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Handy GPS (free) on Windows Pc

Developed By: BinaryEarth

License: Free

Rating: 3,8/5 - 387 votes

Last Updated: July 03, 2021

App Details

Version 36.4
Size 12.9 MB
Release Date May 20, 21
Category Sports Apps

App Permissions:
Allows an app to access precise location. [see more (10)]

What's New:
36.4: Show data folder path in "About" dialog.36.2: Fixed bug with sharing map and elevation profile.36.0: Upgraded to target Android SDK 30 as... [see more]

Changelog:
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Download on Windows PC

Compatible with Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

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Compatible with Android 4.1+ (Jelly Bean)

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About this app

On this page you can download Handy GPS (free) and install on Windows PC. Handy GPS (free) is free Sports app, developed by BinaryEarth. Latest version of Handy GPS (free) is 36.4, was released on 2021-05-20 (updated on 2021-07-03). Estimated number of the downloads is more than 1,000,000. Overall rating of Handy GPS (free) is 3,8. Generally most of the top apps on Android Store have rating of 4+. This app had been rated by 387 users, 58 users had rated it 5*, 201 users had rated it 1*.

The perfect companion for your next outdoor adventure. Seek, find, record and return home with Handy GPS. No user account or setup required - just install it, turn on your GPS and...
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How to install Handy GPS (free) on Windows?

Instruction on how to install Handy GPS (free) on Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

In this post, I am going to show you how to install Handy GPS (free) on Windows PC by using Android App Player such as BlueStacks, Nox, KOPlayer, ...

Below you will find a detailed step-by-step guide, but I want to give you a fast overview of how it works. All you need is an emulator that will emulate an Android device on your Windows PC and then you can install applications and use it - you see you're playing it on Android, but this runs not on a smartphone or tablet, it runs on a PC.

If this doesn't work on your PC, or you cannot install, comment here and we will help you!

Step By Step Guide To Install Handy GPS (free) using BlueStacks

  1. Download and Install BlueStacks at: https://www.bluestacks.com. The installation procedure is quite simple. After successful installation, open the Bluestacks emulator. It may take some time to load the Bluestacks app initially. Once it is opened, you should be able to see the Home screen of Bluestacks.
  2. Google Play Store comes pre-installed in Bluestacks. On the home screen, find Google Play Store and click on the icon to open it. You may need to sign in to access the Play Store.
  3. Look for "Handy GPS (free)" in the search bar. Click to install "Handy GPS (free)" from the search results.
  4. If you don't see this app from the search results, you need to download APK/XAPK installer file from this page, save it to an easy-to-find location. Once the APK/XAPK file is downloaded, double-click to open it. You can also drag and drop the APK/XAPK file onto the BlueStacks home screen to open it.
  5. Once installed, click "Handy GPS (free)" icon on the home screen to start using, it'll work like a charm :D

[Notes] about Bluetooth: At the moment, support for Bluetooth is not available on BlueStacks. Hence, apps that require control of Bluetooth may not work on BlueStacks.

How to install Handy GPS (free) on Windows PC using NoxPlayer

  1. Download & Install NoxPlayer at: https://www.bignox.com. The installation is easy to carry out.
  2. After NoxPlayer is installed, open it and you can see the search bar on the home screen. Look for "Handy GPS (free)" and click to install from the search results.
  3. You can also download the APK/XAPK installer file from this page, then drag and drop it onto the NoxPlayer home screen. The installation process will take place quickly. After successful installation, you can find "Handy GPS (free)" on the home screen of NoxPlayer.

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36.4: Show data folder path in "About" dialog.
36.2: Fixed bug with sharing map and elevation profile.
36.0: Upgraded to target Android SDK 30 as required by Google.
35.1: Added button to reset preferences to defaults.
35.0: Show GPS time on GPS satellites page.
34.8: Updated privacy policy (available from the "About" dialog in the app).

July 02, 2021

36.2: Fixed bug with sharing map and elevation profile. Default elevation profile smooth to be on.
36.0: Upgraded to target Android SDK 30 as required by Google.
35.1: Added button to reset preferences to defaults.
35.0: Show GPS time on GPS satellites page.
34.8: Updated privacy policy (available from the "About" dialog in the app).

May 19, 2021

36.0: Upgraded to target Android SDK 30 as required by Google.
35.1: Added button to reset preferences to defaults.
35.0: Show GPS time on GPS satellites page.
34.8: Updated privacy policy (available from the "About" dialog in the app).
34.7: Added a dialog to show why proper functioning requires granting the app permission to always use location.

May 09, 2021

35.1: Added button to reset preferences to defaults.
35.0: Show GPS time on GPS satellites page.
34.8: Updated privacy policy (available from the "About" dialog in the app).
34.7: Added a dialog to show why proper functioning requires granting the app permission to always use location.

