iPhone Tip: Here’s how to find and retrieve Wi-Fi password from the iPhone

Did you know that using just your iPhone, you can retrieve any Wi-Fi password your iPhone previously connected to? Yes you can.

  • This article share how you can retrieve Wi-Fi password from your iPhone.
  • Although this article is mentioning iPhone and iOS only, however the same steps work for iPad and iPadOS.
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Many of us when it comes connecting our iPhone to Wi-Fi, either at office, at home or wherever that is, is doing one-time key-in then forget. Then many of us also have been in the situation where someone – be it your family, your colleague, asked for the Wi-Fi password. In the past, unless you remember it or take note of it somewhere, most likely you’ll say, “Sorry, but I couldn’t remember the Wi-Fi password”, however today, that won’t be the case because there’s an easy way to get or to retrieve any Wi-Fi password your iPhone previously connected to.


Here’s how to retrieve Wi-Fi password from your iPhone

As it turns out, there’s now an easy way to retrieve your stored Wi-Fi password your iPhone connected to or previously connected to, follow these simple steps to get the Wi-Fi password.


Step 1) Ensure you are running on iOS 16 (or anything after)

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Ensure you are at least on iOS 16.

This tip is only working on iOS 16 and up, so if you are not yet on iOS 16 (or anything above), follow the link below for step by step to update your iPhone today to iOS 16.

Link: I’m updating my iPhone to iOS 16 today and here’s how you can update yours too (iPadOS 16 for iPad is included too!) at JILAXZONE.


Step 2) Open WiFi Settings

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Go to Settings > Wi-Fi.

On your iPhone, go to Settings > Wi-Fi.


Step 3) Retrieve the WiFi Password

a) Under WiFi Settings, tap the (i) button on Wi-Fi connection you would like to share the password. You’ll then be brought into the Wi-Fi connection settings.

b) Tap on “Password” and authenticate yourself – either via Face ID our Touch ID.

c) Once authenticated, the Password will be revealed to you. Tap the “Copy” button to copy the Wi-Fi password and share it to the needy.


That’s it, now you get the Wi-Fi password extracted from your iPhone. Simple isn’t it?


Bring it all together

With this feature, now you don’t need to keep a note on all your Wi-Fi password nor you need to remember all of them. Just key-in and forget. The next time someone ask you to share the Wi-Fi password, do the simple steps above to retrieve the Wi-Fi password. In case you have queries or are facing difficulties, don’t hesitate to put your issues or thoughts down below on the comment section. I’ll be happy to assist!

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