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Hello! I need to capture WLAN traffic on an Android tablet. I'm running Wireshark on a Windows 7 laptop. Can I capture this traffic using an AirPcap adapter, or is there a better solution?

asked 29 Oct '13, 07:41

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You can indeed capture this traffic when using an AirPcap adapter. You can also boot your laptop into a linux live distribution (like Kali linux) to capture wlan traffic in monitor mode.

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answered 03 Nov '13, 03:30

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try using Tpacketcapture available free of Android play store,this does not need rooting. Although i am no sure if it can capture the WLAN management traffic

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answered 10 Nov '13, 22:56

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