iOS 11 introduces hundreds of new features ranging from a completely redesigned Control Center to a new Files app and a persistent Dock for the iPad. There is a hidden feature in iOS 11 called “Share your Wi-Fi”, which allows you to share your Wi-Fi passwords from your iPhone to other iOS devices. This is a great feature, as it saves the burden of manually entering Wi-Fi login details to join a network.
In this tutorial, we will run you through the steps to share your Wi-Fi passwords on your iPhone and iPad (iOS 11). Before we begin, make sure that you have already enabled Bluetooth and Wi-Fi on both devices. If you have already done so, you are now good to go.
Steps to share Wi-Fi passwords on your iPhone and iPad in iOS 11
Step one: First off, you need to launch the Settings app from your home screen and then tap on Wi-Fi to proceed
Step two: On the next screen, you simply need to turn on the switch next to Wi-Fi and hit the network you wish to join. After that, hold your iPhone near the unlocked device which has the password of the Wi-Fi network you wish to join
Step three: Once you are done, you will get a message on the iPhone with the password to ask if you want to share the Wi-Fi password with the other device. All you need to do is to hit Send Password and tap Done to complete the task.
Steps to share your Wi-Fi passwords in macOS High Sierra
If your Mac is now running macOS High Sierra, you can easily share your Wi-Fi passwords to an iPhone and iPad without the need for a third-party app to be installed on your Mac. Here is how
Step one: First off, you simply need to hold your iPhone or iPad near your Mac (Make sure that your Mac is now unlocked)
Step two: You will get an alert asking if you want to share your Wi-Fi password with another iPhone or iPad. Here, you simply need to hit the Share button to complete the task.
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If you have got any issues during the process, let us know in the comments below.