How to find your wireless network password – if you forgot it
Today almost all devices: Windows or Mac PC’s have built-in Wi-Fi that you can use to connect to a wireless network. If you don’t know your wireless network password, use the info below to find it.
- How Do I Find My Internet Password or How Do I Find My Network Password on Windows 8.
- How to Figure Out Wifi Password.
- What is My Wireless Password.
Find your password on a Windows PC – How to find your wireless network password
If you have a computer running Windows that is connected to your wireless network, you can find the password by doing the following:
Windows 8.1: Find your forgot windows 8 wifi password
Do you forgot windows 8 wifi password Just follow the steps to See it.
|Step 1:||In the first step Just Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and tap Settings (if you are using a touchscreen PC or Laptop).|
(But If you’re using a mouse, Just Go to the lower-right corner or upper right corner of the screen, you will see a tab appearing from the right end of the screen, now move the mouse pointer up, and then click Settings.)
|Step 2:||Now Tap or click the network icon ( or ) for the network you want to connect to, and then tap or click Connect.|
|Step 3:||Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and move the mouse pointer up, you will see a Search tab just search for the below given word.|
|Step 4:||Now In the search box, enter view network connections, and in the search results tap or click View network connections.|
|Step 5:||In the Network Connections window, press and hold or right-click the network name, and then tap or click Status.|
|Step 6:||Tap or click the Wireless Properties button.|
|Step 7:||Tap or click the Security tab, and tap or click the Show characters check box.|
|Step 8:||The password for the wireless network is displayed in the Network security key field.|
- 1 Also see: – How to create a wireless network without a router
- 2 Command prompt method compatibility with different Windows versions:-
- 3 Step 1 – Creating a Wi-Fi hotspot using CMD (command prompt)
Windows 8: Find your forgot windows 8.1 wifi password
|Step 1:||From the Start screen, swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Settings.|
(If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Settings.)
|Step 2:||Tap or click the wireless network icon .|
|Step 3:||Tap and hold or right click on a wireless network name, and then choose View connection properties.|
|Step 4:||Select Show characters to see the wireless network password.|
Windows 7: Find your forgot windows 7 wifi password
Find your forgot windows 7 wifi password using below steps
|Step 1:||Click the wireless network icon on the taskbar (lower-right corner).|
|Step 2:||Right-click your wireless network name, and then select Properties.|
|Step 3:||Select Show characters to see the wireless network password.|
Find your password on your hardware
Some wireless router manufacturers set a default security key or password which may be on the bottom of your router or in the router’s documentation. Look for the following terms:
- Security Key
- Wireless Key
- WPA Key
- WPA2 Key
- WEP Key