** You need root to use this application.
** You need to have connected to the network in the past.
** This app cannot "hack" into an unknown/new network.

I cannot help you with getting root. Have a look at for that.

Have you ever forgotten the password of your home WiFi network, or the one you setup 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.

Essentially it parses the wpa_supplicant file.

For more information on how the keys are recovered read here:

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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

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


Please email me with any bugs/problems/feature requests. I cannot reply to market comments which can make debugging difficult.

App Information WiFi Key Recovery (needs root)

  • App Name
    WiFi Key Recovery (needs root)
  • Package Name
  • Updated
  • File Size
  • Requires Android
    Android 1.6+
  • Version
  • Developer
  • Installs
    1,000,000 - 5,000,000
  • Price
  • Category
  • Developer
  • Google Play Link

WiFi Key Recovery (needs root) Version History

Select WiFi Key Recovery (needs root) Version :
  • 0.0.8 (8)
  • WiFi Key Recovery (needs root) 0.0.8 (8) APK File

    Publish Date: 2012-05-05
    Requires Android: Android 1.6 and up
    File Size: 141 KB (APK file)
    File APK Md5: 61945e0d0e2aba678f750ae86f735b27
    File APK Sha1: be1848c1119d4b9ae203c6f6bb5d030ebc4f9cb1
    APK Signature: 1a68ee080b87a74594b97673ed74ec563083434f
    What's new :
    •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. •v0.0.6 Removed the QRCode Encode option. Sorry, it slipped in from my development tree. I will re-add it (fully working) in the next version. •v0.0.7 Code cleanup, re-added QRCode display. •v0.0.8 UI Update, rewrote some of the internals.

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