Windows 11 has a new interface. Access switches and shortcuts for Windows 10 users have been moved or redesigned to be less useful than in Windows 10. In Windows 11, you now need to go through Settings to make using the basic settings much easier to use in Windows 10.

Wi-Fi password in Windows 11

When connecting to a WiFi network in Windows 11, you must first enter the network password. You only need to enter the password once. As long as the network password does not change, you will automatically connect to the network when it is within range. The password is stored locally.

Show Wi-Fi password in Windows 11

The WiFi password is stored in Windows 11 and users can search for it at any time. You must be connected to a WiFi network to display the corresponding password.

  1. Open Control panel.
  2. Mene Network and Internet.
  3. Care about Network and sharing center.
  4. Click on it The Wi-Fi network you are connected to.

  1. In the window that opens click the Wireless Features button.
  2. In the window that opens activate the “Show Characters” option and Verify with an administrator password.

Show Wi-Fi password for other networks

If you want to view the password for a Wi-Fi network you’ve previously connected to but not yet connected to, you can see it. Unfortunately, you can’t do this through the GUI. You must go through the command prompt.

  1. Open Command prompt.
  2. Throw it Order: netsh wlan show profile
  3. Please note Wi-Fi network name whose password you want to find.

  1. Run This order: netsh wlan show profile “WiFi network name” key=clear
  2. Scroll down and search The value of the key content to find the network password.
  3. Repeat for other networks.

Note: When you run the command in step 4, make sure that the name is enclosed in quotation marks.


In Windows 7, it was easy to see the password for the WiFi network you’re currently connected to. This changed in Windows 10, making this window harder to see. The change was not undone in Windows 11. The control panel is still in Windows 11, so finding the password for the WiFi network is about the same as in Windows 10. If you choose to forget your WiFi network, you will no longer be able to find your password.

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