How to recover saved WiFi password on WIndows 7

This is about recovering WiFi password from a connected network on Windows 7. If you have auto saved the password while setting up the initial WiFi connection on your Windows 7 system and now you have forgotten the password and want to recover then you can follow the below mentioned steps.

Step 1: Navigate to Connected Network icon on your Windows 7 system.

WiFi Connection

Step 2: Double clicking the Connected Network should display the Wireless Connection window as shown below.

Open WiFi Connection

Step 3: Right click on the Connected Network and select Properties from the list.

WiFi Connected Properties

Step 4: This should display the following Wireless Network Properties window for the connected Network

Display WiFi Password

Marking the check box with label as Show Characters should display the password in the Network security key field.

In Category: Windows 7

Ravi Shankar

A Software developer and blogger who is always looking to provide technical help to the wider community.

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  • Deanna December 28, 2012, 9:31 pm

    How do I recover Wi-Fi password on Windows Vista

  • VS June 19, 2013, 3:49 pm

    Thank you so much bro, just checked it out and it works perfectly!

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