Real Signal

Real Signal

100,000 - 500,000 downloads

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* This is a diagnostic monitoring tool
* This does not increase reception
* Custom signal bars need time to calibrate or need to be manually set
* Please read all the description and please don't leave "It don't work" comments; email me....

Displays a persistent customizable signal-bar in your notification area (5-bar). It also records signal statistics and graphs for monitoring.

### This uses Android's raw GSM or CDMA signal values directly! ###

How many times have you had 3 or 4 signal bars yet couldn't make a call or even check your email? Many vendors (or carriers) intentionally pad or incorrectly display the real signal power using the devices built in signal-bar graph. This is where Real Signal's power comes in to help...

Real Signal can be adjusted manually or automatically to report a better and more accurate bar-scale. What Real Signal displays is your dBm signal in truth, but I leave the graphic bar-scale control in YOUR hands to manipulate to YOUR needs (with some help)! Great huh!

*** Instructions ***
I've included a general default CDMA and GSM bar-scale which works well for Samsung and HTC devices(probably others too), but Motorola signals seem different than other vendors. You can use the defaults and adjust the thresholds to properly display a 5 bar-signal graph in your notifications or you can use Real Signal's built-in (auto)signal threshold algorithm to set the 5 bar-scale ranges based on your recorded signal strengths. To use this to its best ability, make sure you calibrate Real Signal by traveling through known WEAK and STRONG signal areas before applying the (auto) signal thresholds. Once you get some decent and accurate thresholds, tweak them as needed or leave them as they are. It's your choice!

For general signal monitoring, DO NOT keep GPS tracking enabled. This will kill your battery quickly! It's not Real Signal that is killing your battery, its the GPS receiver.

*** TIP ***
Signals strengths are scaled from low numeric values to high numeric values. This could be negative values from a low of -120 to a high of -65 or something more simplistic as a low of 1 to a high of 31. Just remember, its always low to high on the number scale, including negative number ranges.

**!! This does NOT increase actual signal strength. !!**

Please use the FEEDBACK TOOL in the app for questions or problems. I can't really help if you leave feedback in the Market comments. Thank you!

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Recently changed in this version

v4.1.9 - Fixed issue where failed in-app purchase would cause multiple "Purchase Failed" notifications


Comments and ratings for Real Signal
  • (67 stars)

    by Vincent Jerome Hill on 25/01/2014

    Good

  • (67 stars)

    by Souvik Biswas on 03/01/2014

    It tried for 10 Mins. but its Fake

  • (67 stars)

    by Mike Folk on 02/01/2014

    Y

  • (67 stars)

    by Roland Kepulis on 29/12/2013

    I have many apps. I also like to try out apps to see if they do what they are supposed to do. This app is probably the best approach that I have ever downloaded. I live in a rural area where the signal is very weak. This app monitors the signal 24/7 a

  • (67 stars)

    by Jason Lantz on 25/11/2013

    WHAT... IS THIS APP FOR DEVELOPERS ONLY ??? I COULD NOT MAKE HEADS OR TAILS OUT OF IT AND ITS CONTROLS... THERE SHOULD DEFINITELY BE AN EXPLANATION OF IT'S FUNCTIONS ON TOP LINE.... I LIKE APPS THAT DO NOT ASK FOR IRRELEVANT PERMISSIONS , BUT HAD TO UNIN

  • (67 stars)

    by Rene Beltran on 17/10/2013

    I like this app it works good

  • (67 stars)

    by Nurul Ashikin Ashikin on 06/09/2013

    Just try