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How To See Wi-Fi Password On iPhone?

Wi-Fi passwords protect your wireless network. When you are connected to a Wi-Fi network, your Wi-Fi password will get saved on your iPhone or iPad.

But you will not get access to that particular network directly every time.

So, you need to remember the password. But what if you forget it? There is nothing to worry about as today I will show you how to see the Wi-Fi password on your iPhone.

Also read: What To Do When No Location Is Found On iPhone? [Solved]

How To Find Your Wi-Fi Password On iPhone?

Follow the methods described below to see the Wi-Fi password on iPhone.

1) How To Directly Find Wi-Fi Password On iPhone? 

iPhones with older versions of OS doesn’t allows users to see the Wi-Fi password. Only iOS 16 provides this feature so you need to have it running to perform the following steps:

  • Open your iPhone Settings > Wi-Fi.

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  • Tap in the network name of which you want to view the password.
  • Next, tap on the Password option. You need to verify by using your Touch/Face ID or entering the iPhone’s passcode.

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  • The Wi-Fi password will get displayed after that. If you want to copy that, you can also do so.

2) How To View Wi-Fi Password For Personal Hotspot? 

If you are using your personal hotspot, then you can easily share your cellular data with friends and family nearby over Wi-Fi.

You will have to get connected to Wi-Fi using the password for your Personal Hotspot.

Follow the steps given below to view your Personal Hotspot password:

  • Open iPhone Settings and tap on Personal Hotspot.

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  • Check the menu for the Wi-Fi password. You can share this password with the devices nearby.

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3) How To Check Wi-Fi Password From The Router Settings? 

You can also find out your Wi-Fi password from the Router Settings. Follow the steps to do so:

  • Open your iPhone Settings and then tap on Wi-Fi. You will find the ‘i’ icon next to your Wi-Fi network name. Tap on that.
  • Note down the IP address of the Router from the Router field. You may also copy it by tapping and holding it.
  • Open Safari and enter the IP address you have copied or noted down.
  • Log in with the default username and password. If this does not work, you can also search in Google to find the password with the specific model name of your router.
  • After logging in, look for the name of your Wi-Fi network and find the password. It should be in the WPS or Wi-Fi security section.

Remember that the steps may differ for each Wi-Fi router to find the Wi-Fi password, but the basic steps are the same.

4) How To View Wi-Fi Password Using iCloud KeyChain? 

iCloud Keychain saves the Wi-Fi password. A keychain is a program that stores all the login information & auto-fills them when you log in.

You can see your Wi-Fi password on a MacBook using keychain.

You can sync the log-in information stored in iCloud to other devices compatible with iCloud.

Here is how to view your Wi-Fi password using iCloud Keychain:

  • From your iPhone Settings, tap on iCloud.
  • Next, select the keychain and turn on the slider. If it is already turned on, then skip to the next step.
  • Open your MacBook and click on the Apple menu. You should log in to the same iCloud account on your Mac and iPhone, otherwise these steps will not work.
  • Choose System preferences.

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  • Next, click on iCloud. If you are using macOS Catalina, click on the AppleID first and then select iCloud.

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  • Click on the checkbox beside Keychain. Wait for a few minutes till the iCloud Keychain syncs the password from your iPhone to your Mac.
  • Now press the Command + Space bar to open the Spotlight search.
  • Enter Keychain Access in the Spotlight search and press the Return Key.
  • Enter the name of the particular Wi-Fi network.
  • Double click on the search result and click on the checkbox for the Show Password option.

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  • In the next window, enter that password to log in to your MacBook.
  • Now check the show password field, and you will see the Wi-Fi network password.

Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs]

Here are some frequently asked questions on how to view the Wi-Fi password on iPhone:

  1. How do I find my Wi-Fi password on my iPhone 13?

To get the Wi-Fi password on your iPhone 13, open iPhone Settings, click on AppleID > iCloud and enable Keychain.

Next, open keychain access and find your Wi-Fi network’s name. Check the box for Show password, and you are done.

  1. Can I see the Wi-Fi password on my iPhone?

Yes, you can see the Wi-Fi password on your iPhone. Open your iPhone Settings > WLAN > Network name > Password option.

Then verify by using your Touch/Face ID or enter the iPhone’s passcode. You will see the Wi-Fi password now.

  1. How do I see all the Wi-Fi networks on my iPhone?

To see all the Wi-Fi networks on your iPhone, click on the Apple menu and select System preferences.

Next select Network > Your Wi-Fi > advanced. You will now see the preferred networks list.

Closing Up

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Sanchita Das
Sanchita Das
Creative and focused. Always ready to learn new techniques and improvise accordingly. Loves to meet new challenges and explore new possibilities.

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