Tutorial for installing and running Kali Linux on Android smartphones and tablets
Kali Linux is one of the best-loved operating systems of white hat hackers, security researchers and pentesters.
It offers an advanced penetration testing tool and its ease of use means that it should be a part of every security professional’s toolbox.
Penetration testing involves using a variety of tools and techniques to test the limits of security policies and procedures. Nowadays more and more apps are available on the Android operating system for smartphones and tablets so it becomes worthwhile to have Kali Linux on your smartphone as well.
Kali Linux on Android smartphones and tablets allows researchers and pentesters to perform ” security checks” on things like cracking WEP Wi-Fi passwords, finding vulnerabilities/bugs or cracking security on websites. This opens the door to doing this from a mobile device such as a phone or a tablet.
You can also install Kali Linux Distribution in your
Android smartphone by following the instructions below :
(Rooted Android smartphone/tablet required for this installation)
Keep the following thing ready for the installation :
- Fully charged Android Phone
- Good Internet Connection(For Download Kali Linux images)
- Root Permission (Rooting Guide for Every Phone)
- At least 5GB Free Space
Step 1. Download Linux Deploy App in Your Android Mobile from Google Play Store.
Now you are done and you will be able to run Kali Linux in your Android smartphone or tablet. Check the video tutorial below for a step by step procedure: