Record Tracks of Outdoor Activities Using GPS – Download My Tracks Android App

mytracks-logoMy Tracks is an application for your Android phone that enables you to record GPS tracks and view live statistics – such as time, speed, distance, and elevation – while hiking, biking, running or participating in other outdoor activities. Once recorded, you can share your tracks, upload them to Google Spreadsheets and visualize them on Google My Maps.

Download MyTracks Android App


While recording tracks, you can:

  1. See location / progress on a map
  2. Monitor real-time statistics: time, distance, speed, elevation
  1. View elevation profile by time or distance
  2. Zoom, pan elevation profile
  • Create waypoints
  • Create statistics waypoints (splits tracks into subtracks)

To share tracks, you can:

  1. [advt]Upload to Google Map
  2. Upload to Google Docs
  3. Email as a Google My Map link
  4. Embed Google Map on a website
  5. Email as .gpx or .kml attachments
  6. Export as .gpx or .kml to phone SD card
  7. Tweet your My Map link on Twitter using Twidroid

For My Tracks to work, your phone needs to be in line-of-sight contact with the GPS satellites orbiting the earth. If line-of-sight is obstructed by trees, buildings or canyon walls, you may not get an accurate fix. If you see the message Waiting for a better GPS fix, wait a minute or two. If your device does not achieve a fix, move to an area clear of obstructions and try again.


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