How To Find Wifi Password In Windows 10

In this article, we will show you. How to find Wi-fi password in Windows 10. Many times we forget the Wi-fi password of our network but it is still saved in our PC/Laptop.  

We can access the Wi-fi password using Network Connections in control panel but the command line quick way to get the any specifi Wifi password.

If you are connected to any specific network while the command line method will work online.

Find Wifi password in Windows 10

Let’s start first go through the steps to find Wifi password easily.

  1. Finding Wifi passwords of a connected network (SSID)
  2. Go to Run Press Windows+R shortcut key to Open Run   
  3. Type ncpa.cpl Network and Internet Connections Tab open 
  4. Click on the connected Wi-fi network and click status window.
  5. Click on Wireless Properties button
  6. Under Security tab, check the checkbox Show characters

This will show the save Wifi password.

Get Wifi password through command line

If you want to find Wi-fi password of any network, follow the complete instructions below.

Open Command Prompt in administrative mode

Go to Run Press Windows+R key Run shortcut 

Type CMD  to open command prompt  

  1. Type the following command:
    netsh wlan show profiles 
    This command will show list all the saved Wifi profiles in the PC/Laptop. Copy the network profile name which you want the password find.
  2. Type the following command:
    netsh wlan show profile name=”network profile name” key=clear
    Replace network profile name with your network name.

This will show the save Wifi password in clear text.

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