How to Find Wi-Fi Password on iPhone

Connecting to a WiFi network on your iPhone requires you to input the password of the WiFi you’re about to connect to and after that, you won’t see the WiFi password again. Android, on the other hand, has an option to show the password of the WiFi network they are connected to after they’ve connected. So in this guide, we will be showing you how to find WiFi password of the WiFi network you’re connected to on your iPhone and you can do that through various means. Without further ado, let’s get right down to it.

Apple iPhone XS

How to Find Wi-Fi Password on iPhone Through Router Settings

You can find out the WiFi password of your WiFi network by going through your router settings as the admin. To do this, simply follow the steps below.

  1. Access the admin page of your router which is usually in a form of an IP address and requires a username and password. If you don’t know the IP address to access, simply navigate to Settings >> WiFi then find the WiFi name you would like to know it’s password and Click the “i” icon next to it. It should bring up a lot of details about the WiFi network including the IP address. Now copy the IP address and paste it in your Safari browser or any other browser you have.
  2. Once the page loads, you’ll be prompted to enter your username and password which is usually “admin” as the username and also “admin” as the password for most routers if you haven’t changed it. Alternatively, you can search online for “default password for (your router name) router model” if you haven’t changed the username and password and admin doesn’t work.
  3. After Logging into your router admin page, navigate to the “wireless settings” to see the iPhone WiFi password.

Note: if you don’t own the WiFi router or someone else has changed the admin username and password then this method won’t work for you. See the second or third step.

How to Find Wi-Fi Password on iPhone Through iCloud Keychain Sync

If you have a MacBook then you can use that to check the WiFi password on your iPhone just by following the steps below. But first, you’ll have to be logged in to the same iCloud account on your iPhone/iPad and MacBook before being able to sync the wifi password to iCloud keychain and view them on the keychain app.

  1. Once you’ve logged into the same iCloud account on both your MacBook and your iPhone/iPad then access the settings menu on your iPhone/iPad and Click iCloud then enable Keychain. After enabling the keychain feature, go back to the settings menu and turn on the personal hotspot.
  2. Using your Mac, connect to your iPhone/iPad’s personal hotspot you created then use a spotlight to open “Keychain Access”. Now look for the WiFi network the iPhone is connected to that you would like to know it’s password and click on the “show password” option to see the password.

How to Find Wi-Fi Password on iPhone Through Bluetooth

If don’t actually want the password but just want to connect a friend’s iPhone/iPad to the WiFi network then you can do that via Bluetooth without even knowing the WiFi password. Simply follow the steps below.

  1. First, add your friend iOS device to your iPhone/iPad contact list by entering his/her iCloud username and password on your device and vice versa.
  2. Once you’re done with that, turn on Bluetooth on both your device and your friend’s device.
  3. Now, on your friend’s device, go to Settings >> WiFi and tap the name of the WiFi network. You’ll be asked to input password on your friend’s device while you get a message on your device to share the password of the WiFi.
  4. Once you share the password on your device, your friend’s device will be connected automatically without imputing a password.

Conclusion

These methods above are on how to find the WiFi password on iPhone as well as some other alternatives, mainly for iOS device that aren’t jailbroken. However, if you have a jailbroken device then you can find out the WiFi password of any WiFi network you’re connected to through some Cydia tweaks like “NetworkList” or “WiFipasswords” just to name a few. These tweaks will be able to show you all the WiFi networks you’ve connected to as well as their Passwords.

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