We connect to dozens of Wi-Fi networks on a daily basis at home, office, gym, restaurants, coffee shops, etc. Each time you connect with one of this Wi-Fi by typing passwords. Your Android device saved it for easy access in the future. But the problem occurs when you want to view the Wi-Fi password of the networks you connected to.
There are some ways to view the password of connected Wi-Fi. If you’re using Android 10 or higher, then you can view Wi-Fi passwords from your phone’s settings. But if you’re using Android lower versions, you will need to install the app.
Ways To See Wi-Fi Password On Android Phone
Android 10 & Up
For Android 10 and up you do not need root or perhaps an additional app. However it will need a present version, I will define a fast and straightforward method to view the saved Wi-Fi password below. If your Android version is below 10, you can jump ahead to the second option.
Locate Wi-Fi Settings
There is only one version of Android 10, and that is the “Stock Android”. According to your mobile phone device and brand, the UI can be different from others. It means the settings and menus could be different on your phone.
Go to the Settings menu for the “Wi-Fi” hierarchical menu. On Android 10, that is settled in Settings –> Network & net. If you find the Wi-Fi settings menu, tap on it and select it.
View Wi-Fi Password
- Once you find the Wi-Fi settings page.
- Choose the network from the list of networks. Select one.
- At the bottom of the page, you will see a QR code there.
- Tap on the QR code.
- Now you can scan this with another device to which you want a network connection.
Android 9 & Lower versions (Root Required)
If you have a phone with Android 9 Pie or a lower version, you can view the saved Wi-Fi password with root. This may work best if you have installed TWRP and use it to install magisk for root.
Install Wi-Fi Password Viewer
There are many apps that claim to view your Wi-Fi password on the Play Store. But we found only one app is Wi-Fi Password Viewer by SimoneDev.
View Saved Wi-Fi Password
When you first launch the app. It will ask for super-user access. The popup appears to grant access. Then grant access to the app. Then you can view all Wi-Fi networks list that you’ve ever connected to, where every entry shows a password at the bottom.
If you’ve connected your device to numerous different Wi-Fi networks over time. Your list can also be quite long. In that case, you can look for a specific Wi-Fi network by the search button.
Share Saved Wi-Fi Password
If you want to share passwords with another device, you will have some choices. Tap on any entry list you see the popup with some options. The first option is to “Copy password”, then you can paste this text and send it to anyone. The second option is to “Share the password” tap on it and choose your app from the menu that seems to send the password.
The third option is from “QR code” to make the app generate a QR code that contains the network information. If the other device is an iPhone, you can just open the camera app, then scan the QR code, you will automatically connect to the Wi-Fi network.