Call it as out of curiosity or hacking, in this article we will be guiding you on how you can find the password for the Network SSID with the help of your Android smartphone. Though we don’t believe in supporting hackers but it’s just an eye opener to you that simple passwords might are more prone to hacking. To ensure that this trick works or to make use of the same, you will have to first up ensure that your Android phone is rooted. To check on whether your device is rooted or not, you will have to download the “Root Checker” app from the Google PLAY Store.
Tip: Just in case if your device is not rooted, then you can do let us know in the comments section about the same so that we can guide you to the rest of the process for rooting your Android device.
Procedue to Find Wifi Password with Android Phone – Network SSID
- Assuming that you have rooted your device, head over to the Google PLAY Store to download an app called “Root Browser Lite (free)” app.
- Once you have downloaded the app, open the same and navigate to the Data/misc/wifi folder to find the wpa_supplicant.conf file for opening the same.
- Now, with the help of “RD Text Editor” you will have to open the conf file. Please note that it’s not necessary that you will have to make use of RD Text Editor but any text editor can be employed for the same.
- Now, you will see that a list of data mentioning about various detais will be listed, so you now need to navigate to the “SSID” row in the name of Wi Fi network and then the “PSK” row will show the password of that particular Wi Fi connection.
Tip: To ensure that your Wi Fi connection password is not hacked, you need to ensure that the MAC based security is enabled in your MODEM which is in fact the toughest to crack.
Do share with us in the comments section just in case if you need any more help regarding the same as we will be more than happy to assist you with the same. The only limitation of this is that just in case if that Wi Fi based connection is having MAC level of security then you won’t be able to access the Wi Fi connection as one needs to add the MAC address of that device which is to be latched on in the modem settings.