Have you forgotten your WiFi password?

Windows Tips

Here is how to reveal your Network Security Key if you have a Windows computer already connected

Scenario: You have a new device that you wish to connect to your WiFi but you have forgotten the password.

  • Start up your Windows Computer that already successfully connects to the WiFi
  • Click on the WiFi symbol bottom right

wifi symbol

  • Click on Network & Internet settings

Network & Internet Settings

  • Scroll down and click on Change adapter options

Change adapter options

  • Right click on your WiFi icon and select Status (with a left click)

Reveal your Wi-Fi password

  • Click the button entitled Wireless Properties

Reveal your Wi-Fi password

  • Click the Security tab (1) and then tick the checkbox Show characters (2)

Reveal your Wi-Fi password

  • Hey Presto! Your WiFi password should be revealed
  • You can click the Cancel button (3) and close all other windows above