How to view wifi password on Windows 8

Are you locked out of your own network because you forgot the password? Don’t know how to view wifi password on Windows 8 or to view wifi password on your android phone?

If you need to retrieve your wireless password on your Windows 8, you can reset your router and start from scratch or else you have a couple of different options.

So let’s get started!

->First go on to wifi to make sure you are connected to it with the right password.

->Right click on the wifi icon that is the three four bars thing, then open up network and sharing centre.

Open network and sharing center

Open network and sharing center

->Then head over to the sections that says “connections” and then click over there.

click on connections

click on connections

->Now you will notice this dialogue box popping up

wifi status

wifi status

Over here you will have all the technical details of what your wifi has been doing for the past few minutes and hours.

->Head over to the small button that says wireless properties and click over there.

go to the wireless properties

go to the wireless properties

Now this is the regular box that you usually get…

->Head over to security

go to security

go to security

->And then show character. That’s it you are done!

click on show characters to see password

click on show characters to see password

You can put the same password with upper case and lower case exactly the same in any other device and have internet access.

So now you know how to view password on Windows 8!

Christine

Christine

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