How to view saved WiFi passwords in Windows

These instructions will work for all versions of Windows.

 

  1. On your keyboard, hold the Windows key and press the R key to open the Run program.
     
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  2. In the Run program, type "ncpa.cpl" and hit the Enter key, or select OK.
     
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  3. Right click on your Wireless network and select Status.
     
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  4. Select Wireless Properties.
     
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  5. Select the Security tab, then Show characters to reveal the WiFi password saved for that network.

    Note: You may be prompted to enter the computer's admin password before the WiFi password is shown.
     

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