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How to Find WiFi Password on Macbook

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Like many users, we forgot the WiFi password on mac after setting up. In this fast-growing world, we use different passwords in different places so it is difficult to remember each and every password. Sometimes we save our WiFi password to avoid entering it again and again but when we have to share our password it becomes quite difficult in remembering the password.

If you are a Mac user it is quite difficult to check out your saved password but don’t worry  In this article I am going to show you how to find your WiFi Password on Macbook air or else in 2 simple methods. So now we can start without wasting your precious time.

Further Information: How to find the password

Method 1: By the use of the Keychain Access

Keychain access is an inbuilt mac app. It stores all your WiFi passwords so that you don’t have to remember each and every password. If you want to know your WiFi password using Keychain access you only require your Macbook administrator username and password. 

Step 1: Open the Keychain Access app. If you don’t know where to find it you can also search in the spotlight.

Step 2: Go to passwords, It is located on the left sidebar.

Step 3: Search the name of the wireless network you are looking for the password.

Step 4: Open the wireless network.

Step 5: You have to enter your administrator name and password again.

Step 6: Now you can see your saved WiFi password

Method 2: Terminal on  Macbook

The terminal is an in-built app in the MacBook. It also allows you to control your mac laptop using command prompts like DOS.

Step 1: Open Terminal app, You can also search it in the spotlight

Step 2: Type command, Command should be in this following way

security find-generic-password -ga WIFI NAME | grep “password:”

Change the WiFi name section with the wireless network name you are looking for the password.

Step 3: Tap on Authenticate. Once you enter the command correctly, You have to enter your username and password.

Step 4: After you authenticate your username and password, Your WiFi password will be shown under the Command you previously entered.

So here are the steps to find out your find WiFi password in the MacBook. I hope the steps were easy and clear. If any step is unclear to you, You can ask in the comments section. If you like this post share it with your friends and tell us in the comment section.

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