How to Check the Password of Connected Wi-Fi on Windows 7,8, & 10

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Are you still using the WiFi password that your ISP supplied you on the back of the router? If that’s the case, it’s most likely a lengthy string of letters, numbers, and symbols that you’ll never recall.

When they need to offer the password to someone else, most individuals try to write it down somewhere or just check on the router. You can simply view the password if you already have a PC linked to your WiFi network.

In this article, we will talk about how you can check the password of connected Wi-Fi on your windows 7,8 &10 in just four simple steps.

Step 1

You must be connected to the WiFi network or have previously connected to the WiFi network in order to display the WiFi password on your Windows PC. If that’s the case, open Network and Sharing Center by right-clicking on the WiFi icon in the system tray.

Step 2

Now go ahead and click on Change Adapter Settings in the left-hand menu. Also, be sure to read my previous post if you want to learn more about the Network and Sharing Center.

Step 3

Locate the Wi-Fi icon, right-click it, and choose Status. The WiFi Status window will appear, displaying some basic information about your wireless network connection.

Step 4

Then, under the Security page, select the Wireless Properties option. A text box named Network security key may be found here. By checking the Show characters option, you will be able to view the Wi-Fi security password. It’s important to note that this is only the Wi-Fi password for the presently connected Wi-Fi network.

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