Changelog

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Android App

5.1.0 (2017-4-12)

SHA1 (2017-4-18):

 0b9469a9e0699f25d9af50b8c4f0c84309254b9b

SHA1 (2017-4-12):

5e60d16f4aeb522647a518c5bf6a4539d731d13c
  • Tap to select country on map
  • Support more network types
  • Optimized for Android 7.1.1 (round icon, shortcuts)
  • App Shortcuts (WIP)
  • UI Improvements
  • Better filtering for bad data during handoff
  • Network subtypes now displayed for new API
  • Fixed missing provider name for dual SIM phones (new API)
  • Read DC-HSPA+ on some Sony devices
  • Add GSM Timing Advance
  • Implement new Android permission model
  • Make map clustering optional
  • Added more tower info per tower
  • Crash fixes
  • More translations

5.0.9 (2017-3-8)

SHA1:

 f5903d3d101815d71b3087cdeca6ae6d53e73998
  • Make data purging optional
  • Change upload icon to indicate both live upload and automatic upload on wifi
  • Open GPS settings dialog if GPS is not enabled/in correct mode
  • Prompt to user to contribute on first run
  • Detect LTE-A without using data
  • Towers now clustered on map
  • Bulgarian translation
  • Device specific fixes and crash fixes

5.0.8 (2017-1-31)

SHA1:

 8c4b71f2f5961a0d2a22ca301781132fda6f0b2c
  • Fix OxygenOS killing CellMapper randomly
  • Purge uploaded data from local database automatically
  • Fixed upload wont work until app is restarted in some cases
  • Enable check GPS age by default (can be disabled under settings)
  • Fixed some translations (Estonian and Romanian) crashing during upload
  • Read LTE CA on Android 7.1 (if active)
  • UI fixes for bad data/rounding error being displayed
  • CDMA improvements (shows reported tower location on map) and removes LTE data mixed in

5.0.7 (2016-12-16)

SHA1:

 40a5ee99c5f9484b91129cb3b31b854fa2838ef0
  • Dual SIM visual improvements
  • Removed unused components to reduce file size/increase performance
  • Tutorial for new users
  • Frequency converter supports iDEN, CDMA, and LTE band 45,46, and 67
  • Car mode now immersive (hides system controls)
  • Many new translations to different languages
  • Performance improvements for cells page

5.0.6 (2016-11-16)

SHA1

 cbf0d8ee8ff578e6512a560ce6c5ebd02ac8a899
  • Frequency calculator added for GSM/UMTS/LTE
  • Many CDMA improvements/fixes
  • Fix screen reader crashes on Samsung devices
  • Fixed frequency calculations on cells screen off by few MHz
  • Root logcat reader wrong frequency read fix for Samsung devices
  • German translation

5.0.5 (2016-10-25)

SHA1:

 60c4842cf07475b55f6ea42df9ef0cac8fcc1ad9
  • Car mode
  • More translations
  • Wifi Auto Upload feature
  • Tower Search
  • Added estimated bandwidth for some providers
  • Fix for non-root Field Test reader relating to CA for Samsung devices / update rate
  • Field Test Reader reads NSG data now (2G/3G: Frequency, LTE: MIMO/Bandwidth/Timing Advance)

5.0.4 (2016-09-28)

SHA1:

 346838bdf424e51e74dafef3eb64a04664c0cd5c
  • Filter map towers by LTE band

5.0.3 (2016-09-19)

SHA1:

 bca29974308636dfce185cb29d93545eb8f26aa3
  • Enable 4.2+ CellID API by default on more devices
  • Disable legacy dual SIM support with new 4.2+ CellID API enabled (not compatible with one another) to fix OnePlus 2 and other devices

5.0.2 (2016-09-5)

SHA1:

 b0b133eb11585d8b92199a55bcb694a382df322a
  • Don't stop recording data in call (4.2+ CellID API only)
  • Fixed an issue with root Qualcomm method returning wrong frequency when switching form 4G->3G
  • Fixed frequency calculations rounding issue
  • Fixed up band names for 3G to better match industry standards
  • Fixed a bug on the user statistics page
  • Made some upload error messages more clear