April 26, 2021

35.1: Added button to reset preferences to defaults.
35.0: Show GPS time on GPS satellites page.
34.8: Updated privacy policy (available from the "About" dialog in the app).
34.7: Added a dialog to show why proper functioning requires granting the app permission to always use location.

April 05, 2021

34.8: Updated privacy policy (available from the "About" dialog in the app).
34.7: Added a dialog to show why proper functioning requires granting the app permission to always use location.

February 21, 2021

34.5: Updated to target SDK 29 as required by Google. When GPS accuracy less than 1, show it with 2 decimal places. Moved option to stop tracklog when driving to general prefs. Added new option to advanced prefs to write KML timestamp tags to KML files.
34.4: Bug fix.
34.2: Added "Newest first" option for waypoint sorting. When you press the "+" button, use the location available at the moment the button is pressed, rather than when "OK" is pressed. Target SDK version 29 as required.

January 08, 2021

34.5: Updated to target SDK 29 as required by Google. When GPS accuracy less than 1, show it with 2 decimal places. Moved option to stop tracklog when driving to general prefs. Added new option to advanced prefs to write KML timestamp tags to KML files.
34.4: Bug fix.
34.2: Added "Newest first" option for waypoint sorting. When you press the "+" button, use the location available at the moment the button is pressed, rather than when "OK" is pressed. Target SDK version 29 as required.

September 20, 2020

34.4: Targeting SDK 29 was causing issues, so reverted to SDK 28.
34.2: Added "Newest first" option for waypoint sorting. When you press the "+" button, use the location available at the moment the button is pressed, rather than when "OK" is pressed. Target SDK version 29 as required.
34.1: Added GDA2020 to main datum menu.
33.9: Fixed bug with waypoint symbols.

August 13, 2020

32.5: Added advanced preference to set decimal places for altitude.
32.2: Added option on main menu to load an existing session.
32.1: Added an option to cancel the current goto operation. Improved placement of orange arrow on goto line on map.
32.0: Added arrow to goto line on map. Allow setting date when changing session name. Fixed bug.

June 18, 2019

32.1: Added an option to cancel the current goto operation. Improved placement of orange arrow on goto line on map.
32.0: Added arrow to goto line on map. Allow setting date when changing session name. Fixed bug.
31.9: Prevent blue direction arrow on map page from always pointing to north when you are stationary. Add "rename" option to popup waypoint menu on map page.

May 05, 2019

32.0: Added arrow to goto line on map. Allow setting date when changing session name. Fixed bug.
31.9: Prevent blue direction arrow on map page from always pointing to north when you are stationary. Add "rename" option to popup waypoint menu on map page.
31.8: Bug fix.
31.7: Show dialog if no coordinates for manual waypoint entry. Clip latitudes and longitudes to valid ranges before exporting to KML or GPX files.

April 01, 2019

31.9: Prevent blue direction arrow on map page from always pointing to north when you are stationary. Add "rename" option to popup waypoint menu on map page.
31.8: Bug fix.
31.7: Show dialog if no coordinates for manual waypoint entry. Clip latitudes and longitudes to valid ranges before exporting to KML or GPX files.

March 26, 2019

31.8: Bug fix.
31.7: Show dialog if no coordinates for manual waypoint entry. Clip latitudes and longitudes to valid ranges before exporting to KML or GPX files.
31.6: Added file associations for KML and GPX files so they can be easily imported into the app from emails and file browsers.
31.5: Use nice numbers for scale bar on map. Improved session naming so that the date the session is created is used, rather than current date.

February 21, 2019

31.7: Show dialog if no coordinates for manual waypoint entry. Clip latitudes and longitudes to valid ranges before exporting to KML or GPX files.
31.6: Added file associations for KML and GPX files so they can be easily imported into the app from emails and file browsers.
31.5: Use nice numbers for scale bar on map. Improved session naming so that the date the session is created is used, rather than current date.

February 18, 2019

31.6: Added file associations for KML and GPX files so they can be easily imported into the app from emails and file browsers.
31.5: Use nice numbers for scale bar on map. Improved session naming so that the date the session is created is used, rather than current date.
31.2: Detect when there is unsaved data and warn user when starting a new session or when deleting all data.

February 06, 2019

31.2: Detect when there is unsaved data and warn user when starting a new session or when deleting all data.
31.1: Changed preference for the map page related to the initial location shown when you open it, so it's meaning is clearer.
30.9: Made it clearer how to manually enter coordinates. Allow setting the GPS location update time (Replaces previous power saving mode).

Allows an app to access precise location.
Allows an application to read from external storage.
Allows an application to write to external storage.
Allows applications to open network sockets.
Required to be able to access the camera device.
Allows using PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming.
Allows applications to access information about networks.
Allows access to the vibrator.
Allows an application to record audio.
Allows an application to read or write the system settings.