Facebook Find WiFi Feature

Facebook has begun rolling out a new feature called Find WiFi.  This feature allows you to locate public and business provided WiFi nearby – all free of cost. At present, the Find WiFi feature is only enabled for some users, starting in London, UK.

To use this feature, navigate to Find Wi-Fi on Facebook and select the “hamburger” list of facebook options (the one that looks like 3 horizontal bars).  Beneath your Friends, Events, and Group Options, you will see a new feature called “Find Wi-Fi” with a Red Wi-Fi Icon.

Find WiFi Selector

Prompt to enable Facebook's Find Wi-Fi Feature
Prompt to enable Facebook’s Find Wi-Fi Feature

It’s worth noting that Find Wi-Fi will turn on Location History, allowing Facebook to build a history of precise locations received through your device. But you can see or delete this information in your Activity Log.

Once the feature is enabled, you will see a list or map of nearby businesses with their SSID (WiFi Name).