Create your own Wifi QR

If you’re tired of handing out wifi credentials on paper maybe this trick will help you out.

Example with qrencode

This tool creates a qr in your terminal if that’s something you might need:

   echo 'WIFI:S:The Promised Lan;T:WPA;P:Thisisthekey!;;' | qrencode -t ansiutf8
█████████████████████████████████████
█████████████████████████████████████
████ ▄▄▄▄▄ █▄▀ ▀ ▄ ▀█ ▀███ ▄▄▄▄▄ ████
████ █   █ █   █▀▀▄▀▀  █ █ █   █ ████
████ █▄▄▄█ █▄█▀ ▄▄█ █▀█▄▄█ █▄▄▄█ ████
████▄▄▄▄▄▄▄█▄█ █ █ █▄▀▄█ █▄▄▄▄▄▄▄████
████▄   ▀▀▄█ █ ▄▀█▀▄█▀█ ▄▄▀█  ▄█ ████
████ ▀█ ▄▄▄▀   ▄█▀█▄█▄ █  ██▀▀█ ▄████
████▄▀██ ▀▄▀ ▄▄▀▄▄█ ▄▄▄▀▀   █ ▄▄ ████
█████▀ ▄ █▄▄▄ ▀█▄▀█▀  █▄█  ██  ▄▄████
████▄ ▄▀▄ ▄▀ ▄ ▄█  ▀ ▀█▀█▀▄▄▄▀ ▄█████
████▄█▀▀▀▀▄▀▀█  ▀▀▄ █▀▄▀▀██▀▄█  ▀████
█████▄█▄▄█▄▄ ▀█▄ █▀▄▄▄▀  ▄▄▄ ▀███████
████ ▄▄▄▄▄ ██▄▄█ ▄▄█▄ █  █▄█ ▀▄▄▀████
████ █   █ █▀▀▀ █ ██▄█ ▄▄▄ ▄▄  ██████
████ █▄▄▄█ █  █▄▀ ▄▀▄▀▄ ▀ ▀█▄▄█▀ ████
████▄▄▄▄▄▄▄█▄█▄▄▄█▄▄█████▄█▄█▄███████
█████████████████████████████████████
█████████████████████████████████████

qrencode

Make it good looking with a python tool

Use this wifi logo for the best results: wifi-logo

myqr 'WIFI:S:The Promised Lan;T:WPA;P:Thisisthekey!;;' -p wifi-logo.png -n wifi-qr.jpg 

MyQR result

QR WiFi credentials

Avatar
Stein van Broekhoven
Cloud & Open-Source magician 🧙‍♂️

I try to find the KISS in complex systems and share it with the world.

comments powered by Disqus