“I have a Net gear wireless router; don't know the model but it is probably their least expensive one. Anyway my iPhone 6 won’t remember the password. Is there a way to view Wi-Fi password on iPhone that I’ve already entered?”-Apple Community
Wi-Fi passwords are widely used to protect wireless networks around the world. Once you connected to a Wi-Fi network, it will be saved on your iPhone or iPad automatically. However, it doesn’t mean that you can get access to that network directly forever. Sometimes you may forget the passcode of your home network and fail to connect the internet, you would be urgent to know how to see iPhone Wi-Fi password. Luckily this article will list you 3 easy methods for viewing wireless password on iPhone.
Part 1: Find Wi-Fi Password on Jailbroken iPhone or iPad
With a jailbroken iPhone, you can do many things that used to be impossible due to Apple restrictions. Here are the instructions to show saved Wi-Fi password iPhone Cydia after jailbreak:
Search “WiFi Password” in Cydia, which is a free app to get back network passcode on iPhone easily. Tap the icon to start downloading
After download, click “Install” on the upper right corner to install the app, this process will finish within several seconds
Now tap on "Return to Cydia" and tap on the Home button. Click Wi-Fi Password icon to open it, you’ll see a list of Wi-Fi names and passwords that can be accessed
Part 2: View Saved Wi-Fi Password on iPhone without Jailbreak
Normally none of the apps in Apple Store allows you to find password for wireless network on iPhone, but there’s still the chance.
Go to Settings and tap “Wi-Fi”, you can see the network name, tap on the (i) info button to get the Router ip address
Open safari and then type the Router ip address to get into the Router login panel page
Now you can login with the default password, you are also allowed to search the password quickly with specific Router Model.
Part 3: Show iPhone Wi-Fi Password by Using Keychain
If you are using the same network on Mac, you can view the password on iPhone Wi-Fi from the Keychain app in computer.
Go to Applications/Utilities/Keychain Access, click on “Password” in the left-hand menu to see Wi-Fi network. You can see a list of wireless router, double click on the one you need
The detailed information of the router will appear, tick the checkbox next to “Show password”
Then a pop-out window will ask you to enter the administrator name and password, type them and press “Allow” to go on
Now the Wi-Fi password should appear in the text box next to Show Password
Note：Some people also reported a similar problem to this - forgetting iPhone backup password. This cannot be so easy to get back, luckily you can try iPhone Backup Unlocker to crack the password and get access to your backups.