How to get Wi-Fi Password from Router Settings
If you have ever configured a router, then you know where passwords of wireless router are saved, if not then follow these steps.
- Open Your WiFi settings through any browser you are using.
- Go to Wifi settings
- Check the password under Wi-Fi password
In many cases, you don't have access to routers' configuration, and thus you can not find password using this method, but there is a way out from it. You can use the command prompt to get the password of connected Wi-Fi.
Find Password Using Command Prompt of Current Wi-Fi Network
Sometime Administrator inputs the password in workplaces for everything including Wi-Fi, and this creates a new issue because in workplaces or school, office networks to get the password of Wi-Fi to connect multiple devices or connect your device for entertainment. In this situations, you can use a simple command line on your Windows computer to get the password of your current connected Wi-Fi network. Follow these steps.
- Open Command Prompt.
- Now Enter following commands:-
- Remember to change thegeekinfo with your SSID.
- See this screenshot for more detailed view
This method will work with all Windows based operating system, but normally it is hard for an average guy to remember the whole command line so you can see the password directly from Wireless network's properties in your network and setting section.
Find Password of Connected Wi-Fi from Wireless Properties
For Mac users :-
Spotlight > Keychain Access > type Wi-Fi name > select key > enter password to see Wi-Fi password.
For Linux Users
- Right, click on connections.
- Choose edit connection.
- Select the Wireless network from the list.
- Click on edit and tick show password option.