This is our old Q&A Site. Please post any new questions and answers at ask.wireshark.org.

This tool works for web apps. But does it works for mobile apps. Can it capture the packets, perform sniffing etc for mobile apps. Consider a scenario where user logs in to a mobile app and perform some action. The request-response, proxies intercepting would work here and how?

asked 18 Jun '14, 23:06

tanu's gravatar image

tanu
1222
accept rate: 0%


Either the mobile app sends and receives network traffic, in which case Wireshark can capture that traffic to the same extent that it can capture traffic sent to and received by a browser (which is what would run your Web app), or it doesn't send or receive network traffic (for example, a camera app that just stores pictures on the machine, rather than uploading them to some site), in which case, obviously, there's nothing Wireshark can do.

permanent link

answered 20 Jun '14, 17:34

Guy%20Harris's gravatar image

Guy Harris ♦♦
17.4k335196
accept rate: 19%

Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:

×36
×7

question asked: 18 Jun '14, 23:06

question was seen: 1,094 times

last updated: 20 Jun '14, 17:34

p​o​w​e​r​e​d by O​S​Q​A