Is it possible to spoof the MAC address of the wireless interface using wpa_supplicant.conf in Android when I connect as a client to an access point?

Edit Unfortunately, Android doesn't support

ifconfig eth0 hw ether 00:00:00:00:00:00

I've been using

ip link set eth0 address 00:00:00:00:00:00

but that only works temporarily. After I disconnect and reconnect to the access point, the mac resets itself.


No, wpa_supplicant cannot change interface's MAC address. But if you have root shell on your Android you can try to change MAC address with ifconfig.

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    thanks, I've tried that but unfortunately it doesnt work. – siamii Aug 22 '11 at 12:58

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