Find Saved WiFi Password from Connected Windows PC

Forgot Wireless Password?

Have you got new wireless device? and want to connect to your Wi-Fi to get an internet access on it. But you don’t remember your wi-fi password. How to view current WiFi password? It happens many times that you forgot your wireless password (Wi-Fi password), even if, your laptop or desktop is connected to your wireless router/modem. If you are already connected, therefore, you don’t need to worry, it is very easy to find saved wifi password from your connected computer. Just need go to the computer that is connected to your wireless network.

Find Saved WiFi Password

In this article, i will show you the step-by-step guide to find out the saved wifi password if you are already connected to your wifi in any Windows desktop or laptop computer. Certainly, you will have your forgotten wireless password shortly. Let’s start and follow the instructions given below:

Step 1. First of all, open Control Panel. To open this, right click on “Start Menu” and click on Control panel.

control panelStep 2. Now find “Network & Sharing Center” and open it.

network and sharing centerStep 3. Now you will see your Network name (as mine: Wi-Fi 2). Click on it; this will open a new Windows (Network Properties) as shown in below image, then click on Wireless Properties.

find saved wifi password

Step 4. Once you click on Wireless Properties; this will open your WiFi Network settings. Click on “Security Tab”. Now see, there will be a Network Security Key (i.e: small dots: ********).

find saved wifi password from connected windows pc

Finally, Click on the check box (Show characters) as show in above image and as a result, small dots will be converted to your current wireless password.

Note: Write down your password in a piece of paper. Also, we will recommend you not to share this wireless password with any other person whom you don’t know properly. You may share this network password to your friends & family member and allow them to use your wireless internet network by using this security key (password).

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