FasterGPS

FasterGPS


FasterGPS is no longer in active development. If you like to take over the maintaining, go to https://github.com/Free-Software-for-Android 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
https://github.com/Free-Software-for-Android

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
6097
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/Free-Software-for-Android 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
https://github.com/Free-Software-for-Android

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

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Aug 23, 2015
Great app It helps with China phones and their GPS problems
A Google User
Aug 20, 2015
its ok old version
A Google User
Aug 17, 2015
Some countries not included I want Jordan :')
A Google User
Aug 16, 2015
Awesome! It fixed my gps after installing a custom rom
A Google User
Aug 13, 2015
nice apps! appreciated!