Find saved Wi-Fi password on Windows 10

This method can be used on Windows 7/8.1/10.

Generally, when you connect to your Wi-Fi network for the first time, you have to enter password. And Windows will remember that password so you don’t have to enter it next time. However, if you have a new smartphone or laptop which you want to connect to the Wi-Fi network, but you forgot the password, you can obtain Wi-Fi password which is saved on Windows. This article shows how to find saved Wi-Fi password on Windows 10.

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Step-by-step to find saved Wi-Fi password on Windows 10

  1. On Windows desktop, right-click on the wireless icon at bottom right and click Open Network and Sharing Center.
    Open Network and Sharing Center
  2. Select Wi-Fi connection that you want to view saved password.
    Note: If there is no Wi-Fi connection, you may have to connect to it first.
    Select Wi-Fi connection
  3. On Wi-Fi status window, click Wireless Properties.
    Open Wireless Properties
  4. Select Security tab and check the option Show characters. You will see your Wi-Fi password on Network security key.
    Find saved Wi-Fi password

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