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.
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It’s not as easy to reveal the password for a Wi-Fi network on Android or iOS, but it is possible.
Grant it superuser access when prompted.
Then, in the left menu, go to Local > Device.