FasterGPS

FasterGPS


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
89
4.5
User ratings
3772
Installs
100,000+
Concerns
0
File size
508 kb
Screenshots
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About FasterGPS
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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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
4 days ago
Thank you Sir! It is a life and a time saver. Thank you so much to the developer for such a useful and yet simple app. From 5 min to 30 sec for a GPS fix. Love you.
A Google User
Jul 22, 2014
Got my location faster! After installed this, I'm opening gmaps and my location is placed accurately. This work even in my office, great
A Google User
Jul 22, 2014
Cm11 Cm11 set my timer server to US and I'm in the UK. This fixed it :)
A Google User
Jul 20, 2014
Must have for rooted phones, enough said!
A Google User
Jul 20, 2014
Awesome! I have a rooted Samsung galaxy S2 and had 0 GPS now I get 8 satalites in 5secs!