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WiGLE WiFi Wardriving FOSS

Map Wi-Fi access points
Display and map found wireless networks and cell towers anywhere in the world
and optionally upload to the wigle.net database (read the
https://github.com/wiglenet/wigle-wifi-wardriving/blob/HEAD/eula.html).

* Export to CSV files on SD card (comma separated values)
* Export to KML files on SD card (to import into Google Maps/Earth)
* Audio and Text-to-Speech alerting
* Local database to track new networks found
* Real-time map of networks found (OpenStreetMap)
* Can move app to SD card
* "Mute" button to shut off all sound/speech immediately
* Bluetooth GPS support through mock locations

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  • Version 2.51 (251) - Added on 2020-02-12

    This version requires Android 4.0 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.
    • change network connectivity
      Allows the app to change the state of network connectivity.
    • access approximate location only in the foreground
      This app can get your approximate location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your precise location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location. This may increase battery usage.
    • 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.
    • pair with Bluetooth devices
      Allows the app to view the configuration of the Bluetooth on the phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
    • access Bluetooth settings
      Allows the app to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • net.wigle.wigleandroid.permission.MAPS_RECEIVE
    • com.google.android.providers.gsf.permission.READ_GSERVICES
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 4.7 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 2.29 (229) - Added on 2018-07-19

    This version requires Android 4.0 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.
    • change network connectivity
      Allows the app to change the state of network connectivity.
    • access approximate location only in the foreground
      This app can get your approximate location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your precise location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location. This may increase battery usage.
    • 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.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • net.wigle.wigleandroid.permission.MAPS_RECEIVE
    • com.google.android.providers.gsf.permission.READ_GSERVICES
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 3.2 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 2.10 (210) - Added on 2016-03-20

    This version requires Android 2.3 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.
    • change network connectivity
      Allows the app to change the state of network connectivity.
    • access approximate location only in the foreground
      This app can get your approximate location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your precise location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location. This may increase battery usage.
    • 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.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 1.6 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log