Did you forget WiFi password on your phone? Here’s how you find it easily

You can view your saved WiFi passwords on your android phones in Settings tab with these simple and easy steps.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Aug 29 2022, 15:17 IST
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How to view saved WiFi password on Android phones. (Pixabay)
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How to view saved WiFi password on Android phones. (Pixabay)

Have you lost or forgotten your WiFi password on your Android phones? If you use your home's WiFi, then you can find the default password on stickers or slips of the router. However, if you have changed the password or you're using your office WiFi or a public WiFi, it's not that convenient to note down the WiFi password and keep it safe. They can be misplaced or lost for a myriad of reasons. But, do you know your android phone saves the WiFi password of all the networks that you have ever connected with? Yes, it's true and you can find it on your system with these simple and easy steps. Know how to find saved WiFi password on android phones here.

How to view your saved WiFi password on Android phone

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Step 1:

Open the ‘Settings’ on your Android phone and then head to ‘WiFi’.

Step 2:

There select the network to which you are connected, or the one you have saved on your Android phone.

Step 3:

Next, click on the WiFi QR code and proceed.

Step 4:

You can view the password by unlocking the phone through the PIN, fingerprint or face unlock. 

Step 5:

Once you enter the PIN or fingerprint or face, the QR code and WiFi password will appear on the screen.

Step 6:

You can either scan the QR code or use the password to connect your device to the network.

Do note that these steps are useful for users who are currently using Android 10 devices or later. They can check the password of the Wi-Fi they are connected to by using these simple and easy steps.

Meanwhile, iPhone users too will be able to locate their Wi-Fi password on iPhone once the iOS 16 will be rolled out. The stable version of iOS 16 would be released next week along with the iPhone 14.

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First Published Date: 29 Aug, 15:15 IST
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