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. So, what to do if you don’t have a rooted device. Simply, you just have to read our this guide to learn how to do WiFi password recovery without root.
WiFi Password Recovery No Root
There are two methods in which you can see saved wifi password without root. The first one depends on wifi Password recovery without root and the other one depends on WiFi password recovery on a rooted device. So, without having more discussion, let’s start:
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1. WiFi Password Recovery Without Root Guide
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:
- Go to your Phone settings and then navigate to the WiFi section.
- Enable WiFi and then Connect your phone with a WiFi network.
- Once your device is connected, then click on tap to show password.
(If this option not available in your phone then you can’t share your wifi password with this method.)
- It will display a QR code.
- Take a screenshot of the QR code and then download a QR reader app from the PlayStore.
- Scan the QR code and click on connect to the network.
- That’s it! You are done with it.
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2. 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 ES file explorer from play store.
- 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 “ES 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.
So, Above are the two methods which you can use to perform the Wi-fi password recovery 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.