Find the Wi-Fi Password of your Current Network
Find the Wi-Fi Password of your Current Network

You can easily recover your forgotten WiFi password from your connected Windows Computer or Android. We are going to share three easy methods that will help you recover your WiFi passwords from your connected devices. Go through the post to know about it.



When any device gets connected to any wifi network. the password of that WiFi network automatically gets saved on that device until you disconnect it. However, this wifi PIN can be extracted from the device in which WiFi network is connected. This can be very helpful when you forget your wifi network and want to know the password of that wifi network. So, in that case, you can recover WiFi password from your connected windows computer or your android. And this can be done by following the complete guide that we have discussed below.

Also Read: How to Find Best Wifi Channel & Location To Use Wi-Fi

How to Find the Wi-Fi Password of your Current Network

The methods are very simple and in windows PC it can be done without using any third party tool and in android, it can be done just with an app which will let you view the wifi password of current network to which your device is currently connected. So have a look on these methods below.

Also Read: How To Find Devices Connected to your Wifi using Smartphone

#1 Method: Finding Current Wifi Password In Windows PC using CMD

Step 1. In your windows PC press Windows button and then type cmd and then right click on command prompt and then select Run as administrator.

Finding Current Wifi Password In Windows PC using CMD
Finding Current Wifi Password In Windows PC using CMD

Step 2. Now command prompt will appear, there you need to type netsh wlan show profile name=TechViral key=clear  (where you need to replace TechViral with your network name) and hit enter, this will display all details of your wifi network with its password.

Finding Current Wifi Password In Windows PC using CMD
Finding Current Wifi Password In Windows PC using CMD

Step 3. If you want to view your previous WiFi connections, then you simply need to type the command:

“netsh wlan show profiles” and hit enter.

Finding Current Wifi Password In Windows PC using CMD
Finding Current Wifi Password In Windows PC using CMD

Now with this, you can easily get your wifi password of the network to which your device is currently connected.

Also Read: How To Unlock Android Devices With Home WiFi

#2 Method: Using general Steps to find WiFi Passwords

Step 1. You need to navigate to system tray and need to right click on internet access and select the option “Open Network and Sharing Center”

Using general Steps to find WiFi Passwords
Using general Steps to find WiFi Passwords

Step 2. Now click on “Change Adapter setting”

Using general Steps to find WiFi Passwords
Using general Steps to find WiFi Passwords

Step 3. Now you need to click on WiFi network and then select the option of “Status” on the drop-down menu.

Using general Steps to find WiFi Passwords
Using general Steps to find WiFi Passwords

Step 4. In the very next window, you need to click on “Wireless Properties”

Using general Steps to find WiFi Passwords
Using general Steps to find WiFi Passwords

Step 5. There you need to select the tab “Security” and then check the option “Show Characters”

Using general Steps to find WiFi Passwords
Using general Steps to find WiFi Passwords

That’s it! You can see your current WiFi password.

Also Read: How To View Saved Wifi Passwords In Android (2 Methods)

#3 Method: Finding Current Wifi Password In Android

Step 1. First of all, you need to download and install the cool android app which is FREE WiFi Password Recovery.

 Finding Current Wifi Password In Android
Finding Current Wifi Password In Android

Step 2. Now open the app and scan out the devices around your device.

 Finding Current Wifi Password In Android
Finding Current Wifi Password In Android

Step 3. Now you will see all the wifi devices with their passwords that are currently saved in your android.

That’s it with this you can find out wifi passwords from the connected android device.

Also Read: How to Stop Wifi Stealing and Catch that Wifi Hacker

#4 Method: Using ES File Explorer For Android

ES File Explorer (File Manager) is a full-featured file (Images, Music, Movies, Documents, app) manager for both local and networked use! With over 500 million users worldwide, ES File Explorer (File Manager) helps manage your android phone and files efficiently and effectively and share files without data cost.

Step 1. First of all download and install ES File explorer app on your Android smartphone.

ES Datei Explorer
ES Datei Explorer
Developer: ES Global
Price: Free
  • ES Datei Explorer Screenshot
  • ES Datei Explorer Screenshot
  • ES Datei Explorer Screenshot
  • ES Datei Explorer Screenshot
  • ES Datei Explorer Screenshot
  • ES Datei Explorer Screenshot

Step 2. Open the Tools panel and there you need to enable the option “Root Explorer”

Using ES File Explorer
Using ES File Explorer

Step 3. Once enabled, you need to move to the Root folder and find the directory named “Data”

Using ES File Explorer
Using ES File Explorer

Step 4. Now under “Data” you need to find the option “Misc”

Using ES File Explorer
Using ES File Explorer

Step 5. Now go to the “Wifi” folder there you need to find the file with name wpa_supplicant.conf. Open the file with ES File explorer’s built in text/HTML viewer.

Using ES File Explorer
Using ES File Explorer

Step 6. Now you will get to see all your SSID (Name) along with PSK(password) next to it simply copy it and close the file.

Using ES File Explorer
Using ES File Explorer

So above is all about How to Find the Wi-Fi Password of your Current Network. With these three methods, you can easily find the wifi password of a network to which your android or windows PC is currently connected. Hope you like this cool method, do share with others too. Leave a comment below if you have any related queries with the discussion discussed above.


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