February 6, 2021

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Quickly fetch your WiFi password and if needed, generate a QR code of your WiFi to allow phones to easily connect

repo name sdushantha/wifi-password
repo link https://github.com/sdushantha/wifi-password
language Python
size (curr.) 14994 kB
stars (curr.) 1374
created 2021-01-25
license MIT License


Install using pip

$ python3 -m pip install --user wifi-password

Install using git

$ git clone https://github.com/sdushantha/wifi-password
$ cd wifi-password
$ python3 setup.py install

Install using the AUR

$ sudo pamac build wifi-password


$ wifi-password
usage: wifi_password [options]

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --qrcode, -q          Generate a QR code
  --image, -i           Create the QR code as image instead of showing it on the terminal (must be useed along with --qrcode)
  --ssid SSID, -s SSID  Specify a SSID that you have previously connected to
  --version             Show version number


  • This project is an improvement of wifi-password created by @rauchg, where I have added support for multiple platforms and have added the feature for generating QR codes.
  • wifiPassword created by @ankitjain28may was frequently used as reference throughout the development of this project.
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