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OS Grid Reference

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This widget calculates and shows the Great Britain or Ireland Ordnance Survey grid reference for the current position.</p><p></p><p>It takes the latitude and longitude from your device's GPS location and converts it to the equivalent OS grid reference. This is displayed in the standard letters and digits format.</p><p></p><p>The GB Ordnance Survey National Grid is designed to cover Great Britain and its islands and the Ordnance Survey of Ireland National Grid covers the island of Ireland. If you are not inside either of those areas the widget will show "Outside Grid".</p>

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IF YOU CONTACT ME PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS IF YOU WOULD LIKE A REPLY.</p><p>Added support for Edge Explore 2. Built with SDK 4.1.4. (Version 2.1.5).</p><p>Added support for new devices. Built with SDK 4.1.4. (Version 2.1.4).</p><p>Added support for D2 Mach1. Changed message when no GPS signal. Built with SDK 4.1.2. (Version 2.1.3).</p><p>Added support for the latest devices. Built with SDK 4.0.9. (Version 2.1.2.fv).</p>

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Medelbetyg: (27 betyg)

Jim
den 15 augusti 2022 | Version 2.1.5

Fantastic, works perfectly on the fenix 6X. I was able to add the OS Grid Ref as a data screen for my trail run and it allows me to quickly pinpoint my position on a map.

Svar från utvecklaren
den 15 augusti 2022, simonletts

Thanks for your kind review. It's always good to hear the widget works on another watch!

Cheryl
den 12 juni 2022 | Version 2.1.3

Very reassuring as a novice map reader to have a back up plan, and this app is perfect for when I'm out of my local area. It's simple, not fussy, and all I need thanks Simon!

Svar från utvecklaren
den 12 juni 2022, simonletts

Thanks for your kind review. I'm glad you like the app. And you're right, like you I find it a useful fallback.

David Booker
den 22 mars 2022 | Version 2.1.2.fv

A really useful thing to have as a back up. I couldn’t see how to get to the widget once in an activity such run or walk but that aside I am v pleased with this. Thanks.

Svar från utvecklaren
den 23 mars 2022, simonletts

Thanks for your kind review. Yes, I use it as a backup too. Unfortunately I don't have any control of how you get to widgets from an activity & I guess every watch could be different. On my own watch I just press back and then scroll through the widgets until I get to the one I want.

CLAUDIO LOURENÇO REGINALDO
den 7 mars 2022 | Version 2.1.2.fv

Infelizmente não funcionou no Vivo Activ Música 3 !!!

Svar från utvecklaren
den 8 mars 2022, simonletts

I'm sorry you can't get the app to work on your watch, It's always best to contact me for help. Remember it can take quite a long time for the app to acquire enough satellites to give a grid reference. Unfortunately this is outside my control.

Kiran
den 7 september 2021 | Version 2.1.2.d

I would love to rate this app more, but it does not seem to work with my Garmin Venu. It just continually says that there is no GPS, and never displays a grid reference. I have tried setting the watch to a run so that the GPS is turned on but have had no luck, so I'm quite disappointed

Svar från utvecklaren
den 25 oktober 2021, simonletts

I'm sorry it doesn't appear to work. This user emailed me for help then posted a poor review a few hours later. I replied in some detail with several suggestions. He hasn't had the decency to respond and tell me if it works or if he still has problems. If you have a Venu, I would love to know if the widget works for you or not so I can try to chase down any bugs.

Catesy
den 2 februari 2021 | Version 2.1.2.c

Very useful in the UK with OS maps. Thank you for providing.

Svar från utvecklaren
den 2 februari 2021, simonletts

Very glad you find it useful. Thank you for your review.

Ian
den 18 oktober 2020 | Version 2.1.2.c

This is such a brilliant little widget in the right circumstances. Thank you so much, Simon, for taking the trouble to share it. As a keen walker, who generally relies on the old-fashioned map-and-compass, this is a wonderful quick-fix/backup in situations where I’m a even a tiny bit uncertain when consulting a map. It’s not instant but it has rarely taken more than a few seconds to confirm location.

Svar från utvecklaren
den 20 oktober 2020, simonletts

Thanks for your kind review. I believe in map and compass too! But it's good to have a backup for bad weather or when I haven't been paying attention to the terrain.

ANDY Austin
den 29 augusti 2020 | Version 2.1.2

Spot on !!An immediate location for os maps

Svar från utvecklaren
den 30 augusti 2020, simonletts

Thanks a lot. Great that you find it useful.

