[iPad] How To Connect Wifi Only iPad To GPS (android)

Today i will show you how you can connect your wifi-only ipad to external GPS device, in this example i will use my mobile phone running android OS (if you are using external GPS device skip 3-5 steps)

What you need:
  • Jailbreak iPad
  • Cydia installed
  • GPS source (iPhone, mobile phone, external GPS device ( it should be Bluetooth enabled))
  • BTstalk GPS apps (free demo available in Cydia, Full version costs 5$ )

How to Connect iPad To Android To Use GPS!

1. Using your iPad, start Cydia and look for BTstack GPS

2. Download it, or purchase it!

3. Now go to your Android phone, and start the market and look for apps called "BlueNMEA"

4. Install it.

5. Start BlueNMEA on your android, make sure that your GPS and Bluetooth is on.

6. On you iPad, start BTstack, it called GPS

7. Now it will search for the device (in our case my android phone LG P500) 

8. After find it, click over LG p500 and you will notice that your android displayed your iPad name ( you may need to go through pairing process before that) 

9. Now wait a min ,and your iPad will get your location! (in demo version location is not delivered to other applications) 

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5 Response to "[iPad] How To Connect Wifi Only iPad To GPS (android)"

  1. alexei alvarado Says:
    October 9, 2011 at 4:47 PM

    do you have to previously connect your bluetooth in the ipad?

  2. alexei alvarado Says:
    October 9, 2011 at 4:49 PM

    its continously searching for my device (htc magic) but it doenst find it....

  3. w7l says:
    December 18, 2011 at 1:46 PM

    @ alexei

    Bluetooth in ipad doesnt support a lot of devices, but using this method enable u to take advantage of GPS in other devices.

  4. Aaron McDonald says:
    February 24, 2012 at 9:55 AM

    Really a great information over here. now i got what i want. Thanks

  5. Anonymous Says:
    April 2, 2013 at 10:23 PM

    Video demonstration using the paid BTstack interacting with an external app (Sygic).


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