How to find wifi Password in Windows 8 Step by Step

When we connect our system with Internet providing machine through WiFi, a password is asked to set for security purpose. We try to set strong password so that it may more and more protected. But, by chance if the password is forgotten, we feel ourselves in discomfort.  If we are working with windows 8 operating system it is more crucial. But don’t be worried, we have a way to recover this password. We can also recover forgotten wireless password through System administrator granted account. But, for this the best solution is being described below with easy tips.

How to find wireless password?

  • Press Windows Key + R shortcut to start RUN box.
  • Type ncpa.cpl in the blank box and hit ok button.




  • A new window (Network Connections) is appearing. It is displaying complete detail about all plugged network connections including wireless network.
  • Select WIFI card from the current window.
  • Right click and choose Status in a drop-down.


Windows 8 Wireless Network Window


  • Now WIFI Status window is showing. Choose wireless properties link and open it.


Windows 8 WIFI Window


  • A new window of plugged wireless properties is displaying. Select Security tab in the top side.
  • In Security tab, We find Network Security Key box and wireless network password are kept in secret status.


windows 8 Wireless Properties


  • If we want to disclose or know wireless network password then check ( Show Characters) and hit OK button.


Windows 8 Wireless Password Show

Now wireless network password has been found by us through above tips. If we want to hide wireless password again then uncheck the box – Show Characters from the current window.

 Second Tips –

An external tool is also used to find lost password in the wireless network. It is known as Wirelesskeyview.It can recover all wireless passkey, password in WiFi network.


Wireless key View Screen


Download link of Wirelesskeyview

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7 thoughts on “How to find wifi Password in Windows 8 Step by Step

  1. nice post, very informative..

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  4. just a quick thanks.but you don’t need to do “run”. just open file manager, click “this computer” and one of the top boxes is “control panel”. click view network status… of course it’s quicker to do “run” but I can never remember those commands.

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