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How to see your Wi-Fi password in Windows 11

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Finding your Wi-Fi password can be a nuisance, especially if it’s an easily forgettable jumble of letters and numbers. While this is great for securing your network, it can be a pain when you have guests in need of an internet connection or you’re setting up a new device — and you have no idea where you last wrote down your network’s Wi-Fi password.

Luckily, Windows 11 lets you see your Wi-Fi password, and all you have to do is follow a few simple steps. It may not be as effortless as easily sharing your Wi-Fi password on iPhone, but you’ll finally have a way to quickly bring up your password. If you’re after more handy Windows 11 tricks, we’ve got you covered. 

How to see your Wi-Fi password on Windows 11

By heading into Settings in Windows 11, you’ll be able to find your Wi-Fi password in no time. However, there are still a number of steps to follow, as you’ll have to go through a number of different windows.

By the way, a similar method can also be used to find your Wi-Fi password on Windows 10.

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1. On your Windows 11 PC, open Settings.

2. On the left-hand sidebar, click on Network & internet.

3. Scroll to the bottom and click on Advanced network settings.

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4. Under Related settings, head into More network adapter options.

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5. A window will pop up. Here, right-click on the Wi-Fi adapter and click on Status.

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6. Another window will appear. Under Connection, click on Wireless Properties.

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7. A final window will show up. At the top bar, click on the Security tab.

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8. Finally, under Network security key, click on the box that says Show characters.

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