It is often that we connect our computer to a specific wifi network and we forget that wireless network security key on windows. When we want to connect another device to that network, we have to reobtain that network password from the DNS admin panel, for which we need another username and password. here in this article, I will teach you and enable you to find your network security key.
It is a simple tutorial that enables our users to view saved wifi password/wireless security key in a computer/Laptop. For this method, your laptop/computer must be connected from that specific network.
Search settings from the search box and open the settings window by clicking the settings icon.
When the settings window opens. Click on the Network and internet settings icon.
A new window will be opened where you have to find the Network and Sharing Center. Open network and sharing center by clicking on it.
After click on network and sharing center, you can see the following window on your screen.
Click on the name of the network to which you are connected and have to find the saved wifi password. as shown in the following image.
Double Click on wireless properties button in the widow appeared after clicking on the network name you are connected and have to find wifi security key/Password as shown in the following image.
Following window will appear after clicking on wireless properties. select security tab first at top of the window. you will see the hidden security key. check show characters checkbox. and here it shows your saved password of wifi.
Use that password anywhere you want to use or for any device you want to connect with this network.
You can use CMD to find the saved wifi passwords. But a simple user is not familiar with the command prompt hence, the simple and user-friendly method is preferred.
Note: for mobile users I must clear that you can not find saved wi fi passwords if your android device is not rooted.