Here's How to Find Out the Wifi Password Using CMD Easily

Here's How to Find Out the Wifi Password Using CMD Easily

Geekers - Forgetting the WiFi password that we are currently using is a very natural thing. Because we will find it difficult to remember a password with a unique combination of letters, numbers or symbols. And have you ever been asked by someone about the public WiFi password that you are currently using but you forgot what the password was? We often experience cases like this.


Moreover, if we have ever come to a place and have logged into the WiFi network in that place. Then we will automatically enter the WiFi network in that place the second time we come.



Then, how to find out the WiFi password that we are currently using on a PC or computer? Actually, we can just ask it again to the employees or waiters in a cafe, for example. But that can be inconvenient for a waiter to come to us again, especially if the waiter is busy serving other customers.


How to Know Wifi Password using CMD


Now you don't have to worry anymore if you forget the password or WiFi password that you are currently using. Because this article will provide steps on how to find out the WiFi password using CMD.


Do you know what CMD is? CMD or the abbreviation of Command Prompt is often referred to as a DOS command that is delivered in text form. By using CMD, you can access your computer's files like you would access Windows.



There are many things that you can use on CMD, as for the functions of CMD that you need to know, such as analyzing the condition of the internet network, checking the condition of the computer, and so on. In CMD you can also find out the WiFi password you are currently using. The trick is to type the command in the command prompt. The following is an explanation and steps to find out the WiFi password using CMD.


1. If we want to find out the WiFi password using CMD, then we must first open a Command Prompt on our computer. To display CMD, you can click Windows + R. Now, after the Run command appears, you must type cmd in the long box. After that click OK.


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2. The Command Prompt will open, then in the command prompt display, type a command to display all WiFi that has ever been connected to your laptop or computer. The command is netsh wlan show profile. To run the command, click Enter on your keyboard. After you click Enter, all WiFi user profiles that have been connected to your laptop will appear. like in the picture below. Choose one of the WiFi that you want to know the password for.


How to Find Out Wifi Password using CMD How to Find Out Wifi Password using CMD


3. In this tutorial, I use the WiFi name afcnm to see what the password is. Then type the command netsh wlan show profile afcnm key=clear. After that click Enter. Keep in mind that you can replace the afcnm WiFi name in the command with the WiFi name that you previously selected.


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4. Scroll down a little, then in Security settings, you will see the Key Content field. Now in the Key Content field is the password of the WiFi that you have selected.


How to Find Out Wifi Password using CMD How to Find Out Wifi Password using CMD


Thus the article that explains how to find out the WiFi password using CMD. Hopefully this article can be useful for you and can be used as your reference to look back at forgotten WiFi passwords.

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