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I have an LG Optimus 7 (not-rooted), and all my WiFi passwords are there. I want to view the saved WiFi passwords to transfer thm to my new Samsung Galaxy S3, but I don't know how.

I tried to search on the Internet and Google play for an application that would allow me to view this information, but I can't find one. Is there any way for me to accomplish this?

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That's not directly possible without compromising the security (aka. rooting), at least not via an app. Imagine an app to send your wifi passphrases elsewhere (besides showing you them). – ce4 Jan 6 '13 at 2:19

This is not directly possible (as noted in the comment below your question).

You can let Google save them to their cloud:

Go to: Settings->Privacy and enable those two options:

  • Back up my data (Back up application data, Wi-Fi passwords, [...])
  • Automatic restore

Also, say yes when you're prompted if you want to Restore data during the first time set up of your new SGS3. If you've done the first time setup already withouth that option enabled, then maybe the Automatic Restore settings does it afterwards (not tried yet, though).

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It is not easy as u think.The one and only way to access and be close to the O.S settings is rooting your device.You can try this for sure..

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u -> you. Cnet has a reputation of bundling crap-ware with the software. Here is the genuine link for the said app Please edit and makes changes. – Firelord May 1 '15 at 12:57

You can view and share your saved Wi-Fi passwords on your Android device if is rooted. By using the app Wi-Fi Key Recovery you can do that easily. Please check out the step by step guide about how this app work on your android device.

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Note: That app isn't the only one doing that. For alternatives, also see my listing on WiFi Password Recovery. – Izzy Jul 22 at 12:16

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