5.0.1 (2016-08-24)

SHA1:

 72410a6fdcf5a86e6cd4090be252529d22dae68b
  • Fixed Exit notification button not working on some devices
  • Added the option to keep the screen on either bright or dim
  • Estimated bands now works for 2G/3G as well
  • Bug fixes relating to crashes
  • Fixed map showing dummy bands for some towers
  • Reduced the number of network connections for some features
  • Statistics on the side menu now update

5.0.0 (2016-08-22)

  • Major UI changes
  • Read frequency (2G - ARFCN/3G - UARFCN/4G -EARFCN) on Android Nougat
  • Faster data uploads and networking
  • Geofencing (exclude area from mapping automatically)
  • Map UI updates and stability fixes
  • More accurate Qualcomm frequency reading (root)
  • Account statistics in app
  • Many other bug fixes
  • Supports Android 2.3 and higher
  • Ads for helping fund further development of CellMapper

4.1.6 (2016-04-13)

  • Ability to read ARFCN/UARFCN/EARFCN on Android N Preview 2 (NPC91K and later)
  • Mediatek dual SIM fixes for older devices
  • Fix for debug reports not working on some devices
  • Allow disable 2G/3G/4G mapping.

4.1.5 (2016-03-29)

  • Ability to read Samsung / Nexus 6 field test mode data without root (must enable it under Android Settings -> Accessibility -> Services -> CellMapper Field Test Reader). Requires field test mode to be running on foreground to work
  • Fixed CDMA being logged as LTE on some devices that report both the LTE and CSFB network
  • GPS fix for some low-memory devices

4.1.4 (2016-03-01)

  • Fixed LTE PCI is always 0 on some Qualcomm based devices

4.1.3 (2016-02-22)

  • Fixed Nexus 6 recording invalid data issue
  • Fixed Qualcomm field test data showing for non-LTE networks
  • Options to show hex values instead of decimal
  • Updated CSV output to record frequency and PCI/PSC

4.1.2 (2016-02-12)

  • Add ability to read LTE Frequency on certain Qualcomm devices (root required)
  • Add estimated band for some providers (LTE for now, will support UMTS and GSM in future)
  • Display band in notification if EARFCN known
  • Made offline map better
  • Fixed crash when using field test mode on some Samsung devices
  • Removed upload dialog, now upload later runs in the background

4.1.1 (2015-11-9)

  • Fixed crash on map view when out of service
  • App now displays out of service
  • Improved login error text

4.1.0 (2015-10-28)

  • Fixed button backlight on more devices
  • Read more info from Samsung field test mode 3G
  • Fixed double notifications if Wear support is enabled on Android < 4.3
  • Add signal strength bars to map
  • Removed buttons from login form when already logged in
  • Fixed crash of "locally calculated" maps when no data is present
  • Fixed CellMapper running on background when when exited
  • Add cell info to map page
  • Add more info to Debug option
  • Add line graph per cell to graph signal strength over time
  • Fixed SIM card number not showing on some Samsung/Huawei devices
  • Move about dialog to Settings screen
  • Add send debug info to bottom of Settings screen
  • Try fix Huawei Dual Sim Support
  • Fix Samsung S6 / S6 Edge LTE PCI
  • CDMA fixes
  • Map UI tweaks
  • Retrieve EARFCN from rooted Sony devices (experimental)

4.0.9 (2015-6-11)

  • Added RNC-ID/BSIC to main display
  • Added full Cell Identity for UMTS on main display
  • Integrated account into side menu
  • Map now saves last location for faster startup
  • Map now saves last manually selected network as the default select for the Change Provider screen
  • Wear text legibility fix on lower resolution devices

4.0.8 (2015-5-17)

  • Fixed Nexus 7 (2013) wrong Mobile Country Code detected

4.0.7 (2015-5-4)

  • Fixed white buttons with no text on Account screen
  • Improved Finnish translation

4.0.6 (2015-4-5)

