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So I have a not so tech savy friend who forgot the wifi password on his home network and he wants me to figure it out I guess. He has his iPad connected to it and thats all. What I am wondering if you can somehow recover the password on the ipad. When I go to settings>wifi it shows the IP, subnet mask, router, DNS, and search domains. I have no clue if you can get the password through any of that so that is why I am here.

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You have to connect to the router to get the password. Most likely 192.168.1.1 in your browser. Go to wifi security settings to find it.
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im not 100% sure if you can recover it in ipad,

1) but one way that will work is to login to his wireless router and change the wireless security passphrase the enble wireless on his ipad and select his SSID and connect then enter the new passphrase thumb.gif

2) or as the above poster said maybe all he has to do is login to his router and the passphrase should be in plaintext, if not in plaintext do 1)
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There is an app called Wifi Passwords but the pad needs to be JB. Have him check the appstore. There is also a android app that does similar on the market but if you havent already connected to that network before it wont work. That also goes for the ipad app.
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