How to find out your Wi-Fi password on Mac or Windows?

Nowadays, all electronics, which we use in our everyday life, can get Internet connection access. To get in the World Wide Web, all modern devices like smartphones, laptops, TVs and players join in one wireless network. Even the modern teapot snow have ability to use wireless connection.

Wireless network organization is not difficult and you don’t need to have special knowledge, but most of the users prepare to ask someone else to do this. If you don’t do this manually, you couldn’t remember configuration information. Others always forget to share this information with you, if you don’t ask about that. They can do it, because they want you to call them next time or just forget about that.

Firstly, you don’t need to know password from wireless network, because all works good without it. You don’t need to remember unnecessary information, but in the future you may have new devices, which should be connected to your network, so you will have question to yourself — “How to find out my wireless network password?”.

The best way to find password is use PC’s console. It’s not important, what operating system you have. Here you can find way of doing it for Mac and Windows users.

For Mac OS X:

First action: Open Terminal window from Utilities folder or using Spotlight search.

Second action: Enter this command in Terminal. You should change SSID on your wireless network name.

security find-generic-password -ga SSID | grep password

Third action: Enter administrator password.

For Windows:

First action: Run command prompt which is also called cmd (press “Win + R”, then type “cmd” and press Enter).

Second action: Copy and then past this command in cmd, changing SSID on your wireless network name.

netsh wlan show profile name=SSID key=clear

Third step: Press Enter. Here you can see your password.