Show Saved WiFi Password on Mac: MacOS High Sierra and Earlier

Learn the Ways to find or Show Saved WiFi Password on Mac computer running on any version. Also check first without any software knows WiFi password string or using the software as well. After find saved Wi-Fi password can be used on any new device.

WiFi Password we occasionally need any time to use existing WiFi (Our home or Office) on a new device or reset the device. Without any internet connection, we can’t manage or handle some vital job that on LAN sharing or remote data access, Browsing and more. Are you the owner of your Mac then you having rights to mining saved WiFi password from your Mac System using the steps given below.


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Here are the steps to get current saved WiFi password from your Mac running on macOS Mojave, MacOS High Sierra, MacOS Sierra, EI Capita, Mavericks, EI Capitan and Yosemite.

Useful: [Share Password Using AirDrop on MacOS Mojave]

Steps for Show Saved WiFi Password on Mac: All MacOS

Step 1: Go to the Spotlight and Search Finder or Keychain Access on your Mac.

Step 2: If you are on finder, Go to Applications > Utilities > Keychain Access.

1 Keychain Access screen on Mac

Step 3: On Keychain pane, Tap on Password from the side panel.

Step 4: Here you will see the list of the password file, Find your WiFi Network name. Use the Search box at the top right corner of the screen.

Here my WiFi network name is “Private Network.”

2 WiFi file under Keychain Access

Step 5: Double tap on the file name to access it. Verify your identity with admin login credential.

3 Enter Mac Password for auto

Enter Username and Password, Next Enable Show Password checkbox.

5 See WiFi password on Mac

Here’s the password.

That’s it.

Find Current Wi-Fi password using Router IP address

Step 1: Find Router IP address on your Mac,

Go to the Apple Menu > System Preference > Internet & Wireless > Network Preference.

Next, Click on Advanced Button > TCP/IP.

4 Find Router IP address on Mac

Get the Router IP address, Should be different depends on your Router company.

Step 2: Open Router login on Mac or PC using Browser

Copy IP address and Enter in your Browser address bar (Use Safari, Chrome or Any other).

Enter username and Password same: admin.

After login successfully, from right side pane, Tap on Wireless > Wireless Security

See the Wireless Password field and copy the password.

Now you can use this password to login to another device.

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