How to See Saved Wifi Passwords on Android

Alicia Santos

Android, Tutorials

Have you ever connected to a Wi-Fi network on your Android device and then forgot the password? Don’t worry, there’s a way to retrieve the saved Wi-Fi passwords on your Android device. In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through the steps to find and view the saved Wi-Fi passwords on your Android device.

Method 1: Using Settings

If you have an Android device running Android 10 or higher, you can easily find the saved Wi-Fi passwords through the settings. Just follow these simple steps:

  • Step 1: Open the Settings app on your Android device.
  • Step 2: Scroll down and tap on Network & internet.
  • Step 3: Tap on Wi-Fi.
  • Step 4: Scroll down and tap on the name of the Wi-Fi network for which you want to view the password.
  • Step 5: Tap on Share.
  • Step 6: You will be prompted to authenticate using your device PIN, pattern, or fingerprint. Provide the required authentication.
  • Step 7: After successful authentication, you will see the password listed under the network name.

Note:

This method only works if you are currently connected to the desired Wi-Fi network or have previously connected to it with your current device.

Method 2: Using Third-Party Apps

If you have an older version of Android or the method mentioned above doesn’t work for you, don’t worry! There are third-party apps available on the Google Play Store that can help you retrieve your saved Wi-Fi passwords.

One such app is Wi-Fi Password Recovery. Just follow these steps:

  • Step 1: Open the Google Play Store on your Android device.
  • Step 2: Search for Wi-Fi Password Recovery.
  • Step 3: Install and open the app.
  • Step 4: Grant the necessary permissions to the app.
  • Step 5: The app will automatically detect and display all the saved Wi-Fi networks along with their passwords.

Note: Be cautious while using third-party apps, as they may have access to sensitive information. Always ensure that you download apps from trusted sources and read user reviews before installing them.

In Conclusion

Sometimes, it’s easy to forget a Wi-Fi password, but with the methods mentioned above, you can easily retrieve and view your saved Wi-Fi passwords on your Android device. Whether you use the built-in settings or rely on third-party apps, make sure to handle any sensitive information securely.

We hope this tutorial was helpful in assisting you with finding and viewing your saved Wi-Fi passwords. Stay connected!

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