How to Know Find WiFi Password in Windows 7, 8, 10, XP computer

WiFi passwords or security keys are not always easy to remember no matter whether it is of our own home network, public Wi-Fi or friends WLAN router. Wireless Fidelity connectivity allows us to move easily around, stay connected with the Internet and all that without the junk of wires. Today we are going to share how you can know or find WiFi password in Windows 7, 8, 10, XP operating system. This tutorial is not about hacking, finding someone WiFi password. This tutorial will guide you on “how you can find WiFi password of others after connecting or already connected and used Wi-Fi networks in case you lost”. If you forgot you Wireless network password you would not be able to share it with your friends, relatives etc.

How to know WiFi Password

There are several methods to find / Check WiFi passwords of existing networks. But the first method we want to share is common and easy for all Windows, MAC, Android, iPhone platforms. Whenever you get connected to any Internet network you get an IP (Internet Protocol) which keeps on varying time to time as it is logical address while the MAC address of your computer / laptop / notebook / netbook  always remains the same. The steps will remain same for Airtel broadband, BSNL LAN, Connect, Dreamtel, Tikona (India), SSE, Plusnet, EE, TalTalk, Excite, Sky, BT, Virgin (UK / United Kingdom), iiNet Australia, Comcast, AT&T, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, CenturyLink, Charter, Cox, Cable Vison, Frontier, Suddenlink, Windstream, Mediacom USA.

The most used and recommended way to encrypt wireless network is using WPA2-PSK AES security mode which allows you to set 8-63 ASCII or 64 hex characters password.

Know Find WiFi password using ADSL router

First, you need to connect you PC with the respected ADSL / ADSL2+ WiFi Network, then follow the below steps to know your WiFi password:

  • Type routers IP address in the Web Browser
  • It might ask for user name & password : both of which would be either “password” or “admin”
  • DSL Modem Router interface will open
  • Open Wireless Settings > Security
  • Here you will find Password / Security Key of your WiFi / Wireless network
  • Check “Display Key” to show the password

check Know WiFi password using ADSL router

IP Address of Different routers:

