Technical Q&A QA1942

iOS Wi-Fi Management APIs

Q:  On iOS, how can my app scan for nearby Wi-Fi networks?

A: iOS does not have a general-purpose API for Wi-Fi scanning and configuration. However, there are a number of special-purpose APIs, and one of these may be appropriate for your product. Specifically:

Document Revision History


Added information about NEHotspotConfigurationManager.


New document that summarizes the Wi-Fi APIs available on iOS.