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See Passwords for Wi-Fi Networks You’ve Connected Your Android Device To

Over the course of owning your Android device, you’ve probably connected to dozens of Wi-Fi networks. School, home, work, the gym, your friends’ and family’s houses, coffee shops—each time you typed in one of these Wi-Fi passwords, your Android device saved it for safekeeping and easy access in the future.

The only trouble here is that you can’t view the saved Wi-Fi passwords that your device has stored. Perhaps you want to connect a second device to one of these networks, or you’re with a friend who wants to log in to the same hotspot, but without a way to access the actual passwords that your device has stored, you’re out of luck.

So developer Alexandros Schillings decided to remedy this issue with an app that allows you to view every Wi-Fi password that you’ve ever saved on your Android device. The app requires root access, but beyond that, it makes finding and sharing your stored Wi-Fi passwords incredibly easy.

 

 

Step1:Install WiFi Key Recovery

Schillings’ app is called WiFi Key Recovery, and it’s available on the Google Play Store for free. Search the app by name to get it installed on your rooted device, or head directly to the install page at this link.

Step 2:Viewing Saved Wi-Fi Passwords

When you first launch WiFi Key Recovery, the app will ask for Superuser access. Tap “Grant” on the popup, then you’ll be taken to a list containing all of the Wi-Fi networks that you’ve ever connected to, where each entry shows a password in the “psk” field.

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