How to share access to a Wi-Fi network where you are already connected with a QR code on the Galaxy S10

It is becoming more and more common to share a Wi-Fi key just by arriving at a place, and if you or your friend is already connected to Wi-Fi it is very frustrating not being able to share the key or Wi-Fi directly. That is why more and more manufacturers are putting the batteries in this aspect. Some manufacturers already incorporate a QR code to share Wi-Fi, Samsung is one of them. We tell you how to do it in your Galaxy S10 or other Samsung phones.

Samsung with One UI, the new version of their customization layer that they incorporate since Android 9 Pie, have added a lot of interesting options. We recently told you how to activate lighting for notifications on your Galaxy S10. Now we tell you another of those interesting options: CShare Wi-Fi access via QR code, that the user who wants to connect to the same Wi-Fi network will have to scan and it will automatically connect to that network.

Doing this is very simple, don't worry, it has no mystery. We tell you how to do it step by step.

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Samsung One UI. Wi-Fi with a QR code

Step 1:

First of all, make sure that you are connected to the Wi-Fi network you want to share, the QR code will be created from the network to which you are connected or connected, so make sure you are on the network you want.

Step 2:

Once this is done you will have to go to the Adjustments Within settings, in the section Local we will have the option Wi-Fi access. 

This is where you would normally connect to a Wi-Fi network, so you will see which network you are connected to and more networks (if there are more Wi-Fi networks nearby).

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Step 3:

Select the Wi-Fi network you are connected to. A menu will open where you will see information such as network speed, security, IP, etc. But what stands out the most is a huge unit’s QR code at the top of the menu.

That code is the one that the person who wants to connect to that Wi-Fi network will have to scan, if they want to do it directly.

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This can be done with all Samsung phones with Android 9 Pie in their guts, it does not have to be a Galaxy S10 or a high-end phone, with anyone who has these requirements, it is valid. Whether OneUI is standard as it is the case of the last ones, such as those that have been updated in recent months.

What do you think of this function? Useful right? Have you used it already?


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