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GetBack GPS

Navigation tool

Find your way back to a previously visited location using GPS coordinates.

Features:

  • determine location based on GPS signal, WiFi or cell phone network:
  • use best/most accurate location provider
  • get location updates automatically (based on a time interval or change of location) or
  • get location on demand (by manually refreshing)
  • save a location and give it a name
  • 'get back' mode: indicator pointing to a stored location (showing distance and direction)
  • indicate current speed and current bearing
  • use built-in sensors to get more accurate and quicker updated bearing
  • compass rose indicating North
  • detect travel direction and adjust relative direction to destination accordingly

Available languages:

  • Belarusian
  • Catalan
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Korean
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Sardinian
  • Spanish

Is your language missing? You can help translating.

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 0.6 (60) suggested Added on 2019-03-06

    This version requires Android 4.0 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 exact location only when it is in the foreground. 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.

    Download APK 0.6 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 0.5.1 (51) - Added on 2018-11-04

    This version requires Android 2.2 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 exact location only when it is in the foreground. 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.

    Download APK 274 KiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 0.5 (50) - Added on 2018-02-16

    This version requires Android 2.2 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 exact location only when it is in the foreground. 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.

    Download APK 274 KiB PGP Signature | Build Log