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Below code snippet checks for the availability of network signal on Android device

public static boolean isNetworkAvailable(Context ctx) {
 ConnectivityManager connMgr = (ConnectivityManager)ctx.getSystemService(Context.CONNECTIVITY_SERVICE);
 if(connMgr.getNetworkInfo(ConnectivityManager.TYPE_WIFI).isConnected() ||
   return true;
 return false;

This function will return true if either WIFI or MOBILE network available, otherwise returns false.


ConnectivityManager is a class used to monitor network connections (Wi-Fi, GPRS, UMTS, etc.). It exposes functionalities that allows applications to query the state of the available networks.

How to instantiate ConnectivityManager class?

ConnectivityManager class can be instantiated by calling Context.getSystemService(Context.CONNECTIVITY_SERVICE).

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