How to find your Wi-Fi password in Windows 11

This tutorial will show you step by step how to find the password of a connected Wi-Fi network in Windows 11.


1. Click on the start menu button.

Windows 11 start menu button

2. Type control panel.

3. Click on Control Panel when it appears in the search results.

Open Control Panel in Windows 11

4. Click on Network and Internet.

Open Network and Internet settings in Windows 11

5. Click on Network and Sharing Centre.

Open Network and Sharing Centre in Windows 11

6. Click on the name of the Wi-Fi network you are connected to.

Wi-Fi network

7. Click on Wireless Properties.

Wireless Properties

8. Click on Security.

Wireless Properties Security tab

9. Click on Show characters.

Show characters

10. When the “User Account Control” window appears, you click Yes. Depending on your settings, you may also need to enter the admin password and click Yes.

You will now see the password of the WiFi network in the “Network security key” field.

Wi-Fi password

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