Microsoft has feature to share Wi-Fi passwords from Windows 10

May

12

2016

Microsoft is the feature to share Wi-Fi passwords remove contacts from Windows 10. The feature has been removed in the latest Insider Build and this summer taken away from all users with the Anniversary Update.

Sharing Wi-Fi passwords contacts is part of Wi-Fi Sense, an opt-in feature in Windows 10. Microsoft removes Wi-Fi Sense is not complete; Users who have enabled the feature will continue to be automatically connected to open Wi-Fi hotspots that are known through crowdsourcing. However, the sharing of credentials closed Wi-Fi networks is no longer possible.

When sharing information about Wi-Fi networks can show users a network whether they want to share credentials with contacts from the contact list of Skype, Outlook, or Facebook. The idea of ​​the function is that people could involve friends access to their Wi-Fi network without actually making the password is known.

Microsoft maintains that there are too few people use the function and is therefore not worth the trouble “to continue to update the code. Microsoft calls the removal of the functionality bottom of the message on the latest Windows Insider Build 14342, under the heading ‘other points of focus.

Insider Build adds further include the ability to Edge to download extensions from the Windows Store. Edge also gets support for real-time notifications from websites and returns swipe navigation.

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