3 steps to have live tracking in JOSM

What you have to have: – JOSM + LiveGPS pluginandroid SDKTetherGPS on you android phone.

1: Start TetherGPS and connect the phone using USB cable (turn on “Debugging” – it’s in settings) 2: Type: adb tcp:2947 tcp:2947 – this forwards port 2947 from your phone to your computer. “adb” is part of Android SDK 3: Open JOSM (with LiveGPS pugin) and Click in the main menu LiveGPS->Autocenter

That’s all. As soon as you mobile phone gets GPS fix JOSM will start updating your location on the map! You can save the track and help improving OpenStreetMap

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