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.


  • Internet access: To allow donations

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

License: GPL-3.0
Additional requirements: root

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


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.

Version 1.12 - Added on 2016-11-08

This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

This version is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to the source tarball below.

download apk 661 kB GPG Signature
source tarball 341 kB
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