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WiFi Key Recovery


** You need root to use this application. **

Have you ever forgotten the password of your home WiFi network, or the one you set-up for your parents a few months back?

This application will help you recover the password of a wireless network you have connected to with your device in the past.

You can then either tap on an entry to copy it, or export the list to SD, or share it using the standard Android sharing facilities.

It does not crack the network, or use the MAC/SSID address to deduce the password. It simply reads it from the device itself. You need to have connected to the network in the past.

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Tested by me on:

  • HTC Desire Z\
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab

According to feedback it also works on:

  • HTC Desire HD
  • HTC Evo
  • LG Optimus 2X
  • Motorola Defy
  • Samsung Captivate
  • Viewsonic gTablet
  • Xperia X10 Mini

Let me know if it does not work on your device and I'll try to fix it.


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  • v0.0.1 First public release.
  • v0.0.2 Bugfixes, added support for WEP keys.
  • v0.0.3 Added support for 802.1x networks.
  • v0.0.4 Added more key file locations.
  • v0.0.5 Stability fixes, speed increase, UI refresh.

Permission Explanation

  • WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: Used to export the list to the SD card.


To download the application you'll need to go to the Android Market and search for "WiFi Key Recovery".

Alternatively, use an application like Barcode Scanner to scan the QR code below (or click on it from your Android device):

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