FasterGPS

FasterGPS


FasterGPS is no longer in active development. If you like to take over the maintaining, go to https://github.com/sufficientlysecure/faster-gps and implement fixes. I will only do basic maintenance.

Attention: DEVICE MUST BE ROOTED FOR THIS APPLICATION

Description
With FasterGPS you can select a NTP Server matching your region to speed up the process of getting a GPS fix.
This is an open source alternative to FasterFix!

Requirements
• ROOT
• Read/Write access on system-Partition

Source code/Bug reports/Translations
http://sufficientlysecure.org/android-apps

Donate
You can donate money to support the development in-app.

License
GPLv3

Permissions
• Root access: To write gps.conf file to system partition
• Internet access: To allow donations

Recent changes:
Please report bugs on the following website instead of writing bad reviews:
http://sufficientlysecure.org/android-apps

1.11
* New icon

1.10
* Update RootCommands library
* Remove billing permission for F-Droid builds

1.9
* Reduce apk size by switching from HtmlSpanner to HtmlTextView library

1.8
* Fix Remounter for Android 4.3

1.7
* bug fixes
* Indicate superuser access by new permission
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Free
87
4.4
User ratings
5666
Installs
500,000+
Concerns
0
File size
508 kb
Screenshots
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About FasterGPS
FasterGPS is no longer in active development. If you like to take over the maintaining, go to https://github.com/sufficientlysecure/faster-gps and implement fixes. I will only do basic maintenance.

Attention: DEVICE MUST BE ROOTED FOR THIS APPLICATION

Description
With FasterGPS you can select a NTP Server matching your region to speed up the process of getting a GPS fix.
This is an open source alternative to FasterFix!

Requirements
• ROOT
• Read/Write access on system-Partition

Source code/Bug reports/Translations
http://sufficientlysecure.org/android-apps

Donate
You can donate money to support the development in-app.

License
GPLv3

Permissions
Root access: To write gps.conf file to system partition
Internet access: To allow donations

Recent changes:
Please report bugs on the following website instead of writing bad reviews:
http://sufficientlysecure.org/android-apps

1.11
* New icon

1.10
* Update RootCommands library
* Remove billing permission for F-Droid builds

1.9
* Reduce apk size by switching from HtmlSpanner to HtmlTextView library

1.8
* Fix Remounter for Android 4.3

1.7
* bug fixes
* Indicate superuser access by new permission

User reviews of FasterGPS
Time of fix is same with or without of this program (5 minutes). HTC Desire Rooted LeeDroid ROM.
Mar 4, 2012
Android Market Comments
A Google User
May 17, 2015
Faster GPS Really speeds up the time it takes my phone to get a fix. Would be nice if there were instructions though.
A Google User
May 16, 2015
Worked great on my S4. Now off by 90° on my Note 4. Map shows me driving in the ditch and on peoples lawns.
A Google User
May 13, 2015
Requires SuperUser (Root) access. Wonder why?
A Google User
May 12, 2015
Only 3 scn lock gps alfter my android use this apk...excelent
A Google User
Apr 26, 2015
Yugoslavia? I had no idea it's year 2000.. are you for real!? App works just fine but have to give you 3 stars because of that bs..
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