How to find your Wi-Fi password on iPhone (3 Ways)

How to find Wi-Fi password on iPhone

How often has it happened that you forgot your Wi-Fi password when someone asked? Plenty of times, right? Unfortunately, iPhones don’t have a built-in feature to check your Wi-Fi password.

However, it doesn’t mean that you can’t access that Wi-Fi network’s password. In this article, I’ve mentioned a few easy ways to find your Wi-Fi password on your iPhone.

Before moving on to the steps, ensure that the iPhone is connected to the Wi-Fi whose password needs to be found.

How to find your Wi-Fi password on iPhone via IP address

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi.
  3. Tap the i icon next to the connected Wi-Fi network.
  4. Copy the IP address mentioned by the name Router.

    View wifi password on iPhone via IP address
  5. Now, open Safari.
  6. Paste the IP address in the search field and hit search.
  7. Here, you’ll need to enter the username and password created while setting up the router.
  8. Once logged in, you can find the Wi-Fi password somewhere in the settings as each router offers different steps.

This is a way to find out the Wi-Fi password. However, it only works if you remember your username and password and are initially connected to that network.

How to find your Wi-Fi password on iPhone via iCloud Keychain

Any password saved on an iPhone is automatically saved in the iCloud Keychain. These passwords can be viewed with the help of a Mac. Before reading further, ensure iCloud Keychain is enabled on the iPhone.

  1. On your Mac, click the Apple icon at the top left.
  2. Click System PreferencesApple ID.
  3. Here, click iCloud.
  4. Now, find Keychain in the following list of apps and check the box to activate it.

    Find Keychain from iCloud settings on Mac
  5. Next, open the Spotlight Search tool and search for Keychain Access and click it.
  6. Type your Wi-Fi network name in the Search box.

    Type your WiFi network name in the Search box of Keychain Access on mac
  7. Double-click the Wi-Fi network in the search results.
  8. Check the box next to Show password.
  9. Next, enter the Mac’s login password.
  10. Finally, the Wi-Fi password will be visible in the Show Password field.

    WiFi password will be visible in the Show Password field on Mac

That’s how you can view your Wi-Fi password using the iCloud Keychain!

See the Wi-Fi password of your Personal Hotspot

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap Personal Hotspot.
    Note: Ensure your cellular connectivity is turned on.
  3. The Wi-Fi password will be visible right below the switch.

    See wifi password of Personal Hotspot

BONUS: Share Wi-Fi password on iPhone

On iOS 11 and above, you can share a Wi-Fi password in a single tap with another iOS device. Check our explainer to find out how.

So, these are the methods to find your Wi-Fi password on iPhone. Got any other reliable methods? Share it with us in the comments below.

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