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JAWS

Just another wifi scanner

NOTE: This app currently (v0.5) does NOT work on Android 9+.

A simple wifi scanner that supports real time scans of nearby networks. It displays a list of nearby wifi networks ordered by signal strength and periodically rescans for new networks.

Features:

  • Display a list of nearby wifi networks ordered by signal strength
  • Display SSID, BSSID, Channel, Capabilities and the signal strength of each network
  • Periodically rescan for new networks

Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 0.5 (7) suggested Added on 2015-11-27

    This version requires Android 4.0.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • access approximate location (network-based) only in the foreground
      This app can get your location based on network sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks, but only when the app is in the foreground. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them.

    Download APK 1.2 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 0.4 (5) - Added on 2015-09-01

    This version requires Android 4.0.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

    Download APK 1.2 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 0.3 (4) - Added on 2015-08-26

    This version requires Android 4.0.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

    Download APK 1.2 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log