FasterGPS

Faster GPS fix

With FasterGPS you can select a NTP Server matching your region to speed up the process of getting a GPS fix. For more details on why NTP Server choice could matter, read this.

Permissions:

  • Internet access: To allow donations

Requires root: Yes. To write gps.conf file to /system partition.

License: GNU General Public License v3.0

Website: https://www.sufficientlysecure.org/android/
Issue Tracker: https://github.com/Free-Software-for-Android/FasterGPS/issues
Source Code: https://github.com/Free-Software-for-Android/FasterGPS
Donate: https://www.sufficientlysecure.org/android/
Flattr: https://flattr.com/thing/527132

For full details and additional technical information, see this application's page on the F-Droid wiki.

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 1.12 (14) - Added on Nov 8, 2016

    This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

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

    Download APK 0.6 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • ACCESS_SUPERUSER
    • INTERNET
  • Version 1.4 (5) - Added on May 8, 2012

    This version requires Android 2.1 or newer.

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

    Download APK 134 KiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • INTERNET
    • com.android.vending.BILLING
  • Version 1.3 (4) - Added on Apr 8, 2012

    This version requires Android 2.1 or newer.

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

    Download APK 116 KiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • INTERNET
    • com.android.vending.BILLING