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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 2012-04-28, 09:15 PM Thread Starter
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WiFi scanner

I recently came across a WiFi scanner app for Windows called inSSIDer. It not only lists what's on the various channels, it creates a graphical display of channels and signal strength.
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 2012-04-28, 10:34 PM
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I really like this application. Ended up stumbling upon it after NetStumbler stopped getting updates.
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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 2012-04-29, 07:49 AM Thread Starter
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NetStumbler stopped working for me when I bought a new ThinkPad & Windows 7 last fall. InSSIDer works on this computer. There's also an Android app called "WiFi Analyzer"
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been using both for quite a while now.

really found the android one fairly helpful at work
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Is there anything similar for iOS?
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You'll have to check the app store. I have no idea about iPhones, as I've never used one.
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Don't know about iOS, but on Android I use the appropriately named Wifi Analyzer.
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Is there anything similar for iOS?
Apple banned scanner aps... go figure!

http://wlanbook.com/why-did-apple-ba...scanning-apps/

I guess you could always jail break the thing and do as you please.
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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 2012-04-30, 07:32 PM
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Check out.... http://www.meraki.com/products/wireless/wifi-stumbler

they have a browser based scanner... it seems to work very well on my laptop. It might even work on an iPhone in the browser!
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Nope. This thing requires a Java applet not supported on i-divines!

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