On Windows 11, you can save Wi-Fi passwords on your PC. So, you do not need to remember the password to connect to Wi-Fi again. If you forget your Wi-Fi password, you can find it if you have already connected to another device or Windows PC. Then you use this password and connect to Wi-Fi on your PC.
On Windows 11, you can also view the saved Wi-Fi password without a third-party tool.
This risewindows article will guide you to recover the saved Wi-Fi network password from your Windows PC.
How to View Saved Password for the Currently Connected Wi-Fi Network on Windows 11?
Using the Settings app, you can see the saved password for the Wi-Fi network you are currently connected. For that, do the following steps:-
Step 1. Firstly, Open the Setting App.
For that, press
Step 2. Once the Windows Settings appear on your computer, choose the
Step 3. After that, opposite the side of the “Network & Internet,” select the
Step 4. Next, on the “Advanced Network Settings” page, under the “Related Settings” section, select the
Step 5. On your computer “Network Connections” window will appear. Select your wireless adapter and right-click on that. Then click
Step 6. In the “Status” window, hit the
Step 7. Then, navigate to the
Step 8. Under the “Network security key” field, check the option “Show characters.”
That’s it. Your saved Wi-Fi password for that Wi-Fi network will appear beside “Network security key” instantly.
How to Find Previously Connected Wi-Fi Networks Saved Passwords on Windows 11?
If you prefer to use Command Prompt to find or view previously connected Wi-Fi networks stored passwords on Windows 11, use the following steps:-
Step 1. First, open an elevated Command Prompt window.
Step 2. On the prompt, type the following and hit
netsh WLAN show profiles
Step 3. After that, note down the Wi-Fi network’s full name, which you want to know the password in the network list. Next, type the following command and press
netsh WLAN show profile name=” GUW” key=clear | find /I “Key Content.”
Note:- Replace “GUW” (without quotes) with the full name of your Wi-Fi network that you noted in the above step.
Once you complete the above steps, in the output, besides the “Key Content” field, you will view or see that Wi-Fi network’s password.
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