How to View Network Keys Stored on Android Phone

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When you setting up android devices for your business, you may have various Wi-Fi hot spots or networks you use to stay connected to the Internet. With multiple android phones that may be used by employees, this means making sure that everyone can stay connected.

If an Android phone does not connect to a particular network, you can check the Wi-Fi settings in the “wpa_supplicant.conf” to determine which access keys are used.

View Network Keys Stored on Android Phone

DISCLAIMER : This process requires root access on your Android phone. This is legal according to Google’s terms of service, but it void your phone’s warranty. Consult your cellular provider’s terms of service before attempting to gain root access.

Instructions :

  • Browse to Google Play and install a file manager that supports root file access, such as Shady file Manager, Root Browser Lite or Android Zip Root File Manager.
  • Next open the file manager, navigate to the “wpa_supplicant.conf” file and open it. The file location may differ between Android distributions but typically resides in /Data/Misc/WiFi. Consult your distribution’s documentation if this is not the case.
  • Then Locate the “PSK” entry you want to find. The following example shows a network entry that might appear in the wpa_supplicant.conf file – the PSK entry is the network key: network={ ssid=”network id” scan_ssid=1 psk=”passkey” priority=2 }
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