After connecting to a wifi if you do not remember the password or if you haven’t used it for a long time but it is always connected to your device then here is the trick to find the password and we will not be required to change the wifi password. You can use this method to find the wifi password of any network which has been connected to your laptop anytime.
Using Command prompt
Step 1: type cmd in search bar
Step 2: Now type the command in cmd netsh wlan show profile
Step 3: select the profile for which you need to know the password and type the command
netsh wlan show profile name=”wifi_name” key=clear;
Step 4: Now Scroll down to security settings and you will get the password.
Using network and Administrator settings
Settings > Network & Internet > status > Network and sharing centre > click on the connection wifi(name) > wireless properties > security> show characters.
Control panel > Network and sharing centre > click on the connection wifi(name) > wireless properties > security> show characters.
Step 1: search for settings in the search bar.
Step 2: click on Network and Internet in settings and click on status.
Step 3: Choose network and sharing centre and click on the wifi(name).
Step 4: choose wireless properties.
Step 5: Click on security and show characters by checking the box, then you will get the password.
You can use settings as well as control panel to get the password both method will work fine.