Find the WiFi Password in Windows 10 Using CMD

It is very easy to find a WiFi password in Windows 10 using a few CMD commands. These commands work even when you are offline, or you are connected to some other WiFi network. Whenever we connect to a WiFi network and enter the password to connect to that network, we actually make a WLAN profile to that WiFi network. that profile is stored inside our computer, along with the other required details of the WiFi profile. If you can not remember your password of your wireless network, one way is to access the same via your router’s settings. But Because browsing through router settings can be quite a task sometimes. So, instead of using a GUI to find the individual passwords, we can also look for the WiFi password of that particular WiFi network using CMD.

Find WiFi password

Open the Start menu, type Command Prompt in the screech bar, and click on the Run as Administrator button.

Click on Run as Administrator

Once the Command Prompt is opened, type the following command to show the saved WLAN profiles.

netsh wlan show profile

Type the command

It will show you all the profiles saved on your computer. To show the password of any WiFi network type the below command.

netsh wlan show profile WiFi-name key=clear

It show the Saved WiFi Password

Under the security settings, in the key content, you will see the WiFi password of that particular network.


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