GPS Status ‪∞‬ 4+

Coordinates, Speed & Altitude

Fawkes Wei

    • 4.4 • 2.9K Ratings
    • Free

Description

Transform your iPhone or iPad into the best GPS tool!

All Access: Preview all GPS data from your device in real-time
Live Activity: Instantly view your location data on your lock screen
Versatile: Effortlessly switch between imperial, metric, and nautical units
Functional: Supports both latitude/longitude and DMS formats

What’s New

Version 4.3.1

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
2.9K Ratings

2.9K Ratings

billstewart2 ,

Limited functionality but easy and fast

Unless there’s some control I can’t find, all it does is pop up a screen with horizontal and vertical accuracy (yay!) and your lat/long/altitude/speed/direction.
It doesn’t tell you how many satellites it sees, or signal strength or what systems, so I don’t know if it’s just GPS or also GLONASS/etc., but what it does do it does quickly and easily.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the feedback. Unfortunately the system forbids any app to access the data you mentioned. Will add them if future iOS updates made them available.

bodycode ,

Does exactly what is supposed to do

5 GPS metrics displayed nicely on the screen. I really appreciate the accuracy readout in regular (US) units as well as long/lat/altitude readout. Of course the units are probably picking up my phone ‘locale’.

This app informs me when to load my workout app (when accuracy is good). That takes a few minutes but realize there’s nothing anyone can do about that. That’s a limitation of the GPS satellite data rate. The time taken to get high accuracy is no greater than what I remember it taking on my high end Garmin outdoors Gos. So far no advertising pop up’s! Don’t remember if this is freeware but I’ll take it.

ShelBoss70 ,

Very little information

Waze suggested this app to determine GPS signal strength (which I need to place a network extender in my house). It does give the GPS information that your iPhone is seeing, but I have concerns. My concerns / complaints are:

1. No price was listed in the Apple App Store; doesn’t that mean it’s free? I wouldn’t download it if not free. Yet the App Store said “Payment Processed”. There’s a potential dispute.
2. Where’s the settings button? How to change from meters to feet/miles? Don’t app developers for products offered in the US know we can’t/won’t use metric only tools?
3. Where’s the GPS signal strength indicator? That all I wanted this app for!
4. Where’s the battery usage indicator? Waze wears my iPhone battery down so I only use it on long trips. I wanted an app that showed battery usage, so I could determine optimization and modify my usage according.

I hope the app developer reads this and addresses; if an update is offered with signal strength & settings this might be a workable solution that I’d rewrite this review for. Else, I’ll trash it.

Developer Response ,

1. It's free, App Store still does a zero dollar transaction though.
2. The latest version now supports imperial units
3. iOS system limitation only allow apps to check horizontal/vertical accuracy
4. This again is not available to the app, can only check in system settings -> Battery. There you can check usage information for all apps.

App Privacy

The developer, Fawkes Wei, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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