Finding saved Windows 10 Wi-Fi -passwords

Windows 10 will securely save any passwords for your Wi-Fi networks in a secure location but does not have any way for you as a user to view the saved passwords.

This becomes a problem when you need to retrieve the Wi-Fi password for whatever reason.

However, by using the command prompt or Powershell, the password can be retrieved by using the following command:

netsh wlan show profiles name=”NetworkName” key=clear

Change NetworkName to the Wi-Fi network that you have previously connected to.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s