Can’t remember/find your Wifi password?

Need to tell a friend your Wifi password but can’t remember what it is or can’t be bothered to trek to the router? Welcome Keychain access. – this little app, that comes with your Mac, knows all.

1. Navigate to your Applications folder > Utilities and open up the Keychain Access application.keychain_app

2. Search the name of your Wifi network. You should see a list of matching results in the main part of the window. Double click on the one that matches the name of your Wifi network. A small popup will appear.

keychain_popup

3. Check the show password box and a you will be prompted to enter you computer password (that’s the same one you use to login when you start your computer or  install a new application). It will then ask you for username and password AGAIN. Enter the exact same information as before. Your username is probably your full name.

keychain_password

4. Ta dah. Password appears!

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