The Smartphone has occupied a greater portion of our lives. Now, we understand that it is no longer a luxury, but essential for keeping us up to the minute always. Not knowing well about the smart phone exclusively, is only making you unfit for the modern. You will be on the back foot, when others will be ahead of you.
So you should know how to get better worth when purchasing a smart phone. You must turn the smart phone as your useful companion. Using of phone is always preceded by good connectivity irrespective of Wifi, 3G, 4G and also EDGE. Here are 5 things that will help you to improve the network connections on your phone to enable you to get undisturbed phone calls and data connectivity.
How to know signal bar
When it comes to signal bar, there are no general norms. It differs with different manufacturers. An iPhone and a Galaxy in the same network, and in the same place might show equal signal, but the number of bars might differ because of manufacturing disparity.
How to find right signal strength
Right now, to get the strength of the signal on your iPhone you need to dial *3001#12345#* and tap call. It will take your phone to top secret testing mode to show the real signal strength in decibel milliwatts or dBM. Similarly, if you are an Android user, then go the settings and then tap About Phone menu where you can see the status tab as well as signal indicator. If it is 70dBm, it is great. Anything between around 100 dBm is responsive. Mind one thing, changing of these numbers is not absolute but relative with the different handsets.
Planing the signal strength depending upon your house or office map
One thing you can do is to note down the signal strength in dBm by walking around your house of office. Now mark down the strength in every room so that you receive important calls and talk to the important people. So talking over the phone with near and dear ones will be easier for you as it is now obvious to you the areas in your home or office, where you will get the best network reception.
Finding the right tower
Apps, for example, Open Signal, can display the nearby towers to which you are currently linked. Here is the issue with towers, our phones sometimes fail to connect to the stronger signal tower. Rather, it is found to be connected with the last connected tower, however bad signal it might be. This leads to call drop, particularly when you are away. This is one of the major reasons for call drops, especially when you are on the move.
You will out of phone related frustration, if follow the aforesaid tips. If nothing works, simply restart your phone to be connected with a tower of better signal.