How to find your wifi password on Windows 10

This tutorial will show you step by step how to find and retrieve a Wi-Fi password on Windows 10.

On this page, you will find two methods for retrieving a Wi-Fi password.

How to find your wifi password in Windows 10 using CMD

1. Right-click on the Windows start menu button and then click on Command Prompt (Admin).

You can also type cmd in the search box, right-click on Command Prompt and then click on Run as administrator.

2. When a User Account Control window appears, you click on the Yes button.

3. Type (or copy and paste) the following command:

netsh wlan show profile name=MyNetworkName key=clear | findstr Key

Note: You will need to replace MyNetworkName with the name of your wireless network.

4. Press the [Enter] key on your keyboard.

The password of the WiFi network will appear at Key Content.

Find Wi-Fi Password of your Current Network with Windows Command Prompt

How to find your wifi password in Windows 10

1. Right-click on the wireless network icon located in the system tray and then click on Open Network & Internet settings.

Open Network and Sharing Center in Windows

2. Scroll down and click on Network and Sharing Center.

You can also open Windows 10 settings > Network & Internet > scroll down and click on Network and Sharing Center.

3. Click on the name of the current Wi-Fi connection.

Open Wi-Fi Connection Properties

4. Click on Wireless Properties.

5. Click on the Security tab.

6. Under Network security key, you check the Show characters option.

Show Network Security Key in Windows

Windows 10 will now show you the password.



References:

Labnol.org

HowToGeek.com