How to Get WiFi Password in Windows 11?


WiFi password, including public WiFi and WiFi of family network, may be easily forgotten as we have so many accounts and passwords to keep in mind today. In this article, we will show you two ways about how to get WiFi password in Windows 11 laptop.

How to get password for connected WiFi in Windows 11?

Step 1: Open Control Panel and click Network and Internet;

Network and Internet Setting in Windows 11

Step 2: Choose Network and Sharing Center in the Network and internet setting interface;

Network and Sharing Center in Windows 11

Step 3: Under View your basic network information and set up connections, you will get your active network and click on the name of the connected WiFi;

How to get password for connected WiFi in Windows 11

Step 4: The WiFi status setting interface will be shown and you just need to click Wireless Properties;

Step 5: Under Security tab, keep the Show characters option checked, and the Wi-Fi password will then be displayed in the Network security key text box.

Wi-Fi Password in Windows 11

How to get WiFi password with Windows Terminal?

This method is useful to find the password of Wifi which you ever connected by not connect to it at present.

Step 1: Right click Windows icon and then choose Windows Terminal (Admin) to launch Windows Terminal as an admin;

WIndows Terminal

Step 2: Run the command below:
netsh wlan show profile “[Wi-Fi name]” key=clear

Note: You need to Replace the Wi-Fi name in the command with the real WiFi network name you actually try to connect.

Step 3: You will find the password next to Key Content in the Security settings group.

In convulsion, it is very important for us to manage password well, so we recommend you to keep your password managed in third party tools or or encrypted documents.