Perhaps you just simply want see the password to your Wi-Fi network on your friends phone who has access to the Wi-Fi in your office.

Here’s the deal:

Since the IT person is not ready to tell the password nor does your friend knows what the IT person has entered as a password on his phone.

Whatever your reason:

In this article we will help you to find the Wi-fi Password on your smartphone.


How to Know Wi-Fi Password on your Phone

First option is to get root access, you can access the unencrypted conf- file that contains the Wi-Fi codes.

Root your phone

Once you root the phone it will give access to Wi-Fi access code which is located in an area of the file system.

Only way to access is to get your phone rooted.

Below you find the link on how to root your smartphone in the following article.


Explore the root directory

Use a file manager which will show the root content.

Download Amaze File Manager to open the conf-file as a text file as the pre installed file manager can’t open this type of file.

First, you must authorize the file explorer to open the root directory.

The option is at the bottom of the app settings.

Next, go into the directory tree following the path: data misc wifi. In this folder, find the file named wpa_supplicant.conf.

This file contains all the networks in the plain text.

The Wi-Fi passwords are also displayed here. See the screenshot below

know the Wi-Fi Password on Phone


Want to know the best part?

There is an option to see the Wi-Fi password without getting in to file manager.


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Alternative: See your Wi-Fi password through an app

The Wi-Fi Key Recovery app can display your stored wireless passwords, assuming your phone is having root privileges.

This makes it superior to normal Wi-Fi management, which you can see in the Video below.



Hope you like our trick on How to view Wi-Fi password on android phone.

Do you have any other way or trick to know the Wi-Fi password on android phone.

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