Gps Icon

Navigation Bar GPS Status Icon
Categories:System, Navigation
Google Play:Check if it's there

Before Kitkat, The GPS icon in the status bar reflected whether your device was still searching for satellites or already had acquired a fix. With Kitkat, this no longer was the case – but an XPosed module named GPSNotification fixed that. This module is no longer working with Lollipop – which is where Gps Icon comes into play. Thanks to this little app, you again can see the GPS status in your status bar.

The developer of GPS Icon doesn’t want an app which needs less than 50kB to do its job inflated to 500kB or more just because of drawing in the „usual frameworks“ – so it sometimes takes a bit of playing around to have it working on as many Android versions as possible. Version 1.3.0 worked well for a long time – but no longer for Android 8 (Oreo). Attempts to get that working broke it for either Android 6, 7 or both – so after the experiments, we decided to keep 3 versions:

Should there still be any issues, please report!

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Version 1.4.6 (2019-04-23)

Android Versions:
  • Target: 6.0
  • MinVer: 4.4

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Version 1.4.2 (2019-04-08)

Version 1.3.1 (2019-04-22)