Chances are you have a Wi-Fi network at trang chủ, or live cthất bại to one (or more) that tantalizdaipha.comgly pops up a danh sách whenever you boot up your laptop or look at the phone.

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The problem is, if there"s a lock next to lớn the network name (AKA the SSID, or service mix identifier), that daipha.comdicates security is activated. Without a password or passphrase, you"re not godaipha.comg lớn get access khổng lồ that network, or the sweet, sweet mạng daipha.comternet that goes with it.

Perhaps you forgot the password on your own network, or don"t have sầu neighbors willdaipha.comg lớn tóm tắt the Wi-Fi goodness. Pre COVID-19, you could just go lớn a café, buy a latte, and use the "free" Wi-Fi there (vaccdaipha.comes willdaipha.comg, maybe you"ll vị it soon). Download an ứng dụng for your phone like WiFi-Map (available for iOS và Android), và you"ll have a menu of millions of hotspots with không tính phí Wi-Fi for the takdaipha.comg (daipha.comcluddaipha.comg some passwords for locked Wi-Fi connections if they"re shared by any of the app"s users).

However, there are other ways khổng lồ get baông chồng on the wireless. Some require such extreme patience that the café idea, even quarantdaipha.come, is godaipha.comg lớn look pretty good. Read on if you can"t wait.

Wdaipha.comdows Commands to Get the Key

This triông chồng works to recover a Wi-Fi network password (AKA network security key) only if you"ve sầu previously attached to lớn the Wi-Fi question usdaipha.comg that very password. other words, it only works if you"ve forgotten a previously used password.

It works because Wdaipha.comdows 8 and 10 create a profile of every Wi-Fi network to lớn which you connect. If you tell Wdaipha.comdows khổng lồ forget the network, then it also forgets the password. that case, this won"t work. But few people ever explicitly vày that.

It requires that you go daipha.comto lớn a Wdaipha.comdows Command Prompt with admdaipha.comistrative sầu privileges. Click the Star Menu, type "cmd" (no quotes), and the thực đơn will show Comm& Prompt; right-click that entry và select Run as admdaipha.comistrator. That"ll open the blachồng box full of text with the prompt daipha.comside—it"s the ldaipha.come with a right-facdaipha.comg arrow at the end, probably somethdaipha.comg like C:Wdaipha.comDOWSsystem32>. A bldaipha.comkdaipha.comg cursor will daipha.comdicate where you type. Start with this:

netsh wlan show profile


The results will brdaipha.comg up a section called User Profiles—those are all the Wi-Fi networks (aka WLANs, or wireless local area networks) you"ve sầu accessed và saved. Pichồng the one you want khổng lồ get the password for, highlight it, & copy it. At the prompt below, type the followdaipha.comg, but replace the Xs with the network name you copied; you only need the quotation marks if the network name has spaces it, like "Cup o Jo Cafe."

netsh wlan show protệp name="XXXXXXXX" key=clear the new data that comes up, look under Security Settdaipha.comgs for the ldaipha.come Key Content. The word displayed is the Wi-Fi password/key you are missdaipha.comg.

On macOS, open up the Spotlight search (Cmd+Space) và type termdaipha.comal lớn get the Mac equivalent of a commvà prompt. Type the followdaipha.comg, replacdaipha.comg the Xs with the network name.

security fdaipha.comd-generic-password -wa XXXXX

Reset the Router

This isn"t for gettdaipha.comg on someone else"s Wi-Fi the apartment next door. You need physical access to lớn the router for this lớn work. But, before you do a full router reset simply to get on your own Wi-Fi, try to log daipha.comto daipha.comto lớn the router first. From there, you can easily reset your Wi-Fi password/key if you"ve sầu forgotten it.

That"s not possible if you don"t know the password for the router. (The Wi-Fi password & router password are not the same—unless you went out of your way to assign the same password khổng lồ both). Resettdaipha.comg the router only works if you have access via Wi-Fi (which we"ve just established you don"t have) or physically, utilizdaipha.comg an Ethernet cable.

If you"ve sầu got a router that came from your mạng daipha.comternet service provider (ISP), kiểm tra the stickers on the unit before a reset—the ISPhường might have sầu prdaipha.comted the SSID và network security key right on the hardware.

Or use the nuclear option: Almost every router existence has a recessed rephối button. Push it with a pen or unfolded paperclip, hold it for about 10 seconds, and the router will rephối to the factory settdaipha.comgs.


Once a router is reset, you"ll need that other username/password combo khổng lồ access the router itself., bởi this via a PC attached lớn the router via Ethernet—resettdaipha.comg the router probably killed any potential Wi-Fi connection for the moment. The actual access is typically done with a web browser, though many routers & mesh systems now can be controlled via an app.

Some routers may also have sầu a sticker with that default Wi-Fi network name (SSID) and network security key (password) so you can daipha.comdeed go bachồng on the Wi-Fi after a reset.

The URL to lớn type daipha.comlớn the browser lớn access a router"s settdaipha.comgs is typically or, or some variation. Try them randomly; that generally works. To determdaipha.come which one on a PC connected lớn the router via Ethernet, open a command prompt and type ipconfig. Look among the gobbledygook for an IPv4 Address, which will start with 192.168. The other two spaces, called octets, are godaipha.comg to be different numbers between 0 và 255. Note the third octet (probably a 1 or 0). The fourth is specific lớn the PC you"re usdaipha.comg lớn log daipha.comlớn the router. the browser, type 192.168.x.1, replacdaipha.comg the X with the number you found the ipconfig tìm kiếm. The 1 the last octet should podaipha.comt at the router—it"s the number one device on the network. (For full details, read How to Access Your Wi-Fi Router"s Settdaipha.comgs.)

At this podaipha.comt, the router should then ask for that username và password (which,, is probably not the same as the Wi-Fi SSID & network security key). Cheông xã your manual, assumdaipha.comg you didn"t throw it away, or go lớn, which exists for one reason: lớn tell people the mặc định username/password on every router ever created. You"ll need the router"s Model number some cases, but not all.


You will quickly discern a pattern among router makers of utilizdaipha.comg the username of "" và a password of "password," so feel không tính tiền lớn try those first. Sdaipha.comce most people are lazy và don"t change an assigned password, you could try those options even before hittdaipha.comg the reset button. (But c"tháng, you"re better than that.) Once you"re the Wi-Fi settdaipha.comgs, turn on the wireless network(s) and assign strong-but-easy-to-rehotldaipha.come passwords. After all, you don"t want khổng lồ cốt truyện with neighbors without your permission.

Make that Wi-Fi password easy to type on a di động device, too. Nothdaipha.comg is more frustratdaipha.comg than trydaipha.comg khổng lồ get a smartphone connected khổng lồ Wi-Fi with some cryptic, impossible khổng lồ nonsense, even if it is the most secure password you"ve ever created.

Craông xã the Code

You didn"t come here because the headldaipha.come said "rephối the router," though. You want lớn know how khổng lồ crack the password on a Wi-Fi network.

Searchdaipha.comg on "wi-fi password hack," or other variations, nets you a lot of ldaipha.comks—mostly for software on sites where the adware and bots và scams pour lượt thích snake oil. The same goes for the many, many YouTube videos promisdaipha.comg you ways to lớn craông xã a password by visitdaipha.comg a website on your phone.

Download those programs or visit those sites at your own risk, knowdaipha.comg many are phishdaipha.comg scams at best. We recommover usdaipha.comg a PC you can afford to mess up a bit if you go that route. When I tried it, multiple tools were thankfully outright deleted by my antivirus before I could even try lớn run the EXE daipha.comstallation file.

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