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Doug Lass

macrumors member
Original poster
Mar 12, 2015
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Simple question here. Where can I find a list of the wifi networks that my iPhone knows how (e.g. has passwords) to join. I don't need to see the passwords. I just want to know IF when I'm at that network, my iPhone will need for me to scrounge a password. "My Networks" are just those that I can connect to, that I'm in range of. As far as I can tell so far, on the basis of other questions I've been asking, wifi management on iPhones is pretty uninformative.
 

now i see it

macrumors G4
Jan 2, 2002
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I don’t believe that information is available to the user. It’s secretly stored away from prying eyes.
(At least I’ve never seen it anywhere in iOS).
 

Doug Lass

macrumors member
Original poster
Mar 12, 2015
79
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Yes, I can believe that Apple is very worried about prying eyes, even to the extent that they don't want anyone knowing what networks you might log into. To be honest, I can't understand why I wouldn't want anyone to know what networks I might have logged into. That is, passwords is one thing. My network history is another. But yes, let's just call it uninformative.

Interesting that on Mac, once you log in, you have no trouble seeing this information. So prying eyes don't work the same way on a Mac compared to an iPhone, I guess.
 

DeltaMac

macrumors G5
Jul 30, 2003
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Couple of years old, but maybe someone else needs an answer about this:

Go to Settings, then Wifi.
When you see the list of My Networks, and Other Networks, click on Edit.
You will authenticate/FaceID, and now see "Known Networks"-- the list of networks that you can connect with...
 
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