put wireless card in monitor mode

sudo iwconfig wlan0 mode monitor && iwconfig

via airmon

airmon-ng start wlan0

wlan0mon here is your wifi in monitor mode. To disable, run airmon-ng stop wlan0mon

get wifi details (BSSID)

  • iwlist scan
  • wash -i wlan0mon --ignore-fcs
  • airodump-ng wlan0mon

get available networks

iwlist scanning

or bash airodump-ng wlan0

put wifi card in monitor mode

airmon-ng start wlan0