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send your location via mms?

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by mrqs, Feb 10, 2010.

  1. mrqs

    mrqs Android Expert
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    is there an app that can send your location in a useful format to any dumbphone without internet?

    i mention mms in the title since the only useful format i can come up with is an image capture of google maps of the appropriate zoom level and your location pinpointed on it
     

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    I take it you have tried Here I Am and found it lacking?

    :( Unfortunately, I know of no apps that will, essentially, take a screen shot of Google Maps and send that (in fact, I'm not even sure the Google Maps license allows distributing it that way).
     
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    yeah, well a person with a dumbphone without access to google maps isn't gonna find my coordinates very helpful, are they...

    it does seem like the tos wouldn't allow this, tho' i think google would probably give permission to do this if asked
     
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    with drocap2, you could take a screenshot of google maps, edit it (crop) with any app, then send that via mms.
     
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    oh yeah, an app for a non-rooted phone ;)
     
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    Myposition does this. It does send a google maps link but you can erase it from the mms if you want and leave the coords, or just the address (which is a gps approximation, may not be accurate) You can also send google maps screen cap and draw on the map and circle point, etc. And it free.
     
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    awesome, thanks :)
     

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