How to pre-select the APs I want to scan?

The short answer is: no, you can’t pre-select the networks you wish to scan. During your survey, all networks in range are included in the scan.

The reason for this is that pre-selecting APs would actually make your survey take longer, because Netspot would need to make multiple calls to the AirPort interface, instead of just one.

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Once your survey is complete, you can easily select only the networks you are interested in from the list of networks on the left-hand sidebar. Only the selected networks will be shown in the heat map visualizations. You can also filter out weaker APs by adjusting the AP detection proximity setting.
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NetSpot PRO also make it easy to group networks by specific criteria, add hidden APs, and to pre-select specific APs for active scanning.

updated: August 19, 2022 author: nsjill
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