What are the best neighbors WiFi apps for Android?

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    #1Wifi Analyzer

    Wifi Analyzer

    Wifi Analyzer turns your Android phone into a powerful tool that shows you the WiFi channels around you and helps you choose a less crowded channel for your wireless router.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Mary Rios
    Written on January 2, 2018
    "One of the downsides of wi-fi being so readily available these days is that when you live in a building or crowded street, everyone has a wi-fi router and after a while they start interfering with each other. It can be a nightmare to correctly diagnose. This app makes it easy to see how many connections are in the air at any time, and which channels they're using, so you can pick the channel with the least interference if you're having issues. Extremely useful app and easy to use."
  2. 12

    #2OpenSignal

    OpenSignal

    OpenSignal is a signal toolkit that shows you how to get a better network connection, find nearby free Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide, view signal maps, test the speed of your mobile or WiFi connection, and more.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Bruce Hernandez
    Written on January 8, 2018
    "This app is the best to use to find WiFi signal all over the world, Its fast and reliable. "
  3. 10

    #3WiFi Channel Analyzer

    WiFi Channel Analyzer
    WiFi Channel Analyzer helps you improve your wireless network’s performance. It shows how nearby routers populate the WiFi channels. Using this knowledge, you can select the least congested channel for your wireless network. Supports 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz.
    Apps

    Android

    $1.99

    Jacob Andrews
    Written on January 9, 2018
    "If you're someone like myself and you live in an apartment complex you may have run into a little problem regarding your WiFi connection from time to time. The issue is that occasionally the various WiFi wireless channels conflict and so you need to find the least congested channel to make your WiFi network work properly. I was having issues streaming content across my WiFi and so I used this Android app called "WiFi Channel Analyzer" to checkout other wireless networks around my area so I could find out which wireless channel was the best option for myself. The app itself is somewhat barebones but it gets the job done easily and efficiently."
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    #4TWC WiFi Finder

    TWC WiFi Finder

    TWC WiFi Finder is a free WiFi finder app that makes it easy to locate and connect to the nationwide TWC WiFi network so you can get fast, reliable Internet on-the-go with a network of over 500,000 hotspots nationwide in places you shop, dine and travel. Access is free for qualified Internet customers. A free trial and access pass are also available for non-customers.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Billy Black
    Written on January 1, 2018
    "TWC WiFi Finder sounded like a good idea since I travel a lot and being able to stay connected is very important for I never know where I am going to find myself next. Regrettably free or not it did not end up being that useful and I finally removed it. More and more places, specially eating places, provide free WiFi and so typically as long as I was somewhere near civilization I could get free WiFi. Also, since this app required a paid account and Warner Cable to use it, it was of limited use. Finally, it seemed that just having it on my phone was draining my batter as I am sure the app was constantly looking to hot spots and finding such things as well as regular cell phone towers is a persistent ongoing high energy consuming activity."
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    #5WiFiMapper

    WiFiMapper

    WifiMapper helps you find free WiFi all over the world based on over 500 million hotspots. This app will help you save on roaming when you travel by helping you find free WiFi hotspots in every major city in the world.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Sofía Olvera
    Written on January 1, 2018
    "If you need to find WiFi urgently, this app is the best tool to use. It has helped me a lot, in different countries i have been. "
  3. 6

    #6Sky WiFi Finder

    Sky WiFi Finder

    Sky WiFi Finder is an app that lets you get fast, reliable and easy to use WiFi in thousands of UK locations with Sky WiFi — connecting you to The Cloud. You can browse local Wi-Fi hotspots, and even see which hotspot venues have Sky Sports as well as great Wi-Fi.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Cheryl Ramirez
    Written on January 9, 2018
    "If you need wifi whenever you are, this app is the best and fastest way to provide you with that information. "
  4. 3

    #7Fing

    Fing

    Fing is a free and fast network scanner that includes over a dozen of tools, such as WiFi scanner, port scanner, DNS lookup, ping and service monitoring.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Jacob Knight
    Written on January 1, 2018
    "This is a good app for helping with WiFi. It can ping, and look up all different kinds of information as well as scan."
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    #8Avast Wi-Fi Finder

    Avast Wi-Fi Finder

    Avast Wi-Fi Finder is an app that lets you find fast, secure WiFi wherever you go. And for free. You’ll be able to connect for free to public WiFi everywhere you go, and know that it will be a fast, reliable, and secure WiFi connection.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Sharon Bradley
    Written on January 1, 2018
    "I've tried Avast Wi-Fi Finder and it does what it says on the tin. Finds local WiFi hotspots that are free for you to use so you can save on your wireless data plan. Definitely recommend. However, it only works if the people around you either have no password on their wifi or if Avast knows the password, otherwise aside from people who know how to hack wifi, you might still end up out of luck for getting online for free."

Summary

Best What are the best neighbors WiFi apps for Android
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Wifi AnalyzerApps 23 Free
2OpenSignalApps 12 Free
3WiFi Channel AnalyzerApps 10 Paid
4TWC WiFi FinderApps 9 Free
5WiFiMapperApps 8 Free
6Sky WiFi FinderApps 6 Free
7FingApps 3 Free
8Avast Wi-Fi FinderApps 3 Free
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