How to know the Wi-Fi Password of the network you are connected to.


Have you ever been in a situation where you are connected to a WI-FI network yet you actually dont know the password of that network.
Am discussing about the solution to this with you today.
What do you understand by the term WI-FI? Well we all have different ways on how we pronounce this word.

WI-FI  is technology for radio wireless local area networking of devices based on the IEEE 802.11 standards. Wi‑Fi is a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance

Devices that can use Wi-Fi technology include desktops and laptops, video game consoles, smartphones and tablets, smart TVs, digital audio players and modern printers. Wi-Fi compatible devices can connect to the Internet via a WLAN and a wireless access point.
Well,after understanding what wi-fi means,Lets go direct to how you can reveal the password of the network,your computer or smartphone is connected to.

How to Find the Current Wi-Fi Network’s Password on Windows

If you’ve connected to a Wi-Fi network from a Windows laptop or desktop PC, Windows will remember that Wi-Fi network’s password. You can look up the Wi-Fi password on any Windows computer that’s currently connected to–or has previously connected to–that Wi-Fi network.

To look up the password for the Wi-Fi network you’re currently connected to on Windows, we’ll head to the Network and Sharing Center in the Control Panel. The quickest way to do this: Right-click on the Wireless Network icon in the taskbar and click “Open Network and Sharing Center.”

Click the name of the current Wi-Fi connection.(Network you are connected to)
Click the “Wireless Properties”  button in the Wi-Fi Status window that appears.
Click the “Security” tab and activate the “Show characters” checkbox to view the hidden password.

How to Find a Wi-Fi Network’s Password on a Rooted Android Device

NOTE: This method is strictly and only available to a rooted android device.

To know more about advantages,disadvantages of  rooting and how to root your android device,click on this link.
It’s not as easy to reveal the password for a Wi-Fi network on Android or iOS, but it is possible.

First, download an alternative root-enabled file explorer, such as ES File Explorer. Launch the app and tap the menu button in the upper left-hand corner. Scroll down and slide the “Root Explorer” switch to “On”.

Grant it superuser access when prompted.
Then, in the left menu, go to Local > Device.

From there, browse to data/misc/wifi  and open the wpa_supplicant.conf  file in the file explorer’s text/HTML viewer.
Scroll down or search for the SSID to find the password for it, next to the term “psk”.
Well,you will have now got to know the password of the wifi network they hid you about.
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