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Questions tagged [wpa-supplicant]

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How to decrypt wpa_supplicant.conf from Samsung Android device?

I managed to get wpa_suppplicant.conf out of my Samsung device to retrieve a password I currently don't have access to. Many of the options people are posting on the entire internet include having to ...
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Connecting WiFi via ADB Shell (Oreo 8.1 - LineageOS)

I've tried all publicly discussed methods I could find to connect to WiFi via ADB on a phone with a broken screen (no display/no touch). The closest I have got is via wpa_cli using the method #1 ...
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How is it possible to export the wpa_supplicant.conf from tablet?

My tablet is connect to a wifi requiring EAP method, phase 2 authentification, login+password and proxy. and It works well. The thing is i want to do the same for a RPi, but I don't know how to ...
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wpa_supplicant.conf permission

So I'm facing this problem for a while now . What happens is that my phone reboots automatically sometimes and after the reboot I can't use my WiFi . The button is stuck at off: So after doing some ...
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How does wpa_supplicant differ from the Linux (say Debian) version

What are the major differences between wpa_supplicant found on a Debian Linux distribution and that wpa_supplicant found on android? PS: please apology if the question is too generic
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How to get back accidentally deleted `wpa_supplicant` file?

I was trying to get Ad-Hoc working on my Konka i127 Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 phone, and I accidentally deleted my wpa_supplicant file. Now, I cannot turn on my Wi-Fi connection anymore. How do I get ...
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Recovering Wifi Password without Root on Galaxy Note 3

I am trying to recover WiFi password without rooting my phone. There are 2 ways I found online. One using a file explorer and the next is using ADB. I tried using ADB but I failed in doing so. I'm ...
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WiFi not starting : accidentally deleted wpa_supplicant file

My device is moto g xt1033 android 5.0.2 (rooted). During my experiments for enabling reverse tethering over USB, I accidentally replaced the original WPA_supplicant file from system/bin folder with ...
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Export WiFi x509 client certificate

My Android (4.4) device has a WiFi configured which uses WPA2-TLS authentication with client certificates. I got my hands on the wpa_supplicant configuration and the relevant entry looks like this: ...
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Decrypting wpa_supplicant.conf on Samsung Galaxy mobiles

When I do cat on wpa_supplicant.conf file on Samsung mobiles, I see that the passwords are encrypted. But when I open the same file on LG mobiles, I can see the passwords in plain text. This is what ...
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Sony Xperia L WiFi and Bluetooth not turning on

It happened a couple of months ago when I accidentally relocked my bootloader through the Flashtool instead of Backup TA , wifi and bluetooth became inconsistent and kept on crashing the phone. It ...
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How to force wpa_supplicant to connect to AP and skip scanning

I have been using wpa_supplicant to connect to an AP on an Android device running ICS. I have defined a few APs within the network block in the wpa_suplicant.conf file. The problem is every time the ...