I'm looking for an app (android) that send my location to a server for processing.

Basically I want to write a server that does stuff when I get to certain locations, but I don't want to write an app myself.

  • Must it be free? Must it be licensed for commercial use? Oct 3, 2016 at 15:31
  • Free yes, commercial use no
    – deller
    Oct 3, 2016 at 15:35
  • Must it be configurable? If so, how? E.g configure how often it sends your location, send only if connected by wifi, not SIM card, send only by HTTP POST, not HTTP GET, etc, etc Oct 3, 2016 at 15:40
  • Are you intending to track only a single user, or multiple? (this doesn't affect the app which you seek, but it has implications for @Steve's answer) Oct 3, 2016 at 15:42

2 Answers 2


You could give IFTTT If this then that, a go - it is an Android/iOS app that lets you construct or download "recipes" that tell your phone to perform specific actions based on events such as entering or leaving in a specific location.

The App is free from the Play Store but you might, of course, incur data charges from your phone company.


The Android app TrackMe when installed can be configured to forward data to your own server. The web software is also provided here if you would like to host it for viewing. The app alone will allow you to save the GPS data to your server for use in your own projects though.

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