Informational widgets

Informational widgets allow user see information about current location, speed, time, battery level on the map display.

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Informational widgets is blocks on the top side of the device screen which show next information.

Altitude Android widget

Altitude

Altitude widget shows the height above sea level.

Altitude Android widget

EnableAndroid: Menu → Configure screen → Altitude
iOS: Menu → Configure screen → Altitude
ClickNothing
FormatAndroid: Menu → Configure profile → General settings → Units & formats → Units of length
iOS: Menu → Settings → App profiles → General settings → Units & formats → Units of length
NoteAndroid: Download file of Altitude correction to accurately display the altitude on the terrain.
Android: Menu → Download maps → World altitude correction

Current time

This widget shows current time from a device.

Current time widget

EnableAndroid: Menu → Configure screen → Current time
iOS: Menu → Configure screen → Current time
ClickNothing
FormatFrom device settings

Speed

This widget shows your current speed.

Speed Android widget

EnableAndroid: Menu → Configure screen → Speed
iOS: Menu → Configure screen → Speed
ClickNothing
FormatFrom device settings
NoteOsmAnd takes Speed data from a device. It depend on accelerometer, gyroscope sensors on mobile device and GPS.

Battery level

This widget shows battery level of your device.

Battery level Android widget

EnableAndroid: Menu → Configure screen → Battery level
iOS: Menu → Configure screen → Battery level
ClickNothing
FormatFrom device settings
NoteOsmAnd takes Battery level from a device.

Coordinates widget (Android)

The widget is shown at the top of the screen. It shows the geographic coordinates of the device's location.

Coordinates Android widget

EnableAndroid: Menu → Configure screen → Coordinates
ClickCoping the coordinates to the clipboard and then paste them anywhere. Or share the coordinates via clicking on the button 'Share' in the pop-up at the bottom.
FormatAndroid: Menu → Configure profile → General settings → Units & formats → Coordinate format

GPS Info (Android)

GPS (Global Positioning System) info widget shows a number of satellites that a device sees and uses at that moment.

GPS Info Android widget

EnableAndroid: Menu → Configure screen → GPS
Clickto see a GPS status menu. GPS status menu provides additional tools for tuning onboard GPS device.
Note1. OsmAnd takes GPS info from a device. The more satellites a device can see, the better positioning will be provided.
2. For making GPS correction to make sure the up-to-date data is used:
Android: Menu → Open settings → Browse map → Configure profile → OsmAnd development→ A-GPS info

FPS-info (Android)

The widget shows Frames per Second (FPS) of a device screen.

FPS info Android widget

EnableAndroid: Menu → Plugins →  → Settings → Rendering debug info
ClickNothing
Note1. The left number is the maps Frames per Second (FPS) and the right one is general layer Frames per Second (FPS).
2. To debug the map speed drawing:
Android: Menu → Plugins →  → Settings → Rendering debug info

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