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Virtual android and iOS software

I need  to test a wireless network using  android and iOS devices.

what is the best free virtual android and iOS software that can be installed on a PC or a Linux machine and allows connecting to the wireless network using the host machine wireless card

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Hashim Nangarhari

8/22/2022 - Mon
Kimputer

For Android, there's usually only one official release from Google. https://developer.android.com/studio
Others might work as well if you wish, as they're easier to use (targeted at consumers, so easier to install and use). https://www.bluestacks.com/

There's no alternative for iOS as it's a closed system. You'll have to get a spare iOS device for testing.
andyalder

You aren't testing Android connecting to wireless if you use virtualization/emulation, you're testing a virtual connection to the host.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

You can use Microsoft Visual Studio and Xaramin to test iOS but you will also need a Mac to emulate.
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Kimputer

When you start the Android virtual machine, it's already connected to your WiFi (assuming that's your only internet connection). If you use LAN networking, just unplug the cable, and have the WiFi internet working.
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I installed android studio , how can i connect the emulated phone to my WiFi card in my PC ?
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