Google Meter

By Google Creative Lab

* 1.0.1 - Various bug fixes and moving API level up to 18+.
This Android Experiment is a data-driven live wallpaper. It displays the battery level, wireless signal and number of notifications of your device in a simple visualization. The wallpaper cycles through three visualizations with every unlock, and each can be manipulated by tilting and moving the device. This simple ambient display creates a peripheral awareness of your phone's status over the course of a day.

Original design and concept by Mikkel Koser ( with code by Jonas Jongejan ( and Kyle Philips (

Open source code can be found at

Meter was created for Android Experiments. Learn more at

Permissions Notice

Location: Needed to determine approximate location to show cellular network signal used in visualization.
Recent Versions
Google Meter 1.1.1
Oct 11, 2017 at 4:44 pm