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How to recover the WiFi key using your Android terminal

Surely on some occasion you do not remember the passwords of a wireless network to which you have had access or, even, to yours – since you have forgotten the password since it is very difficult to remember. Well, you should know that it is possible recover WiFi key with your Android terminal in a fairly simple way (although some important requirements must be met).

And what must your device with Android operating system comply with? Well, the following: that you have the operating system version installed Android 4.4 or higher and, furthermore, that it is rooted (unprotected) so that all corners of the Mountain View company’s development can be accessed in this way. As we have said before, it is essential that you have already connected to the wireless network in question to be able to recover the WiFi key.

Simple thanks to an application

To be successful when it comes to recovering the WiFi key, an application must be installed on the Android terminal. This is called WiFi Key Recovery, which can be downloaded from the Play Store at no cost using the image that we leave below.

WiFi Key Recovery (needs root)
WiFi Key Recovery (needs root)

Once it is installed, and with the terminal rooted, it must be given the “Superuser” permissions corresponding to development. Once this is done, the application must be run and a list will appear on the screen with wireless networks that have been properly accessed. If you see many, you can filter by name using the when named SSID Qucik Search.

Once you locate the desired one, you can retrieve the WiFi key by noting the information that appears to the right of the section “psk”. But, to be of more help, it must be indicated that by pressing continuously on the chosen one, it seems a menu with which it is possible to copy the information to share it on the Android terminal, using for example WhatsApp.

Copy WiFi Key with WiFi Key Recovery

Other Applications You can find out about them interesting for devices with the Google operating system in this section of Android Help.