest wifi password with visitors using Google Nest Wifi or Google Wifi, either on your Google Nest display or by text, email, and other apps.


You need a dependable internet connection at all times, whether you are at home or visiting friends or relatives. Wifi is your only choice for this. Additionally, you want to share the wifi password with your friends so that they may connect to the internet if they come over to your house.

You can effortlessly share your wifi without sacrificing security and safety by setting up a guest network on any wifi router. But if you haven’t set up a guest network, you’ll need to tell your pals your standard wifi password.

This guide covered how to share wifi passwords on Windows, Android, iOS, and macOS devices. We strongly advise you to create a guest network if you can. 


Matija Kolaric

Matija Kolaric

Matija Kolaric is the web manager at PasswordHero. With over 5 years of experience in business, Matija is passionate about finding innovative solutions that improve the online security landscape. He's committed to helping individuals and businesses protect their sensitive data and stay safe from cyber threats.

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