Though social media apps always have the highest downloads when compared to utility apps, the need for utility apps cannot be overemphasized. Utility apps are apps that help in our day to day dealings. GPS tracker apps are examples of such essential utility apps. GPS trackers us wind our way in areas that are alien to us. In this article, we are going to look at 10 best GPS tracker apps for Android, that make finding directions very easy. These apps include:

1. Google Maps

Google maps

Ask an Andriod user for directions in an alien environment, chances that he or she is going to get directions using the Google maps is very high. Google maps have made its name in the GPS tracker community for Andriod. It offers one of the best tracking services. Reading maps on Google maps is very easy. Google maps have a feature that lets you pinpoint your current location. With this information, reading the map becomes extremely easy. Still speaking about its features, Google maps also provides offline maps for searching and navigating, in the absence of internet connection.

2. Sygic


Still speaking on GPS tracker apps that work offline. Sygic is another GPS tracker that works excellently without internet, in addition to the other special features it carries. Sygic features voice navigation. Instead of having to stare at your phone for directions after setting a destination, Sygic verbally guides you on the next turns to take. It also helps in pronouncing street names, scenarios where pronouncing street names is a problem. So you started your journey, and you get to a path with bad roads you cannot take, or you need shortcuts, Sygic offers routes alternatives too. Driving? Sygic keeps you aware of speed limits at intervals; it also gives safety warnings for sharp turns and a railway crossing.

3. Life 360

life 360

Life 360 helps you keep tabs on your family. It has a feature that updates you with the current location of your family members. To make use of this function, family members should also install the life 360 apps. After they have fixed the app, you will be able to keep tabs on their location by a creating a group, that allows you to view their position in real time. Also, Life circle our driving. Life 360 can sense crash, send emergency messages and size up your driving pattern.

4. Be on road

be on road

Be on the road is another GPS tracker app that offers accurate maps when offline and if you are going on a road trip, Be on road GPS tracker app is a great companion.  It provides multi-language voice navigation support, lane-guide with speed limits, office alternatives for fast routes.

5. Waze


Waze is another GPS tracker app that works well on road trips. It offers turn-by-turn navigation enabled with a voice guide and lived maps that are consistently updated by Waze community map editors.

Waze also lets you navigate to the nearest gas stations on your route in cases when you need petrol refill.

6. GPS Phone Tracker

GPS phone tracker is another Android GPS tracker that makes getting the location of our family and friends much more comfortable.

GPS phone tracker offers easy connectivity features, accurate directions and guidance, and seamless performance. It also provides a real-time update to find a lost Android phone.

7. Map Quest

Map quest

Mapquest is a GPS tracker app that suits all forms of transportation, whether you are in a car, you are walking or you in a bicycle, mapquest has you covered. Mapquest features turn-by-turn voice-guided navigation for precise directions while driving, walking or riding. OpenTable and GrubHub are integrated into mapquest. This allows you to browse through restaurant menus, fix reservations and order food.

8. Where is My Droid

where is my droid

Where is my droid tracker app is helps you remotely track your smartphone seamlessly.  it features anti-theft, passive location updates and geo-fencing property.

Where is my droid lets you lock your device remotely, wipe out all data completely from its web-based dashboard, captures a photo of the intruder after failed attempts to unlock the device?

9. Glympse


Glympse track a delivery, know the exact location of friends and colleagues or inform people in your contact about their location. Glympse also protects your device from possible theft. It is one of those GPS tracker apps that doesn’t interfere with your privacy.

10. Path Guide

path guide

Path Guide is a GPS tracker app that lets you find your way back to your car, in cases where you parked your car very far from the location of your camp.

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It works by recording where you walk.  you can start recording when you leave your car and stop when you get to the entrance. You can then reverse those directions and path guide directions back to your vehicle. Path Guide lets you share your paths with other people. That makes it easy to help them find you in something like an amusement park or festival.

There you have it, my list of best GPS tracker apps for Android. GPS apps featured on this list will help you easily find directions when needed. Do let us know in the comment section if you have your personal favorites.


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