4 Methods to Find and View Saved Wi-Fi Passwords in Windows 10 – review information

“I forgot my wifi password and is there an easy way to find out the saved Wi-Fi password on my Windows 10 computer?” In this tutorial, we will share you 4 methods to find and view saved Wi-Fi password in Windows 10 computer.

Method 1: One-Click to Recover All Saved Wi-Fi passwords

If your Windows computer has connected the wireless network and saved the password, you can view all saved Wi-Fi passwords in one click with WiFi Password Genius.

WiFi Password Genius is a powerful tool that can help you retrieve all wireless network security passwords stored in Windows 10/8/7. You just need to launch the software and get the Wi-Fi password listed on the interface. It is also possible for you to save the password into a text file.

Step 1: Download and install WiFi Password Genius.

Step 2: Get the passwords for your previous wireless network.

recover all wifi passwords on Windows 10

Method 2: Find Wi-Fi Password of the Current Network Connection

If your current computer is connected to the wireless network, you are not the administrator of the, but you want to know what exactly the password is, you can follow this way to view the Wi-Fi password in Wireless Properties setting.

Step 1: There are two options for you to access Wireless Properties setting.

Option 1: Press the Windows Key and R key to start the Run box. Then, enter ncpa.cpl and click the OK button.

start run box and enter ncpa.cpl

When you are in the Network Connections window, directly click your wireless network connection.

wifi in Network connection

Option 2: Open Control Panel and choose Network and Internet. After that, choose Network and Sharing Center. Then you can see your wifi network and click on it.

get wifi network in network and sharing center

Step 3: In the Wi-Fi status, you can click the Wireless Properties button.

click wireless properties

Step 4: Then, you need to go to the Security tab, tick the Show characters option and you will see the password immediately.

find saved wifi password in wireless properties

Method 3: Find Saved Wi-Fi Password through Command Prompt

Step 1: Run Command Prompt as an administrator.

run command prompt as administrator

Step 2: In the command prompt, you need to enter the following command: netsh wlan show profiles to get your Wi-Fi name.

use command line to find your wifi profile

Step 3: Enter the following demand: netsh wlan show profile name= Profile-Name key= clear.

Here the Profile-Name should be your Wi-Fi name. And you will get the key (password) soon.

find your wifi password using cmd

Method 4:  View All Wireless Network Passwords on Windows PowerShell

Step 1: Run Windows PowerShell as administrator.

Step 2: Execute: netsh wlan show profiles.

Step 3: Continue to run the following demand: netsh wlan show profile name =”Wi-Fi-name” key =clear.  You need to use your real Wi-Fi name to instead the text “Wi-Fi-name”.

find your wifi password via windows powershell


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