How to Access Winbox with Android

winbox android

Before getting into the main discussion, namely accessing Winbox via Android, of course you have to know what Winbox is. Winbox is a small application that can be used to run administration on Mikrotik RouterOS quickly and with a GUI display.

How to Access Winbox via Android

There are more than one step that we can use to remote the Mikrotik router. Among them are often used based on GUIs such as Winbox and Webfig. In addition to these two applications, Mikrotik has recently developed an Android-based application.

Winbox Android will certainly be simpler and you can set it anywhere according to your wishes. very profitable right? Therefore, it is not surprising that Winbox knows what the user wants.

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Download Winbox for Android

You can download Winbox applications for android on the Play Store. Winbox Android you can download for free. So, you can try it whether the Winbox Android application will be easier or not.

Download Winbox Untuk Android

Actually, if the need is only for remote Mikrotik with Gadgets, you can use Webfig. But because you need to use a web-browser, with this Mikrotik application you can remote your Mikrotik comfortably like in Winbox.

After you download it, the initial display is the login page. How to log in to Wifi Mikrotik is quite easy:

Download Winbox Untuk Android

  1. Fill in the Mikrotik Router IP which will be remote
  2. Fill in the username
  3. Fill in the password according to what you have set

If successful, then the main menu will be as follows:

Download Winbox Untuk Android

Configuring MikroTik via Android Apps

Information provided about the router in the application Winbox for Android is like this:

  • Quick Setup

Used to quickly configure the Router. You can see an example of a Quick Setup implementation in our article entitled Configuring a Wireless Router in a Few Clicks.

  • Resource

You can reach our resources from devices such as CPU, Memory, and Uptime devices.

  • Internet Detected

There is an Internet detected feature that can be used to understand the WAN path on your device. If this feature has been successfully executed, you will see traffic info from the WAN and local interfaces on the router.

  • WLAN interface

If the router has a WLAN interface, you will see how many clients are connected to the AP.

  • Auto Upgrade

You can also upgrade your router by pressing the Auto Upgrade button. The Auto Upgrade feature is similar to the Auto Upgrade contained in the system menu -> Package.

  • Kid Control

This feature can be used to manage the client together easily, we can schedule users to connect to the internet only on certain days or at certain hours.

  • Other Settings

In Other Settings you can reset the configuration, reboot, or change the user password.

Then to configure the IP Address, firewall, Queue, and others you can find it by pressing the gear button contained in the upper right corner.

Konfigurasi MikroTik Melalui Android Apps

This Mikrotik application includes being able to take advantage of the terminal features contained in Winbox.

fitur terminal

On the top right there is a safe mode button, this safe mode button also works like the safe mode button on Winbox, this button is used to Minimize Configuration Errors.

Frequently Asked Questions There

are several cases that often occur. Among them are:

Mikrotik Application Login Page Not Appearing on Android

Fix DNS settings first.

  1. Open IP> DNS comes from Winbox, make sure allow remote request is checked
  2. Open IP> DHCP SERVER> open the NETWORKS tab, select the IP used in your hotspot along with the step of double clicking on the IP for example 10.5.50.0/24
  3. Fill in the DNS section together with hotspot gateway if 10.5.50.1

Next step is Create static DNS

On Android connection check will generally be directed to the following URL:

clients1.google.com

clients3.google.com

connectivitycheck.android.com

connectivitycheck.gstatic.com

For that you have to redirect domain to an unused / inactive IP address in this way:

  • Using Terminal

ip dns static add name = clients1.google.com address = 10.0.0.1

ip dns static add name = clients3.google.com address = 10.0.0.1

ip dns static add name = connectivitycheck.android.com address = 10.0.0.1

ip dns static add name = connectivitycheck.gstatic.com address = 10.0.0.1

Using DNS go to IP> DNS> click the static button

Halaman Login Mikrotik Tidak Muncul di Android

Using DNS open IP> DNS> click the static button

Halaman Login Mikrotik Tidak Muncul di Android

  1. Click the add button (+)
  2. Name is entered along with the domain above connectivitycheck.gstatic.com
  3. Address is in an inactive IP, for example 10.0.0.1
  4. Click Ok
  5. enteredRepeat the steps above and enter the 4 domains above

How to Save Logs Mikrotik Application

Saving this Mikrotik log is to save it to your email.

The trick is as follows:

  • Change the logging Type to Disk

Here you make the settings for the Log Action as follows, where for example, the file name is given the name log

Type: disk

File Name: log

Line Per File: 1000

File Count: 1

Cara Menyimpan Log Mikrotik

Then in the change rules tab type logging so Action = disk, you can add more than one Topics for the logging type.

type logging

  • E-mail Settings

In order to be able to use the e-mail feature on Mikrotik you first set the settings for the email, because here it uses the Gmail server so the settings are as shown below:

Server: 74.125.68.109

Port: 587

Start TLS: yes

User + Password: fill with a Gmail account

E-mail Setting

Make sure login access from a third party on your Gmail account is active by going to the next page, don’t forget to log in first to your Gmail account https://myaccount.google.com/u/0/lesssecureapps

E-mail Setting

If Mikrotik has successfully sent an email like the example below, the next step can be done:

tes

  • Create a Script Scheduler

Next is to send a log.txt file using the script below which will be run using the System Scheduler with 1d (1 day) intervals, where after running the command to send the log.0.txt file to email, it will then run the command to delete the log.0.txt file.

So every day the log files will be replaced with new log files.

For example, using the scheduler with Start Time = 12:00:00 and Interval = 1d, where this script will be done every day at 12:00.

Buat Script Scheduler

Done, now the Mikrotik log file has been sent periodically to email.

How to Add Users in Mikrotik Application

For how to add Mikrotik users, the method is actually quite easy. However, this method can only be done in the Mikrotik PC application, not in the Mikrotik Android. Here is how:

  • Login to Mikrotik using Winbox

Cara Menambah User di Mikrotik

  • Then enter “system” “user” which is on the Mikrotik routerboard menu display

Mikrotik routerboard

  • Then create a new user as shown below:

name: it’s up to you

group: full <so you can access all>

passwords : up to you.

  • After that an image will appear as below:

user baru

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