I need to do a field mapping and i already have the grid (points). I need to put this points in my phone and use my android device to find this points in the field. I won't have any internet connection.

  • Why not use qGIS on desktop? In order to help you more, we need to know why you are pursuing a solution that involves unconventional steps like using your phone's GPS to find points. – Gabriel Fair Nov 16 '17 at 16:15
  • judging from the question, he won't be using a desktop as he'll literally be in a field. – JimT Nov 16 '17 at 16:41
  • Use gis aplication for android. Qfield, oruxmaps – nagib Nov 16 '17 at 17:13
  • i've used this play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=at.xylem.mapin – Elio Diaz Nov 16 '17 at 17:16
  • Here WeGo Offline Maps play.google.com/store/apps/… you can add your lat/lng points online and then switch the app to offline and you can still nagivate to that location. – Mapperz Nov 17 '17 at 2:48

There are several apps that will allow you to do this. Collector for ArcGIS or Gaia GPS are two that I would recommend.


I did this mapping and I succeed on it. To find the points on the field, I created a grid on Qgis and exported the data to an excel table. Then, in the field and with the coordinates, I used the app 'GPS Status' to find the points. The program doesn't show a real-time map like google earth, what can slow down a bit the work, but it's really possible to do a mapping with this method.

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