How to find Wi-Fi password on Android or iOS Phone?

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How to find Wi-Fi password on Android or iOS Phone?



It’s relatively rare to keep a password that you automatically save on your computer, smartphone or tablet. So, when a friend or family member visits your house and asks for the Wi-Fi password, you suffer until you find it — especially in cases where the factory code of the modem has been changed.

To prevent someone from being without the internet, we present a complete tutorial to learn how to find out the Wi-Fi password through your cell phone. Valid for Android and iPhone systems.

Finding Wi-Fi Password via Android

If your cell phone uses the Android system, then follow the steps below to find the password for your home or work network. Remember that this only applies to networks you are already connected to, that is, to a Wi-Fi network that you already have access to.

  1. Go to the “Settings” tab of your Android phone.
  2. Then select “Network and Internet”.
  3. Once that’s done, tap on “Wi-Fi”.
  4. On the next screen, find the network you are connected to and which you want to find out the password.
  5. Tap on it for more information.
  6. In the tab that opens, find and select “Share”.
  7. A screen* with a QR code will open so that someone can connect to the network.
  8. Below the QR code, you will find the password.

*Note: if on the sharing screen you don’t find the Wi-Fi password below the QR code, take a screenshot of the screen and use the Google Lens app to read it.

Finding Wi-Fi Password via iPhone

Now is the time to show you how to find the password for your home or work network if you use a cell phone with an iOS system, present on the iPhone. The same applies as we said for Android: you must already be connected to the network.

  1. On your phone, look for the “Settings” app and select it.
  2. Once this is done, enter the “Wi-Fi” option.
  3. Next, open the internet network you are connected to.
  4. Scroll down the iPhone screen and look for the space called “Router”.
  5. When you find it, copy the address that appears on it, paste it into your iPhone’s browser and access it.
  6. This address will load the router’s configuration page. It will ask you to enter the username and password for the administrative area. Access settings generally follow this factory default:
  • User: admin | Password: blank password / admin / 1234
  • User: blank user | Password: blank password

After accessing the configuration page, look for the “wireless” option. Next, access the menu ” local network ” or “primary network” ( primary network ). Some modem models have the “wireless settings” option, just choose it. After completing these steps, you will find the Wi-Fi password via cellular.

Finding Wi-Fi Password Using Apps

Did you try to use the tips directly from the system and couldn’t, or did you suddenly find it too complicated? There are also some applications with which you can try to find your internet network password.

Find the password with the LastPass app

With more than 30 million users, the LastPass app works as a kind of “password vault”. The app records all the passwords previously used on the Wi-Fi networks that you have connected your cell phone to.

It also works to save passwords for applications you have on your cell phone, helps you create secure passwords and monitors data leakage, informing you if any of your information has been compromised.

  1. Open the app store corresponding to the system you use, download the LastPass app ( Android | iOS ).
  2. Register using your email and password.
  3. Tap the “Three lines” icon and access the side menu; enter “Wi-Fi passwords”.
  4. From the available networks, select the one you want to discover the access code for.
  5. Then, select the “Eye” icon and find out the Wi-Fi password with your mobile.

Find the password with the WiFi Map app

Number 1 app when it comes to connection, WiFi Map  has a  map that shows the wireless internet networks that are around you.

The dynamics are very simple: some users help others to use password-protected networks of public places. Those who register provide the password for a network they know, such as bars, restaurants and stores.

  1. Open your mobile app store and download the WiFi Map app ( Android | iOS ).
  2. With the application open, browse the map, zoom in and select the place you want to find out the password.
  3. If you wish, you can view the list of places closest to you by selecting “Sorted by distance”.
  4. After that, go to “Unlock Password” to unlock it (you may need to see an advertisement).
  5. Done! Now just take advantage of the network to read more about TecMundo.

The importance of creating secure passwords

When creating passwords, not just for your Wi-Fi internet network, it’s important to be mindful of security. To prevent yourself from being vulnerable to the risk of attacks by malicious people, it is important to create secure passwords .

Therefore, avoid using personal data (such as mother’s name, cell phone number, name of the street where you live, date of birth, pet’s name and simple numerical sequences) and prefer the varied use of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers and special characters.


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