Apple finally made it easy to share WiFi passwords

DBuTlV2UwAAvsP4Chris MaddernThe new WiFi sharing feature in iOS 11 works like magic.

WiFi passwords are a pain. They’re hard to remember and are often too long or complex to easily tell someone.

Luckily, Apple has finally made a way to easily share your WiFi password with someone in iOS 11, the next major software update coming to the iPhone and iPad later this year.

Here’s how it works: When someone needs the password to a network you’ve already logged into, you’ll be able to hold your Apple device near theirs and instantly transfer the password to them — no copy and pasting required!

The feature also works with Macs running macOS High Sierra, the new Mac operating system Apple will release for free later this year. The only catch is that the two devices sharing passwords have to be unlocked.

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