Hi guys, today I’m here with another interesting content. Guess what? Yes, the content is on how to find or hack a Wi-fi password without root. People ask that, is it possible to view a forgotten wifi password. A simple answer for those people is, yes, it’s possible.
Because we come across a lot of WiFi passwords in our life nowadays. So, remembering the password of our own WiFi becomes impossible. We start searching for the methods for recovering our wiFi password.
Nowadays WiFi networks were installed everywhere at school, home, office, gym and etc. Our android devices do smart work by automatically saving the WiFi passwords when we type it for the first time. This auto-connect feature avoids the purpose of typing the password again.
But this smart feature turns out to be a consequence when we try to connect with a second device. It requires us to type the password. We would have forgotten or feel embarrassed to ask for the password.
In that case, we search for a method to identify the forgotten password. Don’t worry. Nowadays, recovering the WiFi password has become easy that too without rooting your device. Is it possible? Well, that’s the sole purpose of this content.
In this context, we are going to discuss finding a WiFi password without root. Let’s see how to hack Wi-Fi password without root in this content. Continue reading the following guide.
Methods on How to Find a Wi-Fi Password without Root
There are several methods by which you can find your lost WiFi password. I have listed some methods which are effective in recovering your WiFi password.
- Android browser
- Mobile apps
- File Explorers
- ADB commands
Let’s see the methods one by one in detail on how to find or Hack Wi-Fi password without root in the following content.
How to Hack Wi-Fi Password Using android browser without root
If you forgot the name of your wireless router to access it’s settings page, continue with the following steps.
STEP1: Go to your Android browser.
STEP2: Type 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1 on the search bar.
STEP3: Type 192.168.8 for Huawei routers.
STEP4: Enter your default username and password on the relevant boxes.
STEP5: Click on the Login button.
Now, you will be directed to the settings page. From this page, you can identify your router’s password.
How to See Wi-Fi Password Using mobile apps ( WPS WPA TESTER)
If the previous method leaves washing your hand, don’t worry. There is another effective app named WPS WPA TESTER by which you can identify the IP address of your router. Continue reading the following guide.
NOTE: This method is completely based on educational purposes not to hack WiFi networks. Hacking is an offense and please don’t indulge in it.
STEP1: Install the application WPS WPA TESTER on your android device.
STEP2: Open the installed application.
STEP3: The app will scan and display the available WiFi devices in your circumference.
STEP4: Each WiFi signal has a signal strength and a lock on its either side.
STEP5: If the lock is in green color, it means that the network can be hackable. If the lock is red, you can’t hack it.
STEP6: Click on the green marked network and select No Root option from the popup.
STEP7: On the next popup you will see a list of the pin which helps you in connecting with the network.
STEP8: Select any one of the pin and click on Root option.
STEP9: If the pin works successfully, you will able to see the network’s password.
STEP10: Now, simply copy the password and connect to the network.
STEP11: If the pin which you have selected fails, try connecting using the other pins in the popup.
Congratulations, you have the password now by which you can connect to your desired network.
How to Hack Wifi Password Using File Explorers( ES File Explorer)
ES File Explorer is a very popular and powerful app on Android. Using which we can access all the files on our device. The capability of the app is far more than that. By which we can find out the saved WiFi passwords on our device without root.
STEP1: Initially, install the application on your android device.
STEP2: Open the app and allow all required permissions especially root permission.
STEP3: Enabling root permission will enable you to locate and edit system files.
STEP4: Navigate to the Root folder and and click on the Data folder.
STEP5: Scroll down the data folder and click on the folder named ‘misc’.
STEP6: Open the ‘wpa_supplicant.conf’ file under the WiFi folder.
STEP7: Under the ‘wpa_supplicant.conf’ file, identify the term SSID and PSK. SSID is the router’s name and PSK is the password of the WiFi.
This is how you can find the WiFi password by using the ES File Explorer.
How to Find WiFi Password Using ADB commands
The ADB commands are also known as Developer options in our Android phones. You can become a developer using simple steps. Using Developer options you can do a lot in your Android phones.
STEP1: Open settings on your Android smartphone.
STEP2: Click on ‘About phone‘ and keep tapping on the build number until you become a developer.
STEP3: Open the Developer options and enable USB debugging option.
STEP4: Install the ADB drivers on your Windows computer.
STEP5: After downloading, open it, and right-click on the folder. Then click on the ‘Open command window here’ option.
STEP6: Connect your Android device with your desktop using a USB cable.
STEP7: Type ADB services on the command prompt and press Enter.
STEP8: The prompt will show all the connected devices on your Android device. Type ‘ADB pull /data/misc/wifi/wpa_supplicant.conf c:/wpa_supplicant.conf’ in the command.
STEP9: Now, you have all the SSID and PSK. SSID is the WiFi’s name and PSK is the password of the WiFi.
Select the network name and password which you want from the list of connected devices.
That’s all guys. This is how you can identify your WiFi name and password without root. I hope you would find the content useful on the methods of finding the WiFi password that too without rooting your device. These are some of the effective methods by which you can identify your WiFi password [Hack Wi-Fi password]. This is only for educational purposes not for any illegal use. Hacking is a serious offense. Stay on the track and update yourself with technology.