How to spoof your GPS geolocation on Facebook Places or Twitter

How to spoof your GPS geolocation on Facebook Places or Twitter

Summary: Proof of concept: Ever wanted to rob a bank and give yourself an alibi? Want to bunk off work and prove you're going to the doctors? Now you can.

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  • It should instantly acquire your location as the time it takes for the simulator to pass on the GPS co-ordinates to the simulated device should be instant.

    If this doesn't work, you need to re-sync the GPS on the simulated device. Instructions can be found within this gallery here.

    As you can see in this screenshot, I have already checked into London Heathrow Terminal 5, which in this case was a false check in.

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    Please read the disclaimer! You can find this and more, including the explanation - as well as the pro's and con's of using spoofed geolocation on the ZDNet iGeneration blog.

  • There should already be a landmark present based on the location you have given. Out of over 500 million users across nearly every country on the planet, it would be unlikely not to find the landmark you are after. Either select the landmark or choose the Add a Place option instead.

    If this doesn't work, you need to re-sync the GPS on the simulated device. Instructions can be found within this gallery here.

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    Please read the disclaimer! You can find this and more, including the explanation - as well as the pro's and con's of using spoofed geolocation on the ZDNet iGeneration blog.

  • As you can see in this example, Buckingham Palace has already been added to Places. You may also see a map, which seems to be prevalent only if your default mapping application is BlackBerry Maps. Nevertheless, here you can add a status if you so wish and also tag friends.

    If this doesn't work, you need to re-sync the GPS on the simulated device. Instructions can be found within this gallery here.

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    Please read the disclaimer! You can find this and more, including the explanation - as well as the pro's and con's of using spoofed geolocation on the ZDNet iGeneration blog.

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  • RE: How to spoof your GPS geolocation on Facebook Places or Twitter

    The CMD window opens/loads then closes. I can't get to the simulator interface.
    Bloodstorm