PETER BLEAKLEY
den 16 augusti 2020 | Version 2.1.2

This really should be included with any standard Garmin watch. The OS app is simple and does one thing very well - give me my position that I can use to relocate myself on a map or in extremis, inform Mountain Rescue for assistance. Why it is not included in the standard Garmin inbuilt apps is a serious omission. Congratulations to Simon for filling the void. Particularly like the big digit display on my Fenix 5 watch face. Prefect for the typical UK rain and stormy weather we can have without having to get the specs out!! Thanks a lot - simply great...

Svar från utvecklaren
den 30 augusti 2020, simonletts

Thanks for your review. I'm glad you like the widget. Like you I think it should have been available directly from Garmin.

Mark Livingstone
den 5 augusti 2020 | Version 2.1.0

Excellent app, requested Irish Grid upgrade, completed in days. Top service!

Svar från utvecklaren
den 6 augusti 2020, simonletts

Thank you for your kind review. I hope it continues to be useful to you.

Neal
den 18 juli 2020 | Version 2.0.0

Thanks for making this widget. I work a lot with OS maps when doing wildlife surveys and this widget mean I can use my Garmin Fenix to transfer my position quickly and easily on to an OS map. Really helpful. Thanks :)

Svar från utvecklaren
den 20 juli 2020, simonletts

Thanks for your review. It's great that it's so helpful.

Dave Fisher
den 2 juli 2020 | Version 2.0.0

Thanks Simon for a brilliant improvement! The 8 digit grid reference readable without specs on the wrist when in (or out) of the driving rain is just what I need when I suspect I'm not where I thought I was or just need some reassurance.

Svar från utvecklaren
den 3 juli 2020, simonletts

Thanks for your kind review and thanks for asking about larger fonts. I'm very happy you like the result and find it useful.

Ian
den 1 juli 2020 | Version 1.2.0.b

Fantastic Widget, Thank you. I do a lot of running and walking in the Brecon Beacons but I’m old-school and prefer map and compass. When the cloud comes in, though you have to micro navigate. This widget gives precise, uncomplicated information. A great safety backup. Thanks.

Svar från utvecklaren
den 1 juli 2020, simonletts

Thanks for your kind review. I'm very glad you find it useful. You use it just how I do!

Aubrey Worsley
den 18 juni 2020 | Version 1.2.0.b

Works perfectly, props to the developer(s)!

Svar från utvecklaren
den 19 juni 2020, simonletts

Thanks a lot!

Richard Ormiston
den 15 maj 2020 | Version 1.2.0.b

Great app. Really useful!

Svar från utvecklaren
den 16 maj 2020, simonletts

Thanks. Very happy you find it useful.

Sam Collins
den 17 mars 2020 | Version 1.2.0.b

Such a useful widget to have. I can’t believe this feature isn’t included as standard. Contacted the developer and got a really quick and useful response.

Svar från utvecklaren
den 17 mars 2020, simonletts

Thank you for your kind review. I'm glad you find it useful - I certainly do!

Steven Howard
den 23 september 2019 | Version 1.2.0.a

Was waiting not very patiently, for the update for the Fenix 6. Brilliant widget, accurate and a must for any UK based navigation with OS maps.

Svar från utvecklaren
den 23 september 2019, simonletts

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you didn't wait in vain!

Jules Horse
den 22 september 2019 | Version 1.2.0.a

This is a seriously good app for UK based walkers and hikers. It confirms one's position for either use with a paper OS map or the OS digital version. I had it on a Fenix 5S and now on a Fenix 6S Pro. Works very well - shows the grid reference easily and conveniently. Recommended.

Svar från utvecklaren
den 23 september 2019, simonletts

Thanks for your kind review. I'm happy to know it works on the new watches.

Ian
den 9 maj 2019 | Version 1.1a

Worked instantly and accurately on download, before I had even stepped outside. A really useful backup for a keen walker like myself and giving a simple check on location when used with a map. (Forerunner 645)

Svar från utvecklaren
den 9 maj 2019, simonletts

Really glad you like it. That's exactly how I use it - as a backup. Useful when I've been chatting and not paying attention to where we are!

Chris Bradley
den 2 januari 2019 | Version 1.1a

Fantastic app for anyone interested in archaeology, including metal detecting.

Svar från utvecklaren
den 27 mars 2019, simonletts

Thank you for your kind review.

Stephen White
den 14 september 2018 | Version 1.1

This widget works perfectly on my Garmin Fenix 5x. Very happy with it.

Svar från utvecklaren
den 27 mars 2019, simonletts

Thank you for your kind review.