It is good to know how to check the Wi-Fi password on your Windows PC. This saves you a lot when someone visits and you can’t remember what the password was. You can either use command prompt or just simple Windows settings.
Checking Wi-Fi Password on Windows 10
It is so easy to forget a Wi-Fi password, especially when you know that your computer always remembers it whenever you are within the Wi-Fi range and connects automatically. The article below, will help you check and retrieve the password to the Wi-Fi you are connected to.
Step 1. Go to Settings, then Network and Internet
You can either click on settings by hitting the Windows start button then click network and internet or just right click on your Wi-Fi connection at the bottom right of your task bar then tap, open network and internet Settings. As follows;
Step 2. Tap on Wi-Fi, then Change Adapter Options
When you click on Wi-Fi option on the left side of the network and internet window, you will be met with many options. On the right side of the window, find related settings then click on change adapter options. Like as shown below;
Step 3. Right Click on the Wi-Fi you are connected to, then click status
When you hit on change adapter connections as shown on the second step, you will find the Wi-Fi you are connected to. Right click on it, to get the option of checking its status. Just as shown;
Step 4. Click on Wireless Properties, the Security
When you click on status as shown above, general status of the connection will be shown. On it, click on wireless, then on the next window click on security.
When you follow the above steps, you will eventually know the password to your Wi-Fi connection. The process is easily to follow and will guide you to what you need in no time. We hope this guide helps you navigate the problem you had.