How to generate a QR code with the Wi-Fi password on a alcatel 1B (2020)

How to generate a QR code with the Wi-Fi password on a alcatel 1B (2020)

If you want to share the password or key of the network your alcatel 1B (2020) is connected to, and quickly set it up on another Android device (whether it's a alcatel or another brand), this tutorial will show you how. We'll guide you on using the native method included in Android 10 and later versions to generate a QR code with the Wi-Fi password.

The alcatel 1B (2020) comes with Android 10.0 out of the box, though it may have received updates over time.

Once you generate the QR code on your 1B (2020), you can scan it with the camera of the other device or download it as an image. This way, you can reuse the code whenever you need without repeating these steps.

In the final step, you'll also be able to view the password in case you need to copy it or manually enter it on another device that cannot read QR codes.

Estimated time: 2 minutes.

1- First step:

First of all we must make sure that we are connected to the Wi-Fi network that we want to share from our alcatel. If so, access the 1B (2020) settings by tapping the gear wheel icon. If you do not see it on the alcatel 1B (2020) home screen, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to find it.

Settings icon Android

2- Second step:

Once inside the 1B (2020), settings, the first option that should appear is "Networks and Internet" or "Connections". Press to access the Wi-Fi network settings.

Network and internet

3- Third step:

Within the network and internet settings of your alcatel 1B (2020), the first section that will appear is the Wi-Fi connection.

Here we check that it is connected, the icon on the right should appear in blue, if not, click on the icon on the right with a single touch to activate it and make it appear in blue. Once Wi-Fi is activated on your alcatel 1B (2020), click on the left on "Wi-Fi" to access its settings.

Wi-Fi Settings

4- Fourth step:

Once we are in the Wi-Fi network settings, the available Wi-Fi networks will appear in a list, both those that we have configured and those that we do not. The first Wi-Fi network that appears is the network to which your alcatel 1B (2020) is connected, click on the gear icon that appears to the right of the name of the wireless network to see the details.

Wi-Fi network settings

5- Fifth step:

When accessing the details of the Wi-Fi network saved in your alcatel 1B (2020) and whose access code we want to share to connect from another device, we will see a QR icon under the name of the wireless network on the right with the text “QR Code”. Press to see the QR code.

See Wi-Fi network QR code

6- Sixth step:

The QR code will appear on the alcatel 1B (2020) screen and the password will appear written below. Scan the QR code from the other device you want to connect to the Wi-Fi web. If you don't know how to read a QR code, click here to see the instructions.

If what you want is to save the QR code for later or to print it, you can take a screenshot, if you don't know how to do it on your alcatel 1B (2020) click here to see how to take screenshots on alcatel 1B (2020).

Share Wi-Fi

Final notes

Remember that you can generate a QR code for each different Wi-Fi network to which you connect from your alcatel 1B (2020). If these steps to see the QR code of the Wi-Fi network on your alcatel 1B (2020) have not been useful, check again that the alcatel 1B (2020) is connected to the Wi-Fi network and not through the data connection.

If you cannot find the QR code following the indicated steps, you may need to update the operating system of the alcatel 1B (2020) that comes from the factory with Android version 10.0, see this tutorial: How to update Android operating system.

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