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How to recover WiFi password from mobile phone

Have you been connected to your home WiFi network for so long that you no longer remember the password to give to your friends? You have connected to a network of a local that you often frequent in the past and now you wantrecover WiFi password from mobile phone? There are several methods you can use and I will explain them to you in this guide. If you find yourself in one of these situations and don't know how to do it, keep reading this guide. You will see how to recover WiFi passwords from your Android phone, the only warning I can give you that this method requires special permissions (root) in order to be used.

NOTE: the only useful guide to recover passwords from already known networks (to which you have successfully connected at least once), you cannot use this guide to connect to protected networks whose password you do not know.

How to recover WiFi password from mobile phone

Access to the router

If the password forgotten is that of your home network, you can easily recover it by logging into the router to which you are connected with the smartphone. Open Google Chrome or any other type of browser on your device and type in the address bar at the top:

So you can access the router configuration panel, after entering your login credentials.

recover WiFi password from mobile phone

If you don't even remember these credentials, don't worry: at the end of the article you will find the guide to recover this type of password.

Once inside the router interface, go to WiFi, Wireless or Wireless Networks(the menu name changes according to the router model) and recovers the access password by looking for one of the following items:

  • Network password
  • WiFi password (wireless)
  • WiFi (or wireless) access key
  • Passphrase
  • Pre-shared Key

Once you find the right entry on your modem, you can finally recover WiFi passwords from your mobile phone.

If your router does not allow you to view the password, you can always change it with a new one and use this from now on.

Password recovery app for Android

If you cannot access the router you will need to use an Android device with root permissions enabled to retrieve WiFi passwords from your mobile phone. In this case you can easily recover all the WiFi passwords saved on the device (the networks you have successfully connected to at least once) using the free appWiFi Password Recovery.

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recover WiFi password from mobile phone

Open the app, confirm superuser permissions and look at the WiFi network from which you want to recover the password from those present.

Other guides

Forgot your router password? In this case, I recommend you read the guide below to recover this password.

Do you want to root your Android device? Find out how in the following guide.

Also on iPhone you can use some tricks to recover the WiFi password, find out which ones in the guide below.