View the Wi-Fi password in Windows 11-10

When you connect Windows 11 to a Wi-Fi network, Windows automatically creates a new profile for that network. They store information such as SSID, password, etc. in this profile. But do you know how to get this information when you need it?

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In this post, you will learn how to recover the password of a Wi-Fi network that you are already connected to. This is a useful detail if you want to connect another device to the specific W-Fi network and do not remember the password. Let's see how you can view the password in two different ways.

Method 1: View the Wi-Fi Password via Settings

  1. Press Win + I at the same time to enter the settings. There you go to “Network & Internet”And then select“Advanced network settings"
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  2. In the Related Settings group, click “More network adapter options”To open the Network Connection Control Panel.
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  3. Once there, right-click on Wi-Fi, then click on “Condition".
  4. Then click on “Wireless network properties".
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  5. Now, go to the "Security" tab and check the "Show characters“. You will see the code in the "Network Security Key" field.

  6. Now, click OK to exit the dialog box.

Method 2: View the Wi-Fi password via the command line

  1. First, open Windows Terminal as an administrator.

  2. Then copy and paste the following command and press Enter:

netsh wlan show profiles

  1. You will see a list of all the saved Wi-Fi network profiles on your system.
  • After that, copy and paste the following command after replacing the Profile with the profile name of the Wi-Fi network whose password you want to view.
  • netsh wlan show profile name=”Profile” key=clear | find /I “Key Content”
    Note: Replace Profile with your Wi-Fi profile name.

    1. Press Enter and you will see the Wi-Fi password. This will appear in the Key Content field.

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