At times we need to share our WiFi password key with our friends and family members but usually most of us forget the saved WiFi password keys on our Android smartphone or tablet. Or there’s a scenario when you are only given an official internet access on your smartphone, but you are not allowed to use the similar WiFi internet access on your PC, that moment you need to know saved WiFi password key within your Android smartphone or tablet.
In this post we will share some apps and a manual way that we had already tested on our Samsung Galaxy S 3, which will easily help you to recover saved WiFi password key. Please note that your Android device must be rooted, i.e, it must have SuperSU app installed by means of completing the suitable rooting process for your Android device. Without rooting its simply impossible to recover the saved WiFi password keys.
After completing the rooting process (it varies device to device), you can install any of the following 4 WiFi password recovery app from Google play store or follow the 5th manual way. On the first run each app will ask for granting super user permissions in order to access saved WiFi password keys. Once you have granted the permission, you’ll be able to successfully retrieve the whole list of saved WiFi password keys from your Android device.
5. Manual way to recover WiFi Password Keys from Android device
Install ES File Explorer File Manager
and grant it root permissions from its settings, afterwards simply open “WPA_SUPPLICANT.CONF” file with TEXT VIEWER from the following path “data/misc/wifi/”
and it will present you with the saved WiFi password keys (PSK) along with the saved WiFi network name (SSID) as shown in the above screenshot that we had taken from our Samsung Galaxy S 3.
Let us know which of the above 5 methods went smooth for recovering saved WiFi password key from your Android smartphone or tablet?