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Microsoft-Windows-WiFiNetworkManager

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

Specifies settings that you can configure for the Wi-Fi Sense feature.

This setting has been deprecated in Windows 10, version 1607. The information about this deprecated setting is provided for reference only. The Wi-Fi Sense credential sharing feature has been removed.

Wi-Fi Sense automatically connects you to Wi-Fi so you can get online quickly in more places. It can connect you to open Wi-Fi hotspots that it knows about through crowdsourcing, or to Wi-Fi networks that your contacts have shared with you by using Wi-Fi Sense.

Wi-Fi Sense can discover your device location even when location is turned off for your user account. This is true whenever Wi-Fi Sense is turned on. Wi-Fi Sense uses your location to find suggested open Wi-Fi hotspots.

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TopicDescription

DefaultAutoConnectSharedState

If enabled, the OOBE Wi-Fi Sense checkbox to share networks with contacts will be checked.

WiFiSharingFacebookInitial

Controls how Wi-Fi networks are shared with the user's Facebook contacts.

WiFiSharingOutlookInitial

Controls how Wi-Fi networks are shared with the user's Outlook contacts.

WiFiSharingSkypeInitial

Controls how Wi-Fi networks are shared with the user's Skype contacts.

This setting has been deprecated in Windows 10, version 1607. The information about this deprecated setting is provided for reference only. The Wi-Fi Sense credential sharing feature has been removed.

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