Monday, 4 September 2017

How to Find Wi-Fi Passwords in iOS and Android Phones

Getting our mobile device connected to the net is something will do almost every day. And for we to get our smartphone’s apps connected for browsing the internet, we probably need to have data or a shared WiFi connection on the smartphone. This Wi-Fi internet connection can be protected from unauthorized users; So that is to say, most owners of WiFi router tends to lock their WiFi network connection with a strong password, thereby making the connection not to be available for public use. Yes, that is great, but one day, you may need to connect a new device, may be your Android or an iOS device to your WiFi network but couldn’t recall the WiFi passwords, or you need to share the WiFi passwords but don’t know how to access it in your mobile smart device.

Just relax because you are at the right solution center for what you are searching for. So this tutorial is crafted out to see you through on how to find Wi-Fi passwords in all your smartphones, be it Android such as Samsung, Gionee, Tecno, Infinix, Alcatel, Solo, etc and iOS devices; iPhone, iPads and iPods. Previously, we treated how to find wifi passwords in MacOS PC and windows systems, and to have it, every set up and tips which were outlined in the post were all successful to those that followed it up. So don’t neglect to follow this one up because it has been tested and finalized working.

The tutorial is based on two different mobile operating systems, which we all are conversant with. That is Android and Apple iOS smartphones.
Starting with Android phones.

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How to find Forgotten WiFi passwords in Android Phones
Getting to locate or unveil already saved Wifi passwords in an Android device is quite difficult, as you need to access a folder saved in its root directory, which doesn’t allow or give access to users. But in this case, you need to get elevated to administrator privileges in other to be able to access the folder for the wifi passwords. Below is how to go about that on your android devices.

First of all, you need to get your android rooted so as to access such folder with root directory. Ones your phone is rooted, you will be able to access and see the saved Wi-Fi passwords for free.

Now, it is assumed that your Android device is rooted. And to locate the wifi password inside your mobile phone, you need to use either a file manager, for example: Solid Explorer to manually search for the WiFi passwords, or you can go by using a powerful dedicated app to have all the passwords extracted automatically. So in other words, I recommend you to use a third-party app because it is more intuitive and easier to use for managing and sharing your Wi-Fi passwords.

To cut the long story short, I recommend you use Wifi Password Show app. The app is free to use. All you need to do, is to download and install it on your rooted android device. After that, launch the app, and you will get to see the list of all saved WiFi passwords along with their SSID. Now copy the listed data and get your Android device connected to Wifi network. You can even share the listed data either by SMS or via Email messaging, the choice is yours.
Find Wi-Fi Passwords in iOS and Android Phones
Alternatively, should in case you wish to move your saved WiFi passwords from one device to another, then you are not required to root your device. This is because, Google automatically back up your stored Wifi passwords in its servers and with other important data(s).

So, it is rest assured that your passwords are backed up by Google if you enabled backup on your Android settings. Now log in to your Google account using another Android device, and after that, all your WiFi networks information will automatically get synced in that new Android phone you logged your account with. That’s all for Android phones.

How to find WiFi Passwords in iOS Devices (iPhone, iPads and iPods)
This is very similar to Android as explained above. iOS doesn’t allow user to see wifi passwords unless they jailbreak the device. Now to get your wifi passwords in a jailbroken iOS device, simply search “see WiFi passwords” on Cydia and immediately, you will get to see multiple apps that reveal Wifi passwords.

Alternatively, for those with non-jailbroken iOS devices, in other to get the solution regarding to finding your WiFi passwords, you need to get a MacOS device so as to enable the trick work out very well. So, it’s just like backing up your device as explained above for Android users. All you need to do, is to enable iCloud Keychain; that is handy in syncing your passwords presently saved in your Apple devices, including that of WiFi passwords.

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So ones you enable iCloud Keychain in your iOS device, all your passwords will be automatically synced with your Mac device. And you will get to see and use them.

That’s all for finding Saved WiFi passwords on both Android and iOS smartphones without hacking. So enjoy and teach your friends as well. And don’t hesitate to share this post on social media platform using below share buttons. Thank you.
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