Metal Detector

Metal Detector


Use your phone to detect ferrous objects such as iron and steel. Simply keep your phone flat with the screen on top and swipe it over the area to be scanned.

View the magnetic field strength on the green scrolling trace to detect metal objects. The larger the metal object the stronger the magnetic field and the green trace will move lower down the screen. You will also hear a change in pitch sound, the higher the pitch the larger the metal object.

This app uses your phones magnetometer and results may vary between different phone hardware.

Please note: Due to a sound bug in Android 4.3 the sound will not work correctly. Please upgrade your phone to 4.3.1. All other previous Android versions are OK.

Recent changes:
version 1.30 - Added changing pitch sound like a real metal detector (will not work on Android 4.3 but will work on 4.3.1)

version 1.20 - Bug fixes for newer phones and tablets and updated the instructions.

version 1.10 - Buttons and instruction text now displayed correctly for very high density screen devices.

version 1.01 - Small bug fix when restarting the app.
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About Metal Detector
Use your phone to detect ferrous objects such as iron and steel. Simply keep your phone flat with the screen on top and swipe it over the area to be scanned.

View the magnetic field strength on the green scrolling trace to detect metal objects. The larger the metal object the stronger the magnetic field and the green trace will move lower down the screen. You will also hear a change in pitch sound, the higher the pitch the larger the metal object.

This app uses your phones magnetometer and results may vary between different phone hardware.

Please note: Due to a sound bug in Android 4.3 the sound will not work correctly. Please upgrade your phone to 4.3.1. All other previous Android versions are OK.

Recent changes:
version 1.30 - Added changing pitch sound like a real metal detector (will not work on Android 4.3 but will work on 4.3.1)

version 1.20 - Bug fixes for newer phones and tablets and updated the instructions.

version 1.10 - Buttons and instruction text now displayed correctly for very high density screen devices.

version 1.01 - Small bug fix when restarting the app.

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jul 23, 2015
works perfectly Just got it today and I was able to find my gold chain
A Google User
Jun 3, 2015
Nice
A Google User
May 30, 2015
Good Samsung s-4
A Google User
May 18, 2015
READ I tried it out on a steel knife and it didn't work!!!
A Google User
May 17, 2015
Really did work I use it at work It's great I work as a security and it did find knife from some one bag for me.really thanks.