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How to view Wi-Fi passwords on iPhone or iPad

When we connect to a Wi-Fi network, most of the time, after a while the Wi-Fi password is forgotten. So if you want to connect with another device after a while or give the password to someone else, it's good to know how to view Wi-Fi passwords on iPhone or iPad.

For reasons of confidentiality Apple has restricted the access of users for a long time iPhone si iPad to Wi-Fi relay passwords. Even if the credentials were entered manually, they could no longer be seen after connecting to the Wi-Fi network.

With iOS 16 and iPadOS 16, users of iPhone si iPad they can see the passwords of the Wi-Fi networks they are or have been connected to.

How to view Wi-Fi passwords on iPhone or iPad

First of all, you must have iPhone or iPad to the latest version of the operating system iOS or iPadOS. The option through which you can see the Wi-Fi passwords of the networks to which you are connected or to which you have been connected, was introduced on iOS 16 and iPadOS 16.

open Settings pe iPhone or iPad, then go to Wi-Fi and press the sign “i” from the circle.

Wi-Fi Settings on iPhone
Wi-Fi Settings on iPhone

In the network connection settings, you can find the Wi-Fi connection password. The password appears with dots and you have to click on them to make them visible. It is necessary to confirm your identity with Face ID / Touch ID or device password.

How to view Wi-Fi passwords on iPhone or iPad
How to view Wi-Fi passwords on iPhone or iPad

You can copy the password of the Wi-Fi network and send it to another person who wants to connect to that Wi-Fi network.

For iPad you must follow the same steps from the tutorial above and you will find out the Wi-Fi password of the network to which the device is or was connected. Saved Wi-Fi networks.

How to view Wi-Fi passwords on iPhone or iPad

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