Have you ever played Mobile Legends or PUBG Mobile then suddenly lag because your cellphone signal is bad? It must feel really annoying.
Signal indeed the conditions can not be predicted. Sometimes, a good signal can suddenly turn bad. This will really bother you who like surfing the internet.
But, take it easy. ApkVenue will tell you how to find out the signal strength of the operator on your Android phone. Happens, you can estimate whether your signal is safe for playing games, friends
4 Ways to Check Cellphone Signal Strength Easily
Each region has a different signal range. The 4G LTE network, which is currently the fastest, has not been able to reach all regions.
In this article, ApkVenue will tell you how to use the application OpenSignal, friends Not only knowing the signal strength, there are many other features you can use.
Specifically, there are 4 features you can use to check signals using the OpenSignal application.
Instead of wasting more time, just go ahead, let’s go. Following how to find out the signal strength of the operator on an Android phone You use the OpenSignal application.
Step 1 – Download the OpenSignal Application
The first step you have to do is download the OpenSignal application. You can download the application on the Google Play Store or you can use the link ApkVenue below.
Install the OpenSignal application on your Android smartphone.
Step 2 – Open the OpenSignal Application
After you install the OpenSignal application, open the application.
Give permission to the OpenSignal application to access your location. This is so that OpenSignal can detect the signal strength where you are.
On the main page, there are several tabs at the bottom of your cellphone screen that you can choose from. OpenSignal has a variety of features that you can use.
How to Check the Download, Upload and Ping Speed
To find out the download speed, upload speed, and latency level, you can use the feature Speed Test which is on the main page of the OpenSignal application.
This feature is very important for you to use before playing the game. Especially if you intend to play Ranked Match.
Click on the button Test in the middle of the screen to start the internet speed test. You can find out the speed of the operator you are using or the WiFi that is connected to your cellphone.
The test results will display your latency / Ping, download speed, and upload speed. If you are not satisfied, you can try to strengthen your signal.
How to Check Network Status
To check the network status of the operator that you are using with the OpenSignal application, you can follow the following methods.
On tab Stats, then select an option Network Availability to check your network availability. You can also find out network availability based on the time you want to know.
In addition to knowing network operator availability, you can also find out how much data / quota usage you have in a certain time by selecting options Data Usage.
How to Know Operator Reach
Although operators have expanded the network to all regions in Indonesia, not all regions have the same operator coverage level. Here’s how to find out.
To find out how much the reach of certain operators in your area, click on the tab Coverage at the bottom of your smartphone screen.
If your area is now light green, it means you have good operator signal coverage. Conversely, if it’s red, it means that the operator signal in your area is bad.
Use filters to find out more about operator reach data. Click on the writing All Operators at the top left of the screen to bring up the filter.
Select the operator for which you want to know the signal range. You can also filter the connection type (2G / 3G / 4G) that you want to test.
Click on View Network Stats to compare signal strength and internet connection operators in your area. You can also check Ping so that you don’t lag when playing games.
How to find the location of the nearest BTS Tower
The last feature of the OpenSignal application is being able to locate the nearest BTS Tower (Base Transceiver Station) belonging to the operator you are using. The closer you are to the BTS tower, the firmer your cellphone signal will be.
To use this feature, click on the tab Dashboard in the lower right corner of your smartphone screen. There is a compass that will show the direction of the nearest BTS Tower.
To see the location of all BTS Tower around you, click on the button Cell Towers which is under the compass.
Step 7 – Finish
You have successfully figured out a way to check the signal strength of HP operators and other features of the OpenSignal application.
The final word
Thus ApkVenue’s article on how to easily find out the strength of your Android phone’s signal. Hopefully this article can help you.
If you doubt your signal when playing games, you can run the OpenSignal application first. See you in the next ApkVenue article!