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2018-03-14 01:03 AM - edited 2018-03-14 10:30 AM
How can I transfer the Wifi passwords from unrooted Z5 to XZ1?
Xperia Backup&Restore restore does not offer Wifi settings on the XZ1, though backup on the Z5 does.
Automatic synchronizing with Google account does not do it neither.
2018-03-14 09:10 AM
There is no simple solution,i think.
You can try a "root browser" app. It's a file manager,but it works only with root rights. Go to "data", then "misc" folder. There is a "wpa_supplicant.conf" Your stored passwords are there.
2018-03-14 11:25 AM
You can do it with Xperia Transfer, that is what I used to transfer the settings from my Z5 to a XZ Premium (same software).
And as far as I know Google Backup also stores the Wifi settings (in Phone Settings backup).
2018-03-14 12:59 PM - edited 2018-03-14 01:03 PM
I have done the transfer (only wifi selected) and it pretends to transfer it, even with "progress bar". But in the end I have only the two saved networks (one per-installed Telekom and the one I installed to do the transfer) I had before the transfer.
And I also have Google Backup switched to On on the Z5, but I don't see any possibility to manually restore on the XZ1. And automatically it does not do it neither.
2018-03-17 12:00 AM
I have tried to tranfer vice versa (XZ1 -> Z5) and here the Wifi settings are grayed out on the receiving Z5.
It is possible that the XZ1 is not able to transfer those in any direction?
2018-03-20 08:06 AM - edited 2018-03-20 08:28 AM
I had the same issue with wi-fi passwords from my Z3 to XZ1. I didn't find solution about that (except that i extracted the passwords with root).
I'm thinking that this is android 8 BUG. Probably you didn't enter with your account on first boot of the the device - as I did.
With Android 8.1 could activate the first boot wizard again later and then - should work.
Most probably need to reset to factory to get everything properly done with entering the account from the first time on.