Router Brand Gateway/  Default IP Addresses
2Wire 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
192.168.1.254
10.0.0.138
3Com 192.168.1.1
192.168.1.10.1
Asus 192.168.1.1
192.168.2.1
10.10.1.1
Aztech 192.168.1.1
192.168.2.1
192.168.1.254
Belkin 192.168.1.1
192.168.2.1
10.0.0.2
10.1.1.1
Billion 192.168.1.254
10.0.0.2
Buffalo 192.168.1.1
192.168.11.1
Dell 192.168.1.1
SKY 192.168.0.1
D-Link 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
192.168.0.10
192.168.0.101
192.168.0.30
192.168.0.50
192.168.1.254
192.168.15.1
192.168.254.254
10.0.0.1
10.0.0.2
10.1.1.1
10.90.90.90
Edimax 192.168.2.1
Eminent 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
192.168.8.1
Gigabyte 192.168.1.254
Hawking 192.168.1.200
192.168.1.254
Huawei 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
192.168.3.1
192.168.8.1
192.168.100.1
10.0.0.138
LevelOne 192.168.0.1
192.168.123.254
Linksys 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
192.168.1.10
192.168.1.210
192.168.1.254
192.168.1.99
192.168.15.1
192.168.16.1
192.168.2.1
Microsoft 192.168.2.1
Motorola 192.168.0.1
192.168.10.1
192.168.15.1
192.168.20.1
192.168.30.1
192.168.62.1
192.168.100.1
192.168.102.1
192.168.1.254
Actiontec 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
192.168.2.1
192.168.254.254
Cisco 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.30
192.168.0.50
10.0.0.1
10.0.0.2
Airlink 192.168.1.1
192.168.2.1
Airlive 192.168.2.1
Arris 192.168.0.1
Airties 192.168.2.1
Apple 10.0.1.1
Intex 192.168.0.1
192.168.1.1
Intellinet 192.168.2.1
Inteno 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
Ruckus 192.168.0.22
192.168.0.1
Ruckus 192.168.0.22
192.168.0.1
Amped Wireless 192.168.3.1
MSI 192.168.1.254
Netgear 192.168.0.1
192.168.0.227
NetComm 192.168.1.1
192.168.10.50
192.168.20.1
10.0.0.138
Netopia 192.168.0.1
192.168.1.254
Planet 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
192.168.1.254
Repotec 192.168.1.1
192.168.10.1
192.168.16.1
192.168.123.254
Senao 192.168.0.1
Siemens 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
192.168.1.254
192.168.2.1
192.168.254.254
10.0.0.138
10.0.0.2
Sitecom 192.168.0.1
192.168.1.254
192.168.123.254
10.0.0.1
SMC Networks 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
192.168.2.1
10.0.0.1
10.1.10.1
Sonicwall 192.168.0.3
192.168.168.168
SpeedTouch 10.0.0.138
192.168.1.254
Sweex 192.168.15.1
192.168.50.1
192.168.55.1
192.168.251.1
Tenda 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
Thomson 192.168.0.1
192.168.1.254
192.168.100.1
TP-Link 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
192.168.0.254
Trendnet 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
192.168.0.30
192.168.0.100
192.168.1.100
192.168.1.254
192.168.10.1
192.168.10.10
192.168.10.100
192.168.2.1
192.168.223.100
200.200.200.5
U.S. Robotics 192.168.1.1
192.168.2.1
192.168.123.254
Zoom 192.168.1.1
192.168.2.1
192.168.4.1
192.168.10.1
192.168.1.254
10.0.0.2
10.0.0.138
ZTE 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
192.168.100.100
192.168.1.254
192.168.2.1
192.168.2.254
Zyxel 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.1
192.168.2.1
192.168.4.1
192.168.10.1
192.168.1.254
192.168.254.254
10.0.0.2
10.0.0.138
Xiaomi 192.168.31.1
Netis 192.168.1.1
Digisol 192.168.1.1
192.168.2.1
Binatone 192.168.0.1
192.168.1.2
iBall 192.168.1.1
TOTOLINK 192.168.1.1
Beetel 192.168.1.1

You can also check default access IP address of a Modem using  CMD by typing “ipconfig”. You Will see the Default Gateway IPS on the screen which is your default IP for the Modem.

How to find Wi-Fi password in Windows computer

  • Go to Start Menu and Select Control Panel or Settings
  • Click on Network and Internet >> Network & Sharing Center >> Change Adapter Setting
  • Right click on the Network you want to connect and select Connect
  • Now Go to Control Panel >  Network and Internet > Network Connections OR Simply search for “view network connections”
  • Right Click on the respected Network and Select STATUS
  • A new small window will Pop-up, click on Wireless Properties Button
  • Select the Security TAB and select Show characters
  • The Network Security Key Field show the password of your WiFi network connection

How to find Wi-Fi password in Windows 10

OR

  • Click on the Wireless Network icon on lower-right corner of the taskbar
  • Right-click on the Network Name and Select Properties
  • Switch to the Security TAB and select Show characters
  • You will see the password for your WiFi

How to find WiFi password in Windows 7 computers

See Wireless network password Using command Prompt (CMD)

  • Open CMD as administrator
  • Type : netsh wlan show profile name=”KNOW REVIEW TIPS” key=clear
  • REPLACE “Know Review Tips” with your SSID name
  • Key Content field will display your WLAN password

How to know WiFi Password using cmd

The fourth method is to reset the Wireless ADSL Modem router by pressing  WPS/Reset button for more than 10 seconds. But method will wipe all your broadband user name, password and other configurations, so do it at your own risk.

We hope now you can easily find your WiFi network password from your computer, laptop running Windows 10, 7 , 8 operating system.

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