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Since you’ve had it, you’ve undoubtedly linked your Android device to dozens of different Wi-Fi networks and it has presumably kept track of each one. Every time you enter a Wi-Fi password, your Android device saves it for storage and future access. When you actually want to see the password for one of the networks you’ve connected to in the past, problems may arise. If you’ve stored a wireless access point, you might wish to connect a second device to it, or perhaps you want to use the same hotspot with a friend. If so, here’s how you can access your Wi-Fi password on Android.

What if You Have an Older Android Phone?

As a quick note, this method will only work with Android phones that are running Android 10 or later. If this is not the case for you, you’ll need to update your phone or device to the latest version in order to access the password using the method we will show you.

Securing Your Wi-Fi Password

While giving your Wi-Fi password to pals who are just dropping by is generally safe, revealing most passwords is never advised. The only way to guarantee that your network is safe from malicious hackers is to keep your password secret. Obviously, we can’t always do that, so be sure to choose a safe and difficult-to-guess password.

This is where password managers can come in handy, and they can be a wonderful place to start to help you keep track of all the passwords you have, including your Wi-Fi passwords. They also offer extra security layers that can protect your data and notify you if your credentials have been hacked.

How to See Your Wi-Fi Password On Android

Okay, let’s talk about how to access your Wi-Fi password on Android!

Step 1: Go to Your Wi-Fi

In order to see the Wi-Fi password set up for a specific network, you’ll first need to go to all of the Wi-Fi options you have. To do this, all you have to do is go to your settings and then click “Internet” or bring down your notification screen and click “Internet.” The quickest way to do this is by using your notification screen.

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You can use your notification screen to access your internet settings.


Step 2: Click the Network You Want to Use

Next, you’ll want to click your Wi-Fi, if it’s already connected you can choose the network itself. This will bring up the whole screen of available Wi-Fi options to connect to. From there, you can click on the option you want to see the password for.

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If you’re already connected to your preferred network, you can select it to see the passwords.


Remember, you have to have already connected to this network before in order to see the password. You won’t be able to access a password to any network that you’ve never connected to.

Step 3: Get the Password

Once you’re on the network details screen, you’ll then want to click the “Share” button. If you have a password set up on your phone, you’ll need to verify that or use your fingerprint sensor.

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Click on the “Share” button on the far right under your network name.


Once you verify, the “Share Wi-Fi” screen will pop up. Underneath the QR code, you’ll see the password that you have set up. That’s it!

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You can see your Wi-Fi password directly underneath the QR code.


How to See Your Wi-Fi Password on Android Wrap Up

It’s not hard at all to access the password you’ve set up for your Wi-Fi, all you need is to follow the three simple steps we’ve listed above! Luckily, you can do this whenever you forget a password, just be sure to click on the right network.

How to See Your Wi-Fi Password on Android in 3 Easy Steps FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) 

Can I see my Wi-Fi password on my Android phone?

Yes, you can! Just follow the steps we’ve listed above, that should make it easy to access your Wi-Fi password.

What's the best way to keep track of my passwords?

If you’re tired of looking up passwords, simply sign up for a password manager. These apps and websites store your passwords securely and “remember” the passwords for you!

How do I find my Wi-Fi password if I forgot it?

If you haven’t been able to connect to your Wi-Fi network, you’re going to need to check your router’s documentation and call your network provider.

How can I share my Wi-Fi password with friends using my Android phone?

Just click the “Share” button on the network details screen. Verify your password, then the “Share Wi-Fi” screen will pop up with a QR code your friends can scan to join your network.

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