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How To View Saved Wi-Fi Passwords On Android

Sometimes we forgot our Wi-Fi password that is entered in our Android phone, in this situation if guest come to our home and ask for Wi-Fi password then what we do to get the password that is entered in our Android phone?For this solution, i’ll show you multiple ways to show the passwords that you forgot after entering into phone.

How To View Saved Wi-Fi Passwords On Android

How To View Saved Wi-Fi Passwords On Android:

Method 1 Using Apps(ROOT REQUIRED):

In this method, i’m going to show you some apps that can View Saved Wi-Fi Passwords On Android.But keep in mind that your phone must be rooted if you’re using this method, otherwise these apps will not work.

1. FREE Wi-Fi Password Recovery:

FREE WiFi Password Recovery

App Info:

App Name: FREE Wi-Fi Password Recovery

App Size: 1.8M

Total Installs: 5,000,000 – 10,000,000

Require Android: 1.6 and up


FREE WiFi Password Recovery is built by GHCV.Your phone must be rooted in order to use this app.With this app you can backup & restore all Wi-Fi networks that saved on your Android phone.

FREE WiFi Password RecoveryFREE Wi-Fi Password RecoveryDownload

2. Wireless Android Password:

Wireless Android Password

App Info:

App Name: Wireless Android Password

App Size: 1.5M

Total Installs: 100,000 – 500,000

Require Android: 3.0 and up


Wireless Android Password is built by Osama Abukmail.Wireless Android Password also requires rooted phone.This app shows passwords that saved into your Android phone.

Wireless Android PasswordWireless Android PasswordDownload

Method 2 Using File Explorer:

Use this method if your phone is not rooted or you don’t know what root is.In this method we’ll use ES File Explorer to view saved passwords on Android phone.Before getting Wi-Fi password from your phone, i’m giving you a little bit info about ES File Explorer.

ES File Explorer:

ES File Explorer

App Info:

App Name: ES File Explorer

App Size: Varies with device

Total Installs: 100,000,000 – 500,000,000

Require Android: Varies with device


ES File Explorer is a file-manager app, built by ES APP Group.ES File Explorer is a advanced file manager app that allows you to access the files that are not accessible by your default file manager.

ES File ExplorerES File ExplorerDownload

View Wi-Fi password using ES File Explorer:

  1. Download and install it from above link, and open it.
  2. Now select and open device folder.View wifi Password using ES File Explorer on Android
  3. Go to /data/misc/wifi/.View wifi Password using ES File Explorer on Android
  4. Here you’ll find some system files, so simply search for wpa_supplicant.conf.
  5. Then open it with ES File Editor.View wifi Password using ES File Explorer on Android
  6. ssid=”xxxx value is your wifi name and psk=”xxxx value is your wifi password.

Final Words:

Here you seen 2 different ways to get saved Wi-Fi passwords from your Android phone.But you can’t get passwords of wifi networks that you have not connected before and it does not matter whats your Android OS version is, it just works on almost every Android phone.



About tahir

Muhammad Tahir lives in Lahore, Pakistan. Loves to read and write articles about tech and web resources online.

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