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    iPhone keeps asking to share old wifi password

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    iPhone keeps asking to share old wifi password
    Replaced my old router at home.

    Up to that point my iPhone kept asking to share the password with my MBP, although MBP was already logged onto wifi. Ignored the prompt.

    Replaced old router and now all set up again.

    However, iPhone keeps asking to share the old password to the old network that no longer exists.

    Now it is getting annoying?

    Any tips how to stop this prompt?
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    iPhone keeps asking to share old wifi password
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    I think what I'd do is remove/delete the old network from the iPhone.

    In fact delete any old/unused networks so that your iPhone only has those currently in operation.

    Need help with that, just ask.

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    iPhone keeps asking to share old wifi password

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    Help...please.

    If the network were still available I would click the "i" and Forget this Network.

    However, it is no longer available as I took the router down.

    Are the unused networks stored elsewhere on the phone so that I can delete them?
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    iPhone keeps asking to share old wifi password
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    Are the unused networks stored elsewhere on the phone so that I can delete them?
    Yes. On your iPhone, go into Settings > Wi-Fi. This will show "My Networks" and "Other Networks".

    Alongside each Network there is an (i) in a circle. Click on that. The options are - "Join This Network", "Forget This Network". You want "Forget This Network". Choose that for the old one.

    That should do the trick. I do this all the time as circumstances change.

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    So older networks are not shown.

    Only the ones that are in range.

    Clicking "Other..." just asks for network name and password, which are no longer available.
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    I deleted the wifi network stored password in my MBP keychain.

    Maybe that will help.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trolle View Post
    I deleted the wifi network stored password in my MBP keychain.

    Maybe that will help.
    Sounds like a good idea to me

    Ian
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