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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File size
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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.

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A Google User
Sunday 1:54 AM
Work on money? Does this app work on money?
A Google User
5 days ago
Lol copper not metal hahahahaha
A Google User
Apr 5, 2015
Useful It worked! I managed to find something in my back garden!
A Google User
Mar 15, 2015
It does not even work for me why so I got rid of it plus if you founded note money it would not work because its a Metal detector why don't thee people make a 10000 pound detoctor
A Google User
Mar 3, 2015
Lie Why hammer can not be detec ? Hammer is not a gold make from pure metal. This app are lying
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