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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by cmcfarland21, May 26, 2010.

  1. cmcfarland21

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    Anyone know if you can replace the bars icon at the top with the actual dB reading?
     

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    If possible this would take a lot of coding and modifying. The pictures right now are just that, pictures that are based off of a signal strength percentage. I guess you could technically modify the png files to show a percentage instead, but it would always be the same percentage relative to what the signal strength is.

    Anyways, short answer....It might be possible, but going to take someone with far more knowledge of coding than what I could do currently.
     
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    I figured you could somehow duplicate the -dBm reading you get under the Network settings to the top of the screen.
     
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    code editing....as far as i know
     
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    yeah... that would take a LOT of serious coding.. since most people don't care about or don't understand how to read a dBm it's much easier to just show bars..
     
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