Category Archives: FAQ

Like what we do? Help us collect data!

I’ve been working hard to write an FAQ section, to help our users understand how our apps work, special features, and our methodology. I’m putting this information together based on the questions that we’ve received, and the first question I … Continue reading

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Android Permissions Misery

We recently noticed something pretty worrying when looking at our rating: After a year in which our averaged rating has climbed up almost every day, it has started to decline. Why? The app is working better than ever, with every … Continue reading

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How to download the app if you don’t have access to the Android market

You still need an Android phone, but if you don’t have access to the Android market or through some glitch the app doesn’t appear there you can download below: http://opensignalmaps.com/android_app/non-market-download.php NB occasionally we deliberately block the app from appearing for … Continue reading

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Format of Data saved to SDCard

I’ve just added a page explaining all the mysteries of the XML SDCard export added in version 0.94. This is useful for detailed investigations into what’s up with your cell signal. You can find it here: Format of saved data

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FAQ: What are the app permissions and why?

This post might be a bit boooooring for some of you as its a little technical. But we do get asked a bit why we need so many Android permissions – these are the things that Android warns you about … Continue reading

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