iOS 16: View and share Wi-Fi password with your friends

In iOS 16, Apple introduces many new functions and some existing parts get a major update. Sharing your Wi-Fi password is also easier in iOS 16 and you can even view your password. iPhoned tells you how to do that.

Share and view WiFi password on iPhone

Your iPhone has a convenient way to share your Wi-Fi password with your friends. At least… your friends must be in your contacts, they must have an iPhone and your phone must be connected to WiFi. Oh yes, you must also have bluetooth turned on. Below you can read exactly how this works.

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iOS 16: View and share Wi-Fi password with your friends

Does one of you have besties an Android device? Then it gets a little more difficult. You then have to retrieve the password and enter it manually. Now we have already described a handy trick for this in our iPhone tips.

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Share Wi-Fi password in iOS 16

In iOS 16, Apple is going to make it even easier to find (and then share) the Wi-Fi password. Your friends without an iPhone also benefit from this. Because you can then choose to show the password.

It’s also nice for you, because you don’t have to search for the string first if you don’t remember the password. Here’s how to share (and view) the Wi-Fi password in iOS 16.

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

  1. Tap ‘Settings > Wi-Fi’;

  2. Find your Wi-Fi network in the list and tap the information icon (the ‘i’) behind it;

  3. Tap ‘Password’ and enter your passcode (or use Touch ID / Face ID);

  4. The password will appear, press ‘Copy’ to share the password.

ios 16 wifi sharing

The password is now in your clipboard. You can now paste the password in a message (for example WhatsApp or Telegram).

Want to know more about iOS 16?

We had to wait for iOS 16 for a while, but during WWDC 2022, the time had come. On Monday, June 6, Apple introduced the long-awaited iOS 16. Just like previous versions, iOS 16 contains many cool innovations. Want to learn more about what’s new in iOS 16? In the article below you will find an overview of the most important features.

Read more: Apple officially announces iOS 16

ios 16 overview

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