Windows 10 how to view a saved Wi-Fi password

Windows 10 how to view a saved Wi-Fi password. Windows doesn’t expose Wi-Fi passwords through the Settings app or Control Panel. However, it is still possible to view your password in plaintext using the console. Run PowerShell or CMD. Perfectly work for WPA2-Personal.

You should substitute NETWORK for the broadcast name (SSID) of your Wi-Fi network.

netsh wlan show profile name="NETWORK" key=clear

Press enter to run the command.

You’ll see a list of information, detailing all the properties of the selected Wi-Fi connection. Search for the Security settings header. You’ll see a property called Key Content which will display your saved password in plaintext.

NOTE: In Enterprise environment never enter your personal account credentials on guest devices, if they need WiFi connection (WPA2-Enterprise). In this case use temporary service account.

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