GPS Widget Pro

GPS Widget Pro


GPS coordinates are received from the GPS location provider or from the network location provider if GPS is not available.

The altitude is queried from open MapQuest API which yields in a more accurate result than receiving the altitude by GPS. So this widget is also interesting for hiking (altimeter).

GPS coordinates can save lifes in emergency situations (e.g. when you get lost in the mountains).

Features:
o Display your current location in numbers
o Additional information (Street, City, Postal Code, GPS satellite fix)
o Shows your altitude with high accuracy
o Share your location with friends via SMS, Email, etc.
o Different location formats are supported (Decimal Degrees, Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM), w3w (what3words.com) ...)

Note 1: To save battery power you should switch off the widget when you do not need it. You can force the widget to switch off automatically after some time in the settings.

Note 2: This is no GPS toggle widget. You can not turn on and off GPS. You simply get clear information about your current location.

To add widget press: Home->Menu->Add->Widgets->GPS Widget Pro

The widget needs the following permissions because:
o Your location: it's obvious ;-)
o Network communication: query altitude

Recent changes:
Please support development of new features by clicking the +1 button

1.4.0:
- GPS altitude if network is not available
- new design
- widget colors can now be customized

1.3.0:
- added What3Words support
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$2.05
88
4.4
User ratings
196
Installs
1,000+
Concerns
1
File size
2917 kb
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About GPS Widget Pro
GPS coordinates are received from the GPS location provider or from the network location provider if GPS is not available.

The altitude is queried from open MapQuest API which yields in a more accurate result than receiving the altitude by GPS. So this widget is also interesting for hiking (altimeter).

GPS coordinates can save lifes in emergency situations (e.g. when you get lost in the mountains).

Features:
o Display your current location in numbers
o Additional information (Street, City, Postal Code, GPS satellite fix)
o Shows your altitude with high accuracy
o Share your location with friends via SMS, Email, etc.
o Different location formats are supported (Decimal Degrees, Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM), w3w (what3words.com) ...)

Note 1: To save battery power you should switch off the widget when you do not need it. You can force the widget to switch off automatically after some time in the settings.

Note 2: This is no GPS toggle widget. You can not turn on and off GPS. You simply get clear information about your current location.

To add widget press: Home->Menu->Add->Widgets->GPS Widget Pro

The widget needs the following permissions because:
o Your location: it's obvious ;-)
o Network communication: query altitude

Recent changes:
Please support development of new features by clicking the +1 button

1.4.0:
- GPS altitude if network is not available
- new design
- widget colors can now be customized

1.3.0:
- added What3Words support

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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Feb 3, 2015
Works well. One app that tells you your location in degrees minutes and seconds. Nice widget.
A Google User
Jan 30, 2015
Very concise and very accurate, very good app.
A Google User
Jan 26, 2015
Perfecto Works as described. I'm surprised there are not more apps like this one. Ideal for areas that don't have great addresses on Google maps. The widget could look a little better but that's not a complaint about the product, just artistic design.
A Google User
Dec 23, 2014
Adware? Keep getting Adware warnings related to this app...
A Google User
Dec 22, 2014
Simple Best GPS app out there