Sharing WiFi Password With iPhone Users Turns Easier Through iOS 11

Audrey Hill
September 22, 2017

In iOS 11, the Control Center has been completely revamped.

On iOS 11 w/ Wi-Fi "disabled", auto-join for nearby networks off until "You walk or drive to a new location" or "It's 5 AM local time".

So if you've upgraded to iOS 11 take note you now need to go through additional steps to switch your Wifi and Bluetooth off. All it does is disconnect the connected device from your iPhone and iPad. Those functions include AirDrop, AirPlay, Apple Pencil, Apple Watch, Instant Hotspot, Location Services, and more.

F-Secure's head of hardware security, Andrea Barisani, who was one of the first to notice the iOS feature, reckons the Control Center toggle is "unintuitive" and problematic since the features are re-enabled in "non obvious" conditions, such as at 5am.

IOS 11 power Apple's three new iPhones which have been unveiled on September 12: the premium iPhone Z, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus. iOS 11 includes lots of improvements and new features, and iOS jailbreak developers are now looking for ways of breaking the codes.

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You can use the Slide Over multitasking feature in the Dock by performing a long-press on an app icon and dragging up from the Dock while in another app. Instead, it disconnects you from other Bluetooth devices and Wi-Fi networks.

There is a custom shortcut you can add to your Control Center, which will allow you to record your screen.

Open your Settings app, tap Control Center Customize Controls. Namely, you'll likely want to trim the few seconds at the beginning and end where you're navigating to and from Control Center. You can even Restart your device for the same of can visit the Bluetooth option by visiting the Settings and then Bluetooth. And to completely turn off Bluetooth, simply follow the steps: Go to Settings tab on Bluetooth and turn off Bluetooth.

Thanks to Apple's ARKit, which allows developers to implement improved augmented reality experiences into their apps, there a lot more AR apps to choose from than just Pokemon Go.

The apps will still stay on your home screen - but they'll do so without taking up any storage space, and your phone will have to download them again if you actually want to use them.

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