You brought home a brand new iPhone or iPad and are about to activate it, but realize that you forgot your home Wi-Fi password. What to do? You can visit the web interface of the router and reset the password, or you can use the function Bunch of keys on a Mac computer.
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And so, in order to find the forgotten password from the Wi-Fi network, you need to go to the application “Bunch of keys“. Below is a list of simple steps required to find a password on macOS devices.
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How to find (remember) your Wi-Fi password on Mac
one… Open the utility “Bunch of keys“Which is on the way Programs → Utilities…
Bunch of keys can also be opened via Launchpad (folder Other).
2… Enter the word “airport” in the search bar – this will display all known Wi-Fi hotspots to which you have previously connected on one of your devices, united by one Apple ID account.
Select the name of the desired Wi-Fi network and double-click on it.
3… Check the box next to the item “Show password“.
4… Enter your macOS administrator password.
5… The Wi-Fi password should appear in the box next to “Show password“.
V “Keychain»Also stores passwords for applications and web-forms on sites. Therefore, their search is carried out in the same way. If this isn’t a good solution for you, try a password manager like 1Password available in the Mac App Store.