How to Find Wi-Fi Password on iPhone

Forgot your Wi-Fi password? In this guide, we will help you find Wi-Fi password with some great tips. Now, you can follow this simple instruction to get them.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Apr. 23, 2020

Q: Is there a way to get my network selection to display my Wi-Fi password which automatically signs on but I have stupidly forgotten?

To ensure the network’s security, many users would like to set a very complex Wi-Fi password with capital letters, numbers, and symbols. Over time, as a result, they can not even remember the Wi-Fi password, just like the user we mentioned above. If you are experiencing the same issue, don’t fret, you can get some great tips to find your Wi-Fi password on iPhone by reading this guide, whether your iPhone has been jailbroken or not.

Part 1. How to Find Wi-Fi Password on iPhone [Without Jailbreak]

In this part, we will provide you with 2 methods to find Wi-Fi password on iPhone without jailbreaking and either of them is easy to conduct. Now, you can follow the step-by-step instruction to do it.

Method 1. Find Wi-Fi Password with Router Settings

This method is mainly talking about how to view Wi-Fi password on iPhone without jailbreaking through accessing the settings of IP address that locate in Wi-Fi router. It’s easy to perform. Now, you can make it by following the steps.

Step 1. Go to the Settings > WLAN > Tap the Wi-Fi name that you want to see the password > Tap the “i” icon > Copy the address of the Router.

How to See Wi-Fi Password with Router Settings – Step 1

How to See Wi-Fi Password with Router Settings – Step 1

Step 2. Open your browser and paste the Wi-Fi router that you copy from step 1 to the search box of the browser > You will be presented a login panel page > Log in with the default username and password of your router. Usually, both of the username and password is the “admin”.

If the username and password are incorrect, just tap the “default password of 192.168. XX (your router model) in the Safari to search for its username and password.

How to See Wi-Fi Password with Router Settings – Step 2

How to See Wi-Fi Password with Router Settings – Step 2

Step 3. After logging in, you will go to the interface of Wireless Setup or Wireless Settings, then you can view the iPhone Wi-Fi password.

Method 2. How to See Wi-Fi Passwords on iPhone Use iCloud Keychain Sync

This is the second way that can be used to see Wi-Fi password on iPhone without jailbreaking. If you have logged in the same iCloud account on different iOS devices, then you can use Keychain to sync and view your passwords between your Apple devices. And notably, this method can only be conducted by a Mac computer.

Here we divide the process into two parts, one is to sync iPhone Wi-Fi password to Mac, the other is to view the password on Mac. Now, you can follow the steps below to view your Wi-Fi password.

  1. Steps to Sync iPhone Wi-Fi Password to Mac

Step 1. Go to the Settings > Account & Password > iCloud > Keychain, enable iCloud Keychain if it is off.

Step 2. Return to the Settings > Tap the Personal Hotspot, turn it on if it is off.

Step 3. Open your Mac, connect your Mac to your iPhone’s hotspot. As soon as the Mac is connected successfully, the process of syncing your passwords to Mac computer will begin.

  1. Steps to View Wi-Fi Password on Mac

Step 1. Open up Keychain Access on Mac. You can open it by searching for Keychain Access in Spotlight or go to Launchpad to find it.

Step 2. In Keychain Access, you can find the specific network that you want to view and its password.

How to See Wi-Fi Passwords on iPhone Use iCloud Keychain Sync – Step 2

How to See Wi-Fi Passwords on iPhone Use iCloud Keychain Sync – Step 2

Step 3. Then, you can double – click on the network, a window that contains information about this network will be presented. Then you can check the box that asks you to show password.

How to See Wi-Fi Passwords on iPhone Use iCloud Keychain Sync – Step 3

How to See Wi-Fi Passwords on iPhone Use iCloud Keychain Sync – Step 3

Step 4. Type the Administrator’s name and password to allow to use the “System” keychain. After that, you can see your Wi-Fi password.

How to See Wi-Fi Passwords on iPhone Use iCloud Keychain Sync – Step 4

How to See Wi-Fi Passwords on iPhone Use iCloud Keychain Sync – Step 4

Part 2. How to Find Wi-Fi Password on iPhone [Jailbroken]

This part is mainly talking about how to see Wi-Fi passwords on jailbroken iPhone. In order to see Wi-Fi password on a jailbroken iPhone, you need to ask some Cydia tweaks for help. Here we will introduce 2 popular Cydia tweaks for you to try.

NetworkList

Step 1. Download and install NetworkList from Cydia.

Step 2. Tap “ Restart Springboard” when you are asked.

Step 3. Go to the Settings > Tap WLAN > Known Networks. Then you will see all passwords for the Wi-Fi networks you have connected.

Wi-Fi Passwords

Step 1. Download and install Wi-Fi Passwords on your iPhone.

Step 2. Press the Home button to return to the Home screen. Launch the “Wi-Fi Password” app, then all Wi-Fi networks that you’ve used on the iPhone and their passwords will be shown to you.

Besides the two tools we talked about above, you can also use many other tools like iSpeedTouchpad, Speedssid, Dlssid and more.

The Bottom Line

That’s all of the methods that we provide for you. Hope you have found the Wi-Fi password on iPhone. If you have a better way to find Wi-Fi password on iPhone, just leave your methods in the comment section to share with others.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.