Simply Walking - GPS Map Steps

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CURRENT 3.1.0 RELEASE - Supporting Android 6.0 +.

- In Settings "Use Original GPS Provider" allows you to use the old GPS instead of the Fused GPS. On some phones this will be more accurate.

- In History - Long press a row, click "Name" and name your walk ( optional ). This
"Name" also gets exported in GPX and CVS exports.

-Miscellaneous Bug Fixes

NOTE on Scary Tracking Permission.

On Android 10 and above the application asks for permission to track you in the
background. No we are not mining your phone for personal data. Without the permission the phone will stop tracking when you lock the screen or use a different application. We use Firebase/Crashlytics to track general problems on
the phones. We don't keep or retain any personal data ( it stays on your phone ).


If you have problems or questions please tap the help/feedback on the home screen and send a message. Warning, depending on my work load it may take a couple of days to get a reply.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Simply Walking is intended as a daily companion for the avid walker ( or Runner )

No Account or personal data required. Data resides strictly on your phone.

Download the application, tap the start button and begin walking. It is that simple.
Turning off the screen or locking the screen will NOT interrupt the walk.

This is a GPS ( Global Positioning System ) walking application which displays and records:

- Elapsed Time
- Distance in Miles or Kilometers - Tap display to change
- Pace/Speed in Miles/Hour or Kilometers/Hour - Tap display to change
- Steps - Configurable
- Calories Burned - Configurable
- Maps ( current and historic )
- Charts for accumulated walks - ( Enabled after two walks are complete )
- Terrain Map
- Name your walks from History
- More Languages
- Improved Export of CSV and GPX files

NOTE: Battery and Power Management Applications may disable GPS when the screen is locked or goes dark. If you are running this type of application on your phone please add an exception in the Power Management application for Simply Walking.

History ( Clock Icon )

A list of your walks ( up to 50 ). The oldest age off. All maps and timing data retained.

Map ( Earth Icon )

A map of the current walk or the most recent walk if no walk is active.
( enabled as soon as the first map coordinate is available )

Map supports the following views: Street, Map and Hybrid.

Map updates automatically as you walk.

Charts ( Chart Icon )

Charts are available as soon as you have two or more walks.

The charts will display bar graphs where each bar represents a walk.

Use the charts to check trends in pace and distance over time.

The gray line is the average pace.

Settings: ( 3 dots upper right )

Hide Background - Hides background pictures ( black screen )

Minimum GPS Distance - Can be used to tune the accuracy of your path based on frequency of recordings. Setting this value higher on some phones with marginal GPS support will reduce walks that "Jump" around as you walk. As a rule this should not happen on most phones.

Reset when GPS Starts - Reset the time counter when the first GPS signal is received.

Calories in Kilojoules - Show calories in Kilojoules ( Australian )

Calories - Enter weight in Kilos or Lbs to improve calorie accuracy ( default 180 )

Steps - Enter steps/mile ( your average ) to improve steps accuracy ( default 2500 )

Export
Email walking data as an attachment. Exports are available in GPX and CSV formats.
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What's New

- Add "Use Original GPS Provider" to settings for phones that are not tracking accurately with the new GPS
- Add ability to Name individual walks. This is a long press in a row in History.
- Miscellaneous Bug Fixes
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Additional Information

Updated
June 4, 2020
Size
Varies with device
Installs
100,000+
Current Version
Varies with device
Requires Android
Varies with device
Content Rating
Everyone
Permissions
Offered By
M. J. Stam
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