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About this app

It supports playing Wherigo cartridges, which is an interactive location based geocaching game. You can load, play and save the current state of your Wherigo game. Compass and online or offline maps can be used to navigate, alternatively Locus can be used to display maps.
Cartridges for usage with WhereYouGo can be downloaded from https://www.wherigo.com and other services.

Main features:
- Automatic download of cartridges from wherigo.com (can be triggered from your browser by opening a listing page on wherigo.com or from other geocaching apps like c:geo)
- Use compass to navigate to the next game zone or location
- View game zones and locations on a map
- Uses online maps from various sources
- Supports offline map files (only Mapsforge v0.3 format at this moment)
- Seamless interworking with Locus to display maps (alternatively to internal maps)
- Several save game slots per cartridge
- Automatic game saving when switching to another app
- Integrated QR-code reader

WhereYouGo is OpenSource and licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0.

After the source code was unmaintained for several years, a new development team (the c:geo team) was - with agreement of the orignal author - finally able to take over the source code and continue app development.
If you are able and willing to help us, you can find information and source code in the link below. We need your help: https://github.com/cgeo/WhereYouGo
The core of the application is based on OpenWIG, it uses the Mapsforge library to display maps, alternatively Locus can be used.

- When manually downloading cartridges from wherigo.com, make sure to use the version "Pocket PC Device".
- Copy the cartridges into your Wherigo folder (Settings - Main - Wherigo folder). Make sure you granted the application permission to write to external storage and you have write permission in selected directory. Some newer devices don't allow writing to SD card. If you're not sure, set "Wherigo folder" automatically.
- If you have problems installing or using WhereYouGo please contact us at whereyougo@cgeo.org
- If you would like to know why WhereYouGo needs the permissions requested, please check https://github.com/cgeo/WhereYouGo/blob/master/PRIVACY.md for an explanation.
Updated on
Feb 22, 2023

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Ratings and reviews

2.52K reviews
Ben Foreback
November 18, 2020
Unusable on Android. I try to download a cartridge and just get a nonspecific "Download Error" so I can't do anything whatsoever with it. I tried it on my new phone and also an old one, both Android, and I get the same error. This app is clunky to put it mildly, not to mention completely worthless on Android. You can't do anything with the app if you can't download anything to it.
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Ben Hufford
April 9, 2022
I've been using WhereYouGo for years and know how its supposed to work. I just got a new device (Galaxy S22) and now the folder won't display the .gwc files. I checked my phone's internal storage and the .gwc files are in the downloads folder on my device, which I have as my target folder in the app. Tried moving the file to other folders and changing the target folder in the app, but that didn't help either. I'm certain this the correct directory as the app saw picture files in other folders.
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A Google user
January 15, 2020
I am having the same issue that others have had. This used to work very well on my Android moto x4, but now I am unable to upload new cartridges. Very disappointing. I recognize that this is not the fault of the WhereYouGo developers, but the bottom line is, the only way to get the rating up for this is to address the issues, beginning with a statement that you are aware of them and are working on a solution. UPDATE: Many thanks for the acknowledgement of the problems, and the desire of the new folks to try to fix thing! THis is VERY appreciated :-)
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Independent developers
March 5, 2020
This open source app was unmaintained over the last years. Now a new team has taken over the open source development and is just now trying to get it maintained again. Please be patient, we are working on it now! Become a beta tester (see store entry) to be one of the first users getting a working update soon!

What's new

For further development of WhereYouGo we need help of the Geocaching community! Contact us!

- Fix download failed error (caused by recent website workflow changes)
- Fix crashes on Systems running Android 7 or below when statusbar icon is activated
- Fix longitude formatting
- Removed 'Acquire map from c:geo' due to map version incompatibilities
- Updated targetSDK to Android 11