How to View Wi-Fi Password (Network Security Key) in Windows 10

Wireless Network Security Key Windows 10

It is a common problem when you forget the security key for your Wi-Fi because everything has been working well for a long time. And suddenly you need to enter your Wi-Fi password again.

It may happen if you decided to reinstall Windows on your laptop, change the account or perhaps if you want to connect your new smartphone or tablet to your home wireless network.

Today we will show you how to view Wireless Network Security Key saved in Windows 10. Guide updated to meet all changes in the recent Windows 10 version.

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WiFi Connected But No Internet Access — How to Fix?

Wi-Fi connected but has no Internet access Android

WiFi connected but no Internet access! Help! Oh yes, how many times have I seen topics on forums called with these exact words. So many various phones, PCs, routers involved, so many possible reasons of the same problem and so many solutions that can help in one case but don’t work in another.

Usually the issue looks like the following: you select your WiFi network, the authentication passes normally and then you see familiar Connected near you WiFi network name (SSID). But the problem is that in a few seconds the notification No internet appears next to it. In such cases you can see:

  • Connected (No internet, secured) near WiFi network name or WiFi has no Internet access. Tap for options in the notification panel on Android devices.
  • Internet may not be available. Connect to another network on Samsung Galaxy devices;
  • Connected but unable to access the Internet on Meizu phones;
  • a yellow triangle with the exclamation mark on the network icon on Windows machines and again this error “No Internet”.

In this guide we collected all possible solutions that should help you fix the problem and get rid of Connected, no Internet, No internet access, Internet may not be available and similar errors on Windows PC and various mobile devices.

We must admit that there is no nuclear solution to fix the problem in one click. That is why you have to try all methods listed below. Hopefully, one of them will work in your case. Do not skip steps and you will hopefully find out why you have WiFi connected but no Internet.

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How to Fix “Obtaining IP Address” and “Failed to Obtain IP Address” Wi-Fi Errors on Android

The problem we are going to talk about in this article is the following: an Android phone or tablet gets stuck on “Obtaining IP Address” while connecting to a Wi-Fi network or says “Failed to Obtain IP Address” in the end. 

Stuck Obtaining IP address is a very common Wi-Fi issue on Android devices. You can encounter it on all versions of Android OS. The error appears when you try to connect either to already saved Wi-Fi network or after you typed a password for a new wireless network.

The problem looks like the following: you turn on Wi-Fi, try to connect to your router but your Android device does not connect to Wi-Fi network. When you enter the wireless settings you can see: “Connecting…”, “Obtaining IP address” or “Obtaining IP address from” that goes on in an infinite loop. Sometimes it says “Failed to obtain IP address”. The result of all those error is the same: you cannot connect to the Internet and consequently you are unable to use most of your apps.

It should be said that you may encounter the stuck “Obtaining IP address” Wi-Fi issue on any version of Android from ancient 2.3.6 to Android 11. The issue can occur on Samsung Galaxy, HTC, OnePlus and other devices. Very often CyanogenMod users are suffering the same glitch. So you can try the guide on any Android  smartphone or tablet. The steps are basically the same for all brands and models. So let us find out how to fix stuck “Obtaining IP address” and “Failed to Obtain IP Address” while connecting to Wi-Fi on Android

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How to View Saved Wi-Fi Password on Android 10 (No Root Required)

How to View Wi-Fi Password of Any Active or Saved Network on Android 10

With the latest Android 10 update my Pixel received a new cool feature. Now you can view the password for any Wi-Fi network saved in your phone. I mean, that you can view the wireless security key of any hotspot you previously connected to with no need to root your device.

The new feature is the native Share option, that Google added to the Wi-Fi section of the system settings. All screenshots that you will see in the guide were taken on Google Pixel with pure Android 10.

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WiFi Keeps Disconnecting and Reconnecting. How to Fix

Connecting to WiFi Windows 10

Today we will talk about a rather unpleasant problem: WiFi is constantly disconnecting on your laptop, iPhone or Android. Sometimes it reconnects, sometimes it fails and consequently you have no Internet. It goes without saying that on device with such network issue all your downloads will keep failing, all conversations like Skype will keep interrupting and you will get irritated.

When your client device tries to reconnect you will see Connecting… or Checking network requirements (in Windows) or Obtaining IP-address (on Android) under your wireless network name while normally you should see Connected, Secured or Unmetered/Connected respectively. In this article we collected all known solutions that will hopefully help you fix the problem with dropping WiFi and Internet connection on Windows PC, iPhone or Android devices. 

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Use Android Phone as USB Wi-Fi Adapter or LTE Modem for Windows PC

Android phone as USB Wi-Fi adapter

Sometimes friends ask me “Is it possible to use my Android instead of a USB Wi-Fi adapter/dongle?” Such question arises especially often when it goes about connecting your desktop PC which doesn’t have a wireless network card to the Internet. Another situation is when the Wi-Fi module inside your laptop is broken. In one of our previous posts we wrote about how to turn your Android device into a wireless router to share its mobile data over Wi-Fi. But what to do if your PC doesn’t have neither a Wireless card nor even a dongle?

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