GPS Diagnostic: Satellite Test

GPS Diagnostic: Satellite Test

By David Ryall

  • Category: Navigation
  • Release Date: 2015-09-10
  • Current Version: 3.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 180.13 MB
  • Developer: David Ryall
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 95 App Reviews)
  • Price:
    $2.99
GPS Diagnostic: Satellite Test App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
Based on 95 App Reviews
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GPS Diagnostic: Satellite Test App Details

- Essential tool for your iPhone & iPad. - Test the GPS module. - Resolve GPS problems. - Supplements operation of your navigation apps. - If location cannot be determined then it diagnoses why. - Assists you in changing conditions to get a reliable location. - Geodetic Coordinates (i.e. Latitude & Longitude) and WGS84 Datum included by default. -------------------------------------- COORDINATES PRO (In-App Purchase): Work with multiple charts and maps. Super easy setup of coordinate systems and datums. Credit: "The product was developed using GEOTRANS, a product of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center." - United States National Grid (USNG) - Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) -Old and New - Ordnance Survey National Grid (OSNG) for Great Britain, - GEOREF - Global Area Reference System (GARS). - 174 Datums (e.g. WGS84, NAD83, NAD27, WGS72, ED50, ED79, OSGB36 etc....) -------------------------------------- - The developer is a professional software and hardware engineer, yachtmaster and pilot with a passion for navigation and Apple products. - Consistent 5 star reviews, see what users are saying: "Perfect Diagnostic Tool - This is the best app if you need to know the actual status of the internal GPS." "Excellent application - This was a much needed application for iOS devices." "Awesome, over used term but this app is - This app does what other developers said they could not do." - Lodestone Chart™ displays all essential GPS satellite information using a chart with only 4 bars. This dramatically simplifies the diagnostic process (Registered Copyright). - Uses the internal GPS of your iPhone or iPad. - Includes a Speedometer, Altimeter and Compass. - Location and altitude ( best-in-class accuracy and reliability ) - Speed (SOG) and Course (COG). - Heading (i.e. Compass) with ability to turn on and off the manual compass calibration. - Hardware information - Accuracy of measurements shown for pro users. - Imperial, metric and nautical units. These are the most commonly used and most useful navigation units. All easily changeable from the screen in use. - Does not require internet access and does not use cellular data. - Essential tool for any power user. (e.g. navigators, yachtsmen, pilots, app developers) - Share your location by text message, email etc. The format contains all essential information for improved accuracy. - Works with Garmin Glo. - GPS Diagnostic™ is a professional GPS test and measurement utility for your iPhone and iPad.

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GPS Diagnostic: Satellite Test App Reviews

  • The single most useful app I’ve ever downloaded

    5
    By Centurion72
    I was troubleshooting a GPS issue in my car with Apple CarPlay. This app clearly identified it wasn’t my phone, as when I am not hooked up to the vehicle the GPS is spot-on. Amazing app.
  • Thank God...

    5
    By nefariousn8
    Literally one of the most useful apps I have ever used. My iPhone X was having horrible GPS issues under an iOS 11.4 install. I suspected a hardware fault after this app proved the phone was not pulling GPS satellites and was instead relying on cell tower triangulation. After I did all the (failed) usual internet tips of resetting network settings, resetting privacy settings, toggling cell signal, etc. I thought I had proved the hardware fault. Went to Apple store to shove it under their nose. But there was a freak break-in the night before and the store was locked shut. Desperate and dejected, I went back home and decided to do a full wipe and reinstall for giggles, thinking nothing would change. Lo and behold, GPS diagnostic shows multiple satellite tracks after the wipe and reinstall (iOS 11.4). And a full on lock while standing outside using Google maps. Moral of the story: this can’t necessarily PROVE the exact nature of your hardware or software problem, but it can flag for you whether or not your GPS is actively tracking satellites. Knowing is half the battle. From there, it’s up to you to guess and check where your exact problem lies. Still saved my life because there was no other way to get this critical satellite feedback data. Now I don’t have to go to (another) Apple Store tomorrow! 5 stars.
  • Excellent App

    5
    By Haystack1
    GPS Data Pro is an excellent app and one of my favorites.
  • Email developer button doesn't work

    4
    By ryanlcrook
    Need to reach out to understand what I'm looking at
  • Fantastic

    5
    By Beleedad
    App worked as described. Was instrumental in diagnosing the issue I was having with gps signal. Simple easy to use interface. Had a question about possible cause of my problem, used the option to contact developer via email. Got a reply within 24 hours with exactly the info I needed. Would highly recommend. Now I can get my phone fixed, saved me a costly replacement.
  • Helped solved GPS issue

    5
    By parakate
    I had issues with GPS since few months. This app help me troubleshoot and guide me to know what method iphone X is using to calculate the GPS position. i.e via cell tower or satellite. when using satellites, my phone had issue locating my position, which i could troubleshoot with this app. Area of Improvement: 1. The app needs to be more user friendly with help. The provided help was less useful for novice users. 2. And UI needs to be more polished.
  • Essential!

    5
    By Bongonaut
    If you want a good, solid, under-the-hood look at your GPS hardware, and do some Location Services troubleshooting, this is the app for you. Data is presented in a very clear and comprehensive way. You can reset the GPS from within the app, too. Loaded it on my iPhone 8 while a friend with a 6 did the same, and screen grabbed to show that mine saw multiple satellites, while the 6 was proven defective— no satellite bars. Highly recommended!
  • Bettter support from the developer than Apple

    5
    By Ady
    Best support for an app. developer. This app and the email from the developer helped me to diagnose and corect an issues with the phone as Apple Genius Bar told me to go at the Sprint store cause might be a problem with the sim for my GPS issues.
  • Great Diagnostic Tool!

    5
    By Snuffy072
    For whatever reason, the GPS in my iPhone 6s stops working whenever there is an iOS Update (starting with iOS11). This app has been terrific at helping ensure that when Waze, Google Maps, etc start showing a lack of signal or incorrect location, that it’s an Apple/iOS issue and not a hardware (broken GPS Antenna) issue.
  • Very helpful app

    5
    By Mikeyman67
    I have been having issues with my IPhone 8 GPS. Never seems to know where it is. I have tried everything. I downloaded this app and boom...I found the culprit. Unplugged the phone sees all satellites. Plugged into the infotainment system on my 2015 Subaru Legacy, immediately shows "no satellites". Very odd but now I know the problem. I verified the same behavior on my iPad as well and in 2 different cars with the same radio. Excellent app.

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