Getting Around on Android: Sidebar

The sidebar provides access to commonly used feeds and features. Tap the sidebar icon in the top left corner of the screen to open the sidebar. Tap anywhere outside the sidebar to close it.

Radars and Locations

Tap Radars and Locations to show lists of favorite radars, all radars, user-defined locations, and spotter network member locations. The same lists are available via the blue radar ID at the top of the screen.

Warnings and Reports

Tap Warnings and Reports to show lists of active warnings, watches, and storm reports. These lists are accessible via the warnings badge in the top right corner of the screen.


The sidebar includes a list of all of the optional data layers that can be displayed on the map. Enabled layers are shown in blue. Tap a layer to toggle its visibility. The layers are also available via the Settings button under the Layers tab.


The settings button access the full suite of RadarScope preferences and settings, including map display layers, data providers, account credentials, and optional subscriptions. These settings are described elsewhere in detail. The Settings tab also includes a Help section with links for contacting our support staff and learning more about the app.

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