WiFi Key Recovery (needs root)

WiFi Key Recovery (needs root)


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** You need root to use this application.
** You need to have connected to the network in the past.
** This app cannot "hack" into an unknown/new network.

I cannot help you with getting root. Have a look at http://forum.xda-developers.com for that.

Have you ever forgotten the password of your home WiFi network, or the one you setup for your parents a few months back?

This application will help you recover the password of a wireless network you have connected to with your device in the past.

You can then either tap on an entry to copy it, or export the list to SD, or share it using the standard Android sharing facilities.

It does not crack the network, or use the MAC/SSID address to deduce the password. It simply reads it from the device itself.

Essentially it parses the wpa_supplicant file.

For more information on how the keys are recovered read here: http://alt236.blogspot.com/2011/04/android-wifi-password-locations.html

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Please use responsibly.

Tested by me on:
•HTC Desire Z
•Samsung Galaxy Tab.

According to feedback it also works on:
•HTC Desire HD
•HTC Evo
•LG Optimus 2X
•Motorola Defy
•Samsung Captivate
•Viewsonic gTablet
•Xperia X10 Mini

Email me if does not work on your device and I'll try to fix it.

Github: https://github.com/alt236/Wifi-Key-Recovery---Android

Please email me with any bugs/problems/feature requests. I cannot reply to market comments which can make debugging difficult.

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Recently changed in this version

First public release.

Bugfixes, added support for WEP keys.

Added support for 802.1x networks.

Added more key file locations.

Stability fixes, speed increase, UI refresh.

Removed the QRCode Encode option. Sorry, it slipped in from my development tree. I will re-add it (fully working) in the next version.

Code cleanup, re-added QRCode display.

UI Update, rewrote some of the internals.

Comments and ratings for WiFi Key Recovery (needs root)
  • (56 stars)

    by smash on 05/10/2011

    abay kiya pagal banaya howa hai download to ho nahi raha kahin se

  • (56 stars)

    by Nadeem Sono on 25/05/2014

    Nice app

  • (56 stars)

    by ejzllanes96 on 24/05/2014

    Opened the app, export note to SD, and I'm done! Now I can flash a custom ROM without loosing various WiFi passwords. WELL DONE

  • (56 stars)

    by Salvatore Mannina on 21/05/2014

    Does as it says. Perfect.

  • (56 stars)

    by wahab rahman on 19/05/2014


  • (56 stars)

    by James Tyrrell on 18/05/2014

    I have used this on the sgs2 and it worked great! but now on sgs4 it shows the password as hex, is there a fix? if this is fixed ill give 5 stars!

  • (56 stars)

    by Jesse Woltersom on 14/05/2014

    Everything I could have asked for EDIT: If you connect to a wifi by WPS, the app will still store the password. Easy way to know passwords if you can reach it

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