Apps that Scan and Search for Wi-Fi
Wireless networking can be a daunting subject to the uninitiated. Luckily, the software on this page will help users not just find existing wi-fi networks, but also help them optimize the ones they have administrative control over.
The apps on this page vary from utilities that help find optimal wi-fi connections when travelling (apps such as WeFi) to apps that can help turn your Android device into a wi-fi network analysis guru (apps such as Wifi Analyzer).
NetSpot is a free app for wireless site surveys, Wi-Fi analysis, and troubleshooting.
A tool which helps you to select a better Wi-Fi channel for your wireless router.
Optimize your WiFi network using WiFi Analyzer by examining surrounding WiFi networks, measuring their signal strength as well as identifying crowded channels.
With Homedale you can search for Wi-Fi / WLAN Access Points and monitor their signal strength.
How strong is your WiFi signal? You can use the NETGEAR WiFi Analytics app to get advanced analytics that help you optimize your existing or newly extended WiFi network.
WiFi Monitor is a powerful tool that allows you to analyze the state of Wi-Fi networks and gather data about its parameters (signal strength, frequency, connection speed, etc). Useful for setting up a router and checking devices connected to WLAN.
BETA WiFi Buddy is an easy yet functional Wi-Fi network scanner tool.
WiFiman is ideal for analyzing nearby Wi-Fi networks and Bluetooth LE devices, device discovery, and network speed tests.
Mozilla Stumbler is an open-source wireless network scanner that collects GPS data for the Mozilla Location Service, our crowd-sourced location database.
My wireless network is slow and I believe someone is connected to my Wi-Fi and using the internet without my knowledge.
Strategic Wireless LAN DesignDesign your Wi-Fi network to be BYOD-ready by measuring the "true" end-user experience using your Android-based smart device.
FRITZ!App WLAN makes it quick and easy to connect your Android or iOS device to wireless routers such as the FRITZ!Box.
WiFi analyzer providing details like frequency, channel, modem manufacturer and more.