Finding Wi-Fi signals when you’re out of your home or office can be a tiresome task, especially when your mobile data connection can’t be relied on. This is a problem that Facebook has decided to do something about.

Facebook has rolled out new update for Android and iOS users enabling them to find Wi-Fi hotspots around them. So wherever you are, you can easily map the closest connections when your data connection is weak.

Facebook Find Wi-Fi

It’s a matter of almost one year when Facebook launched a feature called “Find Wi-Fi” that lets users to find an open Wi-Fi hotspot nearby. According to Facebook, it was limited to a few countries only in the beginning but now the feature has rolled out worldwide.

Not all businesses will show up in the ‘Find Wi-Fi’ feature since Facebook has to pull data from the information that various businesses might have added to their own business pages.

How to Find Wi-Fi Hotspots

In order to use this new feature, make sure that you have an updated version of the Facebook app for your Android or iPhone and follow these steps:

  • Open the Facebook app.
  • Go to the More option or click on the hamburger menu icon.
  • Tap the “Find Wi-Fi” in the list. If it isn’t visible, you might have to check under the apps section.
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Find Wi-Fi Hotspots

The hotspots will be presented as a list but you can toggle between that and the map. Expect to find internet connectivity via the app in locations where Wi-Fi hotspots are installed since the feature is available and fully working in Pakistan.