At school we have two wifi networks, one for teaches and one students, but the teacher network is much faster and is available everywhere in the building. I could connect to it by pressing the wps button on a repeater, but some of my classmates could not because they have iphones (iphones don't have wps). I would like to help them by telling the password, but i don't know if there is a way to retrieve it from this kind of connection. And this is what i'm asking your help for: Can i get the password somehow?

Thanks for your time.


Yes, WPS is insecure and the WPS PIN can be used to recover the password.

This app and this app claim to be able to do so if you have root.

However, as pointed out by Izzy the password should also be available as plain text in the file /system/etc/wifi/wpa_supplicant.conf after you have successfully connected to the network once.

  • How can i get the wps pin? I just pressed the button at the back of the router and on my phone and they connected. I didn't type in any pin. Could you suggest a programe for rooting my phone? Apr 23 '16 at 20:04
  • @LeventeKovács See android.stackexchange.com/q/1184/1465 and feel free to post a new question about rooting your device if it does not appear in that list. Apr 23 '16 at 23:34

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