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Wi-Fi network scan

An action block that scans for nearby Wi-Fi networks (access points).

If the proceed option is set to Immediately, then the fiber will proceed immediately without pause with the result from the last scan. If set to When complete, then the fiber will pause until a new Wi-Fi scan has completed.

The arrays assigned to Network names, Network addresses, Network security and Signal strengths are of equal length, sorted in signal strength order. The names (SSID) array may contain null elements for cloaked networks.

The system may return old, cached access points when Wi-Fi is disabled.

Note! Android 6+ devices may require that system Location setting is enabled.

Options

  • Proceed — when the fiber should proceed.

Input arguments

  • Security — only include networks with selected security, default is to include all networks.
  • Configured networks — whether to only include configured networks.
  • Passive — whether to passively await results without initiating a scan, ignored with proceed Immediately.

Output variables

  • Network names — variable to assign an array of network names (SSID).
  • Network addresses — variable to assign an array of network addresses (BSSID).
  • Network security — variable to assign an array with the security of each network.
  • Signal strengths — variable to assign an array of signal strengths, in dBm.
Note! This documentation can also be found in the Help & feedback menu of the app.