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How To Find Saved Wi-Fi Password In Windows 10


Usually, when you connect to a Wi-Fi network, windows save the password automatically, so that you can connect it without entering any password. But sometimes you get in some situation where you must share your Wi-Fi password with your relatives or friends, and what if you forget the password. In these types of cases, you need to geek out a way to reveal the n number of asterisks that are usually displayed when you try to see the password from your window’s screen.
Here’s how to find your saved Wi-Fi password in Windows 10.

Step 1
Open 'Command Prompt'

From your taskbar, go to search option or click 'Windows' icon and type 'Command Prompt', right-click to open context menu and then select 'Run as Administrator'. Optionally, you can also press 'Windows + R' to open the 'Run' dialog box. Next, type cmd and then press 'Ctrl + Shift + Enter'. If you are not logged in as an administrator user, then enter the administrator credentials to log in, otherwise, you can simply click 'Yes' to confirm. The command prompt window will appear on the screen.


Step 2
View 'Wi-Fi Profiles'

To view the Wi-Fi profiles of your system from the command prompt, simply type 'netsh wlan show profiles'. All the wi-fi profiles that you have ever connected from your system will be displayed.


Step 3
View Wi-Fi Password of a Profile

To view the password of a profile, simply type 'netsh' show profiles [type the name of the wifi network] 'key=clear' and then press 'Enter'. The Wi-Fi password of that profile will be displayed.


Finding the Wi-Fi password of a saved profile in Windows 10 is just this effortless.
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