Forgot your wireless router password? Recover it – What to Do When You Forget Your Wi-Fi Password

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Forgot your wireless router password, How to reset router password, How to find router username and password: If you want to see or want to reset default security key or password, for your Wireless router, then you can use the info below to find it. Or also some wireless router manufacturers engrave default username and password on the back of their router’s.

Find your password on your hardware (Wireless Router) – Forgot your wireless router password

Forgot your wireless router password - How to reset router password
Forgot your wireless router password – How to reset router password

Forgot your wireless router password, How to reset router password, How to find router username and password

Most of the wireless router manufacturers always set a default security key or password for their devices, so it’s very easy to find it. You just have to see the bottom of your router or in the router’s documentation.

Just Look for the following terms and you can find your router’s default security key:

  • Security Key
  • Wireless Key
  • WPA Key
  • WPA2 Key
  • WEP Key

How to find your Wireless network password on a Windows PC – Forgot your wireless router password

Forgot your wireless router password - How to reset router password
Forgot your wireless router password – How to reset router password

Forgot your wireless router password, How to reset router password, How to find router username and password

If by any chance you forgot your Wireless password and have no backup, then you you can always find the password by doing the following, only if you have a computer running Windows and that is connected to your wireless network.

FIND YOUR PASSWORD

  1. In the first step Go to > Start and select Settings
  2. Then Go to > Network & Internet Settings. Or you can also use windows search, just enter view network connections, in the search bar and in the search results, select View network connections
  3. Now you have to select the network you want to connect to, and then tap or click on Connect.
  4. In Network Connections, then press and hold (or right-click) the network name,
  5. And then Click or tap on Status > Wireless Properties.
  6. Now tap or click on Select the Security tab,
  7. And then select Show characters.

The password for the wireless network is displayed in the Network security key field.

How to find your Wireless network password on your router’s configuration webpage – Forgot your wireless router password

  1. In the first step Just Open a web browser on your PC or Laptop.
  2. Then you have to enter the IP address for your wireless router into the search bar of opened web browser. Every manufacture has different IP Address (for example TP-Link router has, 192.168.0.1).
  3. You can also look for your router’s default IP address in your router documentation or online.
  4. Now you have to enter the user name and password to open your router’s configuration webpage.
  5. NOTE: Most router documentation includes the default user name and password. For example TP-Link router default username and password is admin.
  6. Now on the configuration webpage of your router, just find the wireless or wireless settings option.
  7. Now in the Wireless tab look for a Wireless security or wireless encryption setting.
  8. Now look for network key, a pass phrase, or a network password tabs. If found then you can change your password. (You can enter ASCII characters between 8 and 63 or Hexadecimal characters between 8 and 64.)

Forgot your wireless router password, How to reset router password, How to find router username and password

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Forgot your wireless router password, How to reset router password, How to find router username and password