Measure the noise levels around you.
With our Noise Exposure App you can estimate the noise level around you. Use it to measure
noise at work, in your car or at your local sporting event.
In the Noise Exposure App you can:
• Measure sound levels in real time.
• Save and compare measurements over time.
• Learn about noise levels and regulations.
How does it work?
Hold the phone away from your body. Then direct the microphone at the bottom of your phone towards the noise you wish to measure. Start measuring by tapping the button. The app will keep measuring until you tap it again. Once finished, it will show the average value for your measurement. You can then choose to save and name your measurement. You will also have the option to share it with your friends or colleagues.
In the app you will find useful information about noise levels and regulations. You can also visit our website for more information about noise, regulations and when it becomes harmful to you. Our website also allows you to make more detailed calculations and estimates of noise in and around your workplace (in Swedish only).
Measuring with the noise exposure app can give you a good indication of the noise levels around you – at your workplace for example. Due to the phones’ limitations, the app does not fulfil European or international standards for sound level meters.
If your measurement shows that the sound levels are too high, we recommend you proceed by doing more accurate measurements with professional equipment. iPhones generally measure sounds well between 40 dB and 100 dB. But the microphones can differ in quality. Always use a professional sound level meter if you want accurate results.
If you do experience high sound levels at your workplace. Reach out to your employer. They are the ones responsible for making sure your work environment is safe. This includes taking preventative measures to ensure that the sound levels are not harmful to you or others.
The app has been adjusted to the following devices:
iPhone 6 Plus
Visit our website to see how we have tested and adjusted the app to each model.
The app is published by The Swedish Work Environment Authority
Small design fixes, new phones calibration profiles added.
Ratings and Reviews
Huller om buller.
Mycket effektiv och lätt använd app. Att den är gratis är ju ett plus.
Som musiker med tinnitus kommer jag att ha stor användning av denna app.
Det kan också komma till pass för att visa personer med fakta om ljudnivån är skadligt hög.
Kan nog också fungera för att få ungarna att vara lite tystare när jag kan hänvisa till ljudnivå. :)
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.