How to See All Saved Wifi Passwords on mac OS

Having a complex Wi-Fi password will increase your security, still as your chance to forget a long chain of letters and numbers. luckily, there are 2 fast ways for retrieving your home Wifi password quickly and firmly.


See All Saved Wi-Fi Passwords on Mac

Keychain Access

Your macintosh saves Wi-Fi passwords to your keychain, and you'll see them within the Keychain Access application on your mac.

To launch it, open Spotlight Search by clicking the magnifying glass within the top-right menu bar (or pressing Command + space Bar). type “Keychain Access” into the new search bar, and press Enter/Return.


In the Keychain Access window that appears, click “Passwords.”


Double-click the name of the Wi-Fi network. within the pop-up window, check the “Show Password” box. you would possibly need to enter your Mac’s admin username and password to reveal the password. keep in mind that Keychain access also stores passwords for numerous apps, websites, and more.



Terminal

You can additionally do that from the Terminal.

To launch a Terminal window on your macintosh, open Spotlight Search by clicking the magnifying glass within the top-right menu bar (or pressing Command + space Bar). type “Terminal” and press Enter. you'll additionally launch the Terminal by opening Finder and navigating to Applications > Utilities > Terminal.

In this new window, type the subsequent command, exchange “WIFI NAME” for the name of the Wi-Fi network:

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


You might need to type your Mac’s admin username and password to reveal the password. Your mac can show the password within the terminal in plain text.

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