How to see the list of Wi -Fi passwords you have connected from your Android
Forgetting the Wi -Fi password is quite common, since normally our devices remember the password for us.Sometimes, we use passwords in several places such as bars, libraries, workplaces and when you come back, do not remember the password, but did you know that your smartphone keeps these Wifi passwords and can you recover them?We show you how to do it from your Android smartphone.
Actually, it is not the simplest solution to recover a WiFi password, since from Android 6.0, the file that contains the list of Wi -Fi networks and passwords to which your smartphone has been connected is encrypted and the user cannot access it.
Therefore and, it will be much easier to access Wi-Fi passwords stored in your Android if you have previously unlocked root permissions on your smartphone, but there is also the possibility of doing it without root, although the process is much more tedious.
Access Wi -Fi passwords on Android without root
If you have an Android 10 or Android 11 smartphone we can see the saving passwords of the Wi-Fi without root.To achieve this, it is enough to share the network through a QR code: in said code the information information is stored, password included.
This method generates a QR code that another person can scan with another phone (downloading an app or with the systems included in the mobile).Android 10 and 11 include it as standard, also other telephone brands.To generate the QR with the wifi data you have to perform the following process:
The disadvantages of this method is that you need to have prior access to the password and be connected to the network, another smartphone (if you do not want to make more steps) and access to be able to share the QR code.
Although it is not the simplest method, it will always be easier than rooting the device.In the event that your device has this access, we will tell you how you can do it, since there are several possibilities.
Access Wifi passwords on Android with root
Wifi Key Recovery is one of the apps to see the simple wifimás passwords to use.The application teaches you all the networks you have stored, as well as the password of each of them.You will only have to consult the saved net tab and you will find all those you have connected at some point.In addition, clicking on the button you can share the key or copy the password to share it with a friend or create a QR code.
Another different method is through a file explorer like Root Browser.To use it, you must first grant the root permissions to your file explorer and look for 'data/misc/wifi' the WPA file.Supplicant.conf.Open it in a text editor and you will see the networks and passwords you have connected in the past.
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