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
5600
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
Apr 18, 2015
Great
A Google User
Apr 11, 2015
Awesome Kamal app
A Google User
Mar 29, 2015
Alphabetical order When applying the NTP settings, it doesn't show up alphabetically ordered. Quite odd.
A Google User
Mar 28, 2015
Actually works After 3 months of terrible GPS with my LG G2, this app gets me a lock in 15 seconds.
A Google User
Mar 28, 2015
Must-have app for every ROM flash
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