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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).

Platforms

  • Android
  • Android Tablet
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License

  • Free
  • Open Source
  • Paid

NetSpot

NetSpot is a free app for wireless site surveys, Wi-Fi analysis, and troubleshooting.

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Wifi Analyzer

Wifi Analyzer is a handy tool which helps you to select a better channel for your wireless router. It turns you android phone into a handy Wi-Fi analyzer!

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WiFiAnalyzer

Optimize your WiFi network using WiFi Analyzer by examining surrounding WiFi networks, measuring their signal strength as well as identifying crowded channels.

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Homedale

With Homedale you can search for Wi-Fi / WLAN Access Points and monitor their signal strength.

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NETGEAR WiFi Analytics

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.

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WiFi Monitor

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.

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WiFi Buddy

BETA WiFi Buddy is an easy yet functional Wi-Fi network scanner tool.

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Mozilla Stumbler

Mozilla Stumbler is an open-source wireless network scanner that collects GPS data for the Mozilla Location Service, our crowd-sourced location database.

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Who Use My WiFi?

My wireless network is slow and I believe someone is connected to my Wi-Fi and using the internet without my knowledge.

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wavemon is a wireless device monitoring application that allows you to watch signal and noise levels, packet statistics, device configuration and network parameters of your...

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  • Free • Open Source
  • Linux
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AirMagnet AirMapper

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.

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Acrylic WiFi Heatmaps

Fast WiFi signal survey and coverage analysis. Calibrate blueprints online. (Indoor and outdoor survey) Wi-Fi measurements and site survey analysis.

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WiFiman

WiFiman is ideal for analyzing nearby Wi-Fi networks and Bluetooth LE devices, device discovery, and network speed tests.

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FRITZ!App WLAN

FRITZ!App WLAN makes it quick and easy to connect your Android or iOS device to wireless routers such as the FRITZ!Box.

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WifiMapper

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The world's largest Wi-Fi database, finding you free Wifi all over the world based on over 500 million hotspots.

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