IP info Detective

IP info Detective

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**New: voice dictation using speech recognition engine from google. Instead of typing just dictate the IP address.**

It's a wild world out there. Ever wonder where is this ip from? Want to know the status of an IP address? Let IP info Detective investigate it for you. Private I report will give you detailed information regarding the IP address in question. Read the report and decide for yourself. Useful if you need to know an IP address status in order to prevent, correct or defend ourselves or others in situations like using p2p networks, irc, chat, social networking or other internet activities.


- Display internet connectivity status;
- Display your local and remote IP;
- An IP address will be investigated for: advertising trackers, spyware&adware, web spiders, hijacked IPs, hackers, forum spam, IP addresses related to current web server hack and exploit attempts, malicious and other non search engine bots, attackers and so on;
- The report will also contains information if the IP is related to: educational institutions, labs or researchers, serve corporate and governmental or have strong financial interest in copyrighted material;
- Investigate an entire range or network for suspected IP(s);
- Whois search( trial)
Search lookup:
- Host name lookup
- IP address lookup
(lookup may vary based on your ISP's DNS);
- IP geo location - show IP location as a circle on Google Maps and other information, like City Name, Area Code, Postal Code, Latitude, Longitude, Maidenhead and others. Just click on the circle center to view additional data. ( This product includes GeoLite data created by MaxMind, available from http://maxmind.com/ );
- QR scanner option on Menu->Lookup dialog so you can easily send data(URL, host name or IP) to IP info Detective from your PC( as for a QR code generator, for Windows or Linux, worth to try 'Zint Barcode Generator').
Please use QR Code(ISO 18004) format to transfer data;
- voice dictation: fill IP field using android speech recognition feature;
- Instant check your remote or local IP address just by clicking on them( from Android Market suggestion - Thank you!).

Why this app needs those permissions?

- modify or delete the contents of your USB storage
- test access to protected storage
android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - Allows the API to cache map tile data in the device's external storage area.
This permission is required by Google Maps Android API v2.
For more details: https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/android/start?hl=fr#specify_permissions

- full network access
- view network connections
android.permission.INTERNET - Used by the API to download map tiles from Google Maps servers.
android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE - Allows the API to check the connection status in order to determine whether data can be downloaded.
Those two permissions are required by Google Maps Android API v2 and IP info Detective itself.

- read Google service configuration
com.google.android.providers.gsf.permission.READ_GSERVICES - Allow the application to access Google web-based services.

To use this application an internet connection is required.

Be vigilant and stay safe!

Yours, PI

P.S. This software is ad-supported. For ad-free version please check IP info Detective Pro.

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Recently changed in this version

21 August 2014
IP Info Detective 3.6.2
* bug fixed: sometimes app force closes when whois option is selected;
* whois: more domains added;
* new feature: voice dictation: fill IP field using android speech recognition feature;

Comments and ratings for IP info Detective
  • (67 stars)

    by Shannon Kinnard on 28/06/2014

    Ive had this app for a few years now & have always loved it. However, it recently stopped working & I can't figure out why

  • (67 stars)

    by Cathy Lavender on 10/06/2014

    Love it

  • (67 stars)

    by Michael Vandeven on 18/05/2014

    App complains if you have an ad blocker installed and won't let you use all features if you do. I think that really sucks.

  • (67 stars)

    by Bitlog Gan on 15/05/2014

    This apps is reliable and credible!

  • (67 stars)

    by KJwizz Wizz on 13/05/2014

    Does what it says.

  • (67 stars)

    by Ali Rida Hammoud on 11/05/2014

    Very useful

  • (67 stars)

    by Kim Reddin on 10/05/2014

    caught me a hacker i love it