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To measure the signal strength,

1. For Android phones
Go to – Settings -> About phone -> Status (or Network) on this screen, view Signal Strength (or Network Type and strength)
– Settings -> More Options (or More Settings) -> About Phone -> Mobile Network On this screen, view Signal Strength

2. For iPhone (iOS11 & iOS12)
Dial ” *3001#12345#* ” > Press the call button -> Click the ‘LTE’ -> Serving Cell meas -> Check the ‘rsrp0’

3. For iPhone (Before iOS11)
– Dial ” 3001#12345#* ” -> Press the call button -> A new screen opens up. This is known as the ‘Field Test Mode.’ As it happens, you’ll notice that the signal bars have changed into a (negative) number. This is the actual signal strength of the network that your iPhone connects to. If you tap the signal strength number, it changes to bars. Tap gain, and you get the numbers.

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I use the "Network Cell Info" app on my Android phone for comprehensive signal info. I recommend trying the free "Lite" version first.

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UI use this one on my Android. I think there is an IOS version
Does WI-Fi Cell, and also has some other neat features


https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.android.telnet&hl=en_US


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I use a Weboost RV cell amp. I used to mess with signal strength but what really is the proof is a speed test. There are several. We have Verizon phones and an OTR mobile hotspot on the ATT network.

I run a speed test with and without the Weboost and then compare Verizon or ATT for speed to decide what to use for streaming content.


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Dutch_12078 wrote:

I use the "Network Cell Info" app on my Android phone for comprehensive signal info. I recommend trying the free "Lite" version first.

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That was a very useful ap on the Android. I have not been able to find one that is comparable for the Iphone.

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Dutch_12078 wrote:

I use the "Network Cell Info" app on my Android phone for comprehensive signal info. I recommend trying the free "Lite" version first.

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x2. I've found this app to be very usefull


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