Stupid Simple Mac Tips #30 – Never Lose Your WIFI Passwords Again!

Stupid Simple Mac Tips #30 – Never Lose Your WIFI Passwords Again!

By Tom Lambotte | May 18, 2020

At this point, WIFI is a necessity. Forgetting a password is an inconvenience that’ll prevent you from doing your job.

Are you dealing with a situation where you need your password, butit eludes you? this Stupid Simple Mac Tip will give you the necessary information to avoid this issue:

Showing Your Password on MacOS

First, you must enter ‘Keychain Access’ into Spotlight search at the top-right menu bar. Then, in the sidebar, click on‘Passwords’before looking for the password-adjacent network and double click.

At this point, select ‘Show Password’ before confirming your ‘Administrator’ username and password. Upon entering those successfully, you’ll be shown your WIFI password.

Now,you’ll never have to worry about losing your WIFI access again.

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  • May 18, 2020

About the Author

Tom Lambotte is CEO of GlobalMacIT, the only company in the world that specializes in providing IT support to Mac-based law firms. His methods are based on close to a decade of research, testing and real-world refinement of Best Practices, working directly with Mac-based law firms and firms switching from PC to Mac, across the country and around the world. Tom is the author of Hassle Free Mac IT Support for Law Firms and a highly sought after speaker at national events such as the ABA Techshow and MILOfest, a Mac Lovin’ Lawyers Event. Learn more about Tom and GlobalMac IT at