How to recover Wi-Fi password

How to recover Wi-Fi password
HAVANA, July 3, 2015 (Xinhua) -- People use mobile devices to connect to the Internet via WiFi in Havana July 2, 2015. Cuba's state-owned telecommunications company Etecsa has opened 35 public WiFi stops in the country. (Xinhua/Joaquin Hernandez/IANS)
Here we try to get the password for your Wi-Fi network. You can recover your Wi-Fi password irrespective of whether you have changed the default password or just forgot the password. Even if you have connected to that network from a Windows PC or Mac, you can get the Wi-Fi network password.

You will need the W-Fi password of a given device when you wish to hook up the device to a Wi-Fi network. In case you have misplaced your home network’s password or do not wish to ask for the Wi-Fi password from other people for the second time, here is how you can recover the Wi-Fi password easily.

Recovering your Router’s default Wi-Fi password

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Each router will have its own unique password. If your router is still using the default password, it is easy to get it. Inspect the router thoroughly. You will find a sticker that will contain the name of the wireless network and the default password. You can use this password to connect to the Wi-Fi network if you have not changed the default password yet.

How to fetch the current Wi-Fi password on Windows


  • If you have connected to a Wi-Fi network from a Windows-based laptop or PC, the Windows will usually remember the Wi-Fi network password. To fetch this password, follow these simple steps.
  • Go to Control Panel and then to Network Sharing Center.
  • You can also do this by right-clicking on the Wireless network icon in the taskbar. Click on “Open Network and Sharing Center”.
  • Click the name of the present Wi-Fi connection.
  • Click on the ‘Wireless Properties’ button you will find in the Wi-Fi Status Windows that will appear now.
Select the Security Tab and click on to activate the checkbox against ‘Show Characters’. Now you will see the hidden password.