MikroTik: Show WiFi Password

A MikroTik router’s WiFi password can be found in the “Wireless” menu of the WinBox/WinFig interface.

If you look for the WiFi password there, you may see that it is hidden behind asterisks and it seems the only you can do is to changed it.

This short note shows how to unhide the MikroTik router’s WiFi password in the WinBox/WinFig interface and how to display it through a command line interface (terminal).

Cool Tip: Simple MikroTik WiFi configuration! Read more →

Show WiFi Password in MikroTik Router

By default, the WiFi password of the MikroTik router is hidden behind asterisks:

To unhide the WiFi password, simply click on “Settings” → “Hide Passwords”.

You can also show the MikroTik router’s WiFi password through a command line interface by running the export command with the show-sensitive flag:

[admin@MikroTik] > export show-sensitive
- sample output -
# apr/24/2023 11:49:32 by RouterOS 7.6
# software id = AAAA-AAAA
# model = C53UiG+5HPaxD2HPaxD
# serial number = AAAAAAAAA
/interface bridge
add admin-mac=11:22:33:44:55:66 auto-mac=no comment=defconf name=bridge
/interface wifiwave2
set [ find default-name=wifi1 ] ... .passphrase=WiFiP@$$w0rd
Was it useful? Share this post with the world!

Leave a Reply