How to find Wi-Fi password when connected in Windows?

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    You can use any of the following methods to find the Wi-Fi password when connected in your Windows computer.

    Find Wi-Fi password when connected using Wireless Network Properties.

    Go to Control Panel > Network and Internet.

    Click View network status and tasks.

    Click on the current connected Wi-Fi- network name displayed next to Connections.
    How to find Wi-Fi password when connected in Windows using Wireless Network Properties?

    A Wi-Fi Status window will open. Click Wireless Properties.
    How to find your Wi-Fi password when connected in Windows using Wireless Network Properties?

    Go to Security tab. Check the Show characters checkbox. Your current Wi-Fi Network security key will be displayed.
    How to find your Wi-Fi password when connected in Windows using Wireless Network Properties?

    Find Wi-Fi password when connected using Command Prompt.

    Type “cmd” in Windows search box. Right-click Command Prompt and select Run as administrator. Alternatively, you can also press Windows key + R and type “cmd” into the box and then press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run the Command Prompt as administrator.

    In the Command Prompt, enter the following command.

    netsh wlan show profiles

    It will display a list of all Wi-Fi profiles that you have ever connected to.
    How to find your Wi-Fi password when connected in Windows using Command Prompt?

    Note the name of the Wi-Fi profile for which you have to find the password. Enter the name in the following command. Replace the name with the name of your Wi-Fi profile.

    netsh wlan show profile name key=clear

    In the result, you will see your password in the Key Content field under Security settings.
    How to find your Wi-Fi password when connected in Windows using Command Prompt?

    Please note that these methods can only find the password of Wi-Fi networks that have been previously connected to your Windows device.

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