SignalCheck Pro

SignalCheck Pro


SignalCheck allows users to check the true signal strength of their connections. Unlike the standard Android signal bars, which typically only display the 1xRTT (voice and low-speed data) signal strength, SignalCheck will show you detailed signal information about all of your device's connections, including 1X, GSM, EV-DO or eHRPD (3G), LTE (4G), and Wi-Fi.

Special thanks to S4GRU for their tremendous support of SignalCheck from the beginning! Visit http://www.S4GRU.com for up-to-the-minute information and discussions about Sprint's Network Vision strategy, as well as talk about devices and other cellular networks. There is a SignalCheck discussion thread too!

SignalCheck will display LTE Cell ID information on most devices running Android 4.2 or higher, and some HTC devices on earlier Android versions. SignalCheck was one of the first (if not THE first) Android apps to provide this information to users. LTE band information is available for some providers, and frequencies are displayed on some HTC devices.

A configurable SignalCheck widget can be added to your home screen, showing your realtime connection type and signal strengths.

SignalCheck also displays the current connection type along with the carrier name for each connection, even while roaming. Sprint users are instantly able to see if they are on the new 800 or 2500 MHz (Spark) networks, part of Network Vision!

One of the best features of SignalCheck are the notification icon(s). A user-customizable icon shows your data connection strength in the notification area at the top of the screen, and more details can be seen in the pulldown menu. Your signal strength is always at the top of the screen along with your other icons.. no need to open the app to check your connections. The icons are customizable, showing signal bars, connection type, digital signal strength in dBm, or connection type with signal strength. A secondary icon can be enabled to always display the 1xRTT signal for users who wish to compare their signal strengths realtime. All of this is customizable from within the app! Users can configure this to automatically start when their device boots up if they choose to.

SignalCheck can also notify the user with optional audio and/or vibrating alerts when a 4G LTE connection is discovered. This is handy for users traveling in new cities, or if your carrier's network is being upgraded -- know immediately when you have a high-speed connection! Sprint users can also enable alerts to notify them when they connect to 800 SMR.

Curious as to which tower you are connected to? SignalCheck will not only show you the ID, but also the street address of the 1X tower or sector on most CDMA networks! Clicking on the address will automatically show the location through your mapping app. Users can also add custom "Site Notes" for each site they connect to.

SignalCheck has an option to quickly reset your data connections from within the app (root required on Android 4.2+). Another option allows users to start checking their signals as soon as their device boots, enabling the notification icon(s) immediately.

SignalCheck provides easy access to advanced Android screens such as Data, Debug, Engineering, EPST, and Field Trial, along with Battery Info, Field Trial, Mobile Networks, and Wi-Fi info. These screens are already available on most Android devices, but are only accessible by special dialer codes.

SignalCheck is a great compliment to the Sensorly app, allowing you to check your signal strengths and map them out so other users can see the data as well.

This app has also been referred to as Signal Check, Signal Check LTE, LTE Signal Check, and LTE Checker, among other things. Users checking their signals on the Sprint network will see the most benefit from this app as their Network Vision nationwide upgrade rolls out, but Boost, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and international users can also check their signals and see detailed information about their connections.

Recent changes:
Version 4.28 (5/13/2015):
Major (and well-overdue) update!

Added:
* Alert capabilities on Lollipop.
* More detailed AT&T LTE band IDs.
* Sprint B25 & second carrier IDs.
* T-Mobile B12 IDs.
* Verizon B2, B4, B13 IDs.
* Icon to indicate phone calls are unavailable.
* Options to clean up invalid database entries.
* Option to hide CDMA BSL when a Note exists.

Resolved:
* Null Site Logger entries.
* Several other bugs.

See changelog for full details: http://bluelinepc.com/signalcheck/change-log
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About SignalCheck Pro
SignalCheck allows users to check the true signal strength of their connections. Unlike the standard Android signal bars, which typically only display the 1xRTT (voice and low-speed data) signal strength, SignalCheck will show you detailed signal information about all of your device's connections, including 1X, GSM, EV-DO or eHRPD (3G), LTE (4G), and Wi-Fi.

Special thanks to S4GRU for their tremendous support of SignalCheck from the beginning! Visit http://www.S4GRU.com for up-to-the-minute information and discussions about Sprint's Network Vision strategy, as well as talk about devices and other cellular networks. There is a SignalCheck discussion thread too!

SignalCheck will display LTE Cell ID information on most devices running Android 4.2 or higher, and some HTC devices on earlier Android versions. SignalCheck was one of the first (if not THE first) Android apps to provide this information to users. LTE band information is available for some providers, and frequencies are displayed on some HTC devices.

A configurable SignalCheck widget can be added to your home screen, showing your realtime connection type and signal strengths.

SignalCheck also displays the current connection type along with the carrier name for each connection, even while roaming. Sprint users are instantly able to see if they are on the new 800 or 2500 MHz (Spark) networks, part of Network Vision!

One of the best features of SignalCheck are the notification icon(s). A user-customizable icon shows your data connection strength in the notification area at the top of the screen, and more details can be seen in the pulldown menu. Your signal strength is always at the top of the screen along with your other icons.. no need to open the app to check your connections. The icons are customizable, showing signal bars, connection type, digital signal strength in dBm, or connection type with signal strength. A secondary icon can be enabled to always display the 1xRTT signal for users who wish to compare their signal strengths realtime. All of this is customizable from within the app! Users can configure this to automatically start when their device boots up if they choose to.

SignalCheck can also notify the user with optional audio and/or vibrating alerts when a 4G LTE connection is discovered. This is handy for users traveling in new cities, or if your carrier's network is being upgraded -- know immediately when you have a high-speed connection! Sprint users can also enable alerts to notify them when they connect to 800 SMR.

Curious as to which tower you are connected to? SignalCheck will not only show you the ID, but also the street address of the 1X tower or sector on most CDMA networks! Clicking on the address will automatically show the location through your mapping app. Users can also add custom "Site Notes" for each site they connect to.

SignalCheck has an option to quickly reset your data connections from within the app (root required on Android 4.2+). Another option allows users to start checking their signals as soon as their device boots, enabling the notification icon(s) immediately.

SignalCheck provides easy access to advanced Android screens such as Data, Debug, Engineering, EPST, and Field Trial, along with Battery Info, Field Trial, Mobile Networks, and Wi-Fi info. These screens are already available on most Android devices, but are only accessible by special dialer codes.

SignalCheck is a great compliment to the Sensorly app, allowing you to check your signal strengths and map them out so other users can see the data as well.

This app has also been referred to as Signal Check, Signal Check LTE, LTE Signal Check, and LTE Checker, among other things. Users checking their signals on the Sprint network will see the most benefit from this app as their Network Vision nationwide upgrade rolls out, but Boost, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and international users can also check their signals and see detailed information about their connections.

Recent changes:
Version 4.28 (5/13/2015):
Major (and well-overdue) update!

Added:
* Alert capabilities on Lollipop.
* More detailed AT&T LTE band IDs.
* Sprint B25 & second carrier IDs.
* T-Mobile B12 IDs.
* Verizon B2, B4, B13 IDs.
* Icon to indicate phone calls are unavailable.
* Options to clean up invalid database entries.
* Option to hide CDMA BSL when a Note exists.

Resolved:
* Null Site Logger entries.
* Several other bugs.

See changelog for full details: http://bluelinepc.com/signalcheck/change-log

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jun 30, 2015
Great app It's a shame about Samsung not reporting good info on the galaxy s6 international variant though.
A Google User
Jun 25, 2015
I downloaded this after I saw something about it on Android Central to see if it was just like all the rest of the signal apps I've tried. This one is a lot better than the others that I've tried in the past. It gives me invaluable information about whatever signal I may or may not be getting at any given moment. I have metal walls to deal with in the office that I work in and I can always go over to my phone and check how my signal is doing at any given time. It will also give me detailed information about my Wi-Fi connection where ever I'm at which is very helpful to me. For the average user, this may be too much information for them to deal with but for the power users this is a wonderful app to have on your phone. Two thumbs up!
A Google User
Jun 20, 2015
Love this app! Love this app. Tells you what your data signal strength is which is different than your voice coverage is. Only option I'd add is the ability to show the signal bar strength with the type of LTE band that's being used.
A Google User
Jun 3, 2015
Love it But there's a bug where it won't show LTE band frequencies on android 5.1.1 on a sprint Galaxy S5. Otherwise works perfectly
A Google User
May 27, 2015
Need fixing Worked perfectly before I updated to 5.1.1 for wifi calling now it says no networks when im on wifi.
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