How to Find Wifi Password on Android Without Root

Have you forgot your WiFi password and want to recover it, but don’t know where to and how to start? If yes, then you don’t need to worry about this anymore. Luckily, there are some apps and tools available which you can use to recover your password, but all of them require rooted devices.How to Find Wifi Password on Android Without Root

So, what to do if you don’t have a rooted device. Simply, you just have to read this guide to learn how to find wifi password on android without root.

How to Find Wifi Password on Android Without Root

There are two methods in which you can see saved wifi password without root. The first one depends on finding wifi password on android without root and the other one depends on see wifi password rooted device. So, without having more discussion, let’s start:

Also Read:- Best WiFi Hacker Apps For Android

1. How to Find Wifi Password on Android Without Root

If you don’t want to root your device, then this method is recommended for you. But before doing anything, just keep in mind that this method normally works for some selected smartphones. It works only whenever you are connected to a WiFi network. You also need a QR scanner to perform the steps. Once you have all the things ready, then follow the steps given below:

  1. Go to your Phone settings and then navigate to the WiFi section.Click on wifi
  2. Enable WiFi and then connect your phone with a WiFi network.
  3. Once your device is connected, then click on tap to show the password.
    (If this option not available in your phone then you can’t share your wifi password with this method.)How to Find Wifi Password on Android Without Root
  4. It will display a QR code.How to Find Wifi Password on Android Without Root
  5. Take a screenshot of the QR code and then download a QR reader app from the PlayStore.
    Barcode Scanner
    Barcode Scanner
    Developer: ZXing Team
    Price: Free
  6. Scan the QR code and click on connect to the network.How to Find Wifi Password on Android Without Root
  7. That’s it! You are done with it.

2. How to Find Wifi Password on Android 10 Without Root

  1. Go to settings.
  2. Tap on WiFi settings / WiFi.
  3. Click on Connected WiFi network on wifi settings
  4. Now click on to share.tap on share icon
  5. Note down the password.Note down your connected wifi password

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3. How to See Saved WiFi Password on a Rooted Device

If the above method doesn’t work for you, then this is the last option available. You have to root your device and then you can see your saved password. Following are the steps which you need to follow in order to view android saved WiFi passwords:

  • Root your device and then check the root privileges.
  • You can check them by just downloading a simple app from PlayStore.
  • Download and Install the File Explorer from the play store.
    File Explorer
    File Explorer
    Developer: InkWired
    Price: Free
  • Launch the app and then swipe right to see more options.
  • Find and click on the “Root Explorer” option.
  • Grant all the permissions asked by the Root Explorer.
  • Select local storage and then Device.
  • Navigate to the System section.
  • In the system folder, look for the “etc” folder and open it.
  • Find the Wi-fi folder and then navigate to the “wpa_supplicant.conf” file stored in it.
  • Press and hold the file until you see a popup on your screen.
  • Select the “file editor” option.
  • You will see the saved password under the “SSID” option.
  • That’s it! Just note that password and start accessing the Wi-fi.

4. How to Find Wi-Fi Password via Your Wi-Fi Router

  • Firstly you need to open the admin panel of your Wi-Fi router.
  • Then, go to the Settings page.
  • For viewing your Wi-Fi password, navigate to Wireless > Wireless security.

If you do not keep memorize the wireless router website or its name for accessing the Settings Page, in that case follow the steps given below to access the Settings Page.

  • You first need to open Android Browser.
  • Now, type or192.168.0.1 on the search bar. For Huawei, Routers go to 192.168.8
  • Then give username and password
    Default username- Admin
    Default password- Admin
  • Tap on the Login button.
  • Now, you’ll reach on the Settings Page.

5. Password recovery Apps

a.) WiFi Password Recovery

Follow the given below steps to recover the password recovery Apps. Here, you can get the saved password of the selected password.

  • Firstly, you need to Download and Install the app.
  • Then open it.
  • Grant superuser permission.
  • Next, You can see all the WiFi networks that are connected to your Android device.
  • Choose the network whose password you want to see.
  • Now it will show you the saved password of the chosen network.
  • You can Copy the Password.

b.) WiFi WPS WPA Tester

It is an easy and fast way for performing Wi-Fi apps. You can get it in the Play Store. Follow given below steps:

Developer: Sangiorgi Srl
Price: Free+
  • First of all, you have to download and install this aap.
  • And then open it.
  • Then, navigate to Main screen.
    Here, it shows all available WiFi networks with a red or green single dot.
  • Choose the network that you want.
  • Then, choose the “No Root option.
  • After that choose “connect automatic pin”.


So, the Above are the two methods that you can use to see wifi password without root and with a rooted device. I hope you found this guide helpful. If you liked this post, then share it with your friends who are looking for the same. Also, if you have any doubts, then let me know in the comment section below.

Jitender Singh

Jitender Singh, the owner of this site, is a technical expert, SEO expert, YouTubber and a experienced blogger by profession. He basically belongs to a middle class family in Faridabad.

7 thoughts on “How to Find Wifi Password on Android Without Root”

  1. i have connected my device to a wifi named d link without entring passwrd using wifi coustm pins . can i find that passwrd in my device


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