iOS 16: You Can Finally View Saved Wi-Fi Passwords on Your iPhone


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Apple announced September 12 as the official release date for iOS 16 during its release period ‘Out of reach’ event. The latest software update will come with many files Cool new features to me Iphoneincluding the ability to view and share passwords for any WIFI The network you have already connected to.

While iOS offers the ability to Share a Wi-Fi network At the moment, it’s currently restricted between Apple devices, and even then, it doesn’t actually show what the password is. If you want to connect your Nintendo Switch or Smart TV to the Internet this way, it will only work if you have the actual password typed in.

Fortunately, with this last feature, you can easily go to your settings and find your Wi-Fi network and view your Wi-Fi password. You can then copy and paste it into a text message or email and easily share it with anyone else who needs it. Here’s how.

And if you want to get iOS 16 now, here is a tutorial about How to download the latest beta version of iOS 16.

How to view saved Wi-Fi password on iOS 16

For this to work, you must either be connected to or have been connected to Wi-Fi in the past and be close enough to the router for the network to appear in your settings. If you meet these requirements, launch the Settings app on your iPhone running iOS 16 and do the following:

1. go to the WIFI.

2. Find the Wi-Fi network for which you want the password and tap blue info icon to the right of the network name.

3. tap on password Use Face ID, Touch ID, or enter the passcode to view the password.

4. Finally, hit copy To save the password to your clipboard.

Wi-Fi Settings in iOS 16

You can view the passwords for any Wi-Fi networks you’ve connected to, as long as you’re currently connected to them or soon enough that they appear under My Networks.

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You can then paste the Wi-Fi password into a text message or email to share with someone, or just tell them the password.