How to find saved WiFi password on Windows 10 - Helpful Guide

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Want to find saved WiFi password on Windows 10? If you have forgotten the password of your Wi-Fi network, you can discover it if you already have another Windows PC linked to your Wi-Fi network.

After finding your password, you can use it to link to your Wi-Fi network on another PC or device. If you already have a password on your computer to a wireless network that you want to access on your mobile or share with someone else are quite easy.

How to find saved WiFi password on Windows 10

Follow these steps if you are trying to find saved WiFi password.

Find out Password using WiFi Properties

Step 1: Right-click the toolbar network icon and choose "Open Network and Sharing Center".

Step 2: Click "Change Adapter Settings" in the resulting window, right click on the Wi-Fi network, and select "Status" from the drop-down menu.

Step 3: Select "Wireless Properties" from the pop-up window and then click on the security tab.

Check this check box to display your password next to "Show Characters". (Note: Windows 10 relates to this as a password rather than a network security key.)

If you're searching for an out-of-range Wi-Fi network, you will need to use a command prompt that is simpler than it looks:

If you have lost your Windows system password and not able to recover it then read this guide to reset forgotten password in windows 10.

Recover WiFi Password using Command Prompt [BEST]

Step 1: Press Windows key + X together and select Command Prompt (Admin).

Step 2: Then, type the following command:

netsh wlan show profile

This command lists all Wi-Fi profiles with which you have ever logged.

Step 3: Type the following command and replace "HOWS TECH WiFi" with the wifi network that you are looking for, to show your password for a particular network ;

netsh wlan show profile “HOWS TECH WiFi” key=clear

Step 4: Under Security Settings label, in front of  "Key Content", you will see your Wi-Fi password.

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