How to View Saved WiFi Passwords on Android, iOS Mobiles and Windows, macOS Laptops? {4 Easy Methods}

Do you know we can view saved WiFi passwords on any mobile phone even on your macOS laptop? but you can only view saved wifi passwords which you already connected or at least once connected to the wifi previously.

You may connect to a lot of WiFi networks throughout the day. School, college, coffee shop, gym, friends wifi, family wifi, etc. Each time you have asked for a password to connect WiFi network, This time you entered WiFi password your device saved it for safekeeping and to connect to the same wifi without typing the wifi password.

When you want to see or view saved wifi passwords to connect your 2nd device to the same network where you are already connected then for that you need the WIFi password here is your bad you don’t know the password.

Don’t worry we will show you how to view saved WiFi passwords on your android or any device using different techniques. Using this method you can easily view your lost passwords.

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Note – We will only let you view our Saved passwords for the network you are already connected to in the past.

How to View Saved WiFi Passwords on Android and other devices?

If your mobile android version is more than Android 10 then you can see a WIFi password right from the settings of your phone. However, if your mobile Android version is less than 10 or 9 note that you have to root your mobile phone.

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Method 1:- View saved WiFi password on Android 10 or Up Devices.

In this method, Root is not required or any extra application to extract the Passwords.

Step 1 – Go to the setting of your phone and find the WiFi Submenu. or you can go Settings –> Network & internet here you will find the WiFi settings menu go and click on it.

Step 2 – Inside the WiFi settings scroll to the down and you will find the Saved Networks option click on it. In this option, you will see all WiFi Network your device is saved.

Step 3 – Click on anyone’s WiFi network to see a WiFi password then you have to scan your fingerprint, pin, Face scan for authentication, and then you will see one new wifi screen.

Step 4 – Click on QR Code to get the password of WiFI, Go and scan the QR code and you will get the WiFi password in plain text.

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Method 2:- View saved WiFi passwords using File Manager.

First, you need to Download File Explorer to access root Folders. In this method no need to root your device if you download the File Manager like Root Explorer or Super Manager to View Saved password.

Step 1 – Open the File Explorer and go to the given location – Data/Misc/WiFi Folder.

Step 2 – Under the given path you will find a file name as “Wap_Supplicant.conf“.

Step 3 – Open the file through Text/Html viewer. You need to look at SSID and PSK. As we all know SSID means WiFi Name and PSK means WiFi Password.
In this way now you are able to view all WiFi passwords.

Method 3:- View saved WiFi passwords using ES File Explorer

ES File Explorer is removed from the play store due to some security resions you need to download the app from any other website. This app helps you to access the root files without having root access to your mobile.

Step 1 – Download the ES File Explorer application on your mobile phone.

Step 2 – You have to enable the root access in file explorer for that you have to go three lines on let top side and then you will get “Root Explorer” to enable it.

Step 3 – Now you have to find the Data folder.

Step 4 – Now find the “Misc folder” in the “Data folder”.

Step 5 – Under the Misc folder find “wpa_supplicant.conf” file open this file in text/HTML viewer. You need to look at SSID and PSK. As we all know SSID means WiFi Name and PSK means WiFi Password.
In this way now you are able to view all WiFi passwords.

Method 4 – View Saved WiFi Passwords on Android using WiFi Password Viewer (Root Required)

If your android version is 9 or lower than 9 then this app helps you to view saved WiFi passwords.

Step 1 – Install WiFi Password Viewer but remember your device should be rooted.

Step 2 – When you start the application, the app will ask you for superuser access give grant access, Now you will get all wifi networks connected ever. In this list, you will see SSID means wifi name and PSK means wifi passwords.

Step 3 – You can share wifi passwords with any other sharing tool.

How to View Saved WiFi Passwords on Windows?

Method 1 – If your device is currently connected to a WiFi network then it is very easy to get the password.

You have to go Start menu – search for “Network Status”, then click on the change Adapter Options button it will get in the setting menu.

If you are using Windows 7 or lower then go to open the Control Panel and head to Network and Internet > Network Connections.

Right-click on your computer WiFi Adapter in the list. Choose status – Wireless Properties – Security tab you will see the password of WiFi.

Method 2 – Get WiFi password through Command Prompt.

Open Start Menu – Run Command Prompt in Administrator mode then type the below command to view all networks or view all saved WiFI networks.

netsh wlan show profile

Pick the network you want from the list, then run:

netsh wlan show profile MyNetwork key=clear

(Replace MyNetwork with the name of the network you found earlier.) You’ll be presented with some info about the network, including the “Key Content,” or password.

How to View Saved WiFi Passwords on macOS?

In Apple macOS, you will get a saved wifi password through KeyChain,
Press Command + Space to open Spotlight, search for “keychain access,” and open the app. Search the WiFi network which you have connected previously.

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When you see the network in the list, double-click on it to see its password entry. You’ll need to check the Show Password box along the bottom to see the password in plain text.

How to View Saved WiFi Passwords on iPhone?

Viewing Wi-Fi passwords on an iPhone is not a simple affair, since Apple never built the feature into iOS. If you sync your iPhone WiFi passwords with your iCloud Keychain. You should be able to use the Mac instructions above to see the password on your computer. It is not valid in iPhone to view WiFi Passwords, So we recommend you do not use this in your iPhone.

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