Nowadays, Wi-Fi passwords are the mostly used security protocol on home and business wireless networks. However, many people often forget their Wi-Fi passwords so that they cannot search the Internet, which is really inconvenient in daily lives. In this post, we’ve gathered top 3 ways to retrieve Wi-Fi password from iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/SE/6s/6/5s/5, iPad, iPod Touch.
Way 1: See Saved Wi-Fi Password On a Jailbroken iPhone or iPad
If your iPhone or iPad is jailbroken, you can recover forgotten Wi-Fi password easily without Apple’s restrictions. Just use a free Cydia app, search “WiFi Passwords” in Cydia to download and install “WiFi Passwords”. Tap on “Wi-Fi Passwords” icon, you’ll see a list of Wi-Fi names and passwords. Find the Wi-Fi name and password you want to access to connect to the Internet.
Way 2: Show Saved Wi-Fi Password On a Non-Jailbroken iPhone
Since there is no app in Apple Store that allows you to find password for wireless network on iPhone, you still have a chance to view the Wi-Fi password saved on normal iPhone without jailbreak by the following steps.
Step 1. Tap Settings app and “Wi-Fi” settings, you’ll see the network name and tap on the (i) info button to get the Router IP address.
Step 2. Open safari on your iPhone and type the Router IP address to enter the Router login panel page, you’ll be able to login the Router account with the default password and search the Wi-Fi password quickly with specific Router model.
Way 3: Find Saved iPhone Wi-Fi Passwords Using Keychain Access
Keychain app stores passwords that includes Wi-Fi passwords. If you have ever used the same network on Mac, you can get back the password from the Keychain app window. And here are the steps.
Step 1. Go to Applications >> Utilities >> Keychain Access, click “Password” at the left menu, you’ll see a list of wireless routers, double click the one you need to access, you’ll get the detailed information of the router. Tick the checkbox next to “Show password”.
Step 2. You’ll get a pop-up window that asks your keychain login password, type the administrator password and press “Allow”. Now the Wi-Fi password should appear in the text box next to “Show password”.
Also Check: If you forgot iPhone/iTunes backup password, you can try iPhone Backup Unlocker to recover the password to get access to your encrypted backup files quickly.
This post has shown you 3 effective ways on how to view saved Wi-Fi passwords on iPhone or iPad. If you still have troubles with Wi-Fi password recovery, please don’t hesitate to let us know by leaving your comment below.