Am I Online!?

Never miss any browsing time...

"Am I Online!?" lets you know instantly...

...when your Internet connection is back online

...and it is just 10$ :)


User guide - How to use "Am I Online!?"?

Starting the software

You can start the application by going to Start Menu->Am I Online and selecting Start Am I Online

This will place a new Icon in your systray area (near the system clock) that will display your connecion status

  • connected - this icon will be displayed in your systray when you have a connection to the Internet.

  • no connection! - this icon will be displayed in your systray when you do not have a connection to the Internet.

Using "Am I Online!?"

After you have started the program you can access a number of settings by right clicking its icon the systray

  • Play sound when up - When you check this option you will be asked to choose a WAV file on your system that will be played when your connection comes back online. After you chose a WAV file this option will be checked. To disable playing a sound when the connection comes back online just select this option again.

    Note: This is available only in the complete edition.

  • Play sound when down - When you check this option you will be asked to choose a WAV file on your system that will be played when your connection to the Internet wil become unavailable. After you chose a WAV file this option will be checked. To disable playing a sound when the connection goes down just select this option again.

    Note: This is available only in the complete edition.

  • Display Message - By checking this option you will instruct the program display to display a message box whenever the status of your internet connection changes.

  • Help - Will get you to this page :)

  • Exit - You guessed right! Will terminate the application.

So how this program actualy works? The program will constantly monitor if you can access different locations accross the Internet. If you can its icon in the systray will be a green Icon (a connected socket). If you can not reach Internet the icon changes into a red icon (a disconnected socket). Also the program may play a sound or display a messagebox if you have configured it to do so.

Note: - right after you start the program for a couple of seconds the icon may be a "disconnected" icon while the program tries to find out if you can access the internet or not.

"Am I Online!?" and firewalls

Because the of the nature of this program it must be allowed to access the internet. Some firewalls may warn you that this program "am_i_online.exe" is trying to access the Internet. Please add this software to your "allowed list".

The program uses ICMP packets. You can search that on web to see that they are harmless. The program does not collect informations about you or your computer. It just check to see that you can access the Worl Wide Web.

For those that are still not sure just use some software to capture your network traffic and examine what the program is sending. There is nothing to hide there :)

Worryed about the bandwidth?

This program uses the least amout of bandwith possible! You will not notice any change in your traffic speed even on a slow connection. You dont have to take this for granted, just download the free version and try it for your self :). But if every "bit" counts for you, all you have to do is to start the program only when the connection is down, and close the program right after it notifies you that the connection is back online.

Still Need Help? :)

If you still do not know how to use this program then please let us know, because ease of use is one of our goals here! :)

You can do that and also ask questions using the Contact page. You will find a link to that at the bottom of this page.