No matter you are working as a professional, a new bee, a student, a business man, an entrepreneur or a technician you always needs instant access of information anytime and anywhere. Your smart phones are the best solution to have all the information and perform all the tasks right from your phone. There are lot of free Android Applications which would be valuable for you if you are a network technician.
– Wifi Analyzer
Wifi Analyzer is the application developed for Android version 1.5 or above with the best user rating of 4.6 out of 5.This is the network application used to improve the network performance caused by the wireless interference disputes. It monitors the Wi-Fi channels in your surroundings and presents a graphic visibility of traffic and noise on each channel. After analyzing the traffic user can easily determine and decide the best channel to use where the least amount of interference will be caused.
– Router Passwords
Comparatively with other Android Applications, Router Passwords is the best application that takes less space on your phone and compatible with the 1.6 to 2.3.3 Android Versions. When you are dealing with diversified range of customers like residential clients you will also need to deal with different bands and models of routers as well. This application will help you to maintain an effective database with default usernames and passwords for any router. In case any customer forgets their username or password, this application will support you to search for the router model easily and you can find the default credentials.
– Cisco Connect Express
Cisco Connect Express is the remote application, through which you can easily manage customer’s Linksys E-Series, X-Series, or Valet router from your Android phone. Anytime you can access and change the router configuration settings, add new devices and even can reboot your router automatically. Cisco Connect Express is compatible with Android version 2.2 or above, and takes 1.2 MB space on your smart phone. Cisco Connect Express is also compatible with iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch, you can download the application from the App Store.
– Network Discovery
Network Discovery is highly effective application with a user rating of 4.4 out of 5, for a quick and rapid overview of a network, Application provides you the visibility of the computers and other connected devices scan ports and also can view the IP addresses. This application takes 257 KB and is compatible with Android version 1.5 and above.
– Ping & DNS
This network application is helpful to run ping and traceroute right from your smart phone. DNS lookups and reverse lookups are also possible to perform. Ping & DNS can easily combine ping with GPS tracking for the troubleshooting of spread-out networks. It only takes 142 KB space and it can work with Android version 1.5 and above.