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TICE – Secure GPS Location Sharing with Friends

Meet up and locate your friends, family and colleagues on a map
Locate your friends, family, and colleagues with TICE when meeting up. Share your live location while preserving your privacy.

Start a secure meeting and send the invitation link to the people you want to meet up with. See yourself and the others on a private map in real-time. Set a meeting point, communicate with the others, and see how everyone gets together. Meet up with a single person or big groups. With TICE, messages like “where are you?” and “when do you arrive?” are a thing of the past.

Looking for an easy way to meet up but you want your location to stay private? We were, too. That is why we protect all your sensitive data and messages with modern end-to-end encryption. We do not ask for any personal details – no phone number or e-mail address needed. Use TICE completely anonymous with our strong privacy-by-design approach. A huge step towards sustainable user data handling on the internet.

FEATURES
• View the real-time location of friends or family members on the map
• Create meetups of unlimited sizes
• Be safe with 100% secure end-to-end encryption
• Send group chat messages
• Get real-time notifications
• Meet up with iPhone users, as TICE is platform independent

SIMPLE COORDINATION
Invite to a TICE meetup, the participants can see each other in real-time on a private map. Chat with the group to communicate details of your meeting and coordinate effectively.

MEETING POINTS
Set a meeting point for everyone. See how the participants arrive at the chosen place.

PRIVATE AND SECURE
The architecture of TICE is based on privacy-by-design. Real end-to-end encryption guarantees a high level of protection of user data.

ANONYMOUS
Using the app is completely anonymous. No personal contact details, no mobile phone number, or e-mail address.

FULL CONTROL
You always keep full and fine-grained control over sharing your location. Choose the contacts you want to share it with and disable it anytime.

FOR EVERYONE AND ANYONE
TICE is universal. Use it for private meetings with your family, locate friends, or coordinate your companies staff.

100% FREE
TICE is a project developed out of passion. We have the goal to create more awareness for a responsible and secure way of handling data on the internet. TICE is the secure alternative we always wanted to have. We do not track your location and we do not sell your information.

TICE was funded by the EXIST founder scholarship in 2019 in Germany. We are looking for further support and partnerships enabling sustainable growth of TICE.

USE CASES
• Family, friends and acquaintances
• Coordination of small and big groups
• Meeting up at concerts, festivals, and other crowded places
• Effective outdoor meetings

BECOME A PART OF THE TICE MOVEMENT
Official website: https://ticeapp.com
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ticeapp
Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ticeapp
Get inspired on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ticeapp

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Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 2.3 (38) suggested Added on 2022-01-14

    This version requires Android 6.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • access approximate location only in the foreground
      This app can get your approximate location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your precise location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location. This may increase battery usage.
    • android.permission.ACCESS_BACKGROUND_LOCATION
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

    Download APK 23 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 2.3 (37) - Added on 2022-01-11

    This version requires Android 6.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • access approximate location only in the foreground
      This app can get your approximate location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your precise location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location. This may increase battery usage.
    • android.permission.ACCESS_BACKGROUND_LOCATION
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

    Download APK 23 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 2.2 (36) - Added on 2021-12-02

    This version requires Android 6.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • access approximate location only in the foreground
      This app can get your approximate location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your precise location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location. This may increase battery usage.
    • android.permission.ACCESS_BACKGROUND_LOCATION
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

    Download APK 23 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log