How to See Connected Wi-Fi Passwords in Windows?

How to See Connected Wi-Fi Passwords in Windows?

Hello friends! Today we are back with an amazing article on How to See Connected Wi-Fi Passwords in Windows. It happens every time we forget the password of connected WiFi as we do not have to enter the password manually every time. But what if today we show you a way to see the WiFi password without any third-party websites or apps? It is a legitimate and ethical way to view the WiFi password. We have 2 methods to find saved WiFi passwords in Windows. It is a simple 7-step process and you will master the art of knowing a WiFi password anytime. So, let’s get started.


Step 1:

  1. First, simply go to Settings and search for Control Panel or
  2. You can also click on the Windows logo on your keyboard and search for Control Panel.
step 1: go to control panel

Step 2:

Now click on the Network and Internet option that is available on the Control Panel screen

step 2: Network and Internet

Step 3:

Now choose Network and Sharing Center

Step 3: Network and Sharing Center

Step 4:

Now on the screen that opens up after clicking on Network and Sharing Center in the rightmost corner, you will find the WiFi that is currently connected (Under the title “View your active networks”)

Click on your Wifi (as shown in the image under the red box)

Step 4: Click on Your wifi name

Step 5:

Now you will get on the screen where the details of the connected WiFi are shown. You simply have to click on the Wireless Properties option as shown in the below image

Step 5: Wireless Properties

Step 6:

Now on the top – Select the Security tab. By default, it will be Connection.

Step 6: Security

Step 7:

Now on the Security tab, you should see an option below that says “Show Password”. Click on it and there you have the password for the connected WiFi.

Step 6: Show Characters


Step 1:

Simply click on the Windows Logo + R key on your keyboard

Step 2:

Now in the RUN box that opens up, write a command ncpa.cpl and click on Ok

In Windows operating systems, the Network Connections window is accessed via the ncpa.cpl command. Users can examine and manage all of their network connections—wired, wireless, and virtual private networks (VPNs)—with this window.

A list of all the network connections presently active on your computer will appear when you open the Network Connections window. Any connection’s attributes, including the IP address, subnet mask, and connection type, can be viewed by double-clicking on the connection.

Step 3:

Now on the screen that opens up, you will see a list of connections. Right-click on the WiFi whose password you want to know. Once you right-click, you should see a Status option. Click on it.

Step 3: Right Click

Now you simply have to follow the same steps as in Method 1 – Start from Step 5 of Method 1.

Once you click on Status, you will see a window that we saw in Step 5 of Method 1. Continue the next steps in the same manner and you will finally get the password of your WiFi.


Here’s the end of this article on How to See Connected Wi-Fi Passwords in Windows. There are many ways using which you can know the password of the WiFi networks in Windows 10 or Windows 11 but these two are found to be simple yet ethical. We hope you have learned something new. We hope that this article was worth reading. If you liked this article then do share it with your friends. We will again be back with another banger article. Till then keep exploring and coding. Thank you for visiting our site.


Author: Ayush Purawr