TopNTP

TopNTP


THIS REQUIRES ROOT AND ANDROID 4+ !!

Since Android 4.4 the /system partition can not be mounted rw for some devices (Note3 fore example) by this app. This has to be done manually before installing the custom gps.conf file before choosing to install. I'm sorry for the inconvenience!



The app.
This app does installs a customized gps.conf file for your GPS. It has several different profiles to choose from. We recommend to use the default Google profile but it is up to you. Appart from the profiles you can customize the one chosen.




NTP servers
Derek Gordon maintains a special NTP server pool for you. Dispite what everyone thinks, it is not necessarily the one closest to you which is the best. We consider Derek Gordon's server to be the best option to choose because it has the best data and is most frequently updated.
For more information about the NTP server check out the "About this app" section found under the settings of this app. Also, feel free to visit derekgordon.com for more in depth information.



aGPS Alamanacs
Derek Gordon maintains a special aGPS almanac for devices using Qualcomm or similar chipsets. This xtra.bin data file is updated every 30 minutes and is located on a content delivery system maintained by the generous donations of ther userbase.



Donations
To maintain the server we need money. Donations through this app will be divided between Derek Gordon (Crypted on XDA) and Zatta (on XDA).
Each star costs 2 Euro and will reduce the waiting time before you can install the patch. 0 star users wait 20 seconds, 1 star users 10, 2 star users only 5 and 3 star users and Premium users can install immediately.
You can become a premium user for only 5 Euro. This is a discount of 1 euro compared to a three star user!
We choose this method to allow every one to use all features of this app and because we believe in XDA developers users. Please, don't leech!



Backup and restore
On the first run of this app a backup is made on your SD card. Don't remove it because a backup is only made during the first run (or at an update if you choose to remove it anyway) and no other backup is found on your SD card.



ROM updates
The patch this app provides is located on your /system partition so every time you do update your ROM the patch is overwritten and you will have to redo the patch.
Unless you are using a Cyanogenmod based ROM and your rom has addon.d support. In that case a script will be placed in the addon.d directory to preserve the patch. It can be disabled in the app's settings but is enabled by default.



Asus users
On ASUS roms a typical file is present at /system/etc/gps, namely the gpsconfig.xml file. This app pathes that file as well, to be specific the PeriodicTimeOutSec parameter. Of course a backup is made of this file as well.

Special thanks to Sneakyghost for translating this app to German!

Recent changes:
Version 1.1:
*Now also localized in Italian, translations by XDA Member Kiba No Ou

Version 1.0.5:
* Removed in-app donations, thanks to everyone who has donated!
*improved mounting /system to RW

Version 1.0.4:
*Added German translation. Huge thanks to Sneakyghost (xda senior member) for this!

Version 1.0.0:
*Repaired addon.d file preservation function
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4.3
User ratings
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About TopNTP
THIS REQUIRES ROOT AND ANDROID 4+ !!

Since Android 4.4 the /system partition can not be mounted rw for some devices (Note3 fore example) by this app. This has to be done manually before installing the custom gps.conf file before choosing to install. I'm sorry for the inconvenience!



The app.
This app does installs a customized gps.conf file for your GPS. It has several different profiles to choose from. We recommend to use the default Google profile but it is up to you. Appart from the profiles you can customize the one chosen.




NTP servers
Derek Gordon maintains a special NTP server pool for you. Dispite what everyone thinks, it is not necessarily the one closest to you which is the best. We consider Derek Gordon's server to be the best option to choose because it has the best data and is most frequently updated.
For more information about the NTP server check out the "About this app" section found under the settings of this app. Also, feel free to visit derekgordon.com for more in depth information.



aGPS Alamanacs
Derek Gordon maintains a special aGPS almanac for devices using Qualcomm or similar chipsets. This xtra.bin data file is updated every 30 minutes and is located on a content delivery system maintained by the generous donations of ther userbase.



Donations
To maintain the server we need money. Donations through this app will be divided between Derek Gordon (Crypted on XDA) and Zatta (on XDA).
Each star costs 2 Euro and will reduce the waiting time before you can install the patch. 0 star users wait 20 seconds, 1 star users 10, 2 star users only 5 and 3 star users and Premium users can install immediately.
You can become a premium user for only 5 Euro. This is a discount of 1 euro compared to a three star user!
We choose this method to allow every one to use all features of this app and because we believe in XDA developers users. Please, don't leech!




Backup and restore
On the first run of this app a backup is made on your SD card. Don't remove it because a backup is only made during the first run (or at an update if you choose to remove it anyway) and no other backup is found on your SD card.



ROM updates
The patch this app provides is located on your /system partition so every time you do update your ROM the patch is overwritten and you will have to redo the patch.
Unless you are using a Cyanogenmod based ROM and your rom has addon.d support. In that case a script will be placed in the addon.d directory to preserve the patch. It can be disabled in the app's settings but is enabled by default.



Asus users
On ASUS roms a typical file is present at /system/etc/gps, namely the gpsconfig.xml file. This app pathes that file as well, to be specific the PeriodicTimeOutSec parameter. Of course a backup is made of this file as well.

Special thanks to Sneakyghost for translating this app to German!

Recent changes:
Version 1.1:
*Now also localized in Italian, translations by XDA Member Kiba No Ou

Version 1.0.5:
* Removed in-app donations, thanks to everyone who has donated!
*improved mounting /system to RW

Version 1.0.4:
*Added German translation. Huge thanks to Sneakyghost (xda senior member) for this!

Version 1.0.0:
*Repaired addon.d file preservation function

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jul 24, 2015
I'm sure normally it's good.. But not on note 3 kitkat. I was getting occasional GPS drop outs. Installed this and went from bad to worse. Tried all options.no good .did a roll back but still no good. Is the roll back the original file or just the one preceding the last change? Prob just a crappy note 3 on KitKat.
A Google User
Jul 18, 2015
It worked perfect on my LG G2! Thanks!
A Google User
Jul 13, 2015
Fixed my gps Couldn't get gps lock after 4.2 update, this app fixed the issue.
A Google User
Jul 7, 2015
I upgraded the stock OS of my Galaxy S4 to Cyanogen Mod 12. After the upgrade GPS stopped working (a common problem for Cyanogen 12). After reading in the forums that you need to flash this and that blah blah... stumbled upon this beauty. Download and install in a minute. GPS problem fixed. Yahooo !!!!!!!
A Google User
Jun 25, 2015
Only crashes The moment I select Create Files, it hangs. Running CM12. I will happily change my review and donate if I can get this to work. I'm willing to submit logs or traces
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