SMS GPS Enabler

SMS GPS Enabler


Turning on GPS doesn't work on Gingerbread or above unless you have Cyanogenmod.

Lost your phone but GPS is off? Install this app and GPS and Wifi will be automatically enabled the next time you receive an SMS Message that says "gps on".
Turn on wifi with "wifi on"
This will enable higher accuracy for finding the position of your phone.

Use in combination with Wheres my Droid, Seek Droid, or Find My Phone to recover your lost or stolen phone!

You can even install this after you have lost your phone using the market webstore.

Recent changes:
Bug Fixes
Spelling Fixes
Layout Fixes
Removes GPS ON for devices below android 2.0 because of force closes
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Free
68
3.4
User ratings
327
Installs
50,000+
Concerns
2
File size
52 kb
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About SMS GPS Enabler
Turning on GPS doesn't work on Gingerbread or above unless you have Cyanogenmod.

Lost your phone but GPS is off? Install this app and GPS and Wifi will be automatically enabled the next time you receive an SMS Message that says "gps on".
Turn on wifi with "wifi on"
This will enable higher accuracy for finding the position of your phone.

Use in combination with Wheres my Droid, Seek Droid, or Find My Phone to recover your lost or stolen phone!

You can even install this after you have lost your phone using the market webstore.

Recent changes:
Bug Fixes
Spelling Fixes
Layout Fixes
Removes GPS ON for devices below android 2.0 because of force closes
User reviews of SMS GPS Enabler
Does not work on Samsung Nexus S
Jul 25, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Dec 6, 2014
Samsung Galaxy S5 Not able to activate the gps... please fix the bug
A Google User
Dec 1, 2014
Does not work - S3 Waste of time.
A Google User
Oct 25, 2014
Doesn't work Installed on my Galaxy Nexus and it response with 'success'' after sending GPS ON message but it does not turn it on.
A Google User
Oct 23, 2014
Kinda worked Remote GPS activation was unsuccessful, but the remote WIFI activation worked.
A Google User
Oct 5, 2014
Confirmed don't work Tried on note 3 and nothing happened when messages were sent to it. Even though the success message came back. Fail