Recover WiFi Password on Windows 10 without Third Party Tool

2 simple methods to recover the WiFi Password on Windows 10 without using any Third Party Tools.

WiFi Password on Windows 10

 
Are you trying to find Network security key on your computer? Wi-Fi password is the key in Windows which you need to enter when connecting to an unknown or known network in Windows 10. Once you enter the passkey the system remembers it and from next, you don’t need to type the credential. But the WiFi password is kept hidden on Windows 10 so you can not view this easily.

However, here are some tips to view WiFi password on Windows 10. You can easily look up the network security key using these in only a few steps without using a third-party tool.

Methods list

1] Using Network Properties
1] Via CMD

 

How to view WiFi Password on Windows 10

Here is How to Recover WiFi Password on Windows 10 without Third Party Tool –

1] Using Network Properties

  • Press – Win+R.
  • Type – ncpa.cpl.
  • Hit – Enter or click – OK.
How to Recover WiFi Password on Windows 10
  • Right-click the Wi-Fi (On Network connection Window).
  • Select – Status.
Network connection Status
  • Click the – Wireless Properties.
wireless properties
  • Next, click the – Security tab.
network security key
  • Check the box for – Show characters.
show characters

2] Wi-Fi Password Via CMD

  • Click the – Start.
  • Type – CMD.
  • Right-click the – Command prompt app.
  • Select the – Run as administrator.
CMD Run as administrator
  • A User account control prompts; choose – Yes.
User account control
  • Copy the following command, paste into the command prompt, and press –¬†Enter.

netsh wlan show profile

WiFi Password on Windows 10 command
  • You will see all the connection names under User profiles. Look for the Wi-Fi connection you are using and want to Recover WiFi Password on Windows 10. Note the profile.
User profiles
  1. Copy the below command in a notepad. Replace Holmes 007 with your WiFi user profile noted above.
  2. Next, copy the command from the notepad and paste into the command prompt.
  3. Press the – Enter.

netsh wlan show profile name=”Holmes 007” key=clear

Wi-Fi password command
  • You can see all the information related to your WiFi connection is listed in different categories.
Profile information of your Wi-Fi connection
  • So, under Security settings see what the Key content shows. This is your WiFi Password.

Recover WiFi Password on Windows 10With the above mentioned two tips, you can easily Recover WiFi Password on Windows 10. If you are the one who wants to do this attempt any of these two super easy tips and get your credentials back.

1] WiFi Password Revealer to Easily Recover Wireless Credentials on Windows
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3] Secure Password Generator Chrome: Generate Strong Passwords
4] Sign out, Lock Windows 10 through Start, Power User Menu

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About Sunita
Love to play with Windows 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.

  1. thanks for complement Ryan.

  2. Man this is awesome….in Windows 7 this is pretty convenient since we don’t need to use codes in cmd…

    but anyways this is so cooll….thnks