Ever you want to spot saved Wi-Fi passwords in your Android phone? Here’s you get the ideas and some amazing applications to spot the saved passwords.


Sometimes you will forget the password where you’ve already connected to that network. That time no matter. Because you can automatically connect it next time. But when you want to connect this particular Wi-Fi network with another device, that time you need a password.

Anyway, if you’re using Android 10 or an advanced version, then you have more features to reveal and spot the saved Wi-Fi passwords. Also, you don’t require to rooting your Android phone.

However, if you’re using Android 9 or lower versions, then maybe this version doesn’t offer the features which allow you to see the saved Wi-Fi passwords directly. And also you need to root your device first or third-party apps.

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This post will give you easy methods and ideas to spot or view the Wi-Fi password for a saved network on your Android device. Let’s see.  

How to Spot Wi-Fi Passwords in Your Android without Root


After launching Android 10, you will be able to view the saved Wi-Fi passwords on your Android phone without rooting it. By implementing the following methods in your device, you can see and spot the saved Wi-Fi passwords in your Android 10 and above.

Step 1: Go to Settings in your Android 10 or higher versions.

Step 2: Choose Network & Internet from settings.

Step 3: Click on Wi-Fi option. (Some device directly shows the Wi-Fi option in the settings, so if you can’t see Network & Internet then directly tap on Wi-Fi.)

Step 4: Next, you’ll view your current connected Wi-Fi network at the top of the networks list. Select it or choose past networks in Saved Networks.

Step 5: Click on the Share button and authenticate with your face id, fingerprint, or PIN code if it appears in some cases.

Step 6: On the next page, you’ll spot the QR code and Password below the QR code. 

To connect another device, you can either scan the QR code or enter the particular password while connecting.

How to Spot Wi-Fi Passwords on Android 9 and Below

If your device is Android 9 or lower version or your device doesn’t offer any share button to view the password/QR code.  

To spot your saved Wi-Fi passwords in Android 9, you need to use some third-party apps or you can spot it through your device file explorer.

However, the below methods require rooting your Android device for revealing Wi-Fi passwords. Because these saved Wi-Fi passwords are stored in the protected directory of your device storage.

Step 1: Open any file explorer that will be available in your device (Files by Google, EZ file Explorer) that supports root browsing.

Step 2: Head to data/misc/wifi path in file explorer.

Step 3: Select wpa_supplicant.conf and open the folder by tapping on it.

Step 4: Now, the saved Wi-Fi network name and password will visible to you. The name is available in the SSID section and the password is available in PSK filed.

The above methods require a file explorer that supports root browsing. If you want to try another kind of technique to spot the saved Wi-Fi passwords, then you need to install a third-party app such as WiFi Password Recovery, WiFi Password Viewer and more. These Android apps are available at Google Play Store.

Reveal Saved Wi-Fi Passwords to Connect another Device

The advanced Android version users can easily spot the saved Wi-Fi password, but earlier Android users can also see it. You just need to take extra efforts by rooting your device or you’ve required some third-party apps to spot the passwords.

Although, you can also get the saved Wi-Fi passwords list from your device file explorer or third-party file manager app. Make sure you have installed the file explorer that supports root browsing.

Remember that you can only spot or see the Wi-Fi passwords that earlier connect to your device.