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Setting And Remote Mikrotik Using Android Via Winbox
Android Smartphone can be used for setting Mikrotik. Now there are already some Android Apps for Mikrotik Settings that we can download free on Google Play. Thus making it easier for us to configure Mikrotik using Android without the hassle of opening a PC / Laptop. The first step is to download Winbox Mikrotik on Android:
- On Android go to Google Play
- Search Application with Winbox keyword. There are several Winbox Android apps that we can use. Here we use TikTool, because its features are quite complete from other application him.
- Install TikTool -> Open TikTool App. We will be prompted to enable IP Service API.
- Make sure the IP Service API Mikrotik is already enabled. If not, Download Winbox -> open Winbox -> Go to IP menu -> Service -> fire -> enable (checklist)
- Back to TikTool -> Enter the Mikrotik data you want on the remote
- Try to Log in to Mikrotik via TikTool
- Here is Mikrotik RouterOS menu display in TikTool. The menu with blue font color means it can not be used or there are features that can not be used.
- Here’s an example of an interface list view on TikTool. Green Icon means already connected, while orange icon means disconnected.
Setting And Remote Mikrotik Using Android Via SSH
Remote Mikrotik to do the configuration can be done in various ways one of them using Android via SSH. Why SSH? Because it is lighter. In addition, we can also hone our ability in using Command Line Mikrotik. Here’s how the remote Mikrotik uses SSH on Android:
- Open Google Play and Search Apps with keyword SSH
- Select One of the SSH Client apps. Here using JuiceSSH Application. Install and Open the Application
- Click the lightning icon on the top right, Enter Mikrotik Login Data with format: username @ addressMicrotic: 22
- The Host Verification notification will appear. Select the Accept option.
- Enter his Mikrotik Password.
- Mikrotik can already be remotely on Android via SSH.
- Now we can configure Mikrotik using Command Line on Android.
Setting And Remote Mikrotik Using Android Via Web Browser (Webfig)
Webfig is one of the features on Mikrotik that we can use for setting Mikrotik on Android via Web Browser. By using Webfig, we can configure Mikrotik without Winbox, but still, presents Graphical User interface (GUI) display so that it is easy to use for Mikrotik settings. Webfig can be used in almost any gadget that has a web browser. Webfig is very easy to use for setting Mikrotik on Android, Linux, MacOS, and other Operating System that can not use Winbox.
From the way, Mikrotik Setting in Android using Winbox and SSH above we can use for setting Mikrotik on Android, but there are some weaknesses and shortcomings of both ways. Starting from can only use the command line for SSH, until the menu is limited to the Winbox Android app.Therefore to overcome these limitations we can use Webfig, where the use of Webfig on Android is very easy and practical because it does not need to install additional applications. We just use the Web browser that is already on Android to access Webfig and remotely Mikrotik.
Therefore to overcome these limitations we can use Webfig, where the use of Webfig on Android is very easy and practical because it does not need to install additional applications. We just use the Web browser that is already on Android to access Webfig and remotely Mikrotik.
- Make sure your WiFi Mikrotik is on and can be accessed by Android.
- Connect Android to Wifi Mikrotik.
- Open Web Browser on Android.
- Enter the Mikrotik IP address in the Address Bar Browser.
- Page of Webfig will configure and wants you to enter login data Mikrotik
- Enter username and password Mikrotik –> Klik Login
- After login success, we can configure Mikrotik easily using that Webfig. FINISH