WiFi.encryptionType()

Description

Gets the encryption type of the current network

Syntax

WiFi.encryptionType();

WiFi.encryptionType(wifiAccessPoint);

Parameters

wifiAccessPoint: specifies which network to get information from\

Returns

byte : value represents the type of encryption

  • TKIP (WPA) = 2

  • WEP = 5

  • CCMP (WPA) = 4

  • NONE = 7

  • AUTO = 8

Example

#include <SPI.h>
#include <WiFi.h>
//SSID of your network
char ssid[] = "yourNetwork";
//password of your WPA Network
char pass[] = "secretPassword";
void setup()
{
 WiFi.begin(ssid, pass);
  if ( status != WL_CONNECTED) {
    Serial.println("Couldn't get a wifi connection");
    while(true);
  }
  // if you are connected, print out info about the connection:
  else {
   // print the encryption type:
  byte encryption = WiFi.encryptionType();
  Serial.print("Encryption Type:");
  Serial.println(encryption,HEX);
  }
}
void loop () {}
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