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.

NOTE: This app is no longer in active development.

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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 1.12 (14) - Added on 2016-11-08

    This version requires Android ? 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.
    • android.permission.ACCESS_SUPERUSER

    Download APK 0.6 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 1.4 (5) - Added on 2012-05-08

    This version requires Android ? 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.
    • com.android.vending.BILLING

    Download APK 134 KiB PGP Signature

  • Version 1.3 (4) - Added on 2012-04-08

    This version requires Android ? 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.
    • com.android.vending.BILLING

    Download APK 116 KiB PGP Signature