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Hello guys. Welcome again to your favourite tech blog site. I am going to show you how to find WIFI password on windows 10 computer without using Command prompt or CMD. First, before we proceed, I have to let you know that this article is not for WIFI password hacking or any other dubious uses, but it is purposefully for educational uses alone. Personally, when I want someone’s WIFI password and they can’t give me the password, I usually request that they connect my laptop to their WIFI network knowing very well I am going to find the password later. (Don’t blame me…sometimes the economy is too hard to afford data bundles every day…) The usually known method of using CMD or command prompt is quite hectic and technical. Sometimes you might not get the desired results. This one here is the best method on how to find WIFI password on windows 10 computer without using Command prompt or CMD.
Easiest Method To find WIFI password on windows 10 without using Command prompt or CMD
As I have mentioned earlier, the usual method of finding WIFI password on a computer is by using a command prompt. But the challenge here is that command prompt or CMD is quite complicated and requires that you have skills to use CMD. But here is the good news. If you don’t have the command prompt know-how, then here is another different method on how to find WIFI password on windows 10 computer without using Command prompt or CMD. It is much easier than using a command prompt. If your computer doesn’t have WIFI capability but have an ethernet cable connection, you can check my other article on How to find a WiFi password on a router connected to a PC with an Ethernet cable.
Method to find WIFI password connected on windows 10 computer
Before we move further on how to find WIFI password on windows 10 computer without using Command prompt or CMD, I want to make it clear that this method will only show you the password of the WIFI network your computer is connected to at the current time. With CMD, you can find passwords of all the WIFI networks that your computer ones connected to even if they are not available at that moment. With this method, you can only find the WIFI password of the network your computer is currently connected to. If it is disconnected, then it is not possible. Now, having noted that, follow the following steps to learn how to find WIFI password on windows 10 computer without using Command prompt or CMD.
Now, in this step, first, your computer must be connected to the WIFI network which you want to get its password. After making sure your computer is connected to that WIFI network, now go to Settings and select ”Network and Internet.”
After selecting the Network and internet option, you will be taken to the next screen. The next screen is about the status of the Network and Internet. Scroll down and you will see “Network and Sharing Centre”
Click on the “Network and Sharing Centre “option and move to step 3
When you select the “Network and Sharing Centre” option, a separate screen will open showing the “Network and Sharing Centre” from this screen you will see the information of the network you are connected to. In this article, I have connected my smartphone hotspot to my computer as you see from the screenshots. On the left side, you will see the active network that your computer is connected to. On the right side, click on the network your computer is connected to as shown below.
Now, after you have selected the active WIFI network that your computer is connected to, you will see a window showing the network status of the current WIFI network you are connected to. Now, click on the Wireless Properties.
Under the Wireless properties, another window will open separately. Click on the Security tab.
Under security, you will see the Network Security Key but hidden with dots… That is where your WIFI network password is hidden. To display it, just below, click on “Show characters” Your WIFI network password will be displayed.
If you are naughty like me, you will quickly jot it down. So guys that is how to find WIFI password on windows 10 computer without using Command prompt or CMD.
The method I have shown you above will only work if you follow keenly the steps I have shown you in this article. And just to make it clear, this article is strictly for educational purposes only and it is not for WIFI network password hacking purposes. If you are caught, we are not going to take any responsibility as a result of the information obtained from this article. Lastly, if you feel that this article is helpful and you like our work, kindly don’t forget to support us. It takes time; dedication and research to come up with this information so, kindly support us by subscribing to our website and follow us on our Facebook page and also on Twitter and Instagram too. Thank you and see you again in the next article.