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How to Find Saved Wi-Fi Password in Windows 10 Laptop

If you forgot your Wi-Fi password, you can find them back in your laptop PC, here this tutorial will show you how to view and find the password of your wireless network connection in laptop PC running on Windows 10.

Part 1: To Find Wi-Fi Password in Wireless Network Properties

You can easily view Wi-Fi password in Wireless Network Properties.

Step 1: Go to Settings > Network & Internet.

Network and Internet

Step 2: Click Wi-Fi tab, and then select Network and Sharing on the left pane.

Network and Sharing

Step 3: When the sharing center opens, click the Connections' Wi-Fi network link.


Step 4: Click the Wireless Properties button on Wi-Fi Statu Windows.

Wireless Properties

Step 5: Select the Security tab and check the box to show characters to reveal the password.

Show Characters

Tip: You must have administrator access to the computer to view this information.

Part 2: To Find Saved Wi-Fi Password in Command Prompt

Step 1: Open Command Prompt as an administrator.

Right-click on Start menu, select Command Prompt (Admin).

Open Command Prompt

Step 2: In Command Prompt Window, execute command: netsh wlan show profiles to show the Wi-Fi name.

Show all users profile

Step 3: To show Wi-Fi password, execute: netsh wlan show profile name=Profile-Name key=clear

Tip: Profile-Name Key is the Wi-Fi name that you want to view its password.

Show wifi password

Step 4: Scroll down to the Security Settings section you'll see the password listed as Key Content.

You should see the password of your saved wireless network. If you are using a Mac, see How to Find Wi-Fi Password on Mac