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How to share your Wi-Fi password with other people

/ 10:08 AM May 09, 2021

No matter where we go, be it a restaurant, library, or a friend’s house, the first thing we request is the Wi-Fi password. Wi-Fi is a universal wireless technology, which bypasses all the shenanigans of an ethernet cable. It allows us to stay connected with the rest of the world, making it a crucial element of our everyday life.

Wi-Fi is broadly used to protect wireless networks globally. It also allows phone users to access info in real-time to wander anywhere they like without being removed from the Wi-Fi network.


Though mobile devices have various valuable and unique features, they often lack a few essential functions that other operating systems offer. And one of them is the ability to check and change the Wi-Fi password on your device.

Even though you can always ask for the Wi-Fi password from the responsible individual or use your laptop, but using your phone to check saved Wi-Fi passwords is possibly the easiest way.


However, what’s the secret of finding a Wi-Fi password for a network you were connected to before? Here is a helpful guide that will allow you to find the password on your phone within a few moments.

Majority of the information on this website was gathered from Google and other reliable online resources. This article’s measures and strategies are systematic in order to make it more simple for customers.

How to Check Wifi Password on Android

There are several ways to see the password on phones, even if someone has solid wireless security. These simple methods are safe, and you won’t need to root the device either. Let’s move forward to find out!

How to find the password through phone settings

An easy method to find the password is to find your router first and then operate it on your phone. Your device must be connected to the network and the actual log into your router with the login specifics, including the router’s IP address bar given on the back. Follow the following steps:

  • Go to the ‘settings’ option on your phone.
  • Tap on ‘Connections.’
  • Select ‘Wifi.’
  • Choose the connected Wifi network of your phone.
  • Tap on the cog icon of the network.
  • Click on “Manage Wi-Fi Router.”
  • Have the username and password from the backside of the router and enter them into the popped-up login page
  • Look for the wireless properties icon, then tap to find the Wifi password.

But remember that the setting will highly depend on the brand of the router you are using.

Finding Wi-Fi network password via recovery app

How to Find the Wi-Fi Network Password through Recovery App


Without any doubt, the previous method is relatively straightforward and easy. However, it involves a few additional steps to search the correct file and interpret the strong password. If you need to view the saved Wifi passwords without any hassle, then the ideal choice might be installing a password recovery app.

There are several password recovery apps accessible for free on the Google Play Store, and unsurprisingly, most of these Apps work as expected. Let’s take the example of the ‘Wifi Passwords Recovery Pro’ app.

First off, Download and install any app. Then, please open it and then grant the superuser permission to work accurately. The app will provide a list of all the Wifi wireless networks you have connected with your phone device, along with their security protocols.

Select any network internet you need, and the app will ultimately display the password of that specific network. This app even permits you to copy the default usernames and password and share it. There is numerous alternative app you can install from Google Play Store for Wifi Password Recovery.

Finding Wi-Fi password on iOS mobile phones

 iOS Mobile Phones

If you are hurry to find a Wifi password on your iPhone, Tenorshare 4uKey – Password Unlocker is suggested for you. This is an easy-to-use and powerful iOS password detector that will help you find a Wifi password on your iPhone without any need for jailbreaking.

Not only the Wifi password, but you can also view Apple ID, mail account password, web browser, and App login password, and credit card information saved on your iPad and iPhone.

  • Check saved Wi-Fi password on the Apple device from Mac/PC
  • See app login passwords & all stored websites
  • View credit card information, mail accounts
  • Show Apple ID Account kept on your phone
  • Find and Remove forgotten Screen Time password without restore.

Finding Wi-Fi password on Mac

Apple devices do not usually allow you to get your Wi-Fi password directly on your iPhone; so, you will need to have a Windows computer or Mac in your hand for iOS devices. You are not of the requirement to jailbreak or root your iPhone.

If you are a Mac user, an iCloud Keychain iOS app is required. Log in to iCloud on Mac. Follow these steps:

  • Tap on the Launchpad icon, then go to the ‘others’ app folder.
  • Open up the Key Chain access app.
  • Choose iCloud on the sidebar.
  • Click on “Passwords” in the “Categories” section.
  • Click on the Wifi network on the right pane.
  • Now, tick the box displaying ‘Show Password’ and type the Mac password.
  • Finally, a tab will open and show your Wifi password.

Resetting Wi-Fi router to default password if nothing works

How to Reset Your Router to its Default Password If Nothing Works

If nothing worked and you still can’t find your Wi-Fi network’s password and don’t have access to your router’s web interface—well, don’t worry, you still haven’t run out of options. Rather than opening a command prompt, you can reset your router and use the default Wi-Fi passcode written on the router once again.

Find out a small “reset” button on your router. If it’s a pinhole button, press it with a bent paperclip or a pointed object. Push the button down for at least ten seconds, and your router’s settings will be of erasure and reset to their default usernames and passwords.

And the network name and password will be of restoration to the defaults on the router.

Suppose you are not sure about your router’s Wi-Fi network name or SSID. You have to look at the Wi-Fi settings on any device connected to the wireless network, and you’ll find the network name. If there are no connection devices yet, see this information on the router’s backside or in the router’s documentation.

Final words

You don’t have to be tech-savvy to find the Wi-Fi password. All it takes is free apps or software and a few clicks. You don’t have to remember a thousand passwords now. By following one of the ways, we have mentioned above. You can easily find a Wi-Fi password on your phone!

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