5 Best Apps to Fake GPS Location on Android Devices
Android smartphones come with GPS connectivity for location services. Different applications use your GPS location to offer you location-based services. Google, Facebook, Tinder, Uber, and several other apps use GPS location for offering their services. But there could be some cases when you do not want your exact location to be picked. For example, you wish to browse people of other location without buying a premium subscription on Tinder. These could be several other similar cases. This is the reason, there are few apps that allow you to fake GPS location.
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In this article, I am listing few best apps to fake GPS location on your Android phone. These apps allow you to select any random location to set as your current GPS location.
I have tested these apps with several other apps that allow location sharing. I found that you can use these apps to share a fake location on WhatsApp, Messenger or Maps. When you open Google Maps after faking your location, it picks your location from that fake location. When you open Facebook, it asks you to check in at the new place. I even managed to use Tinder for any other location without buying a premium subscription. It means, these apps work flawlessly.
Here is the video demonstration for WhatsApp location sharing using Fake GpS app.
Note: All these apps are free to use. You also do not require any rooting for using any of these apps.
Best Fake GPS Apps for Android
Here are the best fake GPS apps for Android. You can use any of these apps to fake GPS location.
1. Fake GPS Location Spoofer
Fake GPS Location Spoofer is the app I personally use to demonstrate how to fake location on Android. The app is simple and easy to use. You can search for locations by name or GPS coordinates. Just select the location and press play button to start faking location.
2. Fake GPS
Fake GPS is also a nice Android app for faking GPS location. It brings several kinds of Maps to select the location. You can also use the search to find location by name or ZIP code. It also offers location history and option to select favourite locations.
3. Fake GPS location
Fake GPS location is also a similar kind of Android app that allows you to change your GPS location to anything you want. If after using this app you couldn’t change back to original GPS location, don’t take tension. Select your real location from the app and leave it for several hours. You can also install “GPS Status” from the Play, launch and get a fresh GPS fix.
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4. Fake GPS
It is a different app with same name that allows you pick any random location and fake it as your default GPS location. You can then share that fake location on WhatsApp or Swipe on Tinder for any remote location without using a paid account.
5. Fake GPS Location – Floater
Floater is also a similar fake location app to change the location of the app anything. So your Device’s GPS location will be what you want and other apps will see that. So, you can share that location on WhatsApp, Messenger or on any other app.
How to use fake GPS apps and fake location on Android
You cannot just install and use these apps. You need to follow few options for enabling option “Select mock location app”. For this follow the steps given below.
Step 1: Enable the developer option on your phone. For this, go to Settings->About Phone and tap on the “Build Number” continuously seven times. Once you see a confirm message, you are ready for step 2.
Step 2: Now go to Settings->Developer Options and scroll down to find option “Select mock location app”.
Step 3: Here, select the fake location app you have installed on your phone.
Step 4: Now go to Settings->Location->Mode and select the “Device Only” option.
I didn’t make this list long as the first app is enough for your usage. Fake GPS Location Spoofer is a good app to try. You can simply install it and use on your phone for faking your location. The only thing I will recommend you not to ever try these things for anything illegal. I will not be responsible for any hard you do. Use these apps just for fun.
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