Image: Example of QR code on smartphone.If you think you don’t know what a QR Code is, you do. (See photo above.) It’s that odd-looking box that’s filled with smaller boxes, which you may have seen people scanning for discounts at the supermarket. QR codes are super easy to use and this cool site lets you create them for free.QR4 is an online QR code generator for Wi-Fi access that works with Android gadgets.
(Psst: If you’re an Apple user, watch the following video to see how you can use this QR code generator.)To use the site you’ll need three pieces of information, which you can get from your internet provider. Or follow these instructions:First, look at the back of your modem for “SSID.” It might be shown as something like, “Wi-Fi Network Name (SSID).” It’ll be about a dozen numbers and letters; type those in where it says SSID on QR4’s Code Generator page.Second, type in your password. It might be “Administrator.” If you don’t know, call your internet provider.Third, choose your secure network type; the site defaults to WEP, but you may have WPA. If you don’t know, ask your internet provider.Click on the button that says “Generate WiFi QR Code,” and that’s it. You now have your own, very cool QR Code.Print it out, and post it around the house. The next time you hear, “What’s the Wi-Fi password?” Just yell back, “Scan it.”To get your free QR code, click on the link we’ve provided inside the blue box below. If you’re reading this article using the Komando.com app, you might not see the blue box, in which case you can click here and you’ll see it.