Get online fast and easy with ZenFone 3’s Wi-Fi QR code scanning feature

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edited September 2020 in FAQ

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Connecting to internet with Wi-Fi QR code scanning is much easier than typing of complicated passwords. If you have a ZenFone 3, you can connect in a flash with its built-in Wi-Fi QR code scanning feature and no need to download a 3rd-party QR code scanning app. You can also share network with friends by showing them QR code generated on your phone ,and they can scan with their devices for an instant internet connection.

 

Connect to a free Wi-Fi in the easy way

Instead of entering Wi-Fi passwords, you can just scan the QR code with your ZenFone 3 to connect to free Wi-Fi by the following steps: Settings > Wi-Fi then tap image. The camera automatically launches and scans the QR code to connect.

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Share your network in a flash

When you are asked to share internet connection, you don't need to have your friends enter your password, especially if it contains complicated set of characters. ZenFone 3 can generate a QR code that embeds the password, SSID, and other Wi-Fi settings. All they need is to launch the QR code scanner on devices and scan your QR code, then they can access your hotspot in one second.

To share your network, go to Settings > More …> Tethering & portable hotspot >Turn on Portable Wi-Fi hotspot >Tap Share network. Your friend can immediately get connected to hotspot after scanning the QR code.

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Note: Sharing your network may incur extra costs of additional data usage. Please check with your mobile carrier regarding data plans. Furthermore, you can manage your advanced hotspot settings by adding specific devices to whitelist, limiting the number of devices on your hotspot, and removing unknown devices from accessing your hotspot. Next time when you want to connect or share Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi QR code scanning brings the speed and convenience.

Note:

  • The above features are only available on the ZenFone 3 series with Android 7.0 and above.
  • The advanced hotspot settings will be available on the ZenFone 3 series through a FOTA update. Due to the different release dates of the firmware, please stay tuned for further announcements on our social channels.

 

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