Tower Collector

3.9
328 reviews
50K+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Tower Collector gives you opportunity to contribute in OpenCellID.org and Mozilla Location Services projects by uploading GPS locations of GSM/UMTS/LTE/CDMA/TD-SCDMA/5G (NR) cell towers from your area. The measurements help map the extent of mobile phone network coverage. You can use the app to collect data for personal purposes and export them to various files.

Some features:
• specially optimized GPS parameters to reduce battery drain
• upload to OpenCellID.org and Mozilla Location Services (MLS) projects
• export to SD card as CSV, JSON, GPX, KML and KMZ.
• ad-free, forever!

The OpenCellID.org project goal is to create a worldwide open source database of mobile cell locations. Tower Collector gives you opportunity to contribute in OpenCellID project by uploading cell towers locations from your area. Collected data can be used to quickly locate devices without enabling GPS.

Mozilla Location Services (MLS) is an open source project, aiming to create a worldwide database of wireless network infrastructure identifiers (cell towers, WiFi access points, Bluetooth beacons) correlated with GPS locations. Aggregated cell location set is available under the public domain "Creative Commons (CC-0)" license.

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This application does not collect, store or send any information which can be used to directly identify user, device which is being used or any other personal information.

BUG REPORTS AND FEATURE REQUEST VIA EMAIL OR GITHUB ISSUES PLEASE.
Updated on
Jul 3, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location
This app may collect these data types
Location
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
3.9
328 reviews
Kevin Ritter
April 16, 2022
Collected data on signal strength at different locations where I was. I captured the tower identifier, but I could not get it to show me where the towers were actually located on the map.
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Adam Zamojski
April 16, 2022
The main purpose of the app is to collect data, not to present cell towers locations. There're many others which do that well. The feature you mention will be addressed in the future.
Todd
August 14, 2022
Map does not show towers near me. Only gives tower I'd and other info. List info on wi-fi.
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Adam Zamojski
August 14, 2022
The main purpose of the app is to collect measurements, it's clearly stated in the description. It's never said it will show you actual cell towers. Please remove your comment as irrelevant.
David
May 30, 2022
It's great that someone is still taking the time to develop an app in a really easy to use format for the tech nerds out there.
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Adam Zamojski
May 30, 2022
Thanks a lot! 🙏

What's new

- Try to fix exception when button cancelling export or upload.
- Improve error handling.