Dev is AMAZING!!! If your GPS aint broke, DON'T (try to) FIX IT! After my GPS stopped working I emailed the Dev asking for help. Within 5 minutes I got a reply with 3 suggestions to fix it. The one step was to replace the gps.config file with the original one from my custom ROM .zip file. It worked! I tried this app & shortly after my GPS stopped working. I can't say 100% this app caused the problem, but the Dev definitely helped fix it!
Must have for frequent gmap users After a 4.2.2 upgrade I tried but couldn't save the edited gps.conf file on a rooted desire. Previously I used systemrescuecd to have nailed it but a PC was needed. Maybe I also need to change the folder permissions but oh well. This time as soon as I install and configure FasterFix and reboot, my location was found almost instantly. Thanks Bernard for this nice app.
Warning This will replace your gps.conf. In my case it made the gps even worse. This program need for starters a built in way to be able to backup/restore the original gps.conf. Additionally it also lack the possibility to just change the time servers and keep the rest as is.
Good for non-experts with earlier phones. You can get better results by editing gps.conf yourself, though there is a lot of contradictory information out there, and users of newer phones shouldn't need it, but here's a farewell 4-stars because it certainly served me well in the past.
Black screen on s3 Worked like a charm on s2. Black screens on my s3 which is a shame. On the plus side tried fasterGPS instead, and found it superior in every way
Works great. Thanks I had problems getting a GPS lock on my Galaxy S2. After changing the download location, it works fine. Upon first start I had a black screen, too, caused by not having Busybox installed. After installation, the app worked perfectly.
Rewritten the file reading code. Should cause less black screens.
Removed the app for nexus 4 users. The nexus 4 has a custom config file not compatible with fasterfix.