  • Added option to read data from Samsung Field Test mode. Requires root on 4.1 and higher (enable under Settings -> "Read logcat for Samsung Field Test data")
  • Require permission to "read log files" due to above
  • Support Samsung multi-window
  • Added Android Wear notifications and controls

4.0.5 (2015-3-5)

  • Fixed bad MNC reported on Nexus 7 3G (2012) when using new CellID API
  • Added Finnish translation
  • Add ability to log in/register in app to gain credit for mapping

Previous versions

  • Added option to start on boot
  • Fixed crash on main screen on certain devices
  • Fixed bug on some Huawei devices where signal reading was always -113 dBm
  • Dual SIM support for certain Qualcomm, MediaTek, and Samsung Duos devices
  • Major rewrite of backend code that deals with CellID information to support dual SIM and hidden APIs
  • New UI
  • Added First/Last seen dates on map
  • Fixed crash when enabling/disabling map
  • Improved map style with crisper fonts and graphics and fixed many visual issues such as tiles re-loading and OSM maps covering up coverage areas
  • Fixed bugs present in 4.0.1

Site

15.4.2017

  • New profile page.
  • Small improvements

9.4.2017

  • New theme
  • Translations on website
  • Lots of bug fixes.

6.4.2017

  • New design
  • eNB ID calculator
  • Change Password feature when logged in
  • Password Reset and registeration change's. Now required email verify.
  • New instructions

29.3.2017

  • Big changes on register system: Email verification, now when create new account need verify email.

3/2017

  • New band selection on webmap
  • Signal tiles per band on few supported providers
  • CSV upload closed due abuse
  • Login / Registeration small improvements

5-6.1.2017

  • Login and logout improvements. Now login automatic redirect same place on map.
  • Timezone detection on map (Chrome and Edge)
  • Small bugs fixes

5.12.2016

  • CellMapper migrate to new server. It not change generation process but now map is faster.

26.11.2016

17.11.2016

  • OpenStreetMap on our Cellular Map page removed becauce it's violates Googel maps APIs terms of service. 

11.10.2016

  • Added LTE MIMO info to Cellmapper

4.10.2016

  • Filter LTE-A only towers (under filters)
  • Display carrier aggregation Band and RX/TX frequency (for both 2nd and 3rd carrier)

1.9.2016 - 30.9.2016

  • Fix Edge support on map, now network selection first choice is 4G LTE.
  • Added "Only Show My Contributions" - feature
  • Added "Only Show Verified Towers" and "Only Show Unverified Towers" feature
  • Make url automatic refreshing with current settings and location.
  • Added Estimated Bandwith Feature

31.8.2016

  • We've added a new feature to the map. You can now view tower move history by clicking "history" to the right of the last user to update the tower location.

21.5.2016

  • Added CAT9 Support to Map. Before supported on Mobile Map. More info here.

26.2.2016

  • Added green marker for moved towers

25.2.2016

  • Made provider/country selectable by clicking/tapping on the country on the map
  • Tower search now searches all towers within the database (supports both decimal or hex notations)
  • Clicking on coverage now scrolls to cell info
  • Moved some filtering to server for faster response
  • Made tile loader faster
  • Added "Clear All" option to the map
  • Animated many transitions

25.11.2015

  • Added band 65, 66, 252, and 255 to EARFCN calculator

10.11.2015

New features on the website map, as suggested by users in this community:

  • Search by cell tower ID in current view
  • Select All/None for Regions and Bands
  • Count of towers per Region in the Regions section

1.11.2015

  • UARFCN translation for band XXVI (26) and XXXII (32) now supported

28.10.2015

  • Now all selected options, except regions, are saved when you use the "link back" functionality.

23.10.2015

  • Now you can restore tower to the calculated location. There is a new button right below "delete towert" on side menu

11.10.2015

  • Fixed unicode display issue on for network name

6.10.2015

29.9.2015

28.9.2015

  • New filter on the map. Now you can display towers with Bandwidth information only. Bandwidth is currently only reported on rooted Samsung phones.

25.9.2015

  • Site moved new server.

9.9.2015

  • New feature: LTE bandwidth is now displayed on the map for rooted Samsung users.