GPS to SMS by Jochen Holzer (iPhone)
Released: Oct 2, 2010
Version: 1.5
Size: 500 KB
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Jochen Holzer
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NEW: Integrated Flashlight
- listed in the top charts in many countries

Send your actual location via SMS or E-Mail to friends, colleagues or emergrency aiders by using the "GPS to SMS" app.

The sent message contains the GPS-Coordinates, the altitude and a link to Google™-Maps.
The email also contains your actual address.

Use cases:
• let your kids send their location to you
• send your location to friends on a big open air music festival
• send your location to get help if you had a car break-down
• use it to send your location on treks
• want to know where you are? The app shows your actual address

• send SMS or E-Mail with GPS-Data and altitude
• send Email with address (street, town,...) of your current location
• shows actual GPS-Data lattitude, longitude, altitude in different formats (degree/decimal)
• show your position on a map view (satellite, map, hybrid)
• correct your actual position manually in the map view or sent location of any location you select in the map view
• works without internet (no maps, no E-Mail in this case but you can send your position via SMS)
• Google™-Maps-Link is automatically integrated in SMS and E-Mail
• preset reciever E-Mail or SMS-Address

User Reviews:

"Works well love it"

Damo 45678:

Peter H oz:
"Brilliant! Haven't used in the bush yet but love it!"

"Excellent, simple and very useful.
Good stuff. 5 Stars"

"Good app, does what it says, easy to use, very accurate, excellent value for money"

What's new in version 1.5
+ Fixed the altitude issue in the email

+ Fixed a problem in email with the map

+ Added a flashlight button which turns on the front LED (button is only visible on iPhone 4 and 4S)

+ automatic address detection: If the gps accuracy is good enough and an internet connection is available, your current address is displayed in a scrolling label.
In this case the address is also added to the email.
The address is refreshed every minute if your location has changed more than 10 meters.
Our verdict: Good
  • + GPS to SMS is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + It is currently 67% off its regular price.
  • + The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
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