How to View and Share Wi-Fi Password in iOS 16 on iPhone and iPad

Have you ever been in a situation where someone asked you to give your WiFi password and you couldn’t do it as you did not remember the password? Well, I can’t tell about you it but that has happened to me on several occasions. Fortunately, Apple has offered a pretty simple way to view and share WiFi passwords in iOS 16 on iPhone and iPad. Here is how it works.

View and Share Wi-Fi Password in iOS 16/iPadOS 16 on iPhone and iPad

For a change, you no longer need to use any third-party app to share your password with anyone. To prevent any unauthorized person from copying your password, authentication through Face ID/Touch ID is required.

Step 1. To get started, open the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2. Now, tap on Wi-Fi.

Step 3. Now, tap on the “i” aka info button right next to the connected WiFi network.

Step 4. Next, tap your Password.

Step 5. Next, you will need to authenticate using your Face ID or Touch ID.

Step 6. Tap Copy to copy the password to the clipboard.

How to Share Wi-Fi Password in iOS 16 on iPhone and iPad

Step 7. Finally, open any app like Messages or WhatsApp and post the password in the text field. Then send it as usual.

That’s all there is to it! You can repeat the same steps to view and share another WiFi password.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do you reset network settings on iPhone?

Head over to the Settings app on your iPhone -> General -> Transfer or Reset iPhone -> Reset -> Reset Network Settings.

2. What’s the way to forget the Wi-Fi network?

Navigate to the Settings app on your iPhone -> Wi-Fi -> tap on the “i” button next to the Wi-Fi network -> Forget This Network and confirm.

Signing off…

Both in terms of ease of use and feature set, iOS 16 is a huge upgrade. Features like the ability to customize the lock screen, Passkeys, and batch photo editing make it feature-rich. Besides, it has also got notable privacy features like the ability to show notification count on the iPhone lock screen and emergency reset access to apps and devices. Personally, I’m a huge fan of the cool gesture that allows users to isolate subjects from photos. By the way, what do you like most about iOS 16? Make sure to share your feedback with us.

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