How to get wi-fi password to iPad?

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  1. nycdrew

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    I just got an iPad 2 wi-fi, and want to allow it to access my wi-fi network which is WPA2 protected. I have a complex passphrase on the WPA2 to keep my network safe.

    How do I get the passphrase onto my iPad so I can paste it into the password box to access my network?

    Typing the password in is my last resort being that it's a long complex password and it would be far easier to cut and paste it in like I do with my computers.

    Can I do it through iTunes?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Gabriel1

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    You could do it via iTunes but to be honest it will probably be easier to just type it in.


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    I'm not sure how you could go around this. Each device I have that has wifi capability, required me to type my password in.
     
  4. colmce

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    E mail it, then copy/paste from there.
     
  5. classiqa

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    Or create a text file then copy it to your Ipad and then copy your password from the text file, then paste it. :)
     
  6. nycdrew

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    How would I copy a text file to the iPad, or email to myself if it's not connected to wifi? Can it be done through the iTunes connection to my computer? Is there a way to transfer it direct?
     
  7. stevnim

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    I think I would just bite the bullet and type it into an iPad note. Then you would copy and paste. You would also have it available for future device connections.
     
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    +1

    The iPad will need it done manually 1st attempt, cut and paste the code from 'notes'.

    Or change to a simple password, get connected and change it back having copied the complex one to the iPad via email.
     
  9. nycdrew

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    I ended up typing it in. I was just hoping there was an easier way.
     
  10. stevnim

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    Sweet, glad things worked out OK.

    "Never jump into a pile of leaves with a wet sucker."
     

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