How to get xfinitywifi off of my phone & more

I recently traveled & while staying with a friend I noticed I had picked up a hitchhiker, xfinitywifi. While using my phone & the internet, she asked me why I hadn’t asked her for her wifi password yet. Background - I had been in an airport. Could someone tell me: 1) how this got on my phone, 2) how can I protect my phone from hitchhiker wifi services and 3) how do I get this off of my phone. xfinitywifi may be a fantastic company - I don’t know - but I didn’t invite it.

Thank you.

xfinitywifi is the generic name for Xfinity Wifi Hotspots.

If you are an Xfinity internet subscriber, you can use the same login credentials to access any of the xfinitywifi hotspots. In addition, some public places also offer free internet service through xfinity and these use the same hotspot name xfinitywifi…so it is very easy to pick up.

To get it off your phone, Tap on
Settings → Network & Internet → Wi-Fi → Saved Networks
Long press on xfinitywifi and tap on Forget

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