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How to view wifi password from command prompt

How to view wifi password from command prompt

In this simple article I am going to show you how to view wifi password from command prompt. This is very simple trick by using command prompt that allows you to see the password of connected network till now.

Note: It only work on the network you have been connected so far till now. It doesn’t show the password of new profile which is not connected yet.

See how to view wifi password from command prompt

To view the password first we need to get the list of profiles that have been connected to our laptop. Complete the simple steps and get to know how to view wifi password from command prompt

  • Open command prompt as administrator. Right button click on command prompt icon and click Run as Administrator.
  • Type netsh wlan show profile
    (It will show all the list of profile that have been connected in your system.)
  • Now in order to view the password of any profile listed under, just type
  • netsh wlan show profile wifi-name key=clear
    (where wifi-name is the name of one of the profile listed.)

Santosh Shah

My name is Santosh Shah and blogs at santosh-shah.com


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