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RadioBeacon

Contribute to coverage maps
Map wireless networks and cell towers for the openbmap.org
database.

openBmap is a free and open wifi and cells database. The website offers a
coverage maps of wifis and cells. Collected data can be downloaded from the
website and used for many purposes, such as determining your own location
without GPS or creating network coverage maps.

Status: Testing

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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 0.8.18 (27) suggested Added on 2016-09-15

    This version requires Android 3.2 or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • ask to ignore battery optimizations
      Allows an app to ask for permission to ignore battery optimizations for that app.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 1.8 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 0.8.15 (24) - Added on 2016-03-26

    This version requires Android 3.2 or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 1.5 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 0.8.13 (22) - Added on 2016-03-26

    This version requires Android 3.2 or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 1.5 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log