How to find a WiFi password under Windows 10



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You can forget your Wi-Fi connection password. Your family member or co-worker may also have connected to the wireless connection but forgot to share the password with you. If you need to find the WiFi password in such cases, you can do so from the Control Panel or the command prompt.

Find WiFi password in Windows 10



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Find WiFi password via Control Panel

In the WinX menu, open Control Panel > Network and Share Center. Click here on the WiFi Connection link.

The WiFi Status field opens. Click the Properties button (16) to open the Wireless Network Properties field (16). In the Security tab, select the Show characters check box. The password is displayed in column Network Security Key.

You can also use the command prompt to find the WiFi button. To do this, select Command Prompt from the WinX menu, type the following and press Enter :

netsh wlan show profile name=YOURWIFINAME key=clear

Here you must enter your WiFi login name instead of YOURWIFINAME.

You can then view the WiFi password under Security Settings > Key Content.

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