How To Hack WiFi Using Android Phone [Tutorial]
Hack WiFi with Android Phone via bcmon+ reaver .
It is one of the most searched query on Internet -How hack WiFi using Android Mobile? Is it possible to hack WiFi using Android? Well, the core of the answer is yes. Android is an OS (operating system) based on the Linux kernel, so almost all the hacks and tricks are possible. But from an Android device is not as powerful as a normal PC, there are certain conditions and requirements to be met in order to hack WiFi with it.
There are hundreds of false applications and malicious software that claims to hack WiFi in seconds, remember that there are no such “one-click WiFi apps Hacking ‘. Here’s another way to hack wifi with Wps Wpa Tester Premium Apk.
In simple words, not all Android devices can hack WiFi and also, it can take hours or days for a successful hack WiFi password for your android device.
See also: How To Connect Your PC To Wi-Fi Network
How to Hack WiFi Using Android?
Do the only if your device falls under either category below. Otherwise, it is a waste of time and energy. For best results use Cyanogen Rom.
- Your Android Device should support bcmon App (i.e should have Broadcom bcm4329/4330 wifi chipset. [OR]
- Android phone should be rooted.
- [Update] Now ‘non bcmon supported devices’ & ‘devices which support external WiFi cards’ can also be used to hack WiFi.
Tools Used for Hack WiFi:
- Reaver for Android or RfA – A WiFi pentesting tool which can be used to attack WPS-enabled routers and after the WPS-Pin is cracked, it can retrieve the actual WPA-key. Download link: http://androidapkapps.wapka.mobi/software/view/44903157
- bcmon app[apk] -This tool enables Monitor Mode on your rooted device with Broadcom chipset, which is essential for hacking WiFi using android. Download
Hacking WPA/WPA2 (WPS Enabled) WiFi using Android [bcmon supported devices]
- First download and install bcmon apk app.
- Now go to bcmon app. It may hang at first, but keep trying. If it still crashes after 3-4 attempts, the device can not be supported.
- Install the firmware and tools, as prompted. Click on ‘Enable monitor mode‘.
- Download and install reaver and run it.
- Reaver will scan for an available access point. Remember it can hack WPS WiFi enabled. Make sure the Monitor mode is enabled. Make sure the box “Automatic Advanced Settings” is checked.
- Choose the network to hack and press “Start Attack”. It will take between 2-10 hours to hack. And sometimes it will never be successful depending on the type of router.
Hacking WEP types WiFi Using Android Phone.
WEP is an outdated, the extremely week protocol to ensure WiFi and it is more preferred because it can be hacked in seconds. However, due to lack of awareness, it is still used worldwide. The following instructions explain how can you use Android device to hack a WEP protected WiFi network.
Here’s step by step HackWEP type WiFi Using Android Device:-
- bcmon app is used here also. So download and install it as told above
- Tap “Run bcmon terminal“. This will launch a terminal similar to most Linux terminals.
- Type airodump-ng and tap the Enter button. In the newly opened window type airodump-ng wlan0 and tap the Enter button.
- Open Reaver and note the name Wi-Fi (access point), MAC address and Which WiFi broadcasting channel you want to hack. Make sure it is WEP.
- Now we can start scanning the target WiFi and collect packages. Type the following
airodump-ng -c channel# --bssid MAC address -w outputfile ath0
- Note: channel# = broadcasting channel,MAC address = Mac Address of the router which you already noted down. -w is for specifying the output file name. I have given outputfile in the example. So the complete command look similar to this.
airodump-ng -c 9 --bssid 00:14:6C:7E:40:80 -w outputfile ath0
- Continue scanning untill it collects 20,000-30,000 packets.
- Once enough packets are collected return to the terminal and type aircrack-ng outputfile*.cap and tap to Enter. Aircrack program will attempt to hack the WiFi password from the extractedpackets.
- It may take hours to crack. Finally a message Key Found! will appear, followed by the key in a hexadecimal form. The key will work only if Probability” is 100%.
- Now Remove “:” from the key. i.e if it is 19:04:56:77:94, the key would be like 1904567794
There are many other tutorials to hack WiFi using Android. Stay tuned for more tricks.