Want to know the password of the WiFi network your phone is connected to? Finding the network password can be important for many reasons. Sometimes you may forget the password of a saved network, or sometimes you don’t want to connect other people to a WiFi password that you’ve connected but don’t know. Well, to help you, we will tell you some ways to find the connected WiFi password on your phone.
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How to find out the password of connected WiFi
If you are running the latest version of Android, you can easily find the WiFi password. Otherwise, on older Android and iPhone, this is not an easy task. Let’s take a look at these ways to find the password for your WiFi network.
Find Wi-Fi password on Android
First, if you are running Android 10 or higher, you can easily access it under network settings. That’s it:
1. Enter the phone settings, select the network and the Internet.
2. Click Wi-Fi here and select the network for which you want to know the password. (If you are not connected to the same network now, you need to click on the saved network to view other networks).
3. Now, click the gear icon next to it, and then click Share.
4. The verification is you, and the network password will be displayed below the QR code.
However, if your Android phone is running Android 9 Pie or lower, you can only use the following command to view the Wi-Fi password third-party usageMore importantly, you also need to root your device to make these applications work properly.One such application is WiFi password viewer.
Check the router management page
If the connection is new and no one has changed the password so far, you can also check the management page of the Wi-Fi router to check the password. You can view Wi-Fi network information on your phone.
On your Android phone, follow the above steps to go to the WiFi network settings, now click Advanced, under the network details, you will be able to see the IP address of the router, similar to 192.168.01.
After that, enter it in the address bar of the browser, and it will ask you to log in to the router with the username and password you created when you set up the router. If you do not know this, you may not have changed the default settings. So, try admin/admin.
After logging in, each router administrator has a different set of steps to find the Wi-Fi password. Try to find the setting or Wi-Fi name on this page, you may find it.
Find Wi-Fi password on iPhone
You cannot find the Wi-Fi password directly on the iPhone because Apple does not provide any such features in iOS. Even if it is stored in the keychain, it cannot be found. However, there are some other options to share iPhone WiFi.
First, if you are running iOS 11 and later, and the other party is also using the same operating system version, you can share your Wi-Fi in just a few steps.
To use this feature, there are some other requirements: the person’s Apple ID must be in your contacts app, and Bluetooth should be enabled on both devices. In addition, both devices need to be close.
Now, this is how to share WiFi:
1. Place your iPhone close to your friend’s iPhone.
2. Now, your friend should try to connect to the same Wi-Fi network you want to share.
3. You will see the “Share your Wi-Fi” pop-up window on the iPhone screen.
4. Click “Shared Password”.
That’s it. Your Wi-Fi will connect to your iPhone. Then on your iPhone, click Finish.
Second, other people can connect to the same WiFi as your iPhone through your iPhone’s personal hotspot. When you enable the hotspot on your iPhone, your device works like a Wi-Fi router, anyone can connect to it with a password, and it’s very easy to find.
Please follow the steps below:
1. Go to the settings on the iPhone.
2. Then click Personal Hotspot.
3. Here, beside the Wi-Fi password menu, there will be a password for the personal hotspot.
That’s it, you can stay connected to WiFi and provide your personal hotspot password to those who want to connect to your Wi-Fi.
These are the ways to find the connected WiFi password on the phone. For more such tips and tricks, please stay tuned!
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