How to know WiFi Password on Your Android Phone

How to know WiFi Password on Your Android Phone

Have you forgotten the password to a wireless (WiFi) network saved on your Android phone or tablet? This is a big downer, especially if you’ve saved passwords to multiple networks like your school, library or workplace and can’t easily get them again.

The problem with saved WiFi network passwords is that you can’t view them once they have been entered. There is no way to retrieve them either if you accidentally forget a network. The only way to make sure you don’t lose your saved WiFi passwords is to back them up when you can, and today we’re going to tell you how to view saved WiFi passwords on your Android phone or tablet and then back them up.

One more things that you go to your friend place and you want to use his wi-fi. When you ask for the  wi-fi password.Your friend took to your phone and connect to the internet through the Wi-Fi.

Smartteicky team will tech you 2 Methods.

As we will have to open a system file on Android, we cannot use the traditional file explorer that comes pre-installed on the device. We will use ES File Explorer for the task.

ES File Explorer:

Step 1. Download and Install ES File Explorer App on your Android device and open the app.

Step 2. Now you need to enable the “Root Explorer” option in ES File Explorer.

Step 3. Now you need to move to the Root folder in ES File Explorer, and you need to find a directory called “Data.”

Step 4. Now under the “Data” you need to locate the folder “Misc”

Step 5. Now under the WiFi folder, you need to locate the file with name wpa_supplicant.conf. Simply open the file with ES File Explorer’s built-in text/HTML viewer.

Step 6. Now you can see all your SSID (network name) along with PSK (Password) next to it and close the file.

That’s it! You are done, this is how you can find saved WiFi password using ES file explorer

Root Browser:

Step 1. Download and Install Root Brouser App on your Android device and open the app.

Step 2. Now open the “data” folder.

Step 3. Now under the “Data” you need to locate the folder “Misc”.

Step 4. Now open the “WiFi” folder.

Step 5. Simply open “wpa_supplicant.conf”.

Step 6. Now you can see all your SSID (network name) along with PSK (Password) next to it and close the file.

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