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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3.5
User ratings
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Installs
50,000+
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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
Oct 20, 2014
Metal detector Nice I will try f effeective
A Google User
Oct 6, 2014
I just found A gold nugget in my backyard
A Google User
Sep 23, 2014
Wow if I can give it a million stars I would .download it!!! :)
A Google User
Aug 25, 2014
Horrible It doesn't work !! I haven putten my phone near the money for hours :(
A Google User
Aug 24, 2014
NOT WORKING its not working what the hell