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Feature Compass

An outdoors application which can help you to find your way though the forest or desert, or whatever. It provides inter-device location exchange by SMS and can make distress call even if the device screen is broken by sending SMS with your location on your behalf.

Due to pointer-navigation nature, it can also be used as either magnetic or GPS compass reading direction to north from your device magnetic sensors or from GPS chip.


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 1.4.5 (10405) - Added on 2014-10-31

    This version requires Android 2.0 or newer.

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

    Download APK 155 KiB PGP Signature

    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE