How to Find WiFi Password on Windows 10

It is very simple to learn the WiFi password from the computer. If you have forgotten your Windows 10 WiFi password and want to learn it again, you can easily find your password by following the steps in this article.

How to Find WiFi Password on Windows 10

How to Learn a Forgotten WiFi Password on a Windows 10 PC

It is really easy to find a forgotten WiFi password on the Win10 operating system. Once you’ve entered the password of a Wi-Fi connection you’ve connected to for the first time, you don’t have to enter it again and again.

So if you forget your Wireless password one day, instead of making a few settings on your ADSL Modem or Router, you can learn your password from the Sharing and Network Center on your Windows 10 operating system.

Follow the steps below to find out the WiFi password of the network you connected to on your computer.

You can also easily find your Wireless password on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 by following the steps below.

   Step 1

Right-click on the wireless network, and then click Open Network and Sharing Center.

Open Network and Sharing Center

   Step 2

In the Network and Sharing Center window, click the name of the wireless network you connected to.

Selecting Wireless Network Adapter

   Step 3

After the Wifi status window opens, click Wireless Features.

Wireless Tercihler

   Step 4

In the properties window of your wireless network, click the Security tab.

WiFi Security

   Step 5

Activate the Show Characters option in the Security tab, as you see in the image below.

Show Characters

   Step 6

Once you find your forgotten password, do not forget to write it down.

Wireless Network Key

Learning the WiFi Password Using CMD

The process of learning the WiFi key with CMD is for some more experienced users. It is an advantageous way to learn it from the command line. You can use CMD (Command Prompt) to learn the WiFi key registered on PC.

Follow the steps below to find the WiFi key using CMD from PC or Laptop.

   Step 1

Open Windows by pressing the Windows Key + R keys together. In the Run program, type “cmd” and click the OK button.

Running CMD in Windows 10

   Step 2

After running the CMD prompt, go to the next step.

Command Prompt

   Step 3

To view existing wireless networks on your PC or Laptop, execute the command “netsh wlan show profile” in the CMD.

netsh wlan show profile

 
netsh wlan show profile

   Step 4

In User Profiles, you can see the wireless networks on your computer.

User Profiles

   Step 5

At the CMD prompt, execute “netsh wlan show profile” Your wireless network name “key = clear”.

netsh wlan show profile "Your WiFi Name" key=clear

 
netsh wlan show profile "Your WiFi Name" key=clear

   Step 6

Once your wireless network information is listed, go to Security Settings.

All User Profiles

   Step 7

You can see your password in Key Content in Security Settings.

Key Content

How to Find WiFi Password using a Program

After trying two different ways to learn the passwords stored on your Windows computer, you can still use 3rd Party software if you still can’t access your password.

Using 3rd Party software is easy and simple to learn the key. You can use the “WiFi Password Revealer” program to easily find your password.

WiFi Passwd Revealer is not a WiFi password cracking program, it only shows saved passwords on your computer!

Click on the button below to download the Revealer software directly to your computer.

Download Software

How Do I Change the Network Settings of the Wireless Modem?

If you want to configure the WiFi settings of your ADSL/Wireless modem, you must access the device’s management interface through a web browser.

For example, when you access the default gateway of 192.168.1.1, you must type the user name and password of the Modem/Router.

For administrative information on your ADSL Modem, see the product user guide. Follow the steps below to change the Wireless password of your ADSL Modem.

   Step 1

First, open a web browser and type the default gateway IP address of your device in the URL and press Enter.

When your modem’s management panel opens as shown in the image below, enter your management information and click Login.

TP-LINK Management Interface

   Step 2

Your device’s management panel may be different, but usually, the WiFi settings write as Wireless Network. The following image shows the management panel of the TP-Link N600.

Click Wireless 2.4 GHz to change your modem’s Wireless key.

Wireless 2.4GHz

   Step 3

Click Wireless Security.

Wireless Security

   Step 4

After clicking Wireless Security, you will see the screen in the right pane as below.

In this screen, enable WPA/WPA2 – Personal if it is not enabled. And then type the desired password in the Wireless Password section and click Save.

Change WiFi Password

I forgot my network security key, how do I find it? ⇒ Video

You can watch the video below to learn about your network security key that you forgot or lost on Windows operating systems, and you can also subscribe to our YouTube channel to support us.

   Final Word


In this article, we’ve looked at the steps to learn and find a WiFi password on a Win 10. Thanks for following us!

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