Scanner overview

Scanner overview

The Scanner is the core technology of your phone. It can detect Portals and interact with Exotic Matter (XM) as well as XM constructs, such as Resonators and XMPs.

Enlightened Scanner
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Resistance Scanner
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  1. AP progress bar: This bar fills up as you earn more Action Points toward your next Level.
  2. XM storage bar: This bar shows how much Exotic Matter (XM) you have collected. Every action an Agent takes requires XM, so collect as much as possible.
  3. Earned AP: Tap your Agent name to view your AP. The first number is the amount of AP you have earned so far. The second number shows how much AP you need to reach the next Access Level. Earn AP through Portal actions, like deploying Resonators or creating Links.
  4. Access Level: Agent's current Level.
  5. Your location: Agent's current position.
  6. Action range: The area in which you can interact with Portals or dropped items.
  7. COMM: COMM is used to communicate with other Agents, check alerts, and see Portal activity in your area.
  8. Exotic Matter (XM): The glowing particles are Exotic Matter (XM). Collect these to store energy for interaction with Portals.
The Ingress Scanner for Android and iOS is available in multiple languages. If your language is supported, your Scanner should automatically select the language based on your device's language setting. You can also manually change the language by tapping OPS > DEVICE > Language.