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Wireshark Alternatives for Android

Wireshark is not available for Android but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best Android alternative is CloudShark. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Intercepter-NG or PCAPdroid. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Wireshark and seven of them are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to Wireshark are Network Diagnostic Tool, HttpCanary, Packet Capture and zAnti.

Wireshark alternatives are mainly Network Analyzers but may also be Network Monitors or HTTP(S) Debuggers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Wireshark.
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  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
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    CloudShark

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    A web based platform that lets you view, analyze, and share packet capture files in a browser. Works in Safari for iPad and iPhone.

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  2. Intercepter-NG icon

    Intercepter-NG

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad

    Intercepter-NG is a multifunctional network toolkit for various types of IT specialists.

    ⚫︎ PortableIntercepter-NG can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Root requiredRequires root to use Intercepter-NG, mainly relevant for Android apps.
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    PCAPdroid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    PCAPdroid is an android app to capture the phone traffic and analyze it remotely (e.g. via Wireshark). The traffic can be easily downloaded from a remote device thanks to the integrated HTTP server, or streamed to a remote UDP receiver.

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  4. Network Diagnostic Tool

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    The Network Diagnostic Tool (NDT) is a client/server program that provides network configuration and performance testing to a users desktop or laptop computer.

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    HttpCanary

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android

    HttpCanary supports packets capture and injection. With this app, you can test your mobile Rest APIs very very easy. Besides, HttpCanary provides multiple view browsers, such as raw viewer, hex viewer, preview viewer and so on.

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    Packet Capture

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    Packet capture/Network traffic sniffer app with SSL decryption. Not that feature rich yet, but it's a powerful debugging tool especially when developing an app.

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    zAnti

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    Zimperium's zANTI is a mobile penetration testing toolkit that lets security managers assess the risk level of a network with the push of a button.

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