Export Windows Wi-Fi profile
You need to export a Wi-Fi profile from a Windows computer if you want to create a Sophos Mobile Wi-Fi configuration from an existing connection.
Perform this procedure on a Windows computer on which the Wi-Fi connection is listed under Known networks.
- Open a command prompt as an administrator.
Check the required profile is available:
netsh wlan show profiles
Export the profile:
netsh wlan export profile "<SSID>" key=clear folder=<Destination>
<SSID>by the profile name and
<Destination>by the destination folder of the profile file (for example
The profile is exported to an XML file. You can use the file in a Sophos Mobile Wi-Fi configuration. See Wi-Fi configuration (Windows policy).
The XML file contains the unencrypted Wi-Fi password. For security reasons, we strongly recommend you delete the file after you’ve uploaded it to Sophos Mobile.