Wifi Signal Meter Iphone

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In iOS 10 and older, you could unlock a hidden network strength meter in your status bar. Doing so would actually visually change the signal bars in your status bar to decibel-milliwatts (dBm), the absolute unit used to measure your reception from a cell tower. You can see in the images below what I mean. Apr 22, 2021 Here is our list of the 3 best WiFi analyzer and WiFi Signal Strength Apps for Android: WiFi Analyzer – A widely-used WiFi analyzing app for Android. OpenSignal – A WiFi and phone signal analyzer for Android that includes geographical maps with signals imposed. WiFi Monitor – A WiFi analyzer for Android produced by Microsoft.

Where do you see status icons

Status icons appear in the status bar on your iPhone:

If you don't see an icon, check Control Center by swiping down from the top-right corner.

About the status icons on your iPhone

  • Mar 26, 2021 iNet is one of the best iPhone apps for the WiFi analyzer that offers an extensive array of tools to keep you updated about what’s exactly going on your network. The app seamlessly analyzes a computer network to identify probable risk controls and unauthorized usage.
  • I recommend AR signal master. It is absolutely the best app of its kind I have ever used. It is a very interesting and helpful app which can demonstrate the wifi signal strength on the screen by the means of AR, that is also why it is called AR si.


Your carrier’s 5G network is available, and your iPhone can connect to the Internet over that network. Works with iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. (Not available in all areas.)

Iphone Wifi Signal Meter


Your carrier’s 5G network with higher frequency is available, and your iPhone can connect to the Internet over that network. Works with iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. (Not available in all areas.)


Your carrier’s 5G E network is available, and your iPhone can connect to the Internet over that network. Works with iPhone 8 and later. (Not available in all areas.)


Your carrier’s LTE network is available, and your iPhone can connect to the Internet over that network. (iPhone 5 and later. Not available in all areas.)


Your carrier’s 3G UMTS (GSM) or EV-DO (CDMA) network is available, and your iPhone can connect to the Internet over that network.


Your carrier’s 4G UMTS (GSM) or LTE network is available, and your iPhone can connect to the Internet over that network. (Not available in all areas.)


Your carrier’s GPRS (GSM) or 1xRTT (CDMA) network is available, and your iPhone can connect to the Internet over that network.


Your carrier’s EDGE (GSM) network is available, and your iPhone can connect to the Internet over that network.


You’re in range of your cellular network and can make and receive calls. If there’s no signal, 'No service' appears.


On your iPhone with Dual SIM capability, you’re in range of your cellular network and can make and receive calls. If there’s no signal, 'No service' appears.


You can use Wi-Fi calling. Your carrier also appears next to the icon.


Your iPhone is connected to the Internet over Wi-Fi.

Wifi Signal Meter Iphone


An app or website is using Location Services. A hollow means that an item may receive your location under certain conditions.


Airplane Mode is on. You can’t make calls or use Bluetooth until you turn off this setting.


Orientation Lock is on. Your screen won't rotate until you turn off this setting.


Do Not Disturb is on. This setting silences calls, alerts, and notifications until you turn it off. Alarms will still sound.


Your iPhone is locked with a passcode or Touch ID.

Wifi Signal Meter Iphone


Your iPhone is paired with a wireless headset, headphones, or earbuds.


This icon shows the battery level of your iPhone. If this icon is yellow, Low Power Mode is on. If this icon is red, then your iPhone has less than 20% charge.


The battery level of your paired Bluetooth device.


Your iPhone is connected to the Internet through the Personal Hotspot of another iOS device.

If you see blue, green, or red in the status bar

On iPhone X and later, the color shows as a bubble behind the time. On iPhone 8 or earlier, the color goes all the way across the status bar. Here's what each color means:


Your iPhone is either providing a Personal Hotspot,* Screen Mirroring, or an app is actively using your location.


Your iPhone is either recording sound or your screen.

* For Personal Hotspot on iPhone 8 or earlier, you can also see how many devices joined your hotspot. appears in the status bar of iOS devices using Personal Hotspot.

If you see orange or green indicators in the status bar

With iOS 14, you might see an orange or green indicator in the status bar on your iPhone. These indicators appear when the microphone and/or camera are being used by an app.

An orange indicator means the microphone is being used by an app on your iPhone.

A green indicator means either the camera or the camera and the microphone are being used by an app on your iPhone.

About other icons in Control Center

Learn about the icons in Control Center on your iPhone.

If you Jailbroke your iPhone, you’re in luck. There’s a jailbreak app called SBSettings that allows you to toggle the iOS WiFi meter from numeric to bars. Right now, iOS does not offer a feature to toggle carrier or wireless signal strength numerically on or off (don’t get confused with the iOS battery percentage option).

Wifi Signal Meter Iphone

For those that use the latest iOS (iOS 10 at this time) where no Jailbreak exists yet, there isn’t much more luck. Not only that, Apple recently removed all WiFi scanner apps from the App Store (because most of the apps violated the iPhone SDK agreement for using private API calls) that used to allow you to measure dBm strength of your current wireless connection.

You can still display your Carrier Signal Strength Numerically. Follow these steps.

1. Type the following number combination exactly as shown below in a new call on your iPhone

Wifi Signal Meter Iphone 6

Wifi

2. You’ll be at the Field Test screen and you’ll see numbers for the carrier in the top left corner.

3. Now, hold the power button until you see slide to power off.Do not power off.

4. While still holding the power button, now hold down the home button until you are back at the home screen.

Wifi Signal Test Iphone

Now, you can see the numeric value for your carrier in the top left corner.

Check Wifi Signal Strength

How to read signal strength: the lower the numberthe better the signal. -100 is poor signal strength compared to -45 which is excellent signal strength.

Wifi Signal Analyzer Ios

Note: To change back to carrier dots strength, repeat the steps 1 & 2. Then, just tap your home button. (Basically, get into field test mode then just press home)