Windows 10 shares your WI-Fi passwords with friends and contacts by default

Windows 10 contains a new feature called Wi-Fi sense that sharing your Wi-Fi passwords with contacts.

It is feature is useful for some users. The Wi-Fi sense is activated by fault on the upcoming operating system, according to Gizmodo.

The Wi-Fi sense has been applied on Windows Phone that sending passwords to all Wi-Fi networks you have stored on those social networks like contacts, Skype friends, and Facebook friends.


The password is encrypted. But most of people are unaware of this feature is coming with when they upgrade the system.

Windows 10 offers the option for the users to decide if they want to share their Wi-Fi passwords when they connect to a new network. But it seems it is not working with the existed networks. The existed networks will be stored on your computer or phone when you upgrade to Windows 10 and your passwords will be share by fault as well.

You can click Wi-Fi> Network settings> Manager Wi-Fi settings and uncheck the feature to disable sharing the passwords.

If you use a Windows 7 or Windows 8 within the first year, you can upgrade to Windows 10 for free from July 29.

To avoid overloading Microsoft’s servers, you can upgrade the system after July 29 as there will be many people have their systems upgraded.

The Windows 10 is available for PCs, tablets, smartphones, and other hardware, however, it is not available for mobile devices at the beginning of its launch.

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