How to recover a forgotten Wi-Fi password From PC and Mobile.

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(Last Updated On: May 27, 2018)

How to recover a forgotten Wi-Fi password From PC and Mobile.

Wi-Fi is the need of everyone doesn’t matter what professional you are. If you are a working or not working still you required Wi-Fi connection in your home. Since smart phone comes we don’t need to remember any contact number in mind because our phone can store it for us. Whenever we need any number just start typing name and quickly you will get number in screen. But this thing not follow for Wi-Fi password. Because you must be remember you Wi-Fi password to connect from mobile and PC.  When you connect you mobile or PC you just don’t required to remember WiFi password every time, until you want to again connect in new mobile and  PC. i get many forum question about ” forgot my WiFi password” how to recover it. just don’t find multiple website for single solution read this post to know 5 way to get your saved WiFi password details.

Think you buy new phone or pc after 6 month and want to connect your Wi-Fi but don’t remember. What happened than next? Question is How to know your forgotten Wi-Fi password. How to know your Wi-Fi password from PC if you forgot.

 

These all the question answer you get in this post. All windows, Linux and Max operating system based pc saved the Wi-Fi password in settings and you can get all saved password detail for Wi-Fi router you have ever connect to your pc. Read full post to know how to check saved Wi-Fi password in Windows, Mac and Linux, how to check saved Wi-Fi password in Android and I phone

 

5 Way to recover your Wi-Fi Password if you forgot it

There are many way to recover your lost password from Computer and smart phones. I will show you way to recovering your Wi-Fi password if you are technical parson or if you are not a technical parson.

  1. Show Saved Wi-Fi Password in Windows 7
  2. Show Saved Wi-Fi Password in Windows 8 & Windows 10
  3. Get Saved Wi-Fi Password details Mac OS
  4. How to Know your Wi-Fi Password from Wi-Fi Router.
  5. How to see Connected Wi-Fi Password in Mobile.

 

Let’s start Forgotten Wi-Fi Password Recovery Steps to Steps as above Option.

Show Saved Wi-Fi Password in Windows 7

 To get saved Wi-Fi password details in Windows 7 is quick easier than Windows 8 and Windows 10. I will try to tell you shortest and easy way to get your Wi-Fi Password if you forgot it.

There are 2 way to get your Connected Wi-Fi password detail in Windows 7.

 

  1. Open Start Menu and open Run command

Type  ncpa.cpl and click OK

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Now Network adapter settings will be open.

Find Wireless adapter and double click.

Click on “Wireless Properties

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After Click Wireless Properties

Click on Security tab

Network Security key– This is your Wi-Fi password

Click Show Character to reveal Wi-Fi Passwords.

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2 – Know your All Saved Wi-Fi password from Manages Wireless Network Option.

In this option you can get all the Wi-Fi password save in your PC. If you have connected any Wi-Fi from office and any other Wi-Fi router all password will saved in this options.

1:- Right click on Network Icon on Right side of Computer and click sharing and security centre option.

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Choose Manage wireless networks option to get all saved Wi-Fi name and password details. You can also remove unwanted Wi-Fi name from list which not useful for you now.

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Choose your Wi-Fi name and right click.

Now go to properties and get your Wi-Fi password details.

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2:- Show Saved Wi-Fi Password in Windows 8.1 & Windows 10

Recovering Wi-Fi password on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 same. Because both windows are same just updated version.to know your forgotten Wi-Fi password on Windows 10 follow instruction given below.

 

1:- Open Run command from start menu.

Or Press Windwos Key + R

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Now Network adapter settings will be open.

Find Wireless adapter and double click.

Click on “Wireless Properties

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After Click Wireless Properties

Click on Security tab

Network Security key– Get  your Wi-Fi password

Click Show Character to reveal Wi-Fi Passwords.

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How to Know your Wi-Fi Password from Wi-Fi Router.

If you are know the login details of you Wi-Fi router than you can also get Wi-Fi password from your router.

 

1:- Connect Wi-Fi router Lan port to your Laptop/Desktop Lan port.

Type IP Address of router.

You get IP address from LAN properties see the Gateway IP for Router IP

Login your Wi-Fi router username and password.

Know Default Login details for your Router here 

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Now Go Wireless

See the Security option (WPA2-PSK)

Pre-shared key – this your Wi-Fi password.  If you want to change you can change from this option.

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How to see Connected Wi-Fi Password in Mobile

To get your saved Wi-Fi password detail in Android phone you required to ROOT access of your phone. But if you are a Mi user than you don’t required root access. MI gives inbuilt feature to share your Connected Wi-Fi with any one just with scan QR code from any mobile.

 

Share your WiFi Password From MI phones.

If you WiFi already connected to your Android phone than go to settings now.

Go to Wi-Fi setting

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Click the  option “tap to share Wi-Fi password

After tap you will get QR code

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See Also How to Factory reset , Lock and Track Location of your Lost Android phone (2018)

Scan the QR code to reveal your Wi-Fi password. This option also use to get any saved password in mobile.

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This is the some basic steps to know your WiFi password when connected but forgot it.

 

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