PhoneTrack

Log positions to Nextcloud PhoneTrack app or any custom server
PhoneTrack is an application for continuous logging of location coordinates.
Application works in background. Points are saved at chosen frequency and
uploaded to a server in real time. This logger works with
[https://gitlab.com/eneiluj/phonetrack-oc PhoneTrack Nextcloud app] or any
custom server (GET or POST HTTP requests). PhoneTrack app can also be remotely
controlled by SMS commands.


# Features

- Log to multiple destinations with multiple settings (frequency, min distance, min accuracy, significant move)
- Log to PhoneTrack Nextcloud app (PhoneTrack log job)
- Log to any server which can receive HTTP GET or POST requests (custom log job)
- Store positions when network is not available
- Remote control by SMS:
- get position
- activate alarm
- start all logjobs
- stop all logjobs
- create a logjob
- Start on system boot
- Display devices of a Nextcloud PhoneTrack session on a map
- Dark theme
- Multi-Lingual User-Interface (translated on https://crowdin.com/project/phonetrack )

# Requirements

If you want to log to Nextcloud PhoneTrack app :

- Nextcloud instance running
- Nextcloud PhoneTrack app enabled

Otherwise, no requirements ! (Except Android>=4.1)

# Alternatives

If you don't like this app and you are looking for alternatives: Have a look at the logging methods/apps
in PhoneTrack wiki : https://gitlab.com/eneiluj/phonetrack-oc/wikis/userdoc#logging-methods .

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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 0.0.13 (13) - Added on 2019-10-02

    This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • 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.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • access precise location (GPS and network-based)
      This app can get your location based on GPS or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • access approximate location (network-based)
      This app can get your location based on network sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them.
    • 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.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • receive text messages (SMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • send and view SMS messages
      Allows the app to send SMS messages. This may result in unexpected charges. Malicious apps may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 9 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 0.0.12 (12) - Added on 2019-07-29

    This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • 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.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • access precise location (GPS and network-based)
      This app can get your location based on GPS or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • access approximate location (network-based)
      This app can get your location based on network sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them.
    • 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.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
    • receive text messages (SMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • send and view SMS messages
      Allows the app to send SMS messages. This may result in unexpected charges. Malicious apps may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 9 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 0.0.11 (11) - Added on 2019-05-17

    This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • 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.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • access precise location (GPS and network-based)
      This app can get your location based on GPS or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • 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.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 5.7 MiB PGP Signature