Road Rooster - Location Alarm

Road Rooster - Location Alarm Free App

Rated 4.23/5 (87) —  Free Android application by quantumBits

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About Road Rooster - Location Alarm

This version has been deprecated in favour of Road Rooster Pro. It has few major updates, along with some requested features. No No.. you are free to download and try.. it's just not being supported anymore. It used to work just fine, last time I checked ;-)



Road Rooster is a location based alarming system. When your location services are on, your exact location can be pinpointed with extreme accuracy. No no folks that does not means the app continuously checks for your location data. Rather it makes use of Google's fused location API to create a geofence around the destination. The radius provided as perimeter is the lowest bound for triggering an alarm. Whenever the devices comes within the range, Google's location service informs the same to the app. On receiving, the app triggers an alarm - letting you know that you have reached your destination.


Although the app has yielded good efficiency for smaller perimeters, it is suggested that the perimeters should be kept at higher value for expected outcomes. Because location updates are gps driven and how clear the reception will be, cannot be predicted for a journey. For the roosters to work correctly, you are requested to keep your location services turned on during the transit session. The app leaves no background services and hence does not eat up your battery. But tracking location itself is a battery effective procedure and hence can drain a little more juice out of your box. If you are a user who keeps location on throughout the hour, you won't be experiencing a difference.

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How to Download / Install

Download and install Road Rooster - Location Alarm version 1.4 on your Android device!
Downloaded 1,000+ times, content rating: Everyone
Android package: com.dextr.roadrooster, download Road Rooster - Location Alarm.apk

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App History & Updates

What's Changed
- Support for more devices [ I was not able to test it on actual devices with lower versions of Android. Make sure to have an updated version of Google Play Services and keep Location Mode to High accuracy (i.e gps + wifi + mobile network). Do let me know in the comments, if the app crashes even after that ]
- Rooster Alarming feature improved.
More downloads  Road Rooster - Location Alarm reached 1 000 - 5 000 downloads

What are users saying about Road Rooster - Location Alarm

T70%
by T####:

EXCELLENT

B70%
by B####:

No alerts.

U70%
by U####:

Good app but it freezed every time it's activated & need to restart phone.

W70%
by W####:

EXCELLENT

V70%
by V####:

Awesome description.

U70%
by U####:

Provide option to choose ringtone

I70%
by I####:

Crashing all the time

L70%
by L####:

No alerts.

S70%
by S####:

Need vibration alert nd be quick to update this app.

Q70%
by Q####:

Not Good, out of 10 only 2 times it alerts

B70%
by B####:

Finally making good use of my morning ride on the El. Need to be able to change the alert sounds and vibrate option.

M70%
by M####:

Need to put in exact address seems. If I only know the cross streets or landmark, won't find it. Google geo rest api enhancement?

P70%
by P####:

Works perfectly. Actually, saved my life in Italy... I never know which is nearest the bus stop of my home.

X70%
by X####:

I don't see a way to add a note, to remind me of why I set the alarm in the first place.

O70%
by O####:

Works perfectly in Denmark and automatically picking the bus/train stops from my search this is a must have app when commuting,. Even more its so simple, great work, please don't add Bell's and whistles to this app ...

K70%
by K####:

Need optionally vibration only for not disturbing others. Dragging the selected location far away from the wanted destination is quite annoying by zooming in and out and dragging again and again. Conveniently point to a new location to change the destination directly smartly would be much easy.

A70%
by A####:

Mast

Z70%
by Z####:

Quite useful.. First of a kind..

W70%
by W####:

Very useful app.

D70%
by D####:

Great app..

V70%
by V####:

I love this app very much

U70%
by U####:

Good app. It's just work nicely.

I70%
by I####:

Again something really awesome by Dextr... :) waiting for many more

T70%
by T####:

Simply awesome app ...... N indeed very useful

L70%
by L####:

Its a vry good & helpful app

S70%
by S####:

Aha! Worked actually. Loved the snooze feature.

G70%
by G####:

Nice app to find location in unknown place.

Q70%
by Q####:

Wow, was waiting for such an app. I used to forget my home address and also few locations. Since I have installed Road Rooster, my life has changed, now I am able to reach destinations without any hassle, be it my home or some other place. Great work by developer and for everyone else, must recommended app.

B70%
by B####:

Have been on the lookout for such an app. Thanks guys

M70%
by M####:

Awesome app

P70%
by P####:

Awesome for Explorers!

X70%
by X####:

Amazing app! It works better than expected.

O70%
by O####:

Really a useful app .

K70%
by K####:

Very handy app

H70%
by H####:

A truelly usefull app indeed that alerts before reaching the place.

N70%
by N####:

Simple, awesome and works as mentioned. Loved it!

E70%
by E####:

I am new in Mumbai.. This is really useful to me ..

C70%
by C####:

A great idea that has been implemented beautifully. This app is something u must have in ur smart phone!

F70%
by F####:

Awsome app. Makes travelling in new place easier. :)

Y70%
by Y####:

Its a very good aap


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