Kasa app automatically saves wifi password

Kasa app automatically saves wifi password
Kasa app automatically saves wifi password
2020-08-01 00:46:42

The Kasa app automatically saves the wireless network passwords to apply to future devices.  How can I delete the saved passwords or prevent it from saving my passwords for future use?

 

 

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Re:Kasa app automatically saves wifi password
2020-08-03 16:22:10

@bant 

 

The password is not displayed in plain text so if someone else was to get your phone they wouldn't know what it is if they randomly wanted to add a device.

 

If you are still worried about the password being saved, you can sign out of the Kasa app, and sign in when you would like.

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Re:Kasa app automatically saves wifi password. lee90000
2020-10-10 21:37:11

Wi-Fi security camera smart@Tony 

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Re:Kasa app automatically saves wifi password
2020-10-10 23:20:09

@Tony 

 

the point is that the WiFi credentials are saved on the Kasa cloud without consent and no way to delete the credentials from the Kasa cloud.

 

Signing out of the app isn't a real solution as we lose controls to our existing devices and the WiFi credentials are still stored on the Kasa cloud servers. 

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Re:Kasa app automatically saves wifi password
2020-10-12 20:21:56

@bant 

 

The privacy policy makes no mention of your personal wireless network password being collected. 

 

However, you can send an email to: privacy.us@tp-link.com for additional questions you may have.

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Re:Kasa app automatically saves wifi password
2020-10-12 20:24:15 - last edited 2020-10-18 17:58:59

@Tony 

 

When I try to add a new device, if I select the same WiFi to connect to, Kasa won't prompt for the WiFi password, so it's obviously the password is collected and saved by Kasa. 

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