You read it correctly.. GPS Tracking on Iphone in airplane mode.. This last week I spent up in the swedish national park Sarek – above the artic circle hiking and just having a brilliant time in the wild. I usually track everything using my Iphone 5s and Viewranger app. Normally after a full day of tracking the battery is at around 40% – well in airplane mode tracking I was able to track and use my iphone as my gps maps for 4 days before I had to recharge. as I say in the video – not sure if this is a feature or bug, in anycase it kicks ass and I will share the details below.
First the video:
Now for description with pics:
The first thing I do is open my Viewranger gps and maps app for iphone 5s
Then I select new and record: