As we discussed previously about best OS for Ehical hacking, penetration and security research then there we also discussed about Backtrack. Backtrack is specially designed for penetration testing and Ethical hacking. Backtrack is also famous for wifi hacking. Personally I realize that it really work in wifi hacking. Backtrack contain many tools for these kind of tasks.

Backtrack in Android

Backtrack in Android

In this article you are going to learn about installation process of backtrack in your android device. Backtrack available with ARM Architecture which make it possible to run backtrack on a ARM machine. As we know Backtrack is higher rated and acclaimed Linux security distribution to date. BackTrack is being used from few previous years and now best known Operating system for network cracking and Penetration Testing. It is also known as best operating system that can perform various network hacks with privacy. Back track mainly used for WIFI hacking and you can use this operating in your Android phone also. This a big reason for become famous operating in hacking world. It is superseded by Kali Linux. It provide user to easy access to a comprehensive and large collection of security related tools ranging from port scanner to security audit.

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  1. A rooted android device.[Root your android device]
  2. Backtrack ARM [Download]
  3. BusyBox [Download]
  4. Android VNC [Download]
  5. Android terminal [Download]
  6. If you are using pc for extract file then use 7Zip or if you are using Zarachiever on you android device.

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Steps for installing Backtrack in your Android Devices.

Before starting your task Extract you BT5-GNOME-ARM.7z and copy BT5 from folder and then past in you android device in rooted directory. I am using SDCARD and my directory is /sdcard if you using phone space for this then your directory will be change.


Install Busybox, Android Terminal and Android VNC in your device.


Open first Busybox and wait until finish loading and then tap on Smart Install.

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Open Android terminal and type the following commands

Sh bootbl

NOTE:- when you type Su command then it will ask you to grant super user request then tap on grant. If cd/sdcard/BT5 will not work then try cd/mnt/sdcard/BT5.


After these all type following commands:-

export USER=root

Now it will ask you to enter the password, enter of your choice and press enter.


Now type these commands.

tightvncserver -geometry 1280×720

The terminal will create the localhost to connect with VNC server. Now note the localhost post marked red below and minimize the application.


Open Android VNC and type the following setting.

Nickname : BT5
Password : same password as entered in terminal
Address : localhost
Port : 5906

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NOTE:- Before proceeding your task complete make sure about your Port no. it might be change. So look carefully on your details before proceeding.
Closing Words

This is just a simple way to use Backtrack in your Android device. Here we used BT5-GENOME ARM for these task you can also use other version of that OS or other OS like Kali.