Cobra iRadar®

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About this app

iRadar Takes Detection to the Cloud!
What’s New
The iRadar app has been redesigned from the ground up to offer the most comprehensive protection from speed and camera enforcement threats.

New Features
• A reimagined user interface optimized to reduce driver distraction while providing highly relevant driving alerts and information
• Enhanced Map View with direction up mode, embedded traffic, night mode, and auto-zoom based on vehicle speed for an improved driving experience
• Pop-Up Alerts mirror the detector display to clearly warn of upcoming threats while simultaneously providing contextual information in the Map View
• The new CloudSource™ Platform intelligently aggregates and displays information from multiple sources, ensuring driver alerts are always relevant, timely and accurate
• Car Finder makes it easy to find your vehicle, even in the most confusing parking lots

The new app is backward compatible with all Cobra iRadar Devices. Simply log in using your existing account to revolutionize your driving experience!

iRadar is the world’s first and largest community-based radar/laser/camera detection system. iRadar allows you to share and receive alerts in real time from other iRadar users! With access to live radar/laser detection, user reports, automatic alert reporting, and Cobra’s Defender speed and red light camera database, iRadar users are the smartest and most aware drivers on the road. Download Cobra iRadar to see how social networking revolutionizes detection.

iRadar Features:
• Community-based alerts to upcoming ‘Police Spotted’ speed traps, accidents, work zones, road hazards, detours, and traffic jams
• Verified alerts from Defender®, the world’s largest database of red light, speed, and mobile cameras
• Integrates with compatible Cobra products to control settings and present alert information
• Great driving features including Live Traffic, Car Finder, Get Directions, Day/Night Mode, and customizable vehicle icons
Premium Features (requires in-app purchase)
• Radar Relay – patented technology that connects radar detectors so that radar/laser alert information is automatically shared among users in real time
• Posted Speed Limits displayed both in the app and on your connected detector
• Two convenient levels of subscription service – $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year
• 1 year Premium subscription included free with purchase of a compatible Cobra product

*Note: Certain functionalities of this app are only available when linked to a Cobra iRadar Device. To purchase a Cobra iRadar device go to or enter the store page on the app.

**Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

Did you know,
• Radar detectors are legal in 49 states (only Virginia prohibits their use)
• More than 42 million drivers receive a speeding ticket in the United States each year – about one in every five drivers
• The average speeding ticket costs $150 and increases insurance premiums by $900 over a 3-year period
• The Cobra iRadar and ESCORT Live communities have combined, effectively doubling the number of users contributing radar/laser data and user reports. There is strength in numbers!
Updated on
Feb 17, 2022

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5.66K reviews
Jordan Castle
September 27, 2022
Have to force stop every time you want to close the app. Takes forever to connect to unit. Usually have to "select" an option two or three times before it registers. Sometimes it basically "defaults" to options I didn't choose. Maybe that's the couple hundred dollar difference between Cobra and Escort. Will be the one and only time I try to save money aamd believe the "great" reviews, that's for sure....
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William Wilson
June 19, 2022
Honestly, it's a great app, easy to connect, user-friendly, decent look/feel. Room for refacing on both, look more than feel. I've experienced an issue with the app staying open in the background and forgetting to force close the app. I feel it could be helpful to have the ability to toggle the app staying open or closing in the background after leaving the vehicle the device is placed in, the devices disconnect, and share no Bluetooth for "x" amount of time. ...Devs? ...Help?
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Nadir Matus
June 8, 2022
Apparently I got a year free. I tried it and it doesn't seem worth the money. It needs an active community like waze navigation. Most of the time it's only me on the map and have never seen any activity on it here in chicago and suburbs. The speedometer has has some un responsive displays that should be working. Most of all I use my phones gps so this as a whole is useless to me. The radar itself works awsome. It picks up red/speed cameras and the range for detection is quite impressive.
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What's new

This release provides notifications and dialog boxes for the user, clarifying the need for Location Permissions to deliver essential